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How To Prep Your Garden For Some Summer Fun

With the warm summer months right around the corner, there’s truly no time like the present to prepare your garden for some fun in the sun. Thankfully, figuring out how to transform your garden so that it can meet your needs throughout the summer doesn’t have to be as difficult as you might initially imagine, as there are just a few simple steps that you can follow to create the perfect outdoor space in no time at all. So, if you’re interested in finding out more, then read on! 

Change The Color Scheme 

The dark, warm and inviting colors that your garden has taken on during the winter need to be replaced with fresher, more vibrant tones that can help to keep you and your family cool when the temperature rises. If you fail to replace black seat covers when the sun rises high in the sky, then you will no doubt experience an uncomfortably painful sting whenever you sit down as it’s a color that attracts and absorbs heat – ideal for winter, terrible for summer! Instead you should be aiming for light and bright colors, such as whites and creams or even baby pinks and oranges, too. This will help to make your garden feel cool and calm despite the rising temperatures. 

Fill It With Furniture 

Adding more furniture to your summer garden can help to upgrade it like never before, as you need a range of different items to keep you busy and ensure you can really make the most of your outdoor space. Start by sourcing a top quality outdoor table made from a sturdy, weatherproof material, ensuring that you opt for matching seating which is comfy and inviting to ensure you and your family can sit outside for hours on end. It can be very beneficial to invest in a range of play equipment for your summer garden if you have children, as they can remain occupied all afternoon on a simple set of swings or a seesaw! Parents deserve a little entertainment too, so why not install your own hot tub to enjoy during the warm summer evenings? Hot tub maintenance is far more affordable than pool maintenance, and they take up less space too. 

Create Set Sections 

Last but by no means least, making the decision to create set sections that you can clearly see in your summer garden can help you to breathe new life and real purpose into your outdoor space. For example, you can dedicate an area to outdoor cooking with a barbecue grill or fire pit, as well as a relaxation area with sunbeds, lounge chairs and other comfy seating, and even dedicate a small area to growing flowers, herbs, fruit and vegetables in the summer sun! Having set sections will allow you to utilize every inch of your garden space. 

Preparing your garden for some summer fun has never been such a simple task when you can make the most of the ideas described above! 

Heather Brummett

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