All Season Outdoor Living Garden Ideas

Fire pit with built in seating

Gardens are finally being considered as another room of the home and we’re investing more time and money on them. To use a garden as a living space rather than a visiting space just in the summer, its purpose should just as important as indoors.

Try These Ideas

Ambient Lighting

Why not extend the use of your garden after the sun goes down. Good garden lighting is essential-these can be incorporated into the garden design, or by the use of candlelit lanterns and Moroccan lamps, they all work well. Lit candles on the front porch create a warm welcome for guests.

Going Alfresco

Dining outside feels so luxurious and we all enjoy the feeling of being aboard in glorious sunshine eating a feta salad…Well, it’s possible to achieve that without even leaving your home. Any sniff of sunshine and we love to get our BBQ’s out. Update the way you host your BBQ’s with outdoor sofas and even coffee tables. Investing in a wood-fired oven opens up new cooking possibilities, also wowing your friends with a great focal point. It makes a more inclusive experience; the chef doesn’t want to be left out while everyone else is having a good time in another part of the garden.

Extra Warmth

So maybe this time friends aren’t invited. Fire pits are a great, interactive experience to enjoy with the family and to relax. Portable fire pits are ideal to move around the garden but built in pits offer the whole package. Surround seating means everyone can enjoy the same level of heat and comfort whilst maintaining an all-inclusive arrangement for chatting. Winter nights and starry skies around a fire sounds dreamy, right?

Dress to Impress

Garden accessories are hugely popular, and this isn’t just limited to a few garden chairs. To think of your home inside out is a great way to explore ideas for how you can dress your garden. Like interior design, there’s scope for cushions, throws, mirrors and even clocks into the mix! Blankets and candles are super cosy on cooler nights. All perfectly practical and functional too, adding comfort and creating a ‘room.’ Invite any houseplants outdoors for the summer to soak up some vital sunlight, they’ll thank you for it.

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