Your garden is the one place where you should be able to relax and enjoy the sun during the warmer months, and what’s better than doing just that in a beautifully designed outdoor space? However, for many homeowners the garden is often one part of the home that gets neglected, but, there are a few simple ways that you can transform this area with ease.
Whether you plan on hosting a big summer barbeque, or your garden has quite frankly seen better days, this blog will provide you with four ways that you can prepare your garden for summer.
Bird baths & water features
Birdbaths are the perfect way to encourage birds into your garden for you and your family to enjoy. You don’t have to be an avid bird watcher to enjoy their presence, simply watching from afar while you relax in the garden can provide the perfect atmosphere – and a good birdbath will attract a whole variety of birds. These type of features can become the focal point of your garden, with intricate designs and good-quality stone, this traditional structure will bring a touch of elegance to any outdoor space.
If you’re looking for a way to make the most out of your garden, installing decking will provide the perfect area to host while still keeping a large amount of lawn. Decking is also a great solution for gardens that are slanted or uneven, as this wooden fixture will help to level out the area making it a functional and enjoyable space. By creating a designated area to barbeque, gather or even soak up the rays, your garden will become a multi-functional space, as well as look good.
Benches & tables
From small gatherings to big summer parties, every garden needs good-quality furniture for you and your guests to use. Stone benches, for example, can be hand-crafted to create a unique and durable piece for your garden. This type of furniture is a great investment that will last a lot longer than high street purchases, and save you money in the long run.
Beautiful flower beds
The easiest way of improving the look and feel of your garden is to fill it with well-chosen flowers and plants. Inserting some colour into any space can help to improve your mood, and make your garden an overall pleasant area.
Wrights of Campden, based in Gloucestershire, are a team of experienced craftsmen specialising in hand-finished limestone products. From traditional garden features to high-quality indoor features, our range of techniques allow us to build classic and one off pieces. For more information about our work, take a look at our previous projects or get in touch today.