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  • Writer's pictureJenny

DIY Ideas To Enhance Your Garden

Gardens can often be overshadowed by the rest of your house - both literally and metaphorically! You might spend loads of time and attention on your interior design, but what about the exterior? Do you put as much effort into designing your garden as you do your kitchen, bathroom, or living room? It doesn't have to be like this - there are plenty of ways you can enhance your garden and improve the way it looks!

Furthermore, you can do this with a few DIY ideas. It's time to get your hands dirty and consider how you will upgrade your exterior design:

Build a garden shed

A garden shed might sound a bit boring, but it's a fun thing to add to your garden. For one, it adds a new aesthetic to the equation. A beautifully built garden shed adds a classy element to your backyard, enhancing the natural beauty around it. Secondly, a garden shed also has practical uses. It lets you create more storage space, meaning you can clear your home of a lot of junk. They're pretty easy to build as well, here's a simple video to follow that might help you out:

Lay a patio

If you want something a bit more complex, laying your own patio is a fabulous idea. You should know the benefits of adding a patio to your garden: it increases property value, extends your living space, and gives your garden more uses. Plus, as you can see here, there are many patio accessories you can purchase to make it look even better. This includes outdoor furniture, lights, umbrellas, or even a fire pit. Contrary to popular belief, you can lay a patio by yourself. You'll need some additional tools/equipment, but the general idea is that you clear a space and lay down the paving stones. Obviously, you'll want to find an in-depth tutorial to guide you through the process, but it's a DIY task that definitely can be done!

Create some flowerbeds

Fancy a garden DIY project that focuses more on the nature around you? Well, you can achieve this by creating some flowerbeds. You might have flowers naturally growing in your garden, but are they arranged? Some of you might not even have any flowers, in which case a flowerbed is even more advantageous. It brightens up your garden, bringing lots of color to your exterior design. You can arrange and create flower beds in many different ways. A good idea is to create them based on seasonal flowers, ensuring they grow and last for a long time. Another concept is to match the flowers with the other colors in and around your home. This helps to merge the interior and exterior designs and create a beautiful property.

The truth is, there are lots of ways you can improve your garden. The three ideas above provide some different ideas of varying difficulty levels. If you're new to the DIY scene, begin with the flowerbeds. As you get more confident, branch out to building your own shed or laying a patio.


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