Gardening 101

How to Spruce Up Your Garden This Spring

Spring garden

Whether you’re a landlord looking to spruce up your property before renting it out to new tenants or you’re a homeowner wanting to modernize your garden as much as possible, anything is achievable. Our decorating skills don’t have to be tip-top to be able to spruce up our gardens this spring. What’s great about planning during spring is that by the time summer comes, your flowers will be in bloom and ready to make your garden the best looking there is out there!

Below is a list of tips on how to spruce up your garden this spring and get it ready for those super warm days during summer. After all, if you want to make the most of the summer sun, you have to get your garden looking perfect, so you want to spend more time there when it’s sunny.

Patch up paintwork

If you have any paintwork that needs patching up then get right to it, from walls and sheds to swings and doors. There are many things that could always do with a lick of paint. You could even change the colors of some of your accessories within the garden, such as flower pots and planters. Yellow, navy blue and grey are always trendy colors to choose in your garden and will brighten up your space ready for summer. If you don’t have the original paint that you want to patch up the paintwork with, we’d recommend just getting a whole new, (and darker) color that works for your outside space.

Keep it simple

Despite maybe only having a small garden or patio area, you can make the most of your outside space by keeping it simple. Whether you want to add minimalist furnishings or perhaps take inspiration from RWinvest properties with terraces, you’re free to do so. Looking through Pinterest inspiration and other websites will help you visualize what you want your space to look like and what will work well depending on how big or small your garden is. Remember, don’t overcomplicate your design and also keep it as simple as possible for the best results. You can always add furnishings and decorations, but it’s harder to remove them when they’re already there than add them after you thought you’d finished.

Add solar panels

Nothing quite says eco-friendly like purchasing and adding solar panels to your garden does. Who doesn’t love conserving energy and getting electricity from natural resources rather than what we’re used too? Those of you who are willing to foot the initial bill for solar panels will see a significant reduction in energy bills since they’re self-sustainable. Plus, who doesn’t love the look of solar panels? They’re modern and sleek if they’re placed in the right places.

Take out weeds

Weeds are impossible to avoid, and they will pop up whenever they can, but it’s no use ignoring them and letting your garden fill up and look unloved. If you’re a tenant renting somewhere then it’s essential you take care of the place (and garden) as if it were your own. You could start by sprucing things up with weed removal.

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