How to Update Your Garden on a Budget

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Spring usually a time when homeowners start thinking about how they can update their gardens in time for the upcoming BBQ season. Whatever your motives for sprucing up your yard, you might benefit from the following advice…

Clean Your Decking

The chances are, your decking is probably the space you’re going to be using the most in your garden as the weather gets warmer so you might need to give it a clean-up. You might want to add an oil or universal preserver to protect it against UV rays and eradicate wood rot. 

Check the Fence

Most fences are designed to withstand harsh weather, but eventually they might become damaged. With that said, it’s a good idea to check your fence and replace or repair any broken fence panels. Doing so will ensure your garden is more secure, which is ideal if you have children or pets.

Declutter Your Shed

This is an easy way to make your garden feel more inviting; clearing out your shed and getting rid of any old clutter that you don’t need anymore. 

Build Planters from Pallets

If you’re used to DIY projects, you’re probably well aware that old pallets can come in handy in many ways. One option is to build a planter and fill it with beautiful flowers to add a splash of colour to the garden. 

Paint the Patio

If you have a patio and you want to make a statement, invest in a stencil, and paint a pattern onto it. This is a cost-effective way to transform the space and make it more inviting, and it will make your furniture stand out. 

Add a Splash of Colour

There are lots of ways to add a splash of colour to your garden, from planting new flowers, to painting a feature wall. If space is limited and you don’t have flowerbeds, perhaps you could arrange a variety of colourful plant pots. 

These are just a few ideas to get you started, there are plenty more options when it comes to updating your garden and making sure it is ready for you for summer.