The Best Ways To Renovate Your Garden

Your garden can be the setting for so many enjoyable times so it is little wonder that people dedicate so much time to renovating this part of their property.
There are many options available to make your garden appealing so you can sit out and enjoy the sunshine when it arrives and precious moments with friends and family. People have varying levels of dedication when it comes to maintaining their garden, some are out there every chance they get whereas others can be unsure of the numerous ways they can add some quality to this area.

Barbecue
You can build a barbecue area by using bricks and adding a grill which then gives you a specific place to host those barbecues during gatherings and also enables you to cook using coals, which is the best way to cook food like this.  An alternative option is having a patio area for a free-standing barbecue to be put on.

Shelter
Another great feature to add is a timber frame construction at the back of your home to make a sheltered area. You can add plastic to keep the rain away, or bamboo to shelter from the sun, or you can even choose to leave it more open.

Timber Frame Construction

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Grass
If you have a young family it is always good to have a fairly large grass area so they can play without hurting themselves when they fall. It is also essential if they have swings or slides for them to be able to land on grass. With this kind of area you can have a well-maintained patch that really adds an aesthetic and functional quality to your garden too.

Furniture
If you add a patio or decking area think about what furniture you want to add and how it will fit into your idea of how you want the garden to look. There are a number of options such as benches and even a gazebo for example.
Unfortunately there is no such thing as a ‘no maintenance garden’ but there are some that do not necessarily have to take up a huge amount of your time. If you are not sure what will suit your family and your own needs for a garden then you can bring in the service of a landscape gardener to help you along with the whole planning process. Although this will be a more costly option once it is designed and constructed all you need to do at that point is keep the garden to a high standard by taking care of such tasks as weeding, mowing and raking.

Article written by Bryan Day representing www.southerntimberframe.com who provide an exemplary standard of timber frame construction and products to form various parts of homes and properties.

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