5 Garden Design Essentials

Are you in need of some inspiration for your garden, but not sure where to start? We’ve got all the basics below for you, packed full of tips, advice and product recommendations.

Love your Lawn…

The grass doesn’t always have to be greener on the other side. Think about what shape you’d like your lawn to be, and feel free to be creative with this. From rectangular to square, circular to oval, there’s a shape that suits every garden. It’s important to look after you lawn, taking care of it in all conditions.

Recommended lawn products:

  • Smartedge lawn edging– this helps your garden look great all year round, preventing roots and earth from distorting the edge of your lawn; perfect for placing around the lawn’s edge, flower beds, or between lawns & paths.
  • MeadowMat– sow these 40 species of flowers & grasses to create your very own meadow in your garden; great for attracting birds & bees!
  • Luxigraze Artificial Grass– natural lawns aren’t for everyone – for a more low-maintenance option, you can opt for artificial grass which looks great all year round!
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Whether it’s a patio area, pathway, driveway, or courtyard area, the paving you choose makes all the difference, both aesthetically and practically. From porcelain, to natural paving and everything in-between, there’s an option to perfectly suit anyone’s outdoor living area.

Recommended paving products:

  • Porcelain Paving– porcelain paving is man-made from natural materials, giving you a beautiful finish with added practicality. It’s resistant to water stains, salt and mould, making for a hard-wearing, solid surface for your garden.
  • Concrete Paving– concrete. Paving comes in a range of colours, shapes and sizes – replicating natural paving at a lower cost. They can make the perfect contemporary addition to your garden.
  • Clay & Brick Paving– blending in perfectly with your garden, plants and trees, brick & clay are great natural options for your outdoor living area; slip-resistant, durable & strong.
  • Sandstone Paving– sandstone comes in a unique blend of colour, which makes for a rich & natural appeal. Durable & hardwearing, it’s a perfect paving option.
  • Limestone Paving– limestone is natural, hardwearing, and durable – great for withstanding the British Weather! It’s also slip resistant and comes in a wide variety of colours.

We could go on and list all of the paving options, but there really is so much choice – check out our website for the full list!



Create a space to relax, dine alfresco, and socialise! Garden furniture can make a huge difference to your garden, helping you to enjoy its full potential. From benches to loungers, chairs to table dining sets, there’s something to suit every need…

Recommended garden furniture products:

  • Forest Single Sleeper Bench– this simple, solid and contemporary design looks great in every garden area – take a moment to relax and watch the birds!
  • Rowlinson Vienna Bistro Furniture Set– this three-piece set comes with two seats and a table, with an attractive lattice design. Great for dining outside with your partner.
  • Bespoke Root Coffee Table– try something different, with a more quirky, country design – made bespoke to your requirements, these coffee tables look stunning outside.

Check out the full garden furniture range here!



Light up your garden and carry on enjoying it into the night, with our range of garden lighting! From decking lights, to garden bollards and floodlights, you can achieve the look you’re dreaming of.

Recommended garden lighting products:

  • Decking Lights– This stainless steel bezel light kit contains everything you need to light up your decking area in style.
  • Double Light Garden Bollard– this double light bollard looks great in any garden, lighting the way down any garden path.
  • Infrared Heater– light up your outdoor living area, whilst keeping nice and toasty with this infrared heather!

Browse the full range of garden lighting & electricals here.


Finishing touches

Finish off your new garden design with an interesting focal point. From fire pits to water features, BBQ’s to garden sheds, we’ve got a huge range of outdoor living products to suit any purpose.

Recommended outdoor living products:

  • Adezz Water Bowl– this steel water bowl adds a touch of style & tranquillity to your garden. You can even add a water pumpto turn it into a water feature!
  • Adezz Fire Bowl– one of our best sellers, this steel fire bowl looks fantastic and creates the perfect spot to gather round with friends in the garden.
  • Adezz Corten Steel Wood Store– store the wood for your firepit in this stunning wood store – it’s a work of art in itself!
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  • We’ve got so much more to offer. For our full range of outdoor living products, visit the website now.
5 Garden Design Essentials was last modified: June 1st, 2020 by pavingss