A lot of people these days spend most of their time at home because of this pandemic. Since then, we are looking for different ways to make the most of our free time at home. While some have been trying to learn new skills, other are seeking for hobbies they could pour out their time into.
Gardening is one of the most popular hobbies chosen by people these days. Aside from being easy to do, it also gives a sense of accomplishment especially when your garden yields something. Whether you have a small or big space, you could create a beautiful garden that you want. For first-timers in gardening, here are some simple tips you could follow to keep your garden looking beautiful and healthy all year round.
Know the Purpose
First, you should have a purpose for your garden before creating one. Do you want it to yield some food or simply make a space that would add beauty to your home? When you know what garden you want, it would be easier for you to plan out which plants you need and how to create a garden layout which is efficient for the purpose you’re aiming for. You could check the internet for design ideas but don’t forget to add a personal touch to your garden to make it unique.
Layout Some Boundaries
While you don’t need to create solid lines in between your outdoor spaces to set boundaries, it is important to have a visual boundary to help you plan out the layout and decoration of your yard space. Aside from separating different spaces, visual boundaries also guide the viewer’s eye on where to focus. There are plenty of creative ways to set boundaries in your garden – from pebble walkways, fences, bush lines, and many more. Transform your garden with timeless pebbles and create a natural yet beautiful look in your space.
Plan Out the Plants You Need
When you know what type of garden you want, you could start planning about the plants you want to have in your garden – whether they are flowering plants, fruit-bearing, ornamentals, and many more. Once you have your plants planned out, you can start planning the layout of your garden and where you want to put each kind of plant you have.
Decorate and Accessorize
Aside from the plants, your garden also needs some decorations and accessories to make it look lovelier. There are plenty of garden decorations you could choose from. Aside from that, you may also want to consider installing additional features to increase the functionality of your garden. You could add lights, small seating area, structures such as a fountain or a bird bath, and many more. You could also use old things you have at home to style your garden such as and old tire for swing, unused containers as pots, and many more.
Those steps are easy to remember and simple to do yet really effective in transforming the look of a regular garden.