19 things you need for the best garden ever

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19 things you need for the best garden ever

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The sun's out, which means you need to be out in your garden, making the most of it. But if you haven't taken the time to invest in a few outdoor must-haves, it might not be working to its full potential! We don't want you to get bogged down trying to figure out which items professional gardeners would tell you to absolutely include and which you can afford to ignore, so we've created this handy guide of the ultimate 19 garden additions which will increase your summer enjoyment no end. Come and take a look and see how many you are yet to buy!

1. A parasol will offer you shade and rain protection. Two bonuses for the price of one!

Solero Basto commercial parasol 5x5m:  Garden  by Solero,
Solero

Solero Basto commercial parasol 5x5m

Solero

2. A solar powered water fountain will transform anything into a great display.

3. Citronella candles are a must for pest-free alfresco dining.

4. Somewhere for the BBQ beers, like a trendy vintage cool box, filled with ice.

Vintage Coca Cola Cool-Box:  Household by Vintage Archive,
Vintage Archive

Vintage Coca Cola Cool-Box

Vintage Archive

5. A paddling pool, to keep the kids and dogs cool in the heat!

6. Solar lighting, to keep your pathways usable at night, not to mention pretty!

7. Extra lighting to make everywhere look magical! Get outdoor, waterproof fairy lights for a very pretty look!

Pink Colour Pop String Lights:  Bedroom by rigby & mac,
rigby & mac

Pink Colour Pop String Lights

rigby & mac

8. Some top notch furniture, for comfortable sunning and enjoyable get togethers.

9. Extra folding furniture for when unexpected guests arrive… which they always do!

Regatta Deckchair:  Garden  by Hen and Hammock,
Hen and Hammock

Regatta Deckchair

Hen and Hammock

10. How about a hammock? Just don't blame us when everybody wants their own!

Double Rainbow Hammock:  Garden  by Hen and Hammock,
Hen and Hammock

Double Rainbow Hammock

Hen and Hammock

11. A bird bath will draw plenty of feathered friends into your space. What a treat!

Floriana Bird Bath Solar Powered Water Feature:  Garden  by Primrose,
Primrose

Floriana Bird Bath Solar Powered Water Feature

Primrose

12. How about some unusual furniture that adds in an accent colour too?

Petal Hanging Chair:  Garden  by carlaustinfurniture,
carlaustinfurniture

Petal Hanging Chair

carlaustinfurniture

13. Living walls make for a completed garden look instantly and need little care!

Private Courtyard, London, Living Wall:  Garden  by Biotecture,
Biotecture

Private Courtyard, London, Living Wall

Biotecture

14. A selection of board and lawn games, tucked away in the shed. We've always wanted an oversized chess set!

Bespoke Mediterranean Backgammon:  Multimedia room by Geoffrey Parker Games Ltd,
Geoffrey Parker Games Ltd

Bespoke Mediterranean Backgammon

Geoffrey Parker Games Ltd

15. A patio that feels smooth underfoot and offers a solid basis for a table is a real garden bonus!

Family Garden After:   by Sylvan Studio,
Sylvan Studio

Family Garden After

Sylvan Studio

16. A picnic set within easy reach! Perfect for romantic lunches, but don't get an itchy rug!

17. A host of waterproof cushions, for comfort and style. Oversized varieties are ideal in lieu of extra seating.

18. A handy garden store to stash all your accessories away is a must. make it lockable so nobody pinches your footballs!

Garden storage:  Garden by wayne maxwell,
wayne maxwell

Garden storage

wayne maxwell

19. Pretty planters, filled with edible treats are a wonderful idea. What could be nicer than strawberries at arm's reach?

For more summer garden tips, take a look at this Ideabook: How to prepare your garden for summer.

How many of these items do you need to run out and buy?
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd,

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