15 uniquely creative ways to use wood in your garden

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What could be more perfect than including a myriad of natural materials out in your garden? When it comes to creating a harmonious outdoor space, gardening experts and landscape architects know that using wood is a no-brainer and we are keen to get in on the action! 

Take a look at some of the fabulous ways that we've found to add some wood to your garden and see if you might enjoy a more organic feel.

1. Decking always looks fantastic but this curved style is next level gorgeous!

2. Creating an integral log store for your barbecue or chiminea looks fabulous

3. For wonderful wood additions on a budget, pallet furniture is hard to beat

4. These log lights are the perfect balance of stylish, functional and organic

Cracked Log Lamps Duncan Meerding Garden Lighting
Duncan Meerding

Cracked Log Lamps

Duncan Meerding

5. A wooden terrace cover will add rustic charm in abundance to your garden

Exposed Braai The Braai Man Garden Fire pits & barbecues
The Braai Man

Exposed Braai

The Braai Man

6. A wooden patio area will never look out of place in a pretty garden

Garden furniture Lothian Design Garden Furniture
Lothian Design

Garden furniture

Lothian Design

7. Small details can have a big impact too! This wooden bird box is lovely

8. If you're feeling crafty, how about making some wooden planter boxes?

Laundry Cottage, Glen Dye, Banchory, Aberdeenshire Roundhouse Architecture Ltd Garden Furniture
Roundhouse Architecture Ltd

Laundry Cottage, Glen Dye, Banchory, Aberdeenshire

Roundhouse Architecture Ltd

9. If your garden is a sociable spot, a wooden bar, complete with stool, would be a worthwhile investment

St Mawes Bar Table with Drinks Cooler Garden Trading Garden Furniture
Garden Trading

St Mawes Bar Table with Drinks Cooler

Garden Trading

10. For all you green-fingered growers out there, a wooden greenhouse is a timeless and pretty addition

Swallow Kingfisher 6x10 Wooden Greenhouse homify Garden Greenhouses & pavilions
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Swallow Kingfisher 6x10 Wooden Greenhouse

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11. Natural wood planters will really highlight the beauty of the plants in them

Teak Garden Planters , Cubes or Tall Squares Ingarden Ltd Garden Plant pots & vases
Ingarden Ltd

Teak Garden Planters , Cubes or Tall Squares

Ingarden Ltd

12. Designer garden furniture finished in wood will add such a high end feel to your space

INDOOR/OUTDOOR, PLASTIC SOLITUDE CORAL AND WHITE RUG Green Decore Garden Accessories & decoration Plastic Orange
Green Decore

INDOOR/OUTDOOR, PLASTIC SOLITUDE CORAL AND WHITE RUG

Green Decore

13. Fabulous wooden fencing looks so neat and elegant. You could even paint it

Private Courtyard, London, Living Wall Biotecture Garden Plants & flowers
Biotecture

Private Courtyard, London, Living Wall

Biotecture

14. A wooden water feature? Now that's the definition of rustic charm!

Sancaktepe Ece Botanik Garden Accessories & decoration
Ece Botanik

Sancaktepe

Ece Botanik

15. Shabby chic wooden pot holders would work well in any garden, regardless of size!

Plant Stand- Grey homify Garden Furniture
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Plant Stand- Grey

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

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