Effective Ways to Make Your Home Garden Look FABULOUS!

Your garden may not look the way you would like it to be. We are sometimes too preoccupied with work and may not pay enough attention to our home and garden. But with some patience and creativity, you can work on a few simple upgrades to give your garden a well-needed makeover without burning a hole in your pocket. Try to add new garden lighting, deck furniture or even some artificial grass to change the look of your space. Revamping your garden just needs some planning and intuitiveness to make it an outdoor space that reflects your personality.

To help, we have listed below a few effective ways to beautify your garden to make it a special sanctuary for you and your loved ones.

Artificial Grass

Artificial grass is the most effective and easy way to achieve a glorious green lawn in your garden without the stress included with the upkeep. There are various kinds of artificial grass on the market that look exactly like the real thing. If you are good with DIY projects, then a pair of scissors is your friend.


Just remember that sometimes it’s better to admit defeat and google how much does artificial grass cost done by a professional landscaper.

Stay Organized with Pots & Planters

The use of a mixture of flower pots and planters is an effective way to make your garden look polished and organized. Planting a variety of flowers that are in season will also bring vibrant colors and life to your garden space.

If you are working on a tight budget, makeover your old pots with a quick coat of paint. Using canned spray paints is handy and cost-effective.

Invest in Statement Outdoor Furniture

Does your garden furniture look shabby and worn out? It might be time to invest in a new set of tables and chairs and replace it with something more trendy and functional. If money is a concern, think of buying a singular statement piece that can work with your existing garden furniture.

You can also bring out a few colorful living room furniture pieces to your garden. Mix and match different sized cushions, a vintage chair or table. However, make sure you are able to bring in the furniture easily if the weather does not cooperate. 

Lighten Up

To give your garden a new look and calming atmosphere in the evenings, the addition of some lights will definitely do the trick! Be it dainty fairy lights or a selection of outdoors lamps – look into how you can save on energy. Scout for solar-powered lights that can charge during the day and give off a sensual glow during the evenings. This will come in handy when you plan to dine al fresco for dinner or entertain guests for a cozy party.

Block Off Unsightly Areas

No one wants to see large garbage bins or an organic compost section when spending time in your outdoor garden. The most effective way is to fence off the area or use a screen that can block off the pieces that are not pretty enough to look at in your garden. The addition of a fence or screen will serve as a path to the hidden section of unsightly clutter and trash.

Section Plants Around a Motif

Group together plants around a specific color to make a bigger impact in your garden. Planting flowers of the same color in mass quantities or of different varieties is an effective way to brighten up your space. Surround these with another array of flowers or plants in a contrasting hue. Research and seek out the help of a horticulturist who can assist you in deciding what will work best for you and your outdoor garden.

Set Up an Outdoor Cocktail Bar

Do you want a peaceful place to relax after a tough day at work? The addition of an outdoor bar to your garden will not only help you relieve stress but will also be a way to impress your guests when they come for a visit. Having an outdoor cocktail bar can let you enjoy sunsets and temperate evenings. Always treat your outdoor bar furniture so it can withstand the changes in the weather.

Plant Herbs and Vegetables

There is nothing more satisfying than picking vegetables from your own garden. Start to plant easy-to-grow vegetables or if you do not have the luxury of space, try working with planting a selection of potted herbs like basil, oregano, and thyme. Impress your family and guests by picking your own herbs while hosting an outdoor barbeque party in your home garden.

Refurbish Your Old Garden Shed

Clear out the clutter from your old garden shed and maximize the additional space. Adding a fresh layer of paint, pretty decorations and patterns can transform the shed into a small studio space, or a playroom for your kids. Add baskets and a functional cabinet to keep things neat when storing your essentials.

In closing, beautifying your garden space can be a useful way to express your creativity and personal tastes. Whether it begins as a do-it-yourself project or you venture to seek the help of a garden specialist, revamping your space will inspire you to spend more time outdoors to relax and unwind with your loved ones. 

Have a Great Week!

Love and Blessings

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Kim is the CEO of Life in a House, proud mother to two great sons, and 2 beautiful granddaughters. She loves spur-of-the-moment road trips and weekend getaways to Norfolk and Virginia Beach. She has been blogging for over 17 years and focuses on family, home, and lifestyle topics. She loves hosting giveaways and putting together great gift guides for likeminded grands looking to spoil their grandkids. Her dream is to retire to a little cottage on the beach and spend her days collecting shells with her granddaughters.
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