Adding whimsy and function back into the garden
Having finally said goodbye to the stifling humidity that made being outdoors a decidedly unpleasant chore, we can now get around to peeking into our gardens and indulging in a bit of tender loving care
Whether it is a new seating arrangement, outdoor décor, or even a small water feature, there are plenty of options for anyone looking to create a cosy spot to enjoy themselves.
Here is our selection of garden furnishing and décor that will make you wonder why you even want to spend any time indoors.
Floating porch chair
Forget the old bulky swing set, this lovely piece is all we need in a shady corner overlooking the back garden. Favourite book and fluffy wool blanket not included.
You get tired looking at a blank wall every day, so why not spruce it up a bit? Invest in a wall sleeve with pockets where you can grow your favourite flowering plants or some quick growing ivy.
Solar-powered tree lights
Speaking of magical, want to add the effect of dozens of little glowing fairies in your trees? Try out these solar powered light strings. You can add as many as you want to get the look that you desire.
Small water feature
Ok, we like big water fountains as much as the next person, but a small water feature is in no way a downgrade. Anything that has the sound of gently running water makes our outdoor space just a bit more magical.
Elevated herb planting bed
No space for a small planter outside your kitchen window? Worry not, simply find a spot in your garden and place this planting bed there. No digging into the soil required.
If you are the type of person who likes to have a little bit of music with you wherever you go, then why not install a small garden speaker? Create a few playlists to suit your every mood.
Soft bamboo hammock
This is a timeless classic, and you don't even have to worry about growing two trees at the perfect distance to hang one. Best part is that they come in a large selection of colours and designs.
Hanging fern pots
Why buy one when you can amass a small collection and fill them with your favourite evergreens? Try placing them at different heights to really liven up a dull corner.
Tiny fire pit
Got to have some place where you can roast marshmallows in the evening, don't you? Many wood burning pits even come with fantastic designs that will leave you spoiled for choice.
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