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5 Simple Hanging Planter Box Ideas

Are you thinking of hanging some planter boxes to liven up your home or garden? Here are a few fun hanging planter box ideas to get you started.

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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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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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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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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 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.

Garden Furniture Ideas for a Small Patio
Garden Furniture Ideas for a Small Patio

If you have a small patio, you’ll want to maximise the space. Here are some ideas to add functional furniture without compromising on style.

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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.

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Amazing Reclaimed & Upcycled Garden Ideas

A beautiful garden doesn’t have to be expensive – in fact, we’re here to show you how a bit vision can result in a unique garden for next-to-nothing.

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Fresh & Creative Vegetable Garden Ideas

Vegetable garden ideas for every space, from full-sized beds to balconies and patios – get growing today!

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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!

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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!

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Simple & Understated Minimalist Garden Ideas

These minimalist garden ideas provide inspiration to make any outdoor space more practical, stylish and relaxing to be in.

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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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18 Beautiful Container Gardening Ideas

Container gardens are fantastic for anyone that’s getting to grips with gardening, growing plants in a limited space or adding a pop of colour to paved areas.

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Bird Friendly Garden Ideas

Welcome wildlife to your garden with these bird friendly garden ideas, including bird feeders, bird boxes and bird baths.

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22 Foodscaping Ideas for a Stunning Edible Garden

Enjoy a garden that’s literally good enough to eat by growing a foodscape. These 22 foodscaping ideas will get you started.

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Fairy Garden Ideas for a Whimsical Wonderland

Amazing fairy garden ideas for creating your own fairy garden indoors or outdoors.

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The Best Garden Ideas for Wildlife in the UK

We have an incredible range of common species across the UK, and encouraging insects, birds and animals into your garden is an easy way to learn more about 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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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.

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Kids Garden Party Ideas, Tips and Checklist

These kids garden party ideas are really just the launch-point for creating a memorable, fun-filled day that you can enjoy as much as your little ones!

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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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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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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.

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Tantalising, Tropical, Tiki Garden Ideas

Although Tiki style is based on a fantasy, there are lots of real ways you can bring it into your garden design.

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Stylish and Practical Garden Fence Ideas

The biggest mistake you can make when it comes to garden fencing is believing that it’s only there to separate your garden from other gardens.

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Style Tips & Ideas for Long Gardens

Long, narrow gardens are a staple in British towns and suburbs. The thing is, the dimensions of a long garden can be quite tricky. Read our best tips and ideas for long gardens.

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Bellissimo! Rustic and Romantic Italian Style Garden Ideas

Dramatic. Opulent. Romantic. Three of many reasons why you might be inspired by the stunning gardens of Italy, and why you could want to emulate their beauty in your own home.

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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.

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35 Rental Garden Ideas: Making a Temporary Space Feel Like Home

Even in a rented home, your garden can act as an extra room, giving you somewhere to relax with your family, play with your kids or pets, and get a bit of fresh air in private.

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29 Unique Garden Mural Ideas

If you love the idea of painting a mural in your garden but aren’t quite sure where to start, take a look at these amazing designs to inspire you.

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15 Gorgeous Grass-Free Garden Ideas

When you’ve got a busy life, a manicured lawn isn’t necessarily worth the effort. Take a look at these practical, imaginative and low-maintenance grass-free garden ideas.

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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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Romantic Garden Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Create an intimate atmosphere and share some love! These romantic garden ideas are perfect for any time of year – but especially valentine’s day!

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Japanese Garden Ideas: Finding Your Zen

Japanese garden ideas aim to emphasise the beauty of nature, even in small gardens, through careful landscaping choices and precise arrangements.

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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.

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Modern Sustainability: Green Roof Ideas and Tips

Urban gardening is all about finding innovative ways to create green spaces when there’s barely room for a garden. My favourite examples of this? Green roofing and living walls.

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Maximising Your Outdoors: Side Return Garden Ideas

When outdoor space is minimal, you should be using every inch that you can! These side return garden ideas can transform even the narrowest walk-through area.

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Gravity-Defying Green Wall Ideas

How can you grow greenery when there’s barely any space for a plant pot? The answer is to look for a new angle – quite literally – and start employing vertical, green wall ideas.

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Easy Indoor Herb Garden Ideas and Tips

Try our easy indoor herb garden ideas to discover how simple, satisfying (and delicious) growing your own ingredients can be!

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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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Indoor Garden Ideas: Growing Tips and Top 10 Plants

It’s amazing how flowers or even just a little bit of green decor can improve the ambience of a room.

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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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40 Shed-tacular Garden Shed Ideas

Whether you’re a gardener who needs storage space, an artist who needs a potting shed, or just a guy who needs a man cave – we’ve got garden shed ideas for everyone.

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Classic Cottage Garden Ideas to Capture the Charm of England

Cottage gardens are about letting go of formal garden design and embracing the wild beauty of nature.

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Sensory Garden Ideas to Immerse Yourself Outdoors

Any outdoor area can be transformed into a sensory garden, filled with fragrant plants, tactile surfaces and gentle ambient sounds.