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A garden, no matter what size, can act as a zone of cathartic peace for all those lucky to have one.
And it doesn’t have to be an area that is ignored in the winter. With just a little bit of simple tender loving care, that space at the back of your house can be a wonderful area of peaceful retreat throughout the year.
The most important way of doing this of course is by keeping your garden fresh and clean.
The following 8 tips will help you get the most out of yard.
Early spring is the best time to plant vegetables, (and for this it doesn’t matter whether you have a large plot reserved for vegetable growth, or a small window box for some herbs – that satisfaction level is equally valid).
Plan ahead and when it comes time to plant, there’s a lot of options for you.
Tomatoes, snowpeas, capsicum or chilli, lettuce, cucumber, basil, rocket and parsley all look and smell wonderful if successfully grown in your yard.
Add a Water Feature
Finally, a great addition to any yard to inject a sense of freshness, is to have a water feature.
The therapeutic impact of a body of water works no matter the size, (as long as it is done tastefully).