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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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10 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas with Tips and Easy Herbs to Grow

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

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20 Garden Party Ideas to Host a Memorable Gathering

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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14 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 Garden Shed Ideas for Pretty to Practical Outdoor Buildings

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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25 English Cottage Garden Ideas: Capture the Fairytale Charm

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

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10 Sensory Garden Ideas to Stimulate All Senses

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

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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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20 Garden Kitchen Ideas For The Perfect Outdoor Cooking Area

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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23 Garden Swing Ideas: Hanging Chairs, Seats, Beds & Benches

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.

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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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16 Vintage Garden Decor Ideas: Upcycle Glamour to a Garden

Vintage decor is becoming a popular way to give gardens a unique charm, and transforming your garden into a dreamy, rustic space is simpler than you might think.

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Spanish Themed Garden Ideas: Turn Your Garden into a Sizzling Iberian Sanctuary

Spanish gardens are made for lounging, enjoying weekend lunches with friends and family, and catching up during “sobremesa” or after-meal socials.

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15 Backyard Sunbathing Ideas to Tan Privately in the Garden

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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Keep Calm and Carry On: British Themed Garden Ideas

In this post, we’ve curated the quintessential features from UK garden culture to come up with a list of classic, British themed garden ideas.

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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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The Secret to a Manicured Landscape: 16 Garden Lawn Edging Ideas

A crisp border is both functional and beautiful, resulting in a flawless finish for your lawn, patio and flower beds.

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15 Roof Garden Ideas to Design Your City Escape From Chaos

Capitalising on your rooftop garden’s excellent privacy, spectacular views, or unsheltered rain and sun are all pathways to transforming a tricky space into something exceptional.

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Garden to Table: Kitchen Garden Ideas for Your Home

When it comes to gardening, there’s not much that’s more satisfying than taking something you’ve grown and bringing it in to eat.

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Tiny Yet Terrific: Terrarium Garden Ideas

Looking for new ways to bring plants into your living space? A bit of greenery instantly makes a living room more welcoming, offices more vibrant and kitchens more cosy. If you’ve already taken a look at our indoor plants guide and decided you want something more unusual, building a terrarium might be right up your […]

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14 Christmas Garden Ideas For Festive Outdoor Decoration

As winter sets in (and I finally cave and turn my heating on), I thought I’d share some Christmas garden ideas here on the blog.

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12 French Garden Ideas To Design Your Own Beau Jardin

In this post, we’re going to look at some of the most important French themed garden ideas and features to consider if you’re going to attempt this beautiful style at home.

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20 Front Garden Ideas: How to Design a Small Front Garden

First impressions are important, but there are lots of ways you can improve your home’s curb appeal on a budget. Here are some tried-and-tested front garden ideas and pictures to inspire you.

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14 Greek Style Garden Ideas to Design a Mediterranean Garden

Boasting colourful accents and stonework, Greek gardens are bright, welcoming and striking.

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8 Morocco Garden Ideas to Design Your Own Moroccan Courtyard

Even in bustling cities like Marrakesh and Casablanca, homes boast beautiful symmetrical layouts, bright colours, large terracotta pots, and lush evergreen gardens.

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22 Halloween Garden Ideas: Fun & Low-cost Spooky Decorations

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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Outdoor Dog Area Ideas For a Puppy-Friendly Garden Paradise

Read all about ways you can maintain a beautiful garden while making it an exciting, stimulating place for your dog to explore and get some exercise.

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Customise Your She Shed: 15 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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23 Cool Garden Man Cave Ideas to Pimp Your Outdoor Shed

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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13 Outdoor Toy Storage Ideas for Any Garden Style

Having a garden for your children to play in is wonderful, but it can be tricky to remember that when you look out over your lawn and see toys strewn everywhere. Whether your priority is style, fun or simplicity, we’ve scouted a whole bunch of ways you can approach garden toy storage.

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33 Creative Garden Lighting Ideas to Illuminate Your Home

Good garden lighting is essential, both for creating an inviting outdoor ambience and also for being able to see, well, anything.

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15 Garden Hot Tub Ideas for a Small Garden Outdoor Spa

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.

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Small Garden Ideas: 44 Practical Tips and Tricks

When it comes to gardens, it’s not the size that counts, it’s what you do with it.

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22 Garden Patio Ideas for all budgets & sizes

If you’re intending to build a patio, renovate the one you have, or simply get decorating so it feels more homely, we’ve got a whole load of inspirational patio garden ideas for every step.

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8 Garden BBQ Area Ideas for Stylish Outdoor Grilling

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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22 Garden Furniture Ideas For a Trendy Outdoor Area

The right garden furniture can completely transform a bland back garden into a comfortable, beautiful relaxation area.

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8 Artificial Grass Garden Ideas to Make Fake Grass Look Good

A huge benefit of synthetic grass is that it’s super versatile and you can use it in all kinds of ways that wouldn’t work with real grass.

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20+ Bohemian Garden Ideas for an Eclectic Outdoor Space

Influenced by nomadic tribes and exotic cultures from eastern Europe and north Africa, a bohemian – or boho – aesthetic is eclectic, romantic and inspired by global travel.

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Garden Compost Bin Ideas: The Ultimate Guide to Composting at Home

A complete beginners guide to composting, with tips and garden compost bin ideas to help you figure out exactly how to start composting at home.

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20 Balcony Garden Ideas to Make a Terrace Look Like a Garden

Feeling creatively cramped by a small space? There are heaps of ways you can add unique style to even the cosiest balcony, and transform it into your favourite room in your home.

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22 Enchanted Garden Ideas to Design a Fairy Tale Aesthetic

Enchanted gardens are bursting with personality, whimsy and folklore, often feeling like a gateway between the human world and a more magical plane.

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Take it Easy With Our Fun, Low-Maintenance Garden Ideas

Do you love the idea of a garden, but hate the idea of gardening? No problem! We’ve listed a whole host of low-maintenance garden ideas, so you can pick and choose anything and everything that works for you.

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Garden Treasure Hunt for Children’s Party: 9 Ideas & Clues

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

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32 Beach Style Garden Ideas for a Seaside Themed Garden

Whether you live by the sea or are simply dreaming of an ocean-side escape, a beach-themed garden is a wonderful way to bring the vacation to you.