Gardening in the fall doesn’t have to be dull and cold. Make your garden outstanding this fall.
Gardening, during the warm weather, is much more enjoyable. Colorful flowers are in bloom rather than dying off now that winter is coming. The air is colder, the nights are longer making it much more difficult to keep plants looking good.
Garden owners should prepare for winter ahead of time. Designing your garden so it is suitable for the cold weather takes planning before you even plant. It is important to know the plants that can withstand the cold weather.
In addition to planting for cold weather, your landscaping can be planned out and updated in the fall to avoid those hot summer days. Here are some things to consider updating in the fall to give your garden a fresh look.
The Classic Arch
Arches may be popular during the warm seasons, but you can also add it to your fall garden. It becomes the focal point of the place. Get climbing plants that are best for winter. If you take care of it properly, your arch can be a great attraction to your garden, boasting and adding different colors to your little paradise.
A great addition to your fall garden is a fire pit. This is perfect when you want to hang out in your garden when the temperature drops. Surround it with your garden furniture. Fire pits also add a great aesthetic value to your garden. It can be a focal point as well. You can get creative too and design your own fire pit.
There are many sculptures that you can choose from. From the classical garden gnomes to those stone sculptures. Get creative when picking out your sculptures. They can make your garden, either peaceful, colorful or playful.
Bring life to your garden by illuminating it. Light up the pathway to your garden. Place lights in your pots for added effect. Put lights in plants you want to highlight or spots you want to specifically see. It can set a romantic mood as well. Perfect if you want to just sit around and look over your garden amid a starry night.
Set a little interaction with the wild life. Most birds relocate for the cold season. However, some birds may srtick around during the fall. Help them out by building a birdhouse. It’s a great addition to your garden and fun to watch.
Don’t be afraid of adding a little bit more to your garden this fall. Get creative and liven the place up!