Monday, January 25, 2021

How to Transform Your Garden In Time For Spring

It is important that you find a way to make your home your happy place. One way in which you can achieve this goal is by focusing on your garden - turning it from a patch of grass into a welcoming, relaxing space for the whole family to enjoy. Whether that means you want to host a garden dinner party for your friends or turn it into a playground for your kids to explore - a garden makeover can make a huge difference. 

With that in mind, here are just some ways in which you can transform your garden in time for spring! 

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1: Change the fencing.

Your garden fence actually has a huge impact on how your garden looks and feels. Therefore, if your fence is looking particularly old, tired or worn down - it may be time to grab some paint and give it a fresh pop of colour. As it is in your garden, you don’t have to be afraid of using bright colours! 

Alternatively, you may wish to change your fencing entirely. Companies such as can help with that, providing you with everything you need to construct unique fence paneling for your home. You can also use their services to create wooden paneling or decking, giving your garden a relaxed, rustic feel. 

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2: Plant some seeds. 

Another way in which you can truly transform your garden is by trying your hand at gardening. Whether that means you plant beautiful flowers, or set up your own vegetable patch - filling your garden with seeds is a great way to get started. However, this requires regular maintenance, and it's essential that you know how to take care of your garden through the seasons.

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3: Focus on comfort. 

Though your garden’s primary focus should be the greenery - you also need to ensure that it is a comfortable and relaxing place. This means you should make space for comfort items, such as chairs and seating. If your garden is on the smaller side, opt for collapsible furniture that can be stored away when not in use. Alternatively, you could purchase waterproof bean bags that will allow you to soak up the sun without taking up too much space.

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4: Have a plan. 

Before you get started on your garden renovations, you should have a clear idea in mind. To do this, you might want to ask yourself the following questions: 

  1. What kind of space do I want to create?

  2. What furnishings do I need to make room for? (Tables, chairs, BBQ, Swing Set etc.) 

  3. What will I be using the space for? 

  4. What styles do I like?

  5. How much can I spend? 

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5: Add lighting. 

Good lighting means that you can use your garden no matter what time of day it may be. Therefore, it is important that you do not forget to include it in your renovations - especially if you want to host dinner parties or enjoy the occasional evening drink outside. Solar-powered lights are a great choice, as are fairy lights.