Can You Use Plants As Garden Furniture In Ireland?

This may sound like a odd question to ask. I mean when you're thinking of garden furniture Ireland, plants are not necessarily the first thing that spring to mind. Plants are most often (and correctly so) thought of as aesthetic, functional and fresh additions to your garden - they are not often thought of as garden furniture. That could be about to change, however.

Plants Used As Garden Furniture

OK, so we're not recommending that you sit on your hydrangeas and host a tea party of your daffodils. With that said, plants can effectively be used as some sort of garden furniture. This is more of a DIY task, but so cool! Essentially, you can use plants as dividers to section off areas of your garden. These then act as plant garden furniture dividers - when done correctly of course.

Why Partition Your Garden?

Partitioning your garden with garden furniture can actually make to a much more pleasing aesthetic. A large garden is wonderful, but to make it into a stunning, functional space, partitioning off sections with garden furniture can bring the garden to life. This is a neat trick that actually can make it seem like there's more space in your garden, when done correctly.

Vertical Plant Garden Furniture Ideas:

There are a number of DIY tricks that you can use to partition off sections of your garden, some of which are in the image below. Of course, you could always just pop into store and buy actual garden furniture, but for those of you who like some DIY as well as the real thing, these can be a quirky addition to your gardens.

What do you think of plants as garden furniture?

This article on plants as Irish garden furniture was brought to you by Hanleys of Cork, Ireland’s premier garden centre. For more information on garden furniture then go through our website or contact us @ 021 431 4464.



Garden Sheds Cork – Why They’re Important

Garden sheds can provide a multitude of functions. Naturally, the main function that the provide is that of storage, which is probably why 'Garden sheds Cork' is such a popular topic - to protect your gardening equipment from the rain!

What we love about garden sheds is how they can really transform a garden. Garden sheds in Cork can change how your garden looks, while working beautifully for storage and fitting in seamlessly with your garden's design.

Why Garden Sheds Cork Is An Important Topic For Your Garden

Garden sheds can bring a multitude of things to your beautiful Cork gardens here are just some of them:

  • Storage
  • Style
  • Comfort
  • Completion

Storage

Storage is the first and foremost function of any garden shed. In Ireland, and certainly in Cork, we do not get the luxury of constant stunning weather. Because of that, our garden sheds are extra important. We store everything in them from lawnmowers to clippers and other garden utensils to dog beds, to kids toys and more. Our garden sheds allow us to keep all of our items in pristine condition while leaving our Cork gardens clear of clutter.

Style

A lot of people underestimate the importance of style and how Cork garden sheds can bring that into your garden. Whether you just want a nice, natural looking shed that blends in with mother nature or you want to funk it up with a splash of colour to make it unique to your home. Garden sheds are something that can really effect the style of your Cork garden.

Comfort

Believe it or not, Cork garden sheds can be bought for comfort! If you have read our recent article on 'She-sheds' you would know why. Between 'She-sheds', 'man-caves' and cute sheds for the whole family, Cork garden sheds can bring comfort to your backyard.

Completion

One of the most important things that Cork garden sheds do is that they bring a sense of completion and cohesion to your garden. With your stunning Cork garden sheds, you can finish off your garden's design in a seamless, integrated manner that will allow you storage, style and more.

In Cork, garden sheds used to be something used solely for utility, but in recent years, people are starting to see all of the benefits of choosing the right garden sheds.

This article on Garden Sheds Cork was brought to you by Hanleys of Cork, Ireland’s premier garden centre. For more information on garden furniture then go through our website or contact us @ 021 431 4464.



Amazing DIY Hanging Baskets For Your Garden Fencing

Garden fencing is a vital aspect of any garden. Many people think of it as more of a city thing, but it is equally important in the countryside. Garden fencing allows you to turn your garden into an abode and close it off from the outside world. I mean, you wouldn't have a house without walls would you? That'd just be ridiculous!

With that said, many people tend to purchase garden fencing and leave it pretty much as it is. Of course that it perfectly find, particularly if it fits in theme with your garden! Some folk like to inject a bit of personality into their fences, however, as you may have seen in our previous post on wacky garden fence inspiration.

For this post, we are going to add to our list and show you some gorgeous DIY hanging baskets that can personalise your Cork garden fencing.

Garden Fencing Hanging Baskets - Add Personality to Your Garden

Bumblebee Plant Pots

How adorable are these little guys? They would be the perfect day spent with you kids during the summer - sprucing up your garden fence! And you could always paint them red and white at Christmas :)

Glass Jar Fencing Hangings

Another adorable idea, but more for when you have elder children. Imaging debs pictures in front of your glowing jars after you put tea lights in them! Garden fencing at its finest.

Tea-light Glass Holders

Similar to the above idea - this is less of a fun DIY take, but results in such a classy, beautiful finish.

Handbag Hanging Baskets

Need a place to recycle your old handbags? We've got you sorted! Now, maybe you'd be better off giving your out of date Chanel to a friend or charity store, but asides from that, this is another cute idea for your garden fencing :P

Shoe Organiser Fence Hanger

A new use for shoe organisers? Yes please! Imagine growing your herbs in one of these over one of the panels of your garden fencing. This is so clever - saves space and leaves everything in one convenient place for you.

Navy Blue Tins

These are essentially the same thing as the bumblebee pots - but just look at how pretty they are! And we love that there's loads of them too.

Will You Give It a Go?

Let us know if you give any of this a go and decide to spruce up your own garden fencing. Also, make sure to send us pictures if you do - we would love to see them!

This article on garden fencing Ireland was brought to you by Hanleys of Cork, Ireland’s premier garden centre. For more information on garden furniture then go through our website or contact us @ 021 431 4464.



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