In one study, researchers found that children who have no access to gardens or any outdoor play area are more likely to become obese later in life. If you’re lucky enough to have a small patch of garden or even a big one in your home, here are some simple and inexpensive ways to upgrade your space:
Change your fence.
You don’t need a big budget for this one. You can simply repaint your existing fence with a new color or install a new DIY fence. Fences are like your garden’s eyebrows. Change it and it can change the look and feel of a particular space instantly without spending a fortune.
Plant some flowers.
If you’re fond of gardening, try planting some flowers in your garden. If you don’t have enough space, you can grow them in pots instead. Not a fan of florals? You can try growing some herbs so you can enjoy fresh produce every day. If you’re short on space, you can try a vertical herb garden.
Make a DIY home pond.
Water elements, such as fountains and ponds, are good for your garden and your entire household since these are known to have a calming effect. If you don’t have the budget for a proper fountain or a pond installation, you can upcycle an old tire and convert it into a DIY home pond. It’s so easy and you’re helping Mother Earth, too.
Don’t waste the opportunity to make your garden work for you. These simple projects can be weekend projects that can bring a lot of benefits to your family. Try them this year and see for yourself why people with home gardens are happier.