It looks like we’re in for at least a few weeks of staying inside. But although we may not venture much further than our own front door, that’s not to say we can’t enjoy the escape of our own back garden. So, with this in mind, we’ve prepared a few tips for how to get the most out of your garden during this chaotic time – and ultimately stay productive while self-isolating.
The start of the season calls for a spring clean – whether you’re stuck at home or not! Organise with our Faithfull Flex Tubs, or why not dust away the cobwebs (or the leaves) with the Einhell 2500W 3-in-1 Blower Vacuum & Shredder? Clean garden, clean mind and all that…
Apply a Fresh Coat
If you’re looking after the kids or working from home, the garden shed may be the place to escape to for some peace and quiet – so get it into shape! The non-stop rain over the last few months has probably left your shed and fence looking rather washed-out – so now’s the perfect time to bring them back to life, with a lick of the Cuprinol Shed and Fence Protector. And if you’re handy with a paintbrush, spruce up your garden furniture with the Liberon Garden Furniture Oil, or give your decking a refresh using the Liberon Decking Oil.
Cook From Your Own Produce
With garden chemicals such as the Doff Tomato Feed, you can watch your homegrown fruit and veg thrive under improved soil conditions. Reap the rewards of your own garden, and enjoy fresh and healthy produce – straight from your back yard. Growing your own greens also provides the perfect incentive to impress with a home-cooked meal – whilst giving you an activity to occupy your time. And it’s sure to taste better, knowing that it’s come from the fruits of your own labour…
Look Out for Wildlife
The companionship of a pet is not to be underestimated. And without a buzzing social life to fall back on, it’s time to get back to nature and make your garden a welcome space for wildlife. From bird feeders to hedgehog huts, it’s a great way to keep the kids entertained too. And bees are also beneficial for your garden, so it’s win, win!
Use Time to Your Advantage
Now we have all this time on our hands, it’s time to watch the grass grow – literally! Nourish your lawn with the Doff Fast Growing Lawn Seed and you could see vast improvements to your garden. And those things you never have time to do – watering the plants, de-weeding the flowerbed, trimming the hedge – but “never have time”, now’s the opportunity to get them sorted…
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