The Most Effective Techniques to Improve Your Garden

The Most Effective Techniques to Improve Your Garden


Improving and upgrading your home is very important, but don’t forget the exterior! Working in the garden is essential, and you need to think about how to improve it. Your garden can play a huge role in how your home is perceived and comes across. Use my tips and techniques to make sure you have the best garden you can possibly get.

Plant an Apple Tree

Think about additions you can make to improve the garden and make it better. You will want to have a combination of plants and flowers, but, also, trees as well. They can breathe new life into a garden and help improve the environment and surroundings. I would recommend planting a fruit tree like an apple tree so you can benefit from the fruit as well. This adds another edge to your garden and makes it a lot better.

Prune and Preen

You have to make sure you keep your garden looking as nice as possible. This is going to require pruning and preening. Get out there once every couple of weeks and make sure you maintain the garden. Sometimes there will be quite a lot of work that needs to be done, but it will depend on the time of year and the weather. But, if you can prune and preen on a regular basis it will be much easier, and you’ll have much less to do.


I can’t imagine having a garden without the colorful vibrancy that flowers provide. There is nothing better than stepping out into a garden and seeing it full of different coloured plants and flowers. It’s a lot of work and dedication to get them looking as good as they do, but it’s definitely worth it. I think you need to make sure you have several flower beds in the garden so you can have an array of different flowers.

Garden Path

Improving my garden is something to take a lot of pride in. And one of the best ways to do this is to make the garden look as neat and organised as possible. The way to do this is to make sure your garden has everything it should have. I think every homeowner should have a garden path in their garden. Some like to go for a gravel pathway as it looks effortlessly elegant and requires less work than you might think. Have a think about how a garden path can benefit your backyard, and consider the sort of path you would like to have.

Feature Wall

I’ve often found that making a statement can sometimes have the best impact on anything. Think about your garden, and how you can make a statement here. I would suggest you go with something like a feature wall. This can have a big impact on the look, feel, and layout of the rest of the garden. A lot of people might think this is a lot of work and upkeep, and it can be. So I’m going to let you in on a secret – faux walls! You can visit to find examples of these sorts of faux walls. Having a feature wall is to help you make your garden look a million dollars is one of the best things you can do.

Water Works!

You’ve got to think about aesthetic value, and how to really get the garden your property deserves. And, one of the best ways of doing that is to make use of water and water features. These always add an elegance and luxury edge to any back garden and give you an extra dimension. Consider putting in a pond or water fountain to really add something to the garden. Even something on a grander scale like a swimming pool can really make a big difference. Though I suggest making sure you have the time and money to do this first.

Hire a Landscaper

As much as I love being in my garden, there are things I can’t do myself. Looking after and maintaining the perfect garden is a full-time job for some people. And I don’t have the time to sort this out myself. So, I do what I can, and then I make sure I hire a landscaper to take care of the rest. Visiting will give you ideas for hiring the right landscaper. This is something I would recommend to any homeowner who can afford it. Landscapers are able to take care of things and come up with strategies you’d never think of!

Paint Your Exterior

It’s amazing what a lick of paint can do to transform the look and feel of your property. So, you need to ensure you give the outside a fresh coat of paint. I have found that repainting the exterior once a year keeps it looking amazing and visually striking. The aesthetic appeal of a home is essential, and you need to make sure you look after yours. I have found that painting is one of the most effective things you can do to improve the look and feel of the property. This is even more important if you are looking to attract buyers for your home in the future. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different colours and painting styles.

Eco Living

These days I think it’s important to look at ways you can improve your quality of living. And one of the best ways to do this is to embrace a greener quality of life. That’s why you need to make sure you do what you can to try to be more eco-friendly. I have decided to embrace this over the past few years and have begun to make changes to my garden in order to facilitate this. There are many things I can suggest such as embracing solar energy and installing a water tank. You could also create your own mini vegetable garden to grow your own produce. These are a great way of introducing greener sensibilities into your garden, and I would recommend this to anyone.

The garden is such a wonderful part of the property, and one of the areas I feel most comfortable in. I love the way my garden looks, and all the things I can do there. So, I can offer you some advice and techniques to help you make your garden better. These are some of the techniques that I have used to improve my garden and make it look as amazing as possible.

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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