Do you have a space, small or large, outside? Why not create a beautiful garden that will allow you always to feel the freshness of the plants in your yard? Indeed, having a green space in your home contributes to the optimization of your well-being. It also allows you to spend quiet moments in the heart of a green and colorful nature. In this article, we offer you the key steps to help you succeed in your project.
The soil study
During any new construction, the ground is often still very compact and full of waste. Especially the one bordering the house, residues, and debris of construction materials are buried there. It is then challenging to plant trees on rough ground. The soil survey is a preliminary step to determine the types of plants adapted. It also helps you evaluate the work to be done to avoid unforeseen additional expenses.
After identifying the cultivable soil, you can proceed with the layout of the surfaces you will cultivate. At the same time, you can do the earthwork. Knowing that the soil is still full of holes, so it must be leveled for a better result. Don’t forget to lay out the paths and walkways in the garden; they allow you to move around quickly during the maintenance work and to do other activities. Even if the pleasure of landscaping your garden alone is unavoidable, it is imperative to seek the services of a specialized landscaper to ensure the success of the work in carrying out this step.
Laying out the garden
This step is mainly based on the drawing up of a plan. You already have in mind the type of garden you want to have. Several elements must be considered, such as the surface to be exploited, the location of the plants, and their development. Don’t forget the spaces to put the equipment and the furniture in your garden, such as the cottage, the living room, the pergola, the water point, etc. Also, prefer shades of color in your garden, that is to say, mix plants of different species and flowers of various colors. Always seek the advice of an experienced gardener to perfect the look of your outdoor space. He or she can also advise you on which plants suit your soil type and need the best, whether you want a vegetable garden, an ornamental garden, or an entire herb garden.
Installation of the garden fence
A garden fence is primarily used to delimit your property from your neighbors. It also protects you from intruders, especially when you live on the edge of a road. For a more attractive look, it must be in harmony with your garden and your house. To do this, opt for natural materials such as plant hedges and wood which is a material that is both ecological and aesthetic.
Your design project is almost complete when you get to this stage. It is ideal for cultivating at the beginning of the day so that the young plants are not too exposed to the sun. Also, water the soil before planting to allow the roots to live once grown. Alternatively, you can also plant towards the end of the day.
To keep your green space looking good all year long, garden maintenance should not be taken lightly. In the maintenance activities, you must water it regularly and put insecticides if necessary. Removing weeds and many other tasks related to the well-being of your garden are also to be taken into account.