Winter absolutely destroys a garden. The wind, cold, rain, snow etc. it all just damages the hard work you hopefully put in over the summer. But then again, some people just aren’t bothered about having a nice garden. If you’re one of these people then you’re missing out. There’s so much potential that a garden can offer you. Think of the gatherings you can have with family or friends when the sun is shining. If you have children, think how wild their imagination will run if they have a nice space to run around in. So before you let your garden go to waste, we’ve got some tips on how you can rescue your garden and get it ready for the warmer months.
Rescue Your Garden
Above all, a garden should be relaxing. A place where just you or your family and friends can gather round and enjoy some good food, weather, and company. Making it relaxed isn’t hard either.
The first thing you need to buy is a nice garden furniture set. You can get just the standard table and chairs, but for the purpose of this article, we’re going to go one better than that. A sofa furniture set is going to put those comfort levels through the roof. If one of the sofas is a swinging one, you can sway with the breeze whilst catching some rays.
To make sure you’re staying warm during the evening, outdoor patio propane heaters are the next perfect addition. Nothing is worse than having to move inside because the chill has started to catch you. The bigger the heater the better.
To finish things off you want a nice table to be able to dine at. One we’re really loving at the minute is the wooden oak styled bench tables. But if you want something a little fancier, glass tables with padded chairs will look equally as good.
Your kids will probably use the garden as much as you, so you want to try and make it as friendly as possible for them. To push the boat all the way out, why not consider a wooden jungle gym. You can get ones that are complete with castle turrets, slides, and swings. It just creates the ultimate fun ground for them to use their imagination. If all of that seems a bit too much for you, then a decent slide with maybe even a sandbox next to it should keep them entertained.
As the summer comes closer, you could even consider a blow-up pool. Not only will it keep them cool, but it’ll also keep them having fun. Spending time with the children in the garden is a great way to become closer to nature at the same time and teaches kids to appreciate living things too.
Finally, you want to make sure it looks pretty on the whole. The only way of doing this is through flowers and an array of them. Try and make your garden as bright and inviting as possible. All you need to do is make sure you’re digging up the fresh soil to make sure the plants grow quicker and laying down some plant fertilizer so they don’t die out. Installing a sprinkler system is a great way to save time on routine garden tasks.
Using yard ornaments such as birdhouses and statues is another way to complement your gardens appeal. If the garden looks pleasing to the eye, it sends signs of being invited to enter also. Think about different ways you can make your garden beautiful and aesthetic.
Do you have any suggestions to rescue your garden from the damages done by the blistry cold weather of winter? Please share them in the comments below.