Ah, taking care of the garden: putting your hands in the dirt, communing with nature, feeling the warmth of the sun. While we all look for magical gardens over the horizon, we forget about the beauty and nature of the garden flowers blooming just outside our windows. Lawns are special, as they add beauty to the house as well as the surrounding areas. The fresh air they deliver is precisely what’s needed in today’s lifestyle. Lawns are the best part of the house, filled with colorful and bright flowers that are treated to your eyes.
A beautiful lawn is one of the most desired features all around the world, and just following a few tips will make a lawn spectacular.
Tips and Tricks
You don’t want that forest growing out there. Cutting is the most important and the first thing one must be doing to maintain their lawn. Regarding its technique, little and more often is better than cutting your grass all in one go. Cutting not only makes your grass thicker but also gives your lawn a fresh look.
Want that lush green lawn? Watering is the key to it. Watering your lawn once a day is necessary to form that good stable root system. Nowadays watering your garden is with minimum hassle. You can water by hand, partially or automatically.
Once you’re done cutting and watering your lawn, examine the front of your home through visual perspective, and let nature be your guide before you start making permanent arrangements. Come up with ideas for a grand entrance and work your way back.
Two of your favorite types of trees should stand ready to usher visitors into your lawn. Go for small growing trees, as you want less hassle for your visitors.
Lastly, leave a spot for lawn furniture. Make a space to sit a while and watch the grass grow, to smell the flowers and listen to the birds singing. Lawns aren’t just about weeding, pruning, and planting. They are magical places. Only a beautiful table and chair would be enough to enjoy the beauty.
If you want a feast for the eyes and taste buds all together, a lawn can fulfill that. Plant fragrant herbs in small pots, and place them in your garden. Once fully grown, they will not only add colors to your lawn, but you can also snip and tuck them into salads, sauces, and soups.
Don’t forget the containers. In early spring, long before your lawn bursts in colors, create drama with the plants in those containers. They are a variety of plants to choose from. The main rule is to go with rich, dark colors. Dark colors create magical combinations in the lawn. Flower your containers and make your lawn beautiful. Try using flowers which gives double senses like fragrance as well as color.