Quick Tips for a Great Garden

Quick Tips for a Great Garden

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We spend so much time and money making our home look great on the inside, that often the garden can end up being neglected, or at the very least, manicured but uninspiring.

If that sounds familiar, here are some quick tips that can help you to create a great garden without having to spend endless time on the process.

Lay an artificial lawn

A well-manicured lawn is the cornerstone of a beautiful garden, but for many of us, all the time and effort it takes to seed it, water it, weed it, and of course, mow it, is too much to handle.

Luckily, you do not have to go through all that thanks to artificial lawn, which these days at least, looks just about as authentic as it can get without being the real thing and best of all requires very little maintenance – you may want to hose it down once in a while, that’s it!

Install some lighting

One of the things that can make a big difference to how good your garden looks and feels is the lighting. If you have no lighting in your garden, it becomes pretty redundant in the evenings, but if you have plenty of lights, which a good electric contracting company can install in no time at all, your garden can look pretty magical at night. It’s a good idea to have a mix of different lighting for different situations. For example, candles or fairy lights wound around trees can create a magical romantic feel while bigger lamps and spotlights can really light up the space for fun and games.

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Add storage

If you have a lot of gardening tools and equipment, then a shed is a good idea. You can use it to hide all of the necessary but unattractive stuff away and maintain the pretty look of your garden. wooden sheds are great because you can paint them in pretty pastel colors to better blend in with the garden. 

Pots and planters are your friend

There is no denying that plants and flowers add a lot to the garden. They will it with stunning colors and shapes, not to mention heady aromas, which make spending time in the garden a real pleasure.

However, it is also fair to say that they can be difficult to look after with all of that digging, weeding, protecting from the elements, and …well you get the idea. The good news is, if you keep plants in pots or moveable planters, instead of the ground, you don’t need to do nearly as much of that stuff to keep your plants in great condition, with the added bonus you can easily move them around to beat the elements or whenever you want to change the look of your yard.

As you can see, it can be a lot easier, and less time-consuming than you might think to create a truly amazing garden, and although you will have to do a little work, it will be totally worth it when you have a garden that’s the envy of everyone on the block.

Tia, and TipsfromTia.com is trying to keep you looking good and
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