With the summer months looming, many people will be looking through their windows and not liking what they see. The process of starting again with our gardens can seem daunting. Often a bleak, blank canvas, outdoor spaces can look truly dismal in the winter, lacking colour and excitement. The start of the warmer weather however signals the beginning of the BBQ season, meaning many will want to focus on getting their gardens in tip top shape to impress friends and family.
Most people don’t have the time to spend weeks tweaking their gardens, constantly tripping to the garden centre for new plants and inspiration. And that’s one of the reasons why artificial greenery has increased in popularity over the last couple of years. Ideal for transforming outdoor spaces quickly and easily – and with minimal effort – artificial plants, trees and grass imitate a mature garden in an instant. Ideal for busy couples and families, and those who would simply rather spend time doing the things they love rather than spending umpteen hours refining the garden, artificial plants make it possible to transform bare, overgrown gardens and other outdoor spaces into flourishing little sanctuaries in as little as one weekend. You can even create your self a miniature garden indoors, and a flowers by flourish collection of monthly flowers to brighten up your space.
As any keen gardener will know, gardening is an art that requires endless hours of refining to keep it looking spick and span. Requiring no planting, weeding or TLC to make it bloom into a head turner, artificial greenery is one of the easiest and quickest ways to transform any uninspiring outdoor space. Real plants take time to grow and mature, often leaving you waiting weeks for the first signs of life – let alone for a burst of colour. Artificial plants look very much like the real thing, with the only difference being that they’re always ‘in bloom’. Simple and quick to place into the garden, they can simply be placed anywhere in order to brighten up a dull corner or highlight a striking feature.
Hedges and trees are a great idea for those who want a bit of privacy. Creating a safe haven, they provide an aesthetically pleasing division between neighbours’ gardens and roads. As you well know, trees and hedges can take years to mature into the thick, green walls that adorn gardens everywhere, meaning those grand ideas for the private outdoor space you’ve always dreamed of will become a distant dream. Going down the artificial path however will allow you to create a private space in a matter of minutes. Looking just like the real thing, artificial hedges and trees come in a whole host of varieties mimicking the real thing. From Ivy hedges to bay and autumnal maple trees, there really is an option to suit your needs.
The Outdoor Look specialise in artificial greenery for both indoor and outdoor spaces. Take a look at our fantastic range of flowers and trees, and start imaging the garden you have turning into the garden you’ll love.