Garden Accessory Ideas

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10 Creative Planter Box Ideas Anyone Can Do

If you’d like to add a planter box to your outdoor space but aren’t sure where to start, here are some creative planter box ideas to help inspire you.

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5 Steps to a DIY Concrete Planter Box

Making a concrete planter box is a great DIY project and it’s really easy to do. Here’s all you need to know to make your own impressive concrete planter box.

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How to Build a Cedar Planter Box

With natural water resistance, cedar wood is a great choice for planter boxes. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to build a cedar planter box in just a couple of hours.

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How to Build a Planter Box for Herbs

With their wonderful fragrances, food seasoning qualities and documented health benefits, herbs are well worth growing. In this post, we show you how to build a herb planter box and give you some easy-breezy DIY ideas to take inspiration from.

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12 Balcony Planter Box Ideas to Inspire You

There are many ways to turn a balcony into a magnificent garden oasis. Here are a few balcony planter box ideas to get you started.

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How To Make A Wooden Window Flower Box

Window boxes are a great way to add colour to your home and they can be easy to make. Follow our simple guide and learn how to make a wooden window flower box.

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How to Build a Flower Box on a Deck

You can build a flower box using whatever wood scraps you have around the house. Read our simple step by step guide to building a flower box for your deck.

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How to Make a Wall Flower Box

Wall flower boxes are a brilliant way to add beautiful blooms to your home and garden especially if you’re short on space. Learn how to make a wall flower box the easy way.

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How to Build a Planter Box for Bamboo

Bamboo is one of the fastest-growing evergreen grasses on the planet and it is also regarded as one of the most invasive.
Whether you want to build a planter box to contain your bamboo or to build a planter box from bamboo, keep reading!

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How to Build a Planter Box Out of Wood

Wooden planter boxes are a great way to incorporate greenery into your space. Learn how to build a planter box from wood and some clever upcycling ideas.

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8 Flower Box Ideas to Spice Up Your Garden

Flower boxes are ideal for creating impressive bursts of colour. If you want to add some colour to your house or garden, take a look at these flower box ideas.

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How to Make a Flower Box Bouquet

If you’ve got a resplendent flower box display, find out how to create a gorgeous, professional-looking bouquet from your blooms.

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What Can I Plant in a Flower Box?

Flower boxes offer a creative way to add colour to your outside space. Here are some ideas for creating beautiful, unusual and even edible flower boxes.

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How To Make Cushions For Garden Furniture

Replacing your cushions can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Let’s take a look at what you’ll need to know to make your own outdoor cushions.

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Which Trellis Is Best For Wisteria?

Most wisterias can grow up to 20 metres high and expand to approximately 10 metres wide.  Find out how to trellis these vigorous climbers and be rewarded with spectacular blooms.

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How To Clean Garden Furniture Cushions

Outdoor cushions go through a lot of wear and tear being exposed to the elements. Cleaning garden cushions doesn’t have to be difficult. Let’s take a look.

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Building A Raised Garden From Old Garden Furniture

Instead of throwing away old furniture, get a bit more use out of it! Here’s how to turn your old garden furniture into beautiful raised garden beds.

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Garden Furniture And Fire Pit Ideas

Here are some fire pit designs and furniture ideas that go with them that you should be able to find a style that suits your needs perfectly.

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How To Grow Annuals In A Hanging Basket

Growing your own annuals in a hanging basket doesn’t have to break the bank. Here is what you need to know to grow the best annuals in hanging baskets.

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When Are Garden Furniture Sales?

You can find garden furniture sales throughout the year. Learn more about shopping for outdoor furniture and discover when you can find great deals.

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How to Make Garden Furniture Covers

Wooden furniture can decay, plastic fade, iron rust, and wicker dry out and crack. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Learn to make your own custom covers.

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How to Keep Cushions on Garden Furniture – 8 Easy Ideas

Whether the problem you’re facing is rain, wind, or gravity, we have you covered. Here are the best methods to keep outdoor cushions in place.

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How to Dry Garden Furniture Cushions

A spill? A splash from the pool? A rain shower? All garden furniture cushions get wet eventually. But don’t worry—you can dry them without too much hassle.

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Can Garden Furniture Cushions Be Left Outside?

There are garden furniture cushions marketed as water-repellent and mould-resistant. But does this mean you can always leave them outside? Find out which garden cushions can be left outside and for how long.

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How to Transform Your Garden on a Budget

Trying to transform your garden on a budget? Here are our favourite ideas for creating a stylish outdoor space without breaking the bank.

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Keep Fit at Home: Garden Gym Ideas

Do you wish it was a little easier to get your fitness fix? These garden gym ideas will make exercising at home better than ever.

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How to Build a Perfect, Low Maintenance Garden Deck

Wondering how to build a low maintenance garden deck? It’s easier that you might think!

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Kids Garden Play Area Ideas: Outdoor Fun for Every Type of Child

In the busy world we live in, gardens have never been a more valuable space for giving your little ones somewhere to safely play outside.

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Garden Gazebo Ideas: Making The Most Of Your Outdoor Space

Building a gazebo is one of the easiest ways to improve your garden, creating an attractive focal point and somewhere comfortable to hang out.

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Stylish Garden Heating Ideas to Stay Toasty Outside

There is officially a chill in the air, so it feels like the right time to start talking specifically about garden heating ideas and all the ways to stay cosy outdoors.

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14 Garden Security Tips to Keep Your Home Safer

If a thief can’t see your security measures, they might think you don’t have any.

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Garden Tool Storage Ideas: Keeping Your Shed Ship-Shape

Let’s be real – the average UK home doesn’t come with an abundance of space you can dedicate to tool storage.

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Hanging Basket Tips for a Perfect Basket of Blooms

Hanging baskets are a beautiful way to add colour and interest to your garden, especially if you’re short on space.

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19 DIY Bug Hotel Ideas for a Healthy Garden Eco-System

Encouraging friendly species like bees, ladybirds, and beetles not only helps to pollinate your flowers, but can actually help you control the numbers of pesky plant-eaters.

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14 Stunning Garden Water Feature Ideas: Finding a Fountain for Your Home

Even the smallest water feature can have a big impact on your garden, balcony or patio, tying your design together and making it an all-round more peaceful place to be.

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Bin Storage Ideas: How to Hide Your Wheelie Bins and Conceal Your Compost

No matter how many bins you’re juggling, we’ve got garden bin storage ideas to help you out. Whether you want to hide bins, camouflage bins or just make them prettier – you’re covered.

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22 Spooky and Fun Halloween Garden Ideas

The trend for impressive Halloween decorations is making its way to the UK, so, if you want to try some playful Halloween garden ideas, here’s a list of my favourites.

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Customise Your She Shed: Garden Woman Cave Ideas and Pictures

Woman caves, she-sheds, lady lairs… Whatever you call them, it’s universally understood to be a space entirely dedicated to allowing the woman (or women) of the house to catch a break from the rest of the world.

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The Ultimate List of Garden Man Cave Ideas

Where better to retreat to than into the garden, away from the house completely? The humble shed can quickly be upgraded to a cool, comfortable space for working, practicing hobbies or just chilling for a bit.

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Bringing the Luxury Spa to You: Garden Hot Tub Ideas

The average person doesn’t have the space, budget or weather for a pool in the UK. Hot tubs offer the same relaxing soak at the end of the week, but need much less effort to install and run.