Our Simple Guide to Gardening Your Property

  • Author: Lime Property
  • Date Posted: 06th April 2017

The spring season is officially here and it’s the best time of the year to get your property back in bloom and ready for the summer ahead. Maintaining your garden can seem like an overwhelming task over the warmer months however it also has many benefits.

From creative inspiration to garden tools, if your garden is in need of a refresh or you’re just not sure where to start, following our 5 simple tips will ensure you can make the most out of your space this April.

Get Creative

You may think that gardening is a challenge in itself but getting creative with your space can be really fun and exciting. Looking online for inspiration is one of the best ways to decide your theme and work towards your goals. For example, you may decide that an urban concept or an industrial styled garden will suit your property. Keeping images and notes of these ideas will not only inspire but motivate you as well.

Start Small

A nicely finished garden can seem like a great feature to have on your property however, every garden has to start somewhere. Looking into what kind of plants and flowers your going to grow is a good starting point. It can even be as simple as taking a trip to your local garden centre or nursery to look at the options available. You never know, you could eventually start your own fruit garden!

Maintain the Weeds

Weeds can grow at any time of the year but it’s a good time to keep them under control in your garden and around your property as the weather gets warmer. Removing the weeds with specialised tools as well as using weed barriers will prevent any growth and make sure your garden is kept looking fresh.

Pick the Right Tools

If you’re not used to gardening, you may be confused on what tools to use. Picking these essential items will benefit you when tackling your garden tasks…

Gardening gloves – Choose a comfortable pair to protect your hands
Shovel – For preparing garden beds and digging holes
Weeding tool – Use for pulling out unwanted weeds
Garden hose – Pick a long enough hose to ensure you can water every element of your garden area
Leaf rake – Use this flexible rake to gather leaves

No grass? No problem!

Having a spring garden doesn’t just mean growing lots of flowers and maintaining freshly cut grass. Adding garden art and accessories will refresh and embrace the spring season. Small touches such as lights, ornaments and colourful plant pots have the potential to brighten up and really make a difference to your property.