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How to make a maze in the garden

How to make a maze in the garden

I have always liked to visit gardens public that they have mazes because I like to go into them and practically play hide and seek. I had always thought that having a garden with labyrinths at home would be spectacular, but I thought that it might be too ambitious or perhaps too complicated… and nothing could be further from the truth, having a labyrinth at home is possible and apart from tools you will only need patience .

To make a labyrinth in the garden, you can do it with different structures, which can be simple so that you don’t get too complicated, or perhaps something more elaborate. My favorites are the mazes with hedges, grass, plants or flowers. Would you like to know how to make a labyrinth in the garden?

The type of maze

The type of labyrinth you choose for your garden should be in accordance with the type of garden you have and above all with its size, the materials you have available, the time you have to invest in your gardenof the climatic conditions of your place of residence and above all, of the desire you have to create it.

There are those who prefer mazes with hedges or plants so that they last a long time and be able to enjoy the plants as well as having a fun and sophisticated maze, but of course this type of maze will take time and dedication.

Others instead prefer a temporary and fun maze made with materials recyclable like wood, stones or whatever the imagination says at that moment.

How to make a labyrinth in the garden - The type of labyrinth

How to do it?

first you will need organize the space where you want it to go labyrinth in you yard and you will have to measure the space to know exactly where you want to place the maze.

Then I advise you that before you get down to work, take a piece of paper and draw (try to make it to real scale) what you have in mind, that is, draw the labyrinth just as you want it to be, both the shape and the entry and exit points. Once you have it in mind, it will be your point of reference to be able to start making your maze.

Then, according to your written plan, mark the rows where you want the plants to be on the ground with masking tape and where you want them to grow. Then you must start planting your hedges or the plants that you have chosen to organize the labyrinth, remember to leave space between the rows where the plants will be placed so that people can pass, a little more than half a meter would be enough.

In the growth process remember to take care of your plants continuously so that they grow strong and healthy and have an attractive appearance, likewise you must not forget the importance to pay it during the year so that it keep up strong.

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