Gardening for Beginners: 9 Ideas For Small Starter Gardens

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The design of a home garden requires you to do some research and find inspiration to create a garden space that suits your needs and style. Doing this will save you a lot of time and effort in coming up with a design and plan, especially if you are thinking of designing a garden from scratch.

In this post, we will give you some handy tips and ideas on creating your very own garden space for your home and how you can maintain them – let’s get started!

1. Contemporary Inspiration

Simplicity is one of the main keys to modern garden designs. Contemporary gardens make use of a limited number of elements such as a couple of potted plants and perhaps a few palm trees. This gives life to the entrance instantly and is considered to add a sophisticated look and feel.

2. Repurpose a Tray

Add something interesting by repurposing an old TV tray. Simply add some low-maintenance greenery like moss and succulents and place it at any entrance. This is sure to impress any guests and add aesthetic value to your small garden.

3. Shrubbery Fence

By planting some shrubbery along the walkway to your entrance, you will add instant charm and character to your small garden. Plant it next to the walkway and ensure to maintain and cut it on a regular basis – you will be able to shape it according to your preference.

4. Incorporate Different Textures

Going with a homogeneous garden design is fine but why not play with different compositions to make your garden truly unique? In this example, you can divide your garden into different sections, for example, you could have a cacti garden on one side, and a tropical colorful garden on the other.

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5. Climbers are Cool

A neat way to add some extra greenery and pizazz to your home is to plant some creepers right next to the wall of your entrance. To ensure your creeper creeps, simply add a stake or stable stick in the pot, and Bob’s your uncle. You should have a beautiful creeper to welcome guests to your home.

6. Pad With Pots

If you are struggling with space in your yard, simply get a lot of potting plants and scatter them over the patio, porch, and entrances. It’s amazing what can be achieved with a couple of pots in plants.

7. Repurpose an Old Bird Bath

This is perfect for those hardy succulents we all love. By adding some stones and soil and planting an old bird bath full of succulents you can create your own tiny succulent garden very easily.

8. Add Some Herbs

What is any green space without some herbs? You can easily create a herb garden in your front or backyard by repurposing old tin baths and containers.

9. Know the Bad Guys

You will surely come across some crawling insects and pests while working on your garden. It is for this reason that you need to know which ones are actually harmful and can bring infestation or havoc to your masterpieces. There are organic preventive measures you can do to lessen or hopefully kill them. You can familiarize yourself by making a list of destructive pests and note how you can avoid them. Otherwise, you can always ask some professional assistance from a local pest control company in Woodstock, if you think the situation has gone out of control.

Now that you have plenty of ideas on how to start a small garden in any space, you probably can’t wait to get started! Please contact us with any of your landscaping or gardening questions, we’d be more than happy to help.

As for the pest prevention part, you can find this very reliable company I’ve depended on for years:

Community Pest Solutions
305 Lady Slipper Ln, Woodstock, GA 30188, USA
+1 770-865-4427

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