Summer is fast approaching so it’s time to spruce up your garden so you can kick back, relax, and enjoy the view. Every garden needs some TLC no matter how big or small and we’re on hand to providing you with top tips to getting the most enjoyment out of your garden this Summer, as well as putting you in a great position for looking after your garden as the Autumn months approach.
Clean off your tools
Start as you mean to go on, clean off those gardening tools as they’re going to be doing some work around here. Chances are, you’ve left your gardening tools to go dusty and mucky through the winter so it’s time to brush away those cobwebs and start your gardening tasks with a freshly cleaned set of tools. After all, gardening tools are so important when it comes to taking care of your plants in the best way. For ideas on the best tools for the job, you can checkout reputable garden retailers such as Two Wests for more information.
Tidy up those flower beds
Tidying up those flower beds are important. You want to kick back and enjoy the view whilst admiring your hard work in the build-up to those long, hot Summer days. Clear out any old, dead plants, dead head any dying flowers and generally give the place some TLC.
Cut back your bushes
Those long sunny days are going to encourage some serious growing so it’s time to trim your bushes to allow for this. Cut back your bushes to any outward facing fresh buds, getting rid of any old flowers. Ensure you remove any dying or diseased woods to encourage a fresh growth.
Plant Summer flowering plants
What is a Summer garden without beautiful colours to admire? You want to enjoy character and alluring aromas around your garden this year whilst the sun beams down on your skin. Now is the time to plant some Summer flowering plants such as Angelonia, Hydrangeas, Salvia, and Carnations.
No good compost heap comes without the right equipment to match. Do your research on reputable retailers for the best composting products for you and your garden. Preparing your compost now ready for the cooler months will keep your garden thriving all year round.
Clean out the bird tables
Clean off any unwanted marks and stains, freshen up the paint and watch your garden birds enjoying a lovely drink or bath in the warm Summer days. Don’t spoil a perfectly prepared garden with a messy bird table, you’ll certainly welcome the beautiful bird calls!
Clean off your garden furniture
Well, if you’re going to sit on your furniture, you may as well give it all a good clean before you do. There’s no need to over complicate this process, some simple hot soapy water will do the job perfectly accompanied with a dish sponge. Allow the sun to dry off your furniture then finish the job off by styling with some outdoor cushions and throws so you can really cosy up.
Pour a drink and enjoy!