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Stuck at Home? 4 Ways to Spruce Up Your Garden

Your garden is a place that most people tend to only a few times a week. However, it is one of the most visible sights in the entire house. Everyone notices a lush, colorful garden when looking into someone’s yard. In addition, everyone notices the good and bad aspects of a garden. So, here are 4 improvements to make to your garden today.

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Lay Down Compost

Compost is a natural soil conditioner that is made of organic matter. Compost consists of organic compounds that are planted to recycle nutrients back into the soil. Lay down compost wherever the soil needs restoration in your garden.

Compost is also a natural pesticide that removes insects. There are no worries about leaving behind traces of chemicals that pollute the ground and water. In addition to its use as a fertilizer, expect your soil to become more stable and healthier than soil that does not contain compost.

Create Borders

Create decorative borders to make certain sections of the garden stand out more. Increase the visual appeal of your favorite flowers, plants or trees. Anything can be used to make a boundary from stones to small plants and fence posts.

Lay Down Concrete

A lot of people like pathways that lead into their gardens. A decorative walkway is more scenic. It allows people to walk through without stepping on the dirt or trampling all over your plants. You’ll need a concrete contractor to lay down the concrete foundation.

If you already have concrete, you may have damage that you and everyone else notices. Some parts of the ground are lower than others, making it difficult to walk evenly on pathways leading from the house to the garden. The problem is known as sunken concrete, which is usually caused by sinking soil, and concrete lifting is the main solution.

Promote Animal Life

Near your garden, install structures that attract animals. These include bird fountains, squirrel houses and ponds for frogs. Unless you’re growing plants for good, it’s ideal to attract birds, bees and rodents to increase the natural appeal. Apart from edible plants, most animals will not cause too much damage to your garden.

You don’t need to read many articles and be a professional landscaper to have a great garden. All you need is a lot of time and energy to start making improvements immediately. Although physical effort is half of the job, it’s important to continue looking for more gardening ideas.

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Author Bio:  Lizzie Weakley is a freelance writer from Columbus, Ohio. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors and walks in the park with her husky, Snowball.

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