5 Ways Decking Can Improve Your Home and Garden

As well as looking good, garden decking offers you a way to show off your garden differently and make the use of your outdoor space to best effect. Of course, it’s also great for providing a place where you can rest and relax after a busy day, so you can enjoy your garden during the warm summer evenings.

If your garden is uneven, perhaps some parts of it are on a slope, you can easily level it out with decking and give your garden a more symmetrical feel. It’s cost effective too, so you won’t be investing an absolute fortune.

Elevation and Split-Level Decking

If you want to improve the view so you can see the landscape, you can always add some extra elevation to the decking or make it split-level, so you can see over the horizon. Always give consideration to your neighbours though, you don’t want your decking raised to the point where you can see directly into their garden as this would be intrusive.

Bring Your Garden & Inner Space Closer Together

Garden decking also allows you to spread your indoor areas outside. Such as your living room or kitchen. By extending your living space you can add more charm and endless opportunities for entertaining. By having your decking area near where you cook or serve food you cut short the journey from stove to serving. There’s a more seamless entry from the kitchen to the decking dining area and food will stay hot for longer.

Cooking and Entertaining

You can even add more cooking facilities to your decking with a barbecue or modest cooking area with kitchen facilities similar to your main kitchen. You can lay out your decking in such a way that it leads the eyes to the garden outside so there’s something beautiful to look at.

Flowers and Plants

You can add some beautiful flowers and plants to your decking, it doesn’t have to be bare. How about some vegetables too? You can also have a vertical wall garden, if you have fencing around your decking. Climbing plants are great and help give you some foliage if you don’t have much space available.

Have Your Garden Decking Just the Way You Like It

As you can see there are no limits when it comes to your garden decking and you can have it as full or as bare you want it. You can have a minimalist garden decking that’s stylish and elegant, or you can have it bursting with colour and busy with plants and flowers. Whatever you decide your garden decking will be the perfect area in which to entertain your guests.

Lothian Fencing & Decking – Garden Experts

If you’re looking to improve your home and garden, why not ask us about garden decking for your home. Get in touch and we’d be more than happy to take you through our range of quality garden decking and help choose one that’s right for you. Here’s to all that summer evening entertainment!