Garden space trends to look out for in 2019 – MessHall

As 2018 is now a distant memory, so too maybe the trends including ecological gardens, asymmetrical scheme and wood-effecttiles. But what is set to replace them? Here, we take a look at the potentialtrends that will sweep the nation in the coming months.


Smart lighting

The BBC’s Rich brothers state that smartlighting is likely to come back to the forefront of our plans. Their suggestionis that you position lights up against trees so that it can create an uplighteffect and draw your attention to a specific area of the garden.

Hot tubs

In 2017 and 2018, Aldi wowed customers byselling inflatable hot tubs. However, this year, you can expect a morepermanent addition to gardens. With timberdecking providing the perfect platform for this little piece of luxury,sales are expected to continue to soar over the next 12 months.


In Britain, we are continuing to engage inthe ‘staying in is the new going out’ craze and home entertaining is now anextremely popular social option. While you might think of a fire pit as beingan expensive addition to your space, think again. You can purchase mini pitsfor as little as £25 and the quirky idea can brighten up any area in which youentertain your guests. The heat that it provides will allow the party gatheringto continue well into the night, meaning the cold evenings won’t even be ableto put a dampener on your spirits.

Adult treehouses

For those with a huge garden space, adulttreehouses are becoming a popular trend. We’ve all heard of the ‘man cave’ and‘she shed’, but 2019 is set to be the year of the adult treehouse. We love agetaway, and if you have an area that allows it, why not create arustic-looking treehouse to escape to?

Grow your own

The homegrown staples including cabbage andtomatoes are still set to be on our list of produce to grow ourselves. However,it’s said that before long we will also be growing our own tea plants and herbs– great for our morning cuppa or gin and tonic!


Wallpaper may sound like an odd outdoorchoice, but it is set to become more popular in a bid to brighten up yourspace. You can stay on trend and match your paper with your surroundings, oryou can mimic your personality and dazzle your guests with outlandish prints.

Handmade décor

We are starting to find DIY projects toturn our furniture into a shabby chic style. Like wallpapering, creating yourown decorations will add your own personal stamp on your space and, withup-cycling becoming more popular in the home in recent years, it’s now time forthe garden space to get a makeover.

This year seems to have a lot of potentialchanges to our garden space. Be sure to keep an eye out and see how many youspot over the course of the year!

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