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Easy Garden Glow Ups

Woman planting succulents in pots Woman planting succulents in pots

Whether you are hosting friends, playing with the kids, or simply catching some sunshine, many of us are likely spending more time in our gardens now that the weather is warming up. As a result, you may be looking to give your garden a mini makeover so that it is up to scratch for all your springtime activities.


For those searching for easy ways to elevate your garden, take a look at our favourite easy hacks for giving your garden a glow up, all of which are available with a One4all Gift Card.

Furniture Fit for the Interior

When shopping for garden furniture, it is easy to look solely for something that is waterproof and can easily be packed away. Whilst practicality is important, choosing stylish pieces of furniture for your garden will elevate its appearance and create a more put together exterior. Add a pop of colour to your outdoor space with the adorable yet spacious Habitat 3 Seater Garden Bench, available at Argos – a truly Instagram worthy piece of furniture for your garden!

Habitat Indu Metal 3 Seater Garden Bench, £100 from Argos

 

Paint Brushes at the Ready

Sometimes, a lick of paint is all you need to transform your garden and make it a more contemporary and appealing space. Painting your shed, fences, or outdoor furniture a lighter shade will add a touch of softness to your garden and refresh any surfaces that are looking slightly worse-for-wear. What’s more, painting is a fun activity that the whole household can try their hand at, so is the perfect pastime for any weekends at home.

Ronseal Garden Mint Matt Metal & wood paint, £2 from B&Q

 

Finishing Touches on the Table

If you are hosting an outdoor afternoon tea or summer soiree, then one of the easiest ways to impress your household or guests is by ensuring your tableware and servingware is both stylish and cohesive. Rather than just opting for plastic plates and cups, invest in some statement outdoor tableware that will bring a touch of glamour to your garden. A chic dispenser with gold detailing, available at H&M, is the perfect item for any garden gatherings, especially if you’re planning to serve some cocktails!

Dispenser with Tap, £24.99 from H&M

 

Light Up Your Space

One of the simplest ways to transform your garden is by incorporating different types of lighting that will create an atmosphere and add warmth to the space. From fairy lights to neon signs, there are countless different types of lighting you can choose so you can make your garden a more enjoyable and inviting space that is still inkeeping with your personal style. If you’re not sure how to incorporate light into your garden, take inspiration from your favourite restaurants and beer gardens.

Philips Hue White and Colour Ambiance Outdoor LED Lightstrip with Bluetooth, £79.99 from John Lewis

 

Garden Greenery

If there is one thing that every good garden needs, it’s plants! Plants are a sure way to boost your mood and create beautiful scenery within your garden. Switching up how you display the greenery can really change the overall appearance and style of your outdoor space, so it is worth investing in some unique and high-quality plant pots. For those who haven’t grown and nurtured plants before, opting for greens that are easy to look after, such as succulents and pansies, are a great pick.

Large Ceramic Planter, £29.99 from Robert Dyas