Top tips on making the most of your garden this summer

Summer has come around so quickly and we want to make sure that your garden is ready! If you are moving to a new house or staying put, you need to remember that the outside space is just as important as the inside.

Check out our top tips to ensure that your garden is ready for the sunshine!


Before you start gardening, it is best to prepare. Your planning can be as simple as, making a list of your outdoor goals. You could even buy gardening magazines or look online to see if you like anyone else’s look.

Cut the grass

When it comes to selling, your garden is just as important as your house. If your garden looks tidy and is kept well then you are more likely to sell your home, get more viewings and be more attracted to other properties. To ensure that your garden looks healthy, you should cut the grass instead of leaving it to overgrow.

Vegetable patch

The summer is the best time to grow vegetables. You will be amazed by the sweet and juicy flavours that you can create by growing your own. All you need is some seeds, soil and sunlight to grow, tomatoes, carrots and peppers, the must have ingredients for your summer salad.

Planting flowers

Make your garden vibrant by planting different flowers. Go to your local garden centre and buy seeds or plants. All you need is sunlight and good soil to make your garden look pretty for the summer time.

Party time

Gardens are great when they look good but are even better when you can start planning a garden party or a family BBQ!

If you are looking to buy a property with a great outdoor space, look at this fantastic Caterham Hill 4-bedroom detached house for sale

Or if you are looking to sell a property in the Surrey area, our team will be happy to arrange a free market appraisal for you