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Tips on Brightening Up a Small Garden

Most people love to spend some time in their garden, particularly in the spring and summer when it is warmer. However, if you have a small garden, you may be struggling with ways to brighten it up and make it look attractive for your loved ones and any visitors you have.

The good news is that no matter how small your garden is, there are always methods you can use in order to brighten it up and make it look really attractive. You can turn to landscaping experts to help you to do this, as they will have plenty of experience when it comes to working with small gardens. In this article, we will look at a few tips that could help you to bring your small garden to life.

Steps You Can Take to Add Aesthetic Appeal

There are various ways you can take in order to add appeal and beauty to your smaller garden. Here are five ideas that are simple to implement but can make a world of a difference.

1. Use the Right Furniture

If you have a smaller garden, you will be limited for space when it comes to outdoor furniture. However, you will still need somewhere to relax if you want to spend time outside. So, make sure you choose your furniture carefully and based on the size of your garden. For instance, you can choose small two-seater bistro tables which won’t take up a lot of room. You could also opt for benches, which are long but quite narrow.

2. Add Solar Lighting

If you want to brighten your small garden up as it gets darker, having solar lighting is a great way to do this. These lights are incredibly simple in terms of operation, and you won’t have to worry about complicated installation or higher energy bills. In addition to this, you will be able to look forward to a wide choice of designs to suit your tastes and preferences, so you can bring your garden life with ease when dusk falls.

3. Use Garden Mirrors

A really great way to make your smaller garden look larger is to use garden mirrors. These are shaped like windows, so it looks as though you are looking through to another section of the garden, which effectively makes your small garden look twice the size. There are stunning designs available include vintage ones that can give your garden a fabulous finish. These mirrors have become an excellent means of giving the illusion of a larger space.

4. Add Colourful Potted Plants

If you do not have a lot of room for planting in your small garden, you can still add colour and fragrance by using potted plants. These can be used along the edges and even on any paved or decked areas, which means you can add colour wherever you like. They are also easier to maintain, and you can purchase stylish pots for them to make them look even more beautiful.

5. Add Water Features

One other thing you can consider if you want to brighten up your small garden is the use of water features. You don’t have to worry about complex installation because you can choose solar powered ones. You will also find a huge range of designs you can choose from, which means you can find the ideal ones for your garden area. 

These water features can help to enhance the appearance of your garden but when you have the water features on, you can also enjoy the tranquillity of hearing the water stream as well.

Get Expert Advice

If you would like expert advice on how to brighten up your small garden with beautiful, new landscape designs and irrigation, get in touch with the friendly team at Stone Edge Landscapes. 

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