How to Create a Lush Garden that Thrives

After investing so much time and effort in beautifying your indoor space, it is high time you considered your exterior. Your exterior consists of several elements that jazz up your home. And one of those elements is your garden.

Your garden can either be a component that complements the beauty of your home or one that ruins it. To ensure that it is the former, you should consider making it lush, healthy, and attractive. Here are a few ways to go about that.

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1 Grow plants together

While separating each plant in your garden may seem logical, growing them together comes with some benefits. First off, adopting this formation gives your garden a dense appearance, which could be attractive when done correctly. Also, growing your plants together allows you to maximize the available space.

When your plants are close to each other, the soil underneath is less exposed to the sun, allowing it to retain moisture and prevent the growth of weeds.

2 Give your garden shape

The best gardens are those that are neat, healthy and well-shaped and not those that are as shapeless as an old shoe and unkempt like a bunch of weeds growing in the wild. If you want neighbors, friends, and colleagues to complement your garden, you must commit to pruning.

Put effort into maintaining your shrubs and edges. Whenever dead or damaged branches appear, cut them out to maintain the attractive shape of your garden and keep it tidy. If you do this regularly, you’d be amazed at how healthy and attractive your garden will be.

3 Feed the soil, not the plants

Since you are taking care of the plants, you should be feeling them, right? Actually, rather than focus on the plants, it makes sense to focus on the root of the problem: the soil.

Plant health is dependent on health roots, and to encourage better air and water circulation, you must consider long-term nourishment. Use growing nutrients to ensure that your plants get the right amount of quality nutrients it needs to grow and stay healthy. Also, don’t forget to water your plants regularly. If this could be a problem for you, consider setting up a garden irrigation system.

4 Add some garden art

Contrary to what you may think, art isn’t only limited to your luxurious sitting room, bedroom, or dining room. You can add art forms like ornaments, collections, treasured finds, etc to your garden to enhance its feel and appearance.

Take a good look at your garden. What does it need? Perhaps, an eggular lamp sculpture would jazz up the space.

Are there bare walls that you would love to hide? If so, you could hang a bamboo blind as a backdrop to your plant. Don’t be scared to harness your creativity.


Your exterior speaks volumes of your personality, taste, and style. It offers visitors a sneak peek into your interior space. Considering this, you must spruce up all components of your exterior space, including your garden. The tips above will help you create a lush garden that thrives and complements the beauty of your home.

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