Welcome To Garden Patch

Welcome to GardenPatch.co.uk. We’re a free site dedicated to people interested in working on their gardens. Whether you’ve got a small balcony to make use of, or you’re a seasoned veteran when it comes to gardening, we’ve got you covered. Check out the resources below such as garden ideas and inspiration, product buying guides and reviews, and our tips and advice section.

Garden Style Ideas

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10 of the Best Garden Plants for Winter Colour

The depths of winter can be a gloomy time for the garden. We’re here to help you inject some much-needed colour into your outdoor space with our pick of the best plants for a winter garden.

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14 of the Best Flowers for a Blooming Autumn Garden

When the leaves start to fall and your once bright summer perennials come to the end of their natural lives, it can be tricky to keep your garden looking bright and welcoming. Here’s our pick of the best flowers for an autumn garden.

sustainable wood
How Sustainable Is Our Wood in the UK?

From the wood you use for DIY projects to the fuel you burn, find out how sustainable UK wood is and what you can do to help our forests.

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Are Containers, Raised Beds Or In-Ground Best For Establishing A Garden?

Which type of layout will suit your garden best? Each choice has its own pros and cons. Learn more about garden layouts and how to plan a successful garden.

Garden Accessory Ideas

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How to Make a Triangular Planter Box

Triangular planter boxes are very unusual and they’re an easy shape to construct. Triangular planter boxes often seem to be made of wood but there are plenty of ceramic, metal, and plastic versions available too.

corner box planter
How to Make a Corner Box Planter

Corner box planters can be used indoors and outdoors to fill an under-utilised space with foliage and bright colours. Find out how to make your own.

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How To Build A Plywood Planter Box in 5 Steps

If you’re after a cheap planter box and are up for the challenge of building your own, consider making a plywood planter box.

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How To Build A Square Planter Box

Thinking of adding a new planter to your collection? Why not try making a square wooden planter box? They are quite easy to build if you’re thinking of doing it yourself.

Garden Activities & Events Ideas

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10 Autumn Garden Jobs to Do Right Now

Here’s a list of jobs you can tackle over the next few weeks to get your growing space in tip-top condition and get your garden ready for winter.

autumn garden clean up tips
15 Tips for an Autumn Garden Clean Up

When it comes to cleaning up your garden in autumn, it’s easy to lose yourself in the details. But trusting nature with your garden is often the best way to make sure it stays healthy and beautiful.

outdoor furniture for a december garden party
Outdoor Furniture for a Winter Garden Party

With the right furniture and a little shelter, you can make a party in December to remember! Here’s our guide to choosing the furniture that no winter garden party should be without.

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How to Host the Perfect Garden Party With Wicker Furniture

Hosting a garden party needn’t be a headache, with a little creativity and the right furniture for the job you’ll be throwing a party to make Gatsby proud!