We all know that summer is a colorful time in most gardens, but we can also have a spectacular garden in winter. By planting just a few well-chosen flowers, you can turn your garden into a relaxing place even in winter. Today we will teach you about simple steps for creating a perfect winter garden.
Choose the plants
Having a beautiful garden in winter is not very difficult, but you should have a bit of knowledge about flowers and plant life. Usually, winter flowers are the most fragrant flowers ever. For example, you can choose Viburnum Bodnantense which is well known for its floral displays during the cool season. Moreover, you can mix them with shrubby companions which can provide you with a great color contrast of silver, gold, and burgundy. You can also choose to plant mahonia, which is a useful flowering shrub with yellow spikes. There are many types of mahonia, but it’s recommended to opt for the taller specimens because they can provide height in smaller gardens.
Furthermore, you can choose to plant some Daphnes which will beautify your garden with their color and scent. On the other hand, if you have enough space in your garden for a small tree, it’s recommended to go for trees with unusual bark, which can stand out in winter, such as silver birch trees or cherry trees. You can also plant evergreens which are a good choice for providing color in winter.
This type of shrub can become the eye-catcher in your garden due to its black berries flowers. As such, if you think about creating a perfect winter garden, keep in mind to use some led grow lights, which are efficient ways to get your plants the light they need for flowering.
Create a patio
Whether or not is a large garden, it can provide you with a pleasant atmosphere also during the winter months. You can add a welcoming feature to your garden by creating a small patio where you can relax and entertain your family. If you are thinking about designing a patio, you should know that its building doesn’t require special skills. Actually, you just need to have a plan and desire to work. After you finish your patio project, you can begin to decorate it with furniture and decorations. Make sure it has folding patio doors which can provide you with comfort and warmth during the cool season.
Finally, you can accessorize your patio with a sofa, some chairs, and a small table. Be more creative and add a touch of romanticism by placing on the table some candles and some dried fruits, such as oranges, lemons, and apples. This way you will create a pleasant ambiance for drinking a cup of mulled wine with your friends. Furthermore, you should consider installing a tower fan, which provides you with warmth in winter.