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Category: Interiors

Turning Your Garden Into A Haven For Wildlife

Spring is right around to corner. It seems that we all are losing touch with nature, and too many people fail to make the most of their outside space. Having a garden could potentially be your own slice of paradise if you’re willing to put in a little effort, as it doesn’t take much to clean up your outside space and start attracting some wildlife too. With more and more house complexes popping up every day, there’s not much room left for other animals to create their homes – your garden could offer them the haven they so dearly need! So, if you’re ready to turn your garden into a wildlife hotspot that you can utilize as the summer months start to creep ever closer, then read on to uncover some of the best tips and tricks that you can make the most of today! 

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Lay The Best Foundations 

The very first step that you must take when creating the perfect outdoor space is to lay the best foundations possible. In short, this means clearing out any debris, cutting over grown grass a hedges, and doing some general maintenance work that can help to make an open space for you to build on later. If a garden is left untouched for more than a few months, it’s likely that most plants will become unruly and weeds will start to appear – it’s important that you can get rid of any species that may cause harm to other plant life, such as knotweed or ivy. 

Water Features Galore 

Once you have cleared a substantial space, you can now begin to start adding special features that can add not only aesthetic value and some kind of attraction for local wildlife too. For example, one of the best things you can install to benefit your gardens ecosystem is a water feature of some kind. A pond can be an amazing choice, as all it takes is a little digging and a few Shinmaywa submersible pumps to create the perfect place for marine life to thrive. Whether you purchase your own fish to be housed inside your new pond or wait for frogs and other critters to come and take a look around, having such a water feature can really help to bring more wildlife to your outdoor space.

Attracting Birds

Many people would agree that there’s no better way to be woken up in the morning than listening to a sweet bird song from outside of your window, but this is a seemingly uncommon occurrence thanks to the simple lack of trees and other larger plant life in which they can make their nests. Attracting feathered friends to your garden is so simple, as you can invest in bird baths, bird houses and feeding stations that will work wonders in bringing them to your garden. You can create many of these things yourself by following DIY tutorials online, and they can make great garden features in terms of aesthetics too. 

Turning your garden into a haven for wildlife has never been so simple.

Home Goods Re-Cap

It has sure been a while since I have done a Home Goods Re-Cap for you. I went to the Port Chester location over the weekend and they were sooo filled up with furniture and accessories. I urge you to go and take a look for yourself. I really did not end up buying anything for myself because we are getting into Spring Break mode here shortly. But I think I will make a trip back later in March with a the meanwhile….here is one of my most requested posts…ENJOY and HAPPY HUNTING!!!!!

If you are going away…these are the cutest beach bags:

I love these nesting tables!!!

These lamps would look great on a console table…

I found these chic Lillian August side tables!

I love the print on this chair and ottoman:

A close up of the print…

This long bench is incredible….

A close up of this fabric too:

This artwork caught my eye for sure!!!

My dogs LOVE these beds….

How cool are these honeycomb candles and rattan candle holders?….

There were so many great fabric throw pillows..and plenty of pairs!

I just fell in love with these Frida mugs and serving plate…how great to have your girlfriends over for coffee?

Here are the coolest cocktail glasses…perfect to spruce up your bar cart….

Everyone needs these celebration glasses…

My girls love these makeup organizers…this rose gold color was much better in person (trust me)!

I’m not a huge fan of faux plants but something about the shape and container of this one..I’m sad that I left it there!!!