Steps To Preparing Your Garden For Summer
– Your First Steps
– Consider Relaxation and Space
– Consider Alternative Purposes
– Add Nature To Your Garden
2021… wow, how fast has it gone so far? Now approaching May, we’re so close to the most favoured time of year, which this year should be much more exciting that last summer. Due to restrictions imposed on our lives last summer and effectively since last March, our lives and freedoms have been restricted due to the COVID-19, now due to the vaccine rollout, it is likely that normality will return on the 21st of June (phew). Already, as of the 12th of April, some of our freedoms have returned, including outdoor hospitality, non-essential retail, gym’s, salons, and more, all with social restrictions, however, as of the 21st of June, after restrictions ease slightly more on May 17th, we’re expecting all social restrictions to be removed completely, and hopefully, forever,
This summer, it is highly likely that you will be spending most time outdoors or in venues or events that you hadn’t have been able to able to enjoy for the past 15 months, such as nightclubs, festivals, pubs, etc, however, some of these things may not be your cup of tea, or, some days you may prefer to stay at home and enjoy the sun. When at home, the best way to enjoy the sun is by relaxing in your garden, however, it is important your sun is perfect for relaxation and there won’t be any elements of it that may prevent this.
Your First Steps
Ideally, in your garden you want to have somewhere to sit, and also for others to sit. Not only will it be yourself relaxing in your garden, but also people who you live with will want to sit down in your garden or you’ll want to invite guests round to enjoy your garden. For this very reason, its is important to consider the area size of your garden before preparing it for this summer. This could include making rearrangements with the seating, how many seats you have in your garden, limits to the design of your garden, and more.
Examples of why your garden size could affect how it is used include limited space to being able to walk around, being out of the sun, obstructing gates or doors, being too close to ponds, animal cages, or more. It is important to put seating in a non-obstructive area of your garden, far from any potential risks, and to keep furniture or decoration that could be a potential hazard in a position in your garden that does not get in the way.
Consider Relaxation and Space
Being in crowded places isn’t relaxing, so the same principle applies for trying to relaxing in your garden. If there are too many items of furniture in your garden or there is too much seating, then it is highly important to remove or rearrange the furniture to allow for your garden to not be overcrowded, which can easily prevent relaxation within your home.
Why summer is loved so much is primarily due to the weather, and in the UK, being in the shade can generally be quite cold, even on a hot day. Due to this, it’s important for there to be areas in your garden where you can be in the sun to relax in if it is possible. For this, it is important to rearrange or remove large furniture items where it is possible, or moving seating to places to areas in your garden where you can easily catch the sun when it is hot on a summers day, otherwise, you may find it much harder to relax in your garden during the summer.
Consider Alternative Purposes
If you have children, it is likely that they will want to use the garden space for playing with their toys or practicing sports, which could potentially be a hazard, especially if playing sports such as ball sports. This is as balls could fly and potentially damage windows, cause injuries, break furniture, and more. It is perfectly normal for children to want to play ball games outside or play with their toys when the weather is nice, however, it is important that the risk to yourself, your children, and you garden is kept at a minimum at all time.
Tree’s and tall hedges can be natural obstructions in your gardens, which can be highly problematic during the summer for many different reasons, which can include blocking the sun, having sharp branches that can reduce space in your garden, attracting unwanted wildlife, and various other reasons. Natural obstructions are the hardest to dispose of due to the disposal process either causing substantial damage to your garden, or alternatively ruining the appearance of your garden. For the removal of natural obstructions, it is always important to have them removed by a professional who can safely implement this without damaging your garden or worsening its appearance.
Add Nature To Your Garden
Alternatively, your garden may not have enough natural elements, such as trees and hedges, which can massively improve your gardens appearance, without the need for furniture, and can last long term. Like removing trees and hedges from your garden, it is also highly difficult to have them planted or placed in your garden as there is a risk of them being planted incorrectly or them being a future risk, which is why like for removal, you should also have trees planted by professionals.
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So who are the professionals who can do this you may ask? The professionals who will be able to efficiently plant trees or hedges in your garden, additionally to removing them or reshaping them, are tree surgeons. If you are based in or around Cardiff and require tree surgeons who are superior at their role, with an incredibly high work ethic, choose Tree Squadron. Tree Squadron are tree surgeons in Cardiff with an impeccable reputation who will be able to be at hand for any tree surgery service that you may require. For more information, get in touch.