5 Ways to Upgrade Your Garden


The garden is a place for relaxation and fun, but as our lives get busier and busier it can be hard to find the time to plan and build your dream outdoor space. If you’re looking for ways to upgrade your backyard this spring, here are 5 easy projects that will take your yard from meh to fabulous!


Planters are an easy and affordable way to add color and interest to your garden. Planters can be used for growing flowers, herbs, or vegetables that you don’t have room for in the ground. If you want to grow something like tomatoes, but don’t have enough space for a full-size garden bed, consider planting them in planter boxes instead. You’ll get more bang for your buck by using containers instead of buying soil every year since containers allow water and nutrients to be recycled within the same container over several seasons (as opposed to needing fresh soils every year).

Garden Set

Garden sets are a great way to add a touch of class to your garden, and they come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and materials. Your choice will depend on what you need from it; if you’re just looking for somewhere to sit down with a book and a cup of tea during those long summer days, then perhaps an elegant wooden bench would be more suitable than one made from concrete.

On the other hand, if you have children who love playing outside but always seem to end up in their rooms reading Harry Potter instead, then why not try out something like this slide set? It’s fun while also adding extra value by helping them develop better motor skills.

Floating Deck

A floating deck is a great way to add a new feature to your garden. It’s also an easy way to upgrade your existing deck. Adding seating, entertaining spaces or planting areas are all simple ways that you can elevate the look of your yard with just one addition.

Floating decks come in many different styles and materials—from wood to composite plastic—and are ideal for both small and large gardens alike. They are also quick and easy to install, meaning there’s no need for expensive builders or building contractors.

Wall Gardens

For a wall garden, you want to choose a container that is the right size for your space. You can use any type of container, but make sure it’s not too small for the space. If you have a lot of material to fit in your container, then consider using something bigger and more spacious like a barrel or wooden box.

If you want to add greenery to an indoor space, then consider using vertical planters that stand up against walls rather than hanging down from ceilings. These types of planters include boxes and pots with holes cut out so they rest against walls instead of hanging down from above like traditional hanging baskets do (though these are still great choices as well!).

Wall gardens are also good choices because they can be filled with all sorts of different kinds of plants—both evergreen shrubs like ivy plants or flowering perennials such as geraniums will work well in these types of containers because they don’t require much sun exposure so long as there isn’t direct sunlight coming through windows nearby (which could scorch leaves).

Water Features

Water Features

Water features can be a fountain, a pond, or a waterfall. They add interest and beauty to any garden. There are many types of water features that you can use in your yard to create an oasis of tranquility where you and your family will want to spend time relaxing outdoors. Water features can be made of concrete, stone or metal; they can also be made out of wood or plastic if you want something more natural looking. The choice is up to you!

Fountains make wonderful additions to any garden because they create splashes of sound as well as adding color with the movement of the water hitting the surface below it. If you have multiple fountains in one area they will look even better together than each one by itself would have been because each will give off its own unique rhythm but still blend together well enough not too distract from its neighbors’ sounds either

Don’t forget to plan!

Remember that no matter how big or small your garden is, planning is always important. If you’re going to be expanding your garden and making it more than just a square-shaped space of grass, make sure you have the right tools handy (a shovel or spade will come in handy for digging) and don’t forget to consider how much money and time you are willing to invest into the project.

If this is an expansion project, it may be necessary to get some professional help from an architect or landscape designer at first. You’ll want someone who knows what they’re doing so as not to create any costly mistakes when making additions like decks or patios!


We hope you found this post helpful and are ready to upgrade your garden. If you need more ideas, check out our other blog posts. We’ve recently done a series of posts on how to build a deck and how to prepare your yard for the winter.

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