Garden decor: 10 ways to upgrade your greenery
You don't have to be participating in the Chelsea Flower Show to maximize your garden game. Even the smallest spaces can become a haven this summer with the best garden accessories
Forget birdhouses and birdbaths - focus your wildlife accommodations on bees. Do what you can to help save the bees by buying a bee house from your local garden store, or by making your own with rolls of paper or cut bamboo. Avoid using pesticides to keep your garden bee friendly.
Pollinating bee log, Waitrose. £16.99. Click here to shop.
Get inspired by Instagram superstar Hannah Bronfman and consult an architect on how to incorporate a bespoke shower into your outdoor space. Can you think of a better way to start your day this summer?
Fact: fairy lights make everything cuter. Make sure the world knows you have a sweet garden to chill in by taking amazing selfies in consistently perfect lighting. We're loving this rustic inspiration that won't cause to a fire hazard.
Shop a selection of fairy lights and fire pits from John Lewis.
Bring your garden together with some thematic cohesion. Choose your own films to watch outside instead of being beholden to the schedules of London's outdoor cinema experiences. Grab a projector, a screen and some pals to create the ultimate summer oasis.
Check out ostentatious summer screen rentals here.
Take your summer oasis world building to the next level by incorporating miniature fantasy-inspired elements into your garden foliage. Get crafty with your kids to turn gardening into a family activity.
Shop fairy garden accessories from Etsy here to get started.
There's nothing wrong with making the transition from indoor to outdoor space less apparent. Instead of keeping up a whole garden, cultivate one stand-out creepy crawler to make your balcony or gazebo pop with colour this summer.
Shop creepy crawlers here.
Take a nautical-inspired approach to designing your balcony. Hammocks are a great way to stay well rested, read, and relaxed this summer.
Shop a selection of hammocks from Anthropologie.
Play houses - they aren't just for kids anymore. Create your own bachelorette pad in the garden by taking inspiration from greenhouses and teahouses.
We're loving this shed (pictured above) designed by Ella Claire.
For easy, gorgeous lighting, set a candle and some flowers afloat in a bucket. We love the idea of having a mini pastel-coloured pond in your own backyard.
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