Garden structure

How much would it cost to build a gazebo
How Much Does It Cost to Build a Gazebo?

They’re a great addition to your outdoor space but how much does it cost to build a gazebo? Get the lowdown on building materials, size, shape, roofing and flooring costs.

which vegetables need trellis
Which Vegetables Need Trellis?

Nature has designed many climbing vegetables and fruit from beans to fruiting squash. Read on to see which vegetables will benefit from using trellis and why to use it.

trellis wisteria
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.

garden furniture and fire pit ideas
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.

containers raised beds or in ground
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.

how to trellis clematis
How to Trellis Clematis

This climbing vine needs sunshine, rich soil and some support as it climbs. Read on to see how you can provide the best trellis for clematis.

honeysuckle arch trellis
Which Trellis For Honeysuckle?

Selecting a trellis for honeysuckle is important to keep the plant tamed. Here’s everything you need to know to select the best trellis for your honeysuckle. 

Old door outside with trellis on the sides
Where Did Trellis Originate?

Trellis is a support we use for climbing plants such as vines and roses and its use dates back centuries. Let’s take a look at trellis round the world… 

Romantic garden with rose trellis
Which Trellis Is Good For Climbing Roses?

Climbing roses look stunning. To help you enjoy your garden, read on for tips and tricks for selecting a trellis and training your climbing rose. 

Tropical garden with flowering plants and green lawn with large trellises
15 Smart Ways to Use a Trellis in Your Garden

Thinking about installing a trellis in your garden? There are many potential locations for it. Mounted on a wall, in or at the back of a planter, behind a sitting area as a privacy fence, in your vegetable garden as a support for plants—you can always find room for a trellis in your garden. That […]

can garden furniture cushions be left outside
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.

Types of beans that need a trellis when to trellis them
13 Types of Beans That Need a Trellis and When to Trellis Them

Growing beans in your garden? Let’s look at the most commonly grown bean varieties that need the support of a trellis and the best time to trellis them.

Liliac sweet peas on a wooden trellis
Why Build a Trellis – 7 Easy & Affordable DIY Trellis Ideas

Why build a trellis you ask? If you’ve been shopping for one, you saw how overpriced they are. So here’s how to build a trellis for half the money.

a raised planter made from reclaimed railway sleepers filled with edible plants
Raised Bed Gardening Ideas

Raised bed gardening can make a cluttered garden look tidy, or create depth in an empty space. Read our tips for raising your garden beds!

a modern, cube-shaped garden office in the corner of a garden
20 Stylish & Practical Garden Office Ideas

Restore your work-life balance with an outdoor workspace – check out these stylish and practical garden office ideas to inspire you!

a wisteria-covered pergola overlooking a pond at Kingston Maurward Garden
How to Create a Garden Focal Point

Whether it’s an arrangement of plants or an architectural structure, having a garden focal point is what gives your landscaping purpose.

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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.

a small garden with deck area and artificial grass
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!

the Kawachi Fuji Garden in Kitakyushu, Japan, is considered one of the most spectacular wisteria displays in the world and an epicentre for wisteria hysteria
Wisteria Hysteria: Growing an Instagram-Worthy Garden

Are you suffering from #WisteriaHysteria? Learn more about this beautiful plant and find inspiration for growing it in your own garden.

garden treehouse ideas with two levels
11 Awesome Garden Treehouse Ideas for You (and Your Kids)

When you’re a kid, there’s nothing more exciting than owning a treehouse. It’s your one true sanctuary to let imagination run wild with toys, books, games and friends.

A garden bar with a sign saying the Furlough Arms
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.

a metal-framed gazebo with luxurious canvas curtains
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.

a grown-up playhouse for kids with a pastel pink door, picket fence and window box with flowers
21 Garden Playhouse Ideas for All Kids

Take a look at some of the most beautiful garden playhouse ideas, from simple-but-stylish sheds to elaborate multi-storey designs.

round concrete stepping stones overlapping through circular shrubs and flower beds
18 Ideas for Landscaping with Concrete

Concrete is an incredibly versatile construction material that can bring all kinds of surprising style to your garden design.

a small round fire pit in a stone topped coffee table
29 Garden Fire Pit Ideas to Turn Up the Heat!

At Garden Patch, we’re keen to be outside as much as possible, as I’m sure you are too! Getting your garden heating right is essential for relaxing in your garden over winter.

two wooden pallets stacked make a chair with a squashy cushion on top
26 DIY Garden Pallet Projects: Planters, Furniture and More

There’s a growing trend for unique, handmade furniture – often the result of DIY projects. What’s the best material for these rough-and-ready builds? Well, more often than not, it’s the humble pallet.

Concrete outdoor kitchen on a patio
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.

A traditional teak garden swing bench with canopy is tucked between hedges and shrubs
Hanging Out: 25 Garden Swing Chair Ideas

Is there any better way to relax at the end of a long day than to curl up in a swinging chair, or lay back in a hammock? Let me answer that for you – no, there isn’t.

a simple DIY bin cover with a green roof, made from succulents
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.