Landscaping Ideas For Big And Small Gardens

Landscaping Ideas For Big And Small Gardens

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If you are lucky enough to have a garden, you have probably wonder how best to use it. More and more new generations of homeowners love the idea of a garden but are not very au fait about garden maintenance, let alone landscaping. When it comes to landscaping, the idea is to plant a décor into your garden. To put things simply, imagine bringing your garden to life and taming the various weeds, trees, and flowers in it. This is how you can create a landscape, directly in front of your door. Landscaping, contrary to the common belief, doesn’t require special skills: What you need is an eye for beauty, and a garden shed full of tools! Although, you can still buy the tools you need as you start your garden project. Many people think that only big gardens allow room for landscaping inspiration. In truth, any garden size is suitable to be embellished. Here’s how to do it!

Effective Landscaping For Small Gardens

Small gardens are fun to maintain because everything can be done in a matter of a few hours, from mowing the lawn to pruning the trees. As such, they only require a little attention from time to time, let’s say just before your family Sunday lunch, for example, to remain attractive. To make the most of a small garden space, you should be looking at raising beds to transform a patio into a herb or flower paradise. Additionally, if your garden is surrounded by a fence, you can give the illusion of space by planting trees and high shrubs along the sides. This will frame your garden by nature, which creates the illusion of being inside a forest or a natural area.

Embrace raising beds

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The Dream Improvement In Big Gardens

If you have a large garden, you can already embrace one of the dreams of homeowners, which is to add a swimming pool to the property. For this, if you are planning to install an in-ground pool, the self-build kits start around £5,000 and will require you to dig the hole in your garden. Don’t worry; you can hire the building material you need for this, as long as you have some building knowledge. Before you find yourself haunted by the thought of getting rid of the extra soil – Is there any skip hire near me, you ask –, you should be looking for professional support to plan the skip option and the foundations of the pool. Make sure also to read about the type of chemicals, heat pump, protection and lining equipment that you need before you start planning.  

A pool is the perfect garden improvement

Don’t Forget Your Spring Cleaning

Before starting any landscaping project in your garden, you need to give it a good trim. This is part of your responsibility to maintain your home. Gardens need to be maintained throughout the year. While spring and summer are high in maintenance, from mowing the lawn to keeping flowers and shrubs nourished during the warm weather, autumn and winter also require some work. The colder months of the year are ideal to prune your trees and remove all dead branches and plants. Think of it as a basis for landscaping.

Remove all dead and dangerous branches

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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