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As the summer months roll around, many of us find ourselves spending more and more time outdoors, enjoying the sunny weather and relaxing in the garden. However, with this increased use of our outdoor spaces comes the inevitable challenge of keeping the garden tidy and well-maintained. Luckily, with a few simple tips and tricks, you can easily keep your garden looking its best all summer long.

 

Weeding

One of the most important things you can do to keep your garden tidy in the summer is to stay on top of weeding. Weeds can quickly take over a garden if left unchecked, choking out your precious plants and making your garden look untidy. Make it a habit to regularly walk through your garden and pull up any weeds you see, being sure to get the roots as well to prevent them from regrowing. You can also lay down a layer of mulch around your plants to help suppress weed growth and keep your garden looking neat and tidy.

Storage Shed

A wooden storage shed not only provides a designated spot to store your tools and supplies, but it also adds a charming touch to your yard. Homeowners can benefit greatly from the extra storage space a shed provides, making it easy to keep your garden tools, lawn equipment, and seasonal decorations organized and easily accessible. Whether you’re an avid gardener or just looking to declutter your outdoor space, a wooden storage shed is the perfect solution.

Our Overlord Modular range could be the perfect solution for your garden. With two different style roofs, Apex and Pent you are able to pick the right roof that you desire. Constructed from pressure-treated spruce, the Overlord Modular Sheds come with a 10-year guarantee against rot and fungal decay. A garden game changer is that as the Overlord’s are modular, you are able to place the doors and windows to suit you and your garden. With the modular design, you’re able to construct your shed however you like. Choose whether you want your shed with or without a window, and then place your windows and doors where you want, in a configuration that best suits you.

 

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Pruning and Deadheading

Another key aspect of keeping your garden tidy in the summer is regular pruning and deadheading. Pruning back overgrown branches and deadheading spent blooms not only helps to keep your plants looking neat and tidy, but it also encourages healthy growth and flowering. Be sure to use sharp, clean tools when pruning to prevent damage to your plants, and take the time to research the specific pruning needs of each plant in your garden to ensure you are pruning at the right time and in the right way.

Watering

In addition to weeding and pruning, regular watering is essential for keeping your garden tidy in the summer. Be sure to water your plants deeply and infrequently to encourage deep root growth and drought resistance. Consider investing in a soaker hose or drip irrigation system to make watering more efficient and reduce water waste. If you have a large garden, a rain barrel or greywater system can help you save on water usage and keep your garden looking lush and green all summer long.

Maintenance

Keeping your garden tidy in the summer also means staying on top of grass maintenance. Regular mowing, edging, and weeding can help keep your lawn looking neat and pristine, while also discouraging pests and reducing the risk of disease. Consider investing in a good quality lawn mower and edging tool to make this task easier and more efficient. You can also look into alternative lawn care methods, such as mulching your grass clippings, to help improve the health of your lawn and reduce the need for chemical fertilisers.

 

Finally, don’t forget to take the time to clean and maintain your garden tools and equipment. Sharp, clean tools make gardening tasks easier and more efficient, so be sure to regularly clean and sharpen your tools to keep them in good working order. Consider investing in a tool storage system to keep your tools organised and easily accessible, and make it a habit to clean and put away your tools after each use to prevent rust and damage.

By following these simple tips and tricks, you can easily keep your garden looking tidy and well-maintained throughout the summer months. With a little bit of effort and regular maintenance, you can enjoy a beautiful and vibrant garden that you can be proud of all season long. So put on your gardening gloves, grab your tools, and get to work creating the garden of your dreams.