Looking for ideas to spruce up your garden?
Now is the ideal time of year to start thinking about the outside of your home and sprucing up your garden.
Time to catch up on the jobs that you have been putting off during the cold, wet months and get your garden ready for some summer action!
Here are four areas of your garden where we think your valuable free time will have the most impact …
1. Pathways and patios
If your existing pathway or patio is in good condition you could probably get away with giving it a good clean. If it’s not, there are many quick and easy ways to spruce it up:
2. Sheds, fencing and external walls and doors
All of these can be given a new lease of life using the same methods:
3. Redefine borders and trim hedges
Define borders and areas within your garden with bamboo or willow screening – a cheap and effective option that is widely available.
When it comes to hedges, bushes and shrubs, instead of just trimming them why not try Topiary? You don’t have to be too adventurous and create something with intricate detail, you can start by clipping them into squares or spheres.
4. Introduce lighting
Many of us have floodlights and wall lights for convenience and security, but they can be harsh and not ideal for creating an atmosphere. So why not consider:
Please note: water and electricity don’t mix, and we always recommend getting a qualified electrician to carry out this type of work.