Now that summer is definitely upon us, it’s more important than ever to have our garden spaces cleared and ready to enjoy however a lot of people find themselves been put off by the fact a garden can sometimes be an expensive and daunting task to complete. This doesn’t have to be the case though, it can be really easy to update your garden while staying on a budget.
Try having a look at these easy, friendly ideas that will help you to update your garden on a tight budget:
Use Shapes To Define
One of the simplest and probably easiest ways of transforming your garden is to clearly define the areas you have available t use. Try cutting your lawn into a particular shape such as a circle, square or rectangle and then clearly defining the edge. You can mark it out with string and use your spade to this. It will not only give you a luxury look but will also be extremely budget-friendly. In fact, if you do it yourself it won’t cost you a penny.
The best way to get the most from the flowers you purchase for your garden is to buy the packs that you divide into several pots. They will go a lot further and you will get more for your money. It may seem complicated to start splitting flowers and think about which will go with what but you can get some of the same type flowers in a range of colours to add personality and a vibrant touch to your space. You could also grow your own from seeds, just be wary that you need to make sure you plant the seeds at the right time of the year in order for them to bloom at the right time for you needing them.
One of the easiest ways to make your garden look complete and have a wow factor is to provide it with a neat and tidy look. When it comes to adding paths and patios, adding gravel is always going to be the cheaper alternative but it doesn’t mean you’re losing that luxury look. Try having a look at things such as Kelkay Cobbles to get the finishing touch that you’re after. You can always add stepping stones for a walkway surrounded by gravel too, it gives your garden a touch of personality and adventure.
Adding small inexpensive items such as fairy lights can be a really nice touch too any garden especially if you’re going to be using it into the evenings. They are quick and simple to install and are often cheap and cheerful items to source, just make sure you have bought ones that are suitable for outside use. You can use them in seating areas or in and around shrubs and bushes for an extra finishing touch.
These are just four budget friendly ways that you update your garden so you have any others that you can share in the comments section below?