Things we all secretly wish we had in our back garden

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Things we all secretly wish we had in our back garden

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What's the use in pretending we don't all love a little luxury? Of course we do! And one of the main spots we yearn to fill with funky additions and over the top accessories is our garden

You know what we're talking about, don't you? Perfect pergolas, sumptuous swings and terrific topiary would all finish our outdoor spaces to perfection, so why are we shy about admitting that? 

Come with us and take a look at the luxury offerings that we think everyone wants, whether they're a gardening enthusiast or not. Remember, if any of this sounds like hard work, you can always give a landscaper a list of your wants and needs and they'll take it from there!

1. A hidden hot tub

A City Garden Modern garden by Bowles & Wyer Modern
Bowles & Wyer

A City Garden

Bowles & Wyer

What could be better for easing away the stresses of the day and showing off to your friends?

2. A modern greenhouse

Juliana Anthracite Grey Oasis 12x12 Greenhouse Modern garden by homify Modern Aluminium/Zinc
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Juliana Anthracite Grey Oasis 12x12 Greenhouse

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Not always green these days but always stylish.

3. A pond you can nurture

Whatever the size, a pond makes a big, luxurious splash in your garden.

4. A covered terrace

You're going to need somewhere to sit while you admire all your great taste!

5. Millimetre-perfect topiary

They never look anything other than high-end and sophisticated.

6. The biggest grill you can find

The Gaze Burvill Outdoor Linear Kitchen: modern  by Gaze Burvill, Modern Wood Wood effect
Gaze Burvill

The Gaze Burvill Outdoor Linear Kitchen

Gaze Burvill

You'll definitely win the war of the barbecues next year with something like this!

7. Designer outdoor seating

For adding a little colour and audacious style, you can't beat expensive-looking seats.

8. A sweet summerhouse

Oval Summerhouse Colonial style garden by homify Colonial Tiles
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Oval Summerhouse

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Perfect for all year round and not just the warmer months.

9. A well stocked bar

The Gaze Burvill Outdoor Classic Kitchen: modern  by Gaze Burvill, Modern Wood Wood effect
Gaze Burvill

The Gaze Burvill Outdoor Classic Kitchen

Gaze Burvill

If you've got a grill, why not have a bar too?

10. Matching patio furniture

modern  by WARCO Bodenbeläge, Modern
WARCO Bodenbeläge

STYLISH GARDEN LOUNGE

WARCO Bodenbeläge

So many of us put up with mismatched deck chairs when we'd love a dining table set and some recliners that match!

11. Garden art

Centurion Golf Club Modern commercial spaces by Aralia Modern Iron/Steel
Aralia

Centurion Golf Club

Aralia

Adding sculptures to your outdoor space really ups the style game and demonstrates your great taste.

12. Bench seating around trees

The Broadwalk Tree Bench: classic  by Gaze Burvill, Classic Wood Wood effect
Gaze Burvill

The Broadwalk Tree Bench

Gaze Burvill

Simple they might be but these tree benches look beautiful and oh so elegant.

13. A gorgeous pergola

Modern Garden with a rustic twist Modern garden by Yorkshire Gardens Modern
Yorkshire Gardens

Modern Garden with a rustic twist

Yorkshire Gardens

Pergolas break up a space and add some natural charm. You can even train climbers up it later!

14. A unique water feature

contemplation corner Asian style garden by Juniperhouse Asian
Juniperhouse

contemplation corner

Juniperhouse

A lovely way to add extra natural beauty to your garden, a water feature is a must-have!

15. A timeless garden swing

Outdoor Garden Swing Classic style garden by NI Climbing Frames Classic
NI Climbing Frames

Outdoor Garden Swing

NI Climbing Frames

Who doesn't love the idea of sitting on a garden swing and just watching a few hours drift by?

For more garden inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 14 Best (And Worst) Garden Investments You Can Make.

Which of these garden additions are you considering?
Whitton Drive by GK Architects Ltd Modern

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