As the year draws to a close, many of us are starting to wonder what goals we should set ourselves for the year ahead. Now, there are obviously countless options you can choose from. The world is your oyster. Maybe you’d like to save to go on a trip overseas. You might want to look for a new career, crafting a CV and applying to a host of positions. You might want to set a health-related goal – running a certain distance, lifting a certain weight or maybe being able to do the splits by the time next December rolls around. If you’re stuck for choice, and have an outdoor space to call your own, however, you might want to add improving your garden to your 2023 bucket list. Taking care of your outdoor space can ensure that you and your loved ones have somewhere to enjoy the outdoors without having to get properly ready or head out and about. Here are some top tips that can guide this journey!
Create a Blank Canvas
A good place to start is making your outdoor space a blank canvas to work with. Take some time to take care of the gardening basics. Mow the lawn. Cut back the hedges. Have unruly trees seen to. Clean any patios or decking you may have, removing moss or slime that can build up over the winter months. Pull weeds. This will ensure that everything is clear and ready for further work. If you don’t have the time to do this, or are unable to do this yourself, simply call in a local gardener who can take care of the work on your behalf.
Consult a Landscaper
Once you have a blank canvas, you may want to call in professional Landscape Designers for further assistance. They will be able to take a look at the space you have available and help you to completely redesign it, creating the perfect space for you and your loved ones to enjoy. They can take your individual needs and preferences into account and present you with ideas you might not have ever had yourself. From ponds to gravel, patios, decking, fire pits, sheds, trellises for climbing plants, gates, features and more, they’ll present an entirely new garden to you for you to enjoy.
There are so many areas of gardening that aren’t that complex and that you can do yourself with a little insight and instruction. Why not consider trying a few of these throughout the upcoming year? Create Pinterest boards, save Instagram videos or put aside ideas from gardening magazines. From creating your own flowerbeds to planting herbs, creating hanging baskets and more, there’s a world of ideas and opportunities out there that could really bring your garden to life!
Hopefully, some of the information above should help you to improve your garden throughout the course of 2023. Give each step a try and see how you get on!