Do you want to make your garden look more impressive? These tips will show you how to do that – check out these tips and tricks.
- Add Some Color
One color in the garden can be monotonous. Adding two or three colors to the garden can, however, bring some radiance. Consider bringing in a colorful planter or two to help break the monotony. Whatever planter you choose to use, you can stand it on the lawn, at the middle of the garden, or at the edge. Raised planters for the yard are however recommended if growing delicate vegetables, fruits, and flowers. A raised planter offers additional protection against pest and pets too. Consider giving old plant pots another chance by washing and repainting them. User brighter yet calm colors for these pots.
You can also shop online (at Garden4less) for modern granite planters as well. There is also a wide range of selection to choose from here.
- Fertilize the Lawn
Apart from watering, the garden and lawn need to be fertilized everyone once in a while. Experts recommend applying fertilizer to your lawn 2 to 3 times a year. Fertilizer application is relatively easy and should only take a couple of hours of your time.
Fertilizer enriches the soil with valuable nutrients needed for healthy growth of grass and other plants. As long as these plants get enough nutrients and water, any empty patches within the lawn will be filled up in no time. This also prevents weed growth. Be sure to pick the right fertilizer for the job from a local DIY store, supermarket, or a local garden store.
You might need additional equipment for fertilizer application. Some of this equipment and tools are affordable and can be purchased online as well. eBay, Freegle, and Freecycle are some of the best areas to look for these gadgets. You can even buy these tools from individuals looking to dispose them off.
Shopping online, and some of the mentioned freebie sites may help you get great items at a bargain. You can get anything from lawn mowers, trimmers, watering cans, and sprayers at an affordable price as well. Experts recommend going for second hand and affordable tools especially if you are a novice in gardening. This will save you lots of time, money, and broken equipment.
- Add Some Light
The garden might need some light as well. Garden lighting makes it possible to relax in the garden after dusk. You can use anything from solar-powered lights, battery-operated lamps, or electric lamps to shine a light in the same. Solar lighting is the best and most recommended option for gardens and lawns.
If solar-power isn’t available at the moment, you can then go for energy-efficient light bulbs for the garden. These not only produce enough light but also use up very little energy. String lights will also come in handy when looking to decorate the garden at night. You can have them around stable plants and furniture in the evening.
- Consider Adding A Water Feature
Although water fountains are a welcome idea, you can use inexpensive methods to add a water feature in the garden. Start simple with a bird bath to see how it works out. A bird bath is usually recommended for it attracts birds, which you and the kids can watch during your free time. A water feature in the garden will also draw other forms of wildlife as well. Just be sure not to attract pests in the garden instead of helpful wildlife than make gardening easier.