Beautiful garden accessories
With May just around the corner, now’s the perfect time to start giving your garden a little refresh for the summer! As you’ll know if you’ve been reading my blog for a while now, I’m lucky to have the most beautiful garden right by the sea at our home in Cornwall. We make full use of our wonderful outdoor space when the weather turns milder – it’s truly my special place to unwind, relax and recharge my batteries, ready to face another busy day!
At Nordic House we really believe in making the most of your outdoor space – whether that’s just a windowsill, an urban balcony, a small garden or a rural expanse of rolling lawn! Getting greenfingered for an hour or two is so good for the soul – and choosing the right accessories for the job is essential! Here are some wonderful products to inspire and motivate you to give your garden some love this year. As always, we’ve picked pieces that stand out from the norm, all featuring unique touches that make them just that little bit extra special…
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This stylish window/balcony box has been crafted from natural woven willow, finished with a rustic zinc inner planter. These lightweight planters can be used on a windowsill or, using the handy hooks on the back, hung over a balcony.
Rustic zinc is a timeless classic! This deliciously rustic zinc planter would make a wonderful vertical herb garden or filled with lavender – heaven scent! Attention to detail is paramount and the frame of the planter has a lovely soft grey powder coated finish and the pots themselves are 100% zinc. A winning combination!
Made from woven willow and complete with a plastic lining, this planter on wheels offers the perfect marriage of aesthetics and practicality. No more heavy lifting, you can simply wheel the planter where you would like to create a stylish outdoor display.
From the same collection as our round planter on wheels (above), this large square planter on wheels is also made from woven willow and lined with plastic. The perfect piece for your patio!
Whether snipping blooms or tying up plants, you’ll find that this is an incredibly useful addition to your conservatory or greenhouse. The wrought iron holder is beautifully aged and the large ball of traditional jute string will blend in beautifully to their natural surroundings.
If you are worried about forgetting to water your plants, this mouth-blown watering glass will be the answer! Simply fill with water and pop it in the soil at an angle and it will water the plant. As well as being practical, it’s incredibly beautiful too!
Sourced in Sweden, these lovely vintage metal scissors are highly decorative and useful! The perfect accessory for the garden lover, they would make a wonderful gift.
Beautifully crafted, this beech wooden boot scraper makes a stylish addition to your front door or boot room. Decorative and practical, the strong bristles will leave mud and dirt outside.
We are head-over-heels in love with the cool simplicity of these copper oil lamps, which are designed for use outdoors. An unmistakably stylish piece of Danish design that will add magic to any alfresco gathering.
We love our uber-stylish aged zinc watering can with a retro feel. As well as being a useful accessory, it would look fabulous just used as a decorative piece!
There are products that come along that you instantly fall in love with! This lovely artisan hammock is hand-made from woven water hyacinth. Lazy summer days will merge effortlessly into night when you snuggle up in this wonderful large hammock. Add some cushions and a throw, a book and a good glass of wine, and you’re away!
I can while away hours in the garden centre choosing new plants for my pots and planters and it’s one of my favourite springtime ‘chores’! Is your outdoor space your pride and joy as well? I’d love to see photos of your favourite garden accessories – do share them with us on our Facebook page!
I’m keeping my fingers crossed for a gorgeous long and warm summer here in the UK this year so that we can all make the most of some time in the fresh air and sunlight!
Till next time,