Create and enjoy the garden of your dreams.

Create and enjoy the garden of your dreams.

 

Unfortunately, the garden isn’t something that is always appreciated.

 

The house is the main event, but people often forget how lovely a garden can be for relaxation and socialization, but we’re here to take a stand for the garden and change that.

 

I love nothing more than relaxing in my garden at the end of the day. If you don’t maintain your yard, though, there will not be much to enjoy.

 

To create and enjoy the garden of your dreams, you need to work on it as much as possible. I know you may not have all that much time, but every one can find twenty minutes now and then.

 

Grow beautiful flowering plants, shrubs and trees.

 

Plants and trees are the perfect way to jazz up your garden as well as making it beautiful – truly doing a garden justice.

There are numerous choices ranging from those suitable for beginner gardeners and every other gardener to the expert level.

It’s important to take growing seasons into account and be aware some require much more maintenance than others, but a beautiful garden is definitely worth it.

Some trees, including ash trees, grow so big, luscious and green that they make the perfect addition, backdrop and foil for any flowering plants you choose to add. They shouldn’t grow too big and overbearing, blocking sunlight from the smaller bushes and plants.

As for plants, you could go for something that has a bit of meaning behind it. For example, one that blossoms into a beautiful flower and has meaning we know you’ll love is the white carnation. It’s easy to plan and requires minimum care. The meaning behind this particular flower is women’s luck, innocence, and pure love. 

 

How to create the garden of your dreams.

 

Trim those trees and bushes.

 

Are your trees growing here, there and everywhere? When you fail to cut your trees, you might find that they take over your garden in no time at all.

That is the last thing you need.

It might be a tedious job, but it needs to happen regularly.

Set aside a couple of hours and get this chore done. You will see that doing so opens up your yard space more than you can imagine.

 

Get rid of any nasty weeds.

 

If your garden has weeds, you need to get rid of them as soon as possible.

Sure, you might think that these things are no big deal, but they can cause lasting damage.

Once you kill the weeds, you will notice that your whole garden space looks healthier than ever. Get an all purpose weed-killer or maybe just tend to the plants, but remember, you need to kill the roots if you want these pests to stay dead.

 

Create a haven to share with loved ones.

 

Be sure to reserve space to add a summer house and outdoor furniture, things that will increase the beauty of your garden, but will require more space, labor and money.

All of these are key to making sure your garden is a place ideal for socialization, celebrating important occasions or just getting together with family and friends.

Need some alone time?

Take advantage of your beautiful outdoor space to lay back and bask in the sunshine, admire the fruits of your labors, and perhaps read a book.

 

Get some garden furniture.

 

Think this is the stuff of dreams?

Well, it isn’t.

Furniture isn’t actually as expensive as you may think. As long as you shop smart for the exact pieces you need, then look after it properly and make sure it’s covered when you’re not using it to protect it from the sun and weather, it’ll last just as long as the furniture in your home. w

The best sets to get are those that include a comfy sofa or chaise, maybe even one that has a large overhead umbrella or sun shade to protect you from the harsh sun’s rays. Add a couple of large chairs and a mini table or two and you’ve got yourself the perfect little seating area.

If new furniture is beyond your budget, there are plenty of local auction and buy and sell sites where you can find gems that are slightly used and much cheaper.

 

 

Published by Christine Blythe

Christine is the owner and author for her three blogs: Empty Nest Ancestry, Feathering the Empty Nest, and Top Web Blog Tips. Periodically, if a post topic is appropriate to either of her other blogs, they will be published as a guest post by CJB.

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