Having an outdoor space just for yourself can be a true blessing as you can spend time outside and enjoy nature whenever you want. However, if you’ve been neglecting your outdoor area for a while, this blessing can quickly turn into a nightmare populated with weeds, dead plants and forgotten pieces of furniture.

Turning things around and converting an unkempt garden into the green paradise you’re dreaming of can sound like a daunting task, especially if you’re not much of a green thumb and have very little knowledge of landskapsarkitektur. Luckily, we have a few simple ideas that can help you achieve your goal without much hassle.

Get rid of the mess

You don’t have to be a landskapsarkitekt to figure out that the first step you have to take is to get rid of all the mess that has been gathering in your once beautiful garden and start with a clean sheet. This is probably the least fun part of the process and the messiest one as well, but you’ve got to pay your dues one way or another. So, roll up your sleeves and get down to work. Then, once you’re done, you’ll be able to really assess your garden’s potential and ideas will start pouring in. 

Choose low maintenance plants

Now onto the fun part: choosing the plants you want to grow in your garden. The choices are endless here, but before you get carried away by all the ideas you want to put into practice, you have to think about your possibilities. Assuming you don’t necessarily have a talent for keeping plants alive, it’s best if you stick to low maintenance plants that can withstand harsh conditions, including an owner that sometimes forgets to water them or pull the weeds. 

Invest in garden furniture

Tending to plants is not the only thing you can do to enhance the beauty and appeal of your garden. You can also add furniture so you can relax outside and admire how your garden grows and changes with the seasons. Just make sure you choose pieces of furniture that are suitable for outdoor use and can complement the space you’ve created.

Hire a pro to help you out

If the size of your garden is too much for you to handle on your own or if you simply don’t have the time or the motivation to do it all, you can look for skilled landskapsarkitekter in your area. Working with a professional landscape architect will take the burden off your shoulders and help you complete your project faster and with less effort.

Light up the space

Gardens aren’t destined only for daytime use. You can enjoy your garden during the evening or night as well if you install some suitable lighting fixtures. Festoon lights are always a good option for creating a cozy and magical atmosphere in any outdoor space. Just imagine the party potential your garden will have once you light it up.