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Does Your Garden Need Some TLC? You’ve Gotta Give It To It

29th July 2023

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Your garden is precious. If you are lucky enough to have a beautiful outdoor space, then you don’t want to waste it by not doing the things that you need to and not putting any effort into it. What a lot of people seem to forget is that it is still a part of your home, and if you are willing to put a whole load of effort in to ensure that the inside looks amazing, why are you not extending the same to your garden? You should be. We’ll show you that it doesn’t have to be difficult to do!

How to give your garden some TLC

Does Your Garden Need Some TLC? You've Gotta Give It To It

General Maintenance

It’s important that you are doing general maintenance on your garden to keep it in the best possible condition. In some cases this is going to mean getting the mower out and cutting the grass regularly, unless you have artificial grass because then this isn’t necessary. If you have real grass then you should be cutting it at least once per week in the summer so that it doesn’t become overgrown and look a mess. In the winter you are off the hook as the grass doesn’t really grow that fast, and as such there isn’t anything for you to do.

Other general maintenance things include pulling out weeds, watering your flowers, trimming your hedges and bushes, and that’s pretty much it. Doesn’t sound too complicated? It isn’t, which is why it’s worth it.

Plant Something

You could also try planting something in your garden, or having plants in pots to give it a pop of color or just a fresh look! You can head to your local nursery where you will find a whole range of plants to choose from! There will be a wide variety of species and colors for you to choose from, and you can either go with a theme, or go for mix and match, the world is your oyster here. We recommend looking at lovely little additions such as yew trees in pots as well as flowers to bring something a little different to the space.

Some people even dig out dedicated areas for planting flowers and plants, or you might want to have a border around your grass. Whatever you think will look best, and what you are willing to maintain is what you should do.

Does Your Garden Need Some TLC? You've Gotta Give It To It

Hire Someone To Help

If you don’t want to do your maintenance yourself, and you don’t like gardening at all, then you can always hire someone to help you. It’s getting the love and care that it needs, it looks beautiful, and you don’t have to lift a single finger which is a massive bonus for you!

The more TLC you give to your garden, the better that it will thrive under your care. It is absolutely essential that you are taking the time to take care of your garden, or else it will end up like an overgrown nightmare that you would see on TV! It doesn’t have to take a long time to complete, you just need to remain consistent and remember that it needs you to look after it.