Guest Post


Thursday, 19 July 2012

Improve your Garden with Home Improvements

A person’s garden is their sanctuary, their own canvas of creativity. With the right use of home improvements it can be a link between nature and you. 

What should I do with my garden?

There are many things a gardener can do to beautify their own plot of land outside their homes and here is just a few handy tips for your consideration:
Think about taking a seat

A good amount of paving or stone can house a select number of chairs and even a table, so that you can have outdoor meal with your family, or perhaps even host a BBQ with some invited friends or maybe you just want to sit alone and relax in your own beautiful garden.
Top tip: You can continue your garden activities into the night with the addition of a stove, which not only creates heat and light, but it is also built with fine craftsmanship and therefore makes an essential patio installation. (But, make sure it burns in a smoke controlled area.) Also, stove are great for indoors home improvement too.
Simple yet effective

Sometimes you don’t need lay down huge slabs of concrete to transform your garden. Gravel can used to spruce up any drive, path or water feature. What’s more is that gravel comes in many different colours to paint your garden the way you want it. The benefits of gravel are many, it is durable, not mention how low maintenance it is, it’s also versatile in that it can be spread almost anywhere and looks great come rain or shine. 
Gravel tip: Gravel comes in many different types. You can always substitute plain stone gravel for wood chippings, granite chippings or even gravel which contains quartz and flint for a decorative and charismatic look.
Helping them bloom

Flowers are a key addition to any glamorous garden and it is known that great flowers bloom from great soil. If you’ve been digging up the weeds it’s always best to lay down some top soil which will replenish the ground which is already there. Soil can also be used to fill holes, say you’ve removed a pond or pool from your garden and you want to return it to being a lawn again, you’re going to need to use fill soil (otherwise named fill dirt) with is a rough type of soil filled with such things as clay, decomposed sod, stone and is usually devoid of any real organic matter.
Bark chips are also handy when you’re laying down the soil.  The chips will help suppress weed growth, provides insulation for your roots of your plants and is reliable for mulching  
Compost tip: Compost is made of decayed plant life and recyclable materials. It is filled with nutrients which encourages the growth of plant life. If you want to see your flowers grow strong, pick up a pack of this stuff.
You can find supplies for all of these tips for home improvements at Corfe Stone, a company which has supplied their wide range of products to many customers both commercial and domestic for many years.

1 comment:

  1. Good tips for garden improvement. Yes I do agree with you, these are simple but necessary and effective also.