411homerepair.com

Latest Articles

Home Energy Efficiency Key To Battling Climate Change

Home energy efficiency is the act of reducing the wasted energy used in houses. This could involve a building survey on a property in order to...

on Mar 24, 2017

Can I Clean My Home’s Air Ducts Myself?

As a DIYer we love to save money and do things just like the pros do. So what about HVAC systems? Is it possible to clean your own air ducts,...

on Mar 24, 2017

Tips for Excellent and Cost-Saving Home Repairs and Glass Works

When was the last time you did major repairs to the house you spend most of your days in? You know that prevention is better than cure, right? So,...

on Mar 21, 2017

Top Things You Should Prepare Before a Big Remodeling Project

Starting a home remodeling project is always exciting. You have a new design in mind and you are eager to get the project started. You have a team...

on Mar 16, 2017

How Large can I Build a Structure in my Backyard?

If you are really asking how big you can build without having to worry about permits and paperwork, that is a different issue than having an...

on Mar 16, 2017

How to Prepare Your Garden for the Winter Months

by Boris Dzhingarov on Oct 26, 2015

You’ve spent months building a BBQ in your garden, enjoying your homemade furniture and admired the carefully selected hanging baskets you chose months before and spent the summer enjoying your garden. The nights are closing in, the weather is getting colder and the rain is coming down more often, now it’s time to prepare your garden for the winter. Here are some top tips for preparing your garden for the winter months:

The Lawn

You’ve spent the summer keeping the grass neat and trim and now it’s time to prepare it for winter. The lawn requires lots of upkeep over the winter which will involve carrying on trimming it, moving around your furniture and ensuring you keep it free from those pesky branches, leaves and twigs. This process can be arduous and means keeping off the grass for long patches. However, there is a way to ensure you can use your lawn all year round without having to keep off it all year round. If you like to use your garden through the summer, there has been a surge in popularity for artificial Grono grass, which offers year round functionality and an authentic look and may be worth looking at for a year round alternative.

The Flowers

It is a common misconception that your garden can only be surrounded by blooming flowers, vivid colours and ornate displays through the summer months. If you plan on enjoying your garden through the winter months it is important to remember that it can still be aesthetically pleasing. There has been a boom in awareness of plants which will bloom in the winter months and keep your flower beds being a fixture to any garden. If you plant the right seeds through the early autumn they will slowly bloom in the middle of winter, even under the toughest weather. Planting Primroses, Violas or Pansies will bloom in the midwinter and provide your garden with year round colour. Even better, they will continue to grow into the early spring and begin to wither right around the time you will be ready to plant your different variety of summer flowers.

The Furniture

With your garden flowers blooming and your lawn resembling the heights of summer, it is essential to have the right equipment to enable you to enjoy your garden year round. This doesn’t mean you can’t use your summer furniture; the benches, the swings or the tables in the winter, it is about making them functional. Simple additions; a gazebo to protect you from the weather, a wood burner to create a sense an ambience or a gas heater to keep you warm will all allow you to use your garden all year round.

Your garden is a great space in the summer, but there is no need for it to be a summertime only space. With some simple preparation or changes it can become a practical space for entertaining friends and family all year-round.  What are you waiting for?

Author

Random Articles

How to Reduce Your Chance of a Break-In

We all take the standard precautions when leaving the house, like locking our doors and windows, but what if that is not enough to stop a burglar...

Safety / Security

The Importance of Using Native Grass Seed

Grass is a wonderful substance. It makes us feel comfortable as it is nice to walk and sit on. Furthermore, the sight of lush green grass fills us...

Garden / Landscaping

Ideas to Arrange the Living Room Accessories

The living room consists of a large number of accessories. It is very important to arrange the accessories in the proper place to make it look...

Interior Design / Decor

Checklist – How to Find the Right Roofer

When it comes to roofers, you certainly have plenty of choices. So much so, that the process of deciding which one to work with can be nothing...

Hire Contractors / Estimates

Develop Your Own Plan for Your Home Design

It is very easy to develop and create own design or plans to built your dream home according to your taste. Of course it is possible by using...

Interior Design / Decor

Actions

Contact Us | Submit Article | RSS | 411homerepair © 2017