Garden activities

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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!

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Square Foot Gardening: Tips and Tricks

Maximise your yield and minimise your effort with square foot gardening – a practical, easy way to grow crops in any garden.

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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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Garden Cinema Ideas: 7 Steps to Creating Your Perfect Outdoor Viewing Spot

A garden cinema night is a great way to socialise while staying socially distanced, and it’s much more convenient than going out.

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How to Improve Your Garden Soil in 6 Steps

Learn how to improve your garden soil in six, simple steps, and enjoy happy, healthy flowers and crops year after year.

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24 Fun, Low-Cost Garden Activities for Kids

Our list of engaging, low-cost garden activities for kids will make it that much easier for you to keep children of any age entertained in the fresh air – and maybe even have some fun alongside them!

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Garden Obstacle Course Ideas for Kids

Building an obstacle course in your garden is ideal for letting your child burn off some extra energy where you can also keep an eye on them.

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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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5 Garden Camping Ideas & Themes for Your Next Family Staycation

If your family is coming down with cabin fever, you can shake things up a bit with a spot of garden camping. With a bit of creativity and a dash of imagination, garden camping really can feel like a holiday, even if just for a weekend.

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20 Garden Bar Ideas and Tips that Bring the Pub to You!

A summer in lockdown has produced a slew of blog posts and photo feeds from people sharing their garden bar ideas and taking the initiative to make them a reality.

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Gorgeous, Glamorous Garden Party Ideas

Can’t quite remember how to throw a party? I totally understand. Here’s a checklist of the essentials, with all the details and tips you need for a successful celebration in your garden.

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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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Outdoor Kitchen Ideas: 20 Inspiring Ideas & Designs

If you’re serious about hosting and love to cook in different environments, there’s really no comparison for the perks that an al fresco kitchen can bring.

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Staycation Vibes: Chilled-Out Garden Sunbathing Ideas

One of the charms of a British summer is that it may only last a fortnight. If you’re keen to soak up some sun, having a dedicated garden sunbathing spot is going to be a critical part of your plan.

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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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Kick Your Cooking Up a Notch: 10 Garden BBQ Area Ideas

It’s not officially summer until you’ve had your first whiff of a delicious barbecue – and it’s not a good summer until you’ve stood over the grill yourself.

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Garden Treasure Hunt Ideas: 9 Steps to Adventure!

Treasure hunts and scavenger hunts are such a fun way to keep kids excited, entertained and engaged with the outdoors.