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Make your garden the showstopper of your street this year by adding a few splashes of holiday décor throughout it. Beyond the basic lights hung around the roof, your landscape has so much potential for including simple decorations that can make your home look spectacular. But it tends to get neglected more often than not. To revamp your exterior this season, we’ve gathered our best outdoor holiday decorations to lend you some easy, inspiring ideas.
Want to make your home the talk of the neighbourhood this year? One way to do that is to include your yard in the decorating process to light up the dark and cold winter nights. Best of all, it really doesn’t take much to make your property shine. Get into the Christmas spirit this year with these tips that will make your yard more festive than ever this holiday season.
When placing lights up around the home, we often forget about including the garden in the festive decorations. Adding lights throughout your garden can make your home look dazzling once the snow arrives. And there are so many different types of lights that you can find today, whether you want to place them on your trees, along the perimeter of the garden, or even colour spotlights to highlight your favourite trees.
Give your yard a classic holiday look with garland, lights, and holly. If you have an archway, pergola or some other structure in your yard, these are ideal for adding garland too. Just wrap the garland around, secure the lights and holly in place, and grab some hot chocolate while you step back to take in the beauty of it your masterpiece.
Add a fun reindeer silhouette display to your yard! This is a great way to add something beyond the standard garland and lights that’s fun and captivating, especially for the kids.
If you’re playing host this year for Christmas dinner, greet your guests with a stunning, illuminated walkway or steps. All you need is a vase or votive for each candle, place some battery-operated tea lights inside, and place them along with your front steps. It will make your entrance looks incredibly cozy and inviting.
A simple way to add more festive colour to the yard is with holiday planters. Using two planters on either side of the entranceway, arrange your favourite seasonal items, such as birch branches, red dogwood, acorns, and holly. Place a few bows and tiny string lights tucked throughout to finish it off nicely.
We always love a good DIY project, and this is the perfect excuse to get crafty. Set aside an afternoon, find your favourite design and then craft something to place on your front door. Just be sure to keep the palette in line with the rest of your decorations so it doesn’t look out of place.
Grow Green is your one-stop-shop for all of your landscaping, interlock and garden design needs. Contact us today for winter maintenance and prep or talk to our experts about how they can help upgrade your outdoor living some spring.
Today, more homeowners are eager to make better use of their outdoor space to enjoy stay-cations with family and spend time hosting get-togethers with friends. If you’re a pool owner with a patio that’s in need of a facelift and some TLC, we’re here to help. Here are a few key design elements of a high-quality pool patio to know about before getting started.
Spring is the best time to clean and spruce up your home. There’s just something satisfying about getting outside to tidy up after the long and messy winter. That’s why we always recommend starting your landscaping in spring so you can have it all ready to make the most of the summer weather. Here’s how to kick start your outdoor spring cleaning this year.
Are you worried about the condition of your walkway or driveway as the snow piles up? Whether you’ve just moved into a new home with interlock or had fresh paving installed in recent months, it’s important to understand the effects winter weather has on your paving to minimize any dents, cracks, and uneven surfaces from emerging in the spring. Learn more below about what to anticipate and how to best protect your paving during the winter season.
Canadians know more than anyone that the combination of snow, ice, and salt can wreak havoc on any exterior surfaces over the winter. If you’re considered about your newly installed driveway or walkway, you might be wondering how you can best protect it from getting damaged. We’ve got the low down on all the best ways to care for your interlock during the winter season so it can look just as great once the springtime finally arrives.
With the festive season upon on us, it means decorations will be lighting homes all across the country. As the evenings grow dim, add some holiday cheer to your home while highlighting the best features of your exterior. If you’re curious about how to use Christmas lights to really make the most of your landscape this year, here are a few simple tips to get your home looking festive and inviting this holiday season.