Bring Your Garden Back To Life

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Is your garden looking a little neglected after the winter? This is the post for you!

 

When it comes to your home, there are almost certainly going to be particular areas that you spend more of your time focusing on than others. This is totally natural. However, most of us know that if you only focus on certain areas and completely neglect others, it’s never going to end well. In spite of this, far too many people end up totally neglecting their gardens (myself included). They put all of their efforts into the interior of their homes and leave their gardens to become overgrown and ugly.  When that happens, it can often feel frustrating to look out and see a part of your home that isn’t as nice as the rest of it. In order to help you avoid that feeling, here are some things that you can do in order to bring your garden back to life.

 

a colourful garden
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Embrace colour

 

When you think of your garden, the first colour that jumps to mind is probably going to be green. However, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t some slightly more interesting things that you can do with your garden in terms of colour. For one thing, sowing as many different seeds around the garden as possible to get a whole rainbow of flowers growing can be wonderful. They don’t need to be in perfect rows either; you can make them look much more natural by scattering them around the beds randomly. Not only that but doing things like painting your fences or shed a bright colour can bring a lot of life into your garden all at once.

 

Grow something useful

 

If you really want to get more out of your garden, then one of the best things that you can do is to set up an area where you can start to grow things that are a little bit more useful to you. Growing your own vegetables is one of the most satisfying things that you can do. You might think that it’s pretty difficult but with the right choice of seeds and some Vitax Q4 fertiliser, growing your own food is actually incredibly easy. Not only that but eating food that you grew yourself just tastes better than if you bought it from a store.

 

Make it part of your routine

 

One of the biggest mistakes that people make is that they end up making their garden look neat and attractive, and then they leave it until it ends up looking tired and miserable again to do something about it. Instead, the best thing that you can do is make maintaining your yard part of your routine so that it becomes something you regularly do without really having to think about it. That way your garden is constantly in good shape without you having to spend hours pulling out weeds and trimming the lawn.

 

You might not consider yourself a particularly green fingered person, but the truth is that taking care of your garden and turning it into a space that you can be proud of really isn’t that difficult. All it takes is a little patience and some hard work and you can make the outside spaces of your home just as beautiful as the interiors.

 

Are you growing your own food this year? Let me know in the comments!

 

Featured image photo by corina ardeleanu on Unsplash

 

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