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5 Creative Garden Ideas And Improvement Tips – Transform Your Garden!

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5 Creative Garden Ideas And Improvement Tips – Transform Your Garden! 

With summer here, we are all spending a little more time outside in our gardens. We have put together 5 creative garden ideas you could make to transform your garden into the perfect destination. 

If you are out there quite a bit, then you will want to make sure that it looks great and has everything you will need to enjoy some fun in the sun.  

Creative Garden Ideas

Get some Lights

If you love lights as much as I do, then adding them to your garden is a must! I’m always creating DIY projects that add atmospheric lighting to my home and enjoy adding them to my garden too. 

People still like to sit outdoors when it’s night time, especially if it’s warm out – so why not get some nice lights?  I love the look of beautiful garden lanterns hanging from trees, and how it can literally transform your space. You can buy them online, and there are lots of options to fit in with your garden style to make it look picturesque.

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You can run them from the house, so you don’t need to worry about any electrician costs and, it will create a great atmosphere.

You can also add landscaping lights to your garden as well. I love the way they transform my outdoor space and had to number one in my creative garden ideas list. They were super easy to install too. Below, is the front walk entrance to our home and the landscape lights transformed the space immediately! 

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I also added Solar String Lights to my backyard to create a magical space, and I still love how they look. All I did was nest them in between the wood slots in my fence – magical! 

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Clean up the Clutter

The last thing you want is to be looking at clutter when you are in your garden.  This could be anything from old garden gnomes, to some garden appliances handing about. So, it’s important to make sure that you have the relevant storage.  If you don’t already have a garage – this could be perfect for storing things that you might want out of the way – but don’t quite want to let go of yet.

One of the best things we ever did for our backyard space was to organize it all and get rid of shrubs we didn’t want or that were overgrown. You would be amazed at the difference it makes. 

Don’t forget to read Types Of Garden Fences You Need To Learn About too! 

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An efficient storage option for your garden would be to invest in a steel building as they can be used as both sheds and garages, depending on the size of your garden. Often steel buildings companies give you the option to pick specific dimensions – Armstrong Steel, for example, provide the option for you to design your own building online, and so you can easily choose the right size for the storage you need.

Get some Plants for Decoration

Plants are a great way to make your garden look better.  It also won’t cost you a fortune. Currently, I’m reading, Houseplants for a Healthy Home: 50 Indoor Plants to Help You Breathe Better, Sleep Better, and Feel Better All Year Round.As much as I love creative garden ideas for outside, I love them even more for my indoor plants too! 

I’m learning so much from this book about the specific health and wellness benefits of 50 common, easy-to-grow, and popular houseplants while introducing you to new favorites bound to brighten your life.

Be sure to watch this video that explains in detail the wonderful health benefits of plants too.  

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This A-to-Z guide illuminates the numerous health benefits of 50 common, easy-to-grow houseplants along with detailed care instructions and beautiful illustrations of each plant. With plant-scaped rooms popping up all over Pinterest, style blogs, and home décor magazines, houseplants are the hottest home accessory right now—and for good reason.

Plants are a quick and easy way to add life, color, and texture to any indoor space. But houseplants offer so much more than just visual interest to a room. They can purify the air, reduce stress, improve sleep—and much more!

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If you have a favorite type of plant – it’s a good idea to make a garden project and start planting.  As well as making your garden more visually appealing it could be a great activity in general in the warmer weather and become a hobby.  It could end up being a beautiful display once you have worked on it, and it’s not difficult to do.

Create a Shape for your Lawn

This might sound a little obvious – but mowing your lawn can make your garden so much more picturesque. You can also add some definition by making it into a shape. 

Don’t forget to check out how I Got Rid Of Patio Weeds Without Chemicals – we are still loving this DIY project! 

You could try a circle, or a square or a rectangle depending on how your garden sits. You can add further definition by marking out the shape with your plants or something else decorative.

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Warm things up

If you have your garden looking the way you want it, you may want to enjoy it at night-time when it’s maybe not as warm.  If you plan on doing that, it could be a good idea to invest in some garden heaters.  That way you can still enjoy the outside atmosphere but keep warm at the same time.

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If you are looking to make some improvements to your garden this season, start with these top 5 creative garden ideas! I’m sure you will transform your garden into a place you love as much as your indoor space. 

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  1. How cool! Thanks for the history lesson. So fun to learn about how people lived back then. Love to visit one day, my dad grew up in New Jersey.

  2. I like the hanging lights in the tree and the colorful string lights. We love to make different shapes along the grass for definition too.

  3. Hi Naomie! So glad you enjoyed the historic home tour. I love American history and this property was so much fun. I would love to actually go there and visit someday. Have a wonderful upcoming weekend!

  4. Stunning pics and ideas Carolann. Our garden is my favorite spot to just find myself again, so I always enjoy finding new ways of adding to something special.

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