How to Create a Beautiful Low Maintenance Garden

12 January 2020

Do you long to have a beautiful garden, but don’t have the time to dedicate to creating one? When life gets busy, it’s hard to summon up the energy to get the chores inside the house complete, let alone venturing outside to work on the garden. If taking care of your garden has slipped right down your to-do list, then don’t worry, it is still possible to be the proud owner of a beautiful outdoor space.

Owning a beautiful garden doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to spend your weekends knee-deep in soil. Instead, why not create a stunning low maintenance garden, that you can enjoy without the guilt? Take a look at how you can create a garden to be proud of that you can use throughout the year:


A patio is a perfect addition to any garden, and especially useful if you are hoping to create a garden that is useable all year round. Patio roofs transform your backyard into the ultimate entertainment space and add some serious wow factor to your outdoor space. The best bit is that they are easy to maintain so that you can enjoy them with minimal effort on your part.

Plants in Pots

Plants in pots are a great way to introduce some greenery to your garden. Pick out some gorgeous pots and then look for vibrant, low maintenance plants to create maximum impact. Outdoor potted plants are far easier to maintain than planting flower beds, as you will have less soil to weed. Another great thing about potted plants is that you can move them around to change up your look whenever you want to.


To enjoy your garden, and to entertain friends in it, you are going to need some garden furniture to relax on. Garden furniture comes in a tonne of different styles, so be sure to shop around for pieces that best suit your tastes and go with the look you are creating.

Choosing the right garden furniture will add to the aesthetic of your garden and become a feature in its own right. Dress your garden furniture with some outdoor cushions for extra comfort and style.


A pop of colour can make everything look better, and your garden is no exception. Take a look at any DIY store, and you will see an array of different external wood colours just waiting to transform your garden. From hot pink to crisp white, there are plenty of shades to choose. Give your fences a splash of colour with one of these outdoor paints, and you will be sure to brighten up your low maintenance garden.


What your garden lacks in flower beds can be more than made up for with stunning accessories. Adorn your garden with some outdoor decorative pieces, from old school railways clocks, through to quirky sculptures. These decorative touches help to add some extra interest to the look and are a great way of expressing your personality and sense of style outdoors.

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