5 Garden Improvement Ideas


You must agree that Spring and Summer afternoons are made for enjoying outdoor spaces. The weather starts to pick up and we just feel like exploring outside.

But sometimes we just don’t have the opportunity to be out and about every weekend. So, why not invest in garden improvements to make it your comfortable space outdoor without leaving home? Here are some tips to make your garden stands out on hotter days.

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Alfresco Dining Area

The Garden is not just about barbecues. It’s just great to have space outdoors where you can have a nice meal with a family or invite friends for a cheese & wine evening.

With the help of some stylish furniture and composite cladding, you can give your garden a sophisticated touch. Investing in a beautiful wooden table, benches or vintage chairs, and some pots of plants to create a relaxed atmosphere.

 The Greener, the Better

I don’t know about you, but I can’t imagine a garden without some green space to step on barefoot, have a sunbath, or let the kids play their favourite games. But I also understand that keeping a lawn garden can be a difficult and expensive task sometimes.

The great news is that we can rely on high-quality artificial grass to guarantee our greener space without stressing. With the help of a garden designer and some plants and flowers, we have perfect kids’ and pet-friendly area.

Fake grass is becoming extremely common in homes throughout the UK and allows you to spend more time enjoying your garden without regular mowing and care. Grass Warehouse offers a wide variety of hard-wearing and durable ranges for those with family outdoor spaces, and dogs that love to play out on the lawn.

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Funky Lighting

On summer days we can count on longer days and the natural light to make the most of garden parties and gatherings outside the house. But it’s great to know we can also count on some funky outdoor lighting ideas to enjoy your garden after dark.

Decking lighting would be my first option. I just like the minimalistic touch given in the path itself. As well as it keeps the area safer. Another winner would be solar-powered lighting. Sustainable, wireless, and some models can be quite stylish.

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DIY Pond

To be honest, I would go for a complete Japanese garden if I could. A zen garden where a kai pond with fish would be surrounded by flowers, and even bonsai trees. I also know it can be a challenging one.

However, a small and simple, and more discreet pond can also do the trick. All you need is a bit of creativity, some stones, lanterns, and a birdbath/feeder to create a beautiful and cosy atmosphere.

Mosaic Steppingstone

I’m not going to lie; I am totally obsessed with mosaic design. And if I was thinking about adding a bit of colour to my garden, it would be great to make my own mosaic steppingstones.

It would be certainly a fun project with my unique touch to the garden or backyard.

It will certainly provoke a different impact! If you want to add more personal touch to your DIY garden project, a mosaic chair or table also would make a perfect match. Just let your imagination flows!

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Simone Ribeiro
Hi! I'm Simone, a citizen of Britain, where I live for over a decade, and of Brazil, where I was born. Midlands Traveller is where I combine my passion for travelling, business and an Eco-friendly lifestyle.