Looking at your outdoors and thinking your current landscape needs a bit of an improvement? Here are 5 landscaping ideas to transform your outdoors from a simple backyard into a staycation haven. From making use of neutral exteriors to claiming back that aerial space and adorning your fence with lovely crawlers, find ideas below which are incredibly easy to adapt but bring in a maximum impact!
Incorporate secret getaways.
Whether it’s a gazebo hidden in a wall of hanging ivy or a secret sitting area closed off by a row of privacy plants, you can turn your outdoors into a secret getaway.
Add height to your garden.
Create the illusion of expanse by elevating some of your plants. While there might be limited space, mount it on a pole or hang it in a basket. This would give an otherwise plain area a floral touch.
Plant lilies for a wild meadow look.
If you simply have no time for meticulous gardening but cannot stand a bare lawn, plant sturdy lilies. These flowers love the sun, are absolutely sturdy and spread fragrance all round.
Turn your fence into a trellis for idyllic climbing vines.
Instead of propping up a trellis, let your fence serve a double purpose. Plant vines onto it and have raise your curb appeal instantly. You can also let it run wild over your other plants for a carefree look.
Pick shrub trees that show off.
Shrub trees give you an expansive ground cover and impress everybody with their showy blooms. By simply having a shrub tree, you have managed half of your landscape problems. Other than being a gorgeous ground cover, it can also act as a privacy plant or even a living fence when placed at strategic locations.