Garden Trends for 2023

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The garden is the perfect place to bring your dream home to life. Whether you’re looking for a low-maintenance escape, an elegant entertaining space, or a peaceful refuge from the stresses of everyday life, there are loads of exciting and stylish trends that will enable you to make your garden feel uniquely yours in 2023.

What key garden trends are continuing from 2022

  • Eco-friendly gardening

One of the most prominent trends set to continue is the focus on sustainability and eco-friendliness. Many gardeners are looking for ways to reduce their environmental impact even further by using eco-friendly gardening methods, composting, and growing their own food where possible.

  • Outdoor living spaces

With more people having spent time at home these past few years due to the pandemic, gardens have become a sanctuary for relaxation and entertainment. As a result, there has been increased interest in creating comfortable and stylish outdoor living areas complete with seating, lighting, and decor which is set to continue this year with the current economic climate.

  • Wildlife friendly-gardening

Finally, last year we saw a renewed interest in native plants and wildlife-friendly gardening practices that will remain in 2023. Over the past few years, people have recognised the importance of preserving biodiversity and supporting local ecosystems.


Overall, these key garden trends reflect a growing awareness of our impact on the environment and a desire to create beautiful yet sustainable outdoor spaces.



15 garden trends that are set to be popular in 2023:

1) Vertical Gardens

Whether you’re looking to maximise space or add an eye-catching element to your garden, vertical gardens are a great way to transform any outdoor area. Not only do they look amazing, but they also help cool the air and reduce noise pollution.


2) Outdoor Kitchens

If you want to take your outdoor entertaining game up a notch then an outdoor kitchen is the perfect addition for 2023. With all the mod cons of an indoor kitchen, cooking al fresco has never been easier!


3) Living Walls

Living walls provide a stunning backdrop for your garden and can be used in both large and small garden spaces. Plus, the plants that make up the living wall will also help purify the air and provide a natural cooling system.


4) Garden Rooms

If you’re looking for a private space outside then a garden room could be just what you need. Whether it’s for yoga, a creative outlet, or hosting dinner parties, these multifunctional rooms are sure to offer plenty of use.


5) Fire Pits

Fire pits are great for creating a warm and inviting atmosphere for those cooler months of 2023. They’re perfect for outdoor entertaining with friends or simply to sit around and marvel at the stars on clear nights.


6) Eco-Friendly Landscaping

With sustainability being more important than ever before, eco-friendly landscaping is a great option for your garden. From opting for native plants with low water requirements to using materials that can be easily recycled or upcycled, there are plenty of ways to make your garden more sustainable.


7) Natural Swimming Pools

If you're in the market for a luxurious, eco-friendly addition to your space, then look no further than a natural swimming pool. Unlike chemical treatments which pollute our waters and harm aquatic life, this type of pool uses plants and soil filters to naturally purify its water, creating an aesthetically pleasing environment that's better for nature.


8) Outdoor Lighting

Well thought out lighting can transform any space, and the garden is no exception. Whether you’re looking for subtle illumination or making a statement with something bold and dramatic outdoor lighting has been a key trend for years and this year it's no different!


9) Edible Gardens

If you’re looking for a practical way to add some life to your garden, why not consider growing your own food? Not only will it provide sustenance but also has a positive effect on your well-being.


10) Water Features

A water feature is a perfect addition if you’re looking to create a tranquil garden atmosphere in 2023. Plus, they make great focal points and can be used as part of a ‘water garden’ concept, allowing you to grow aquatic plants that will add texture and colour to your outdoor space.


11) Pergolas

Pergolas are an elegant way to add shade and shelter to your garden. Whether you opt for something ornate or simple, this classic style structure is sure to provide plenty of charm and character.


12) Hanging Gardens

The hanging garden trend isn't going anywhere and is set to be even more popular in 2023. If you’re looking for a unique way to liven up your garden, then this could be the perfect solution for you and works well if you're low on ground space.


13) Seating Areas

Create a peaceful area to relax in by adding some comfortable seating and accessories - more decor is the trend here. Add warmth with blankets and cushions and create mood lighting with lanterns, it doesn’t take much to transform your outdoor area into an oasis of tranquillity.


14) Potted Plants

If you want to make your garden look vibrant but don’t have a lot of space then potted plants are ideal! Not only can they be moved around easily but their bright colours and textures are sure to add a cheerful touch to any garden.


15) Sustainable Decking

Sustainable decking is a great way to add style and warmth to your garden without compromising on sustainability. Not only is it environmentally friendly but it’s also low-maintenance and will look great!


Tip: If you're wanting to give your current decking a new lease of life you'll want to treat it, but you'll need to start by giving it a good clean with our decking cleaner and reviver.


These 15 trends are sure to give your garden that wow factor in 2023. Whether you want to turn your outdoor space into an oasis of tranquillity or transform it into the perfect entertainment area, with these tips you’re sure to have the garden of your dreams in no time. So why wait? Start planning now and create the garden of your dreams this year!

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