Can You Make More of Your Garden? | gardening

If you’re wondering whether you could enjoying your garden more, then perhaps you’ve already got some ideas as to what you want to do. If you’re not sure, or are looking for inspiration, then here’s how you can make the most of your garden.1. By adding a shed you’ll have plenty of storage space, and whether it’s for your tool kit, the children’s bikes, or for the garden furniture, you’ll find plenty of uses for your shed.2. A wooden chalet can be used as a home office, as well as somewhere for the children to play. You might want additional space for when relatives come to stay too.3. You can make more of your garden by providing a play area for your children. Who wouldn’t love a swing, slide or sandpit? What about having an area for playing football, or tennis or badminton too?


4. If you are a gardener, then why not have a greenhouse? You’ll have plenty of space for growing tomatoes and getting seedlings established too. Depending on the size of your garden, you might want a glass greenhouse, or a much smaller plastic one.5. A vegetable patch can mean that you and your children can spend some time together, and enjoy growing your own fruit and vegetables. Why not see what will grow in your garden? As well as being much cheaper than paying supermarket prices, your vegetables will taste much nicer too, and you’ll know that they’re free from pesticides.6. If you want to spend more time outdoors, then why not think about having decking in your garden? An attractive wooden area will be perfect for sitting on when the weather’s warm and sunny.7. Just by having a barbeque you can make more of your garden. Why not invite some friends round, let the men do the cooking, and see how much fun you can have? If you haven’t got a barbeque yet, why not buy one?8. A garden table and chairs will enable you to sit outdoors and enjoy your garden. If your table and chairs have seen better days, or you’ve been meaning to get a patio set for a while, why not treat yourself to a garden table and some chairs?


9. Garden lights can mean that you don’t have to go inside when it gets dark. Solar powered lights store electricity created during daylight hours, which can be used when it gets dark. Alternatively you might want to have brighter lights that use mains electricity, so that you can see for longer.10. It might seem a daunting task if you want to use your garden, but it certainly doesn’t have to cost lots. Why not use your imagination, and see what you can come up with. It might be that the cheapest ideas are the best and most appreciated ones.Now you know what sort of things you can do with your garden, what’s stopping you?