It’s not looking like we will be having a Spring or Summer any time soon but it doesn’t mean we need to stay indoors. We know not to rely on the weather in the UK so how can we make our gardens a little more welcoming throughout the year and get out for some fresh air? I’ve been thinking of some ideas 

Putting a dome shelter, awning or canopy up in the garden can both protect from the suns rays (if we ever get any) and also from the rain meaning you shelter from the wind and rain and still enjoy being outdoors

 

Don’t let the gloomy weather deter you from your garden

 

A play house, children can stay sheltered whilst playing. There are a couple on offer in Groupon’s latest garden deals so a perfect time to get one ready for the Summer holidays

Solar lights can make a gloomy space a lot prettier and a fire pit can keep you warm on a colder day as well as giving a cosy feel and they are mesmerising to watch too

 

Don’t let the gloomy weather deter you from your garden

 

Make a bug hotel to encourage the wildlife and get the little ones involved

Get a mud kitchen, get the children to put on their scruffy clothes and waterproofs and enjoying getting their hands on playing with mud and water, while also developing important physical, social and emotional skills 

 

Don’t let the gloomy weather deter you from your garden

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9 Comments on Don’t let the gloomy weather deter you from your garden

  1. I can not wait until I get a house so I can make some time to spend in the garden, I’d love to have some sort of wendy house/ area I can work in the garden for a change of scenery x

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