Saturday, October 13, 2018

Escaping The Jungle: How To Avoid Garden Disasters

Your garden is the ideal space for relaxing and soaking up the sun. With summer very nearly here, your thoughts will be turning to your garden and the work that needs doing to get it ready for the new season. But what if your garden isn’t exactly looking its best? An overgrown, underwhelming garden is hardly inviting and can easily put you off wanting to spend any time in it.

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Instead of wading through the jungle, transform your garden into a beautiful living space by avoiding these common backyard disasters.
Carry out regular garden maintenance
How did your garden get to this stage? Were you too busy to cut the lawn or unskilled in de-weeding and planting? Whatever the reason, now you need to change your habits. Start making an effort to look after your garden space, taking the time to mow the lawn and keep it looking fresh while also caring for any plants and flowers you might have. If you’re too busy or haven’t got a clue what you’re doing, take a look at the Garden-R website to see which services they could offer you to keep your garden in shape. Regular maintenance can be all it takes to keep your garden looking great, so don’t be afraid to get stuck in.
Don’t overcrowd the space
Just like a room in your home, an overly cluttered, overpowering space can make you feel claustrophobic while being very visually unappealing. Learning what to do with the space you’ve got can help you make some better decor decisions to help you create your dream garden. Get inspiration from small garden design ideas and create a stylish and striking garden space. You don’t need sprawling acres to enjoy your garden, you just need to learn how to work with what you’ve got.
Take care of any repairs before they become a problem
It’s easy to overlook potential problems in your garden, especially if you haven’t spent much time there lately. Before the summer season really kicks off, you should do a maintenance check around your garden to address any problems. From holes in the fence to sunken spots of land, it’s better to tackle them now before they get any worse.
Don’t leave things too simple
Simplicity can be stylish in its own right, but when simple veers over into ‘bear’ territory, you’ve got a problem. While you don’t want to add too much to your garden so that it’s difficult to maintain, you should still look at garden trends and embrace some styling to make it the perfect outdoor space. Boosting the aesthetic appeal of your garden can make it more valuable and attractive to sellers, so you get the bonus of being able to enjoy it for yourself now and use it to your advantage when you decide to sell.

When things are handled properly, you can do some amazing things with your garden. Think of what you can do to transform yours in time for summer and learn how to avoid those easy disasters that could transform your garden from delightful to dreary.

xxo
Kim

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