How To Finish Your Garden In Time For Spring
Picture the scene. It’s Springtime. Your Garden transformation building stage is finished. Now it’s time to add the finishing touches.
- But where on Earth do you start?
- What do you need?
- What are the best products to use?
Ideally, as part of your design process, you would have considered where any foliage can go in your Garden. For the purposes of this article, we’ll assume that everything will be in its rightful place.
You’ve now got a fresh new blank canvas.
Some things to consider would be:
- What level of maintenance do you want from your new Garden?
- Are you a green-fingered veteran of the gardening world that loves getting your hands dirty, and enjoy looking after your plants and flowers?
- Or, do you class yourself as more of a wet behind the ears newbie, and the thoughts of having to look after a simple lawn, sends shivers down your spine.
Maybe you don’t have the time to think about maintaining any plants in your garden, and you’re happy to have plants and a garden that’s maintenance-free.
Before you start planting, you need to consider whether the soil is right for the plants that are going in. Some plants–like for example Heather–need more acidic soil. Whereas a Lilac needs alkaline soil.
Plants, trees, shrubs and bulbs can help give you varying degrees of colour and height throughout the year. Now you’ve got an idea of what to plant and where, now you need to look at how you can highlight certain areas of your Garden.
Creating a main feature from an area of your build can help you move attention to the main Garden focus. Such as an outdoor kitchen area.
The use of wired lighting here can work wonders, as well as opening up your garden for more hours of use in the evening, as well as during daylight hours.
Now you’ve also got things like seating and dining to consider.
Will these areas become a feature area in their own right, or will they be used to complement existing areas? What “soft” furnishings do you need to enhance these areas too?
You can likely see, there’s quite a lot to bear in mind when it comes to finishing your new Garden. A lot of which can be pre planned at the design stage.
You need not do this alone though. One of the team can help you with this.
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