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14 uncommon ways to welcome colour into your garden

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton
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Gardens. They all look the same, in a general kind of way, don't they? Well, not if you finish them right! A healthy dose of colour will transform your garden from average to amazing in the blink of an eye and there are a whole host of ways that you can seek to embrace the rainbow.

landscaper will make perking up your garden look easy but we'll tell you how to do it. So, grab a cuppa and enjoy our ideas for adding some oomph to your outdoors!

1. When it comes to making a big splash, a richly coloured wood decking section is hard to beat

modern Garden by Deck-linéa
Deck-linéa

Palissade IdéAl—Deck-linéa

Deck-linéa

2. Look for vibrant planters that will add an accent colour to your space

Night time in the Garden:  Garden  by GK Architects Ltd
GK Architects Ltd

Night time in the Garden

GK Architects Ltd

3. Quirky little additions can be beautifully coloured. We love this pastel bird house!

Prism Nest Box:  Garden  by Hen and Hammock
Hen and Hammock

Prism Nest Box

Hen and Hammock

4. For a rich orange glow like no other, a fire pit will fill your garden with warm tones

rondo firepit:  Garden  by wood-fired oven
wood-fired oven

rondo firepit

wood-fired oven

5. Get creative and opt for a brightly-coloured feature wall. It's as easy as slapping a coat of paint on!

Moroccan style garden: mediterranean Garden by Gullaksen Architects
Gullaksen Architects

Moroccan style garden

Gullaksen Architects

6. A few daring cushions will instantly add new tones and fun patterns to your garden

7. Funky furniture with vibrant seats will naturally perk up your garden and can even dictate the colour scheme

8. These glass screens add colour, eye-catching detail and help to separate the different sections of the space. Talk about multifunctional!

Party garden in Sevenoaks, Kent: modern Garden by Earth Designs
Earth Designs

Party garden in Sevenoaks, Kent

Earth Designs

9. If you like your garden colour a little more natural, look to experiment with different hues of fence stain to cheer up old installations

Reflected Glory - Holland Park Renovation: modern Garden by Tyler Mandic Ltd
Tyler Mandic Ltd

Reflected Glory—Holland Park Renovation

Tyler Mandic Ltd

10. Garden lighting doesn't have to be white. Just picture this example with multi-coloured bulbs

11. Bright, engaging accessories are perfect for gardens. When it comes to extra seating, we've never heard of a boring hammock!

Sunset Hammock:  Garden  by Hen and Hammock
Hen and Hammock

Sunset Hammock

Hen and Hammock

12. Let's not forget the vital role that plants will play in your garden, especially in terms of adding beautiful colour

Traditional Garden: country Garden by Unique Landscapes
Unique Landscapes

Traditional Garden

Unique Landscapes

13. It's not only flowers that add vibrant tones to your outdoor space, as fruit and vegetables will really make it come alive in a cacophony of colour

raised beds border edging: minimalistic Garden by Quercus UK Ltd
Quercus UK Ltd

raised beds border edging

Quercus UK Ltd

14. For a chic and elegant way to add colour to your garden, think about using different tones of shingle. So classy!

Japanese Style Garden: asian Garden by Unique Landscapes
Unique Landscapes

Japanese Style Garden

Unique Landscapes

For more garden inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 11 Garden Transforming Decking Designs For Your Home.

Are you bursting for more colour in your garden?
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd

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