July 19, 2024

Making The Most Of Your Back Garden

We all have those jobs and tasks around the house that we keep putting off for another day. The trouble is when you put these jobs off, it often means that the jobs become bigger, requiring more time and effort to complete them. The garden is one such area that many people put off for as long as they can, but getting a head start on it will mean that you have an extended living area in your home when the sun comes out to shine.

Making The Most Of Your Back Garden

Hard Landscaping

The addition of flagging or decking to the outside of your home is an excellent way to extend your living area and create the perfect area for BBQ’s or gatherings. Adding this kind of feature to your home can be accomplished by someone with good DIY skills, or you may wish to use the services of a professional landscaper to do the job for you.

Adding Storage

It is important that you can keep everything organised in your home, which includes the garden. If you do not have a garage, or there is no space available, you will need to find a space to locate all of your tools that you use in the garden such as fork, spade, lawnmower and other such implements. You can find sheds like Armstrong metal buildings, and garden workshops online from many different retailers, and they are available in a variety of sizes, as well as finishes. You may even have enough room to make yourself a small man cave and give yourself a retreat where you can forget about the world for a while.

Making The Most Of Your Back Garden

Adding A Bit Of Colour

Creating the perfect environment in your garden may need the addition of some colour, and whether you have borders dug full of flowers and plants, or have planters scattered around your garden, adding colour can make the place feel much more inviting. By adding plant life to your garden, you are also making it much more appealing to wildlife, so you will be encouraging animals and insects to visit your garden, giving it a natural feel even in a built up environment.

Easy To Maintain

One of the best ways to ensure that you create a usable space in your garden that will get plenty of use is to ensure that whatever you do with your garden is easy to maintain. In case if there are trees in your garden it is also important to take care of your trees to avoid possible damage. Tree trimming, tree cutting, and stump removal are some of the things to pay attention in order to maintain your large trees in the garden.

In addition to tree care, keeping your garden tidy can be made effortless with the right tools. A cordless blower, for example, can help you quickly clear leaves and debris, ensuring your garden remains neat and inviting with minimal effort. Investing in such convenient equipment will save you time and energy, allowing you to enjoy your outdoor space more.

Also, how easy a job you want will all depend on how much time you have to devote to your garden, and the less green-fingered of us may also consider artificial turf to reduce the maintenance considerably.

Plan Ahead And Design Well

You may wish to transform your garden yourself, or you may use the services of a professional gardener, whatever you do make sure that you design a garden that suits you, your family, and also your lifestyle. Choose features that you like, and do not worry yourself about what the Joneses have down the road. Be creative and look online at websites such as goodhousekeeping.co.uk, which have plenty of excellent tips and ideas for the perfect back garden.

Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi

Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi is the founder of this blog. She shares her parenting and lifestyle experiences of raising a child in Singapore.

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  1. We had a kitchen garden in our Jaipur home several years back. We used to grow vegetables there. Gardening was a great stress reliever those days. Thanks to you now , I have added knowledge of how to use my back yard better.

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