Make the Most of Your Garden this Summer
Whether your garden is big or small we have some great tips on how to make the most of your garden this summer.
As summer rolls ever nearer, spending time in your own outdoor space can be relaxing, affordable and sociable. In fact, because it is your own space it can be whatever you want it to be.
You can have a luscious green getaway or a modern and easy-to-manage space. Adding plant pots as and when you need them is a great way to adapt a space. Flowers can add colour but there are other ways to add colour and interest to your outside space too.
If you are interested in finding some new ways to utilise the outdoor space that you have then here are some suggestions that may just inspire you.
Plant a Vegetable Patch
With the cost of so many things rising, how about growing your own food? Growing your own fruit and vegetables is healthy, cost-effective and can be very rewarding. A vegetable patch can also look great in the corner of your garden, but if you don’t have a lot of space how about using containers to grow them in instead?
Consider Planting a Tree or Two
Trees can really bring a garden to life. Even a small garden could have space for a small fruit tree. They attract birds and bees and look gorgeous throughout the seasons, adding character and interest to your outside space. They can be planted in large pots too if you can’t decide what the best position for them would be or if you want to be able to move them when required.
Start a Compost Heap
Being sustainable can feel like a big ask, but simple steps like creating a compost heap can really help and provide you with something that in turn helps your plants to grow. It also gives you a great way to recycle your garden waste.
Use Rain Barrels to Collect Water for Your Plants
Collecting rainwater is also a great way to help your garden. Some plants prefer rainwater, but in the UK you never know what weather you will get from one day to the next. Collecting rainwater means you’ll be ready for the sunny days without wasting water, so it is another sustainable solution.
Whatever space you have there are ways to make your garden yours. Often smaller spaces need to be adaptable so pots and equipment that are only used for certain parts of the year will need storing somewhere and if you don’t have a big garage or shed this can be difficult.
The same goes for garden furniture that is perfect for the summer months but needs protection in the winter along with gazebos, barbecues, lawn mowers and other seasonal equipment.
Storing Unneeded Garden Equipment and Furniture in Storage
In the summer, outside spaces can be transformed with garden furniture. A variety of seating, tables, rugs and accessories can really give a space some character and liven up the dullest of gardens.
You will not want the furniture out all year round though as it will become damaged. Putting belongings in a storage facility like Boxx Storage is the perfect solution. Your possessions will be on hand when you need them, and they’ll be safely protected from the elements when you don’t.
Storage is a great way to keep hold of items you need for the garden but don’t want to store in the house. Some items can be large and awkward to store so a storage facility is the perfect option. If your unwanted items are out of the way when you don’t need them then you’ll really be able to make the most of your garden.
Your garden or outside space has the potential to become a great place to relax, entertain, party, play or work. Using storage to enable you to adapt your garden for the season or the occasion can really help you make the most of the space that you have outdoors.