Many of us have gardens either in front of our houses or at the back side. Gardens increase the beauty of a house if they are decorated properly. It increases the value of the house and creates a good impression on our neighbors and relatives. A beautiful garden expresses the artistic nature of the homeowner. We like to spend our free time or arrange a party in a good looking garden. There are many ways you can beautify your garden. The tips here might be helpful for you.
Make a Plan
At first you have to make a plan how you want to shape your garden. It is not advisable to cut the existing trees. If you want to plant tree decide at which places they will look good. Plant some plants of different flowers and trees that don’t grow very tall. Decide the ways by which you want to make the footpath. Keep space for your car to enter and exit. Note down your entire plan in a diary.
Remove the Unwanted Plants
After making the plan trim the trees to make them look beautiful. The trees that don’t have proper shape cut their unwanted branches. Cut down the unwanted plants and trees and remove all the bushes that are making your garden look dirty. Remove all the fallen leaves from the area. To cut and trim the trees you get different instruments such as pruner, lopper, hacksaw, chainsaw, etc.
Make the Path
Make the roads by which you want to walk around your garden. If you want to make the path permanent you can use stone or brick so that it looks beautiful. You can plant some small plants on both the sides of your path if you want to look like a passage. Put some stones around the large trees. On the walk to the front door you can seam the stones with grass that softens the walk.
Dress the Entrance
Decorate the entrance of your garden with different gate flowers. You gate doesn’t have to be very big or gorgeous. Put some flower pots on both the sides and plant some small beautiful trees. The beginning of the journey should give the viewers a natural touch. Potted bougainvillea, citrus trees, and palms further accent entries make it look good.
Put Some Furniture
Put some furniture in the garden where you can sit and spend time. Since it is difficult to carry the furniture every now and then you should make them wither with metals or stones. If you make your furniture by wood, polish them with some water resistant and durable paints. The paint will keep the wood safe from the rain and moisture outside. Put the furniture in different places such as under a tree or in the open place.
Ornaments and Finishing
You can put different ornaments on the garden such as a lantern, a small tree-house, a bird’s nest, etc. The ornaments will guide the visitors which places are used for what. A wooden gate can mark the entrance, a tree hung lantern shows your perspective, and a curved bench inspires a nap. You and put some signs and statues in the garden and give it some classic look.
There are many interior designers who can give you many different ideas to make your garden look beautiful. You can also talk to someone who has a beautiful garden at his home. You need to have a good knowledge about trees so that you can take care of them easily. If a plant or tree dies you should remove and replace it if possible. Keep your house and garden nice and tidy.