Extend your home into the garden and enjoy summer days outside in the fresh air, whether relaxing, eating or entertaining. At Good Homes we show you how you can create a welcoming and comfortable garden room whatever the size of your outdoor space.
Holiday wall with bright pastel rainbow colours and flowers in Brighton

Weekend project: the holiday wall

Holiday walls are the new social media trend - here's how to create one
firepit that can also be used to bbq on a patio by a green garden
A garden firepit is no longer solely reserved for dramatic recouplings on Love Island - the popular trend looks here ...

8 of the best firepits for evenings outdoors

Cuprinol Shed of the Year winner
The Cuprinol Shed of the Year 2021 competition saw 331 hopefuls enter with their shed transformations, and the Good Homes ...

7 inspirational ways to transform your garden shed

Shed of the Year winner 2021 Danielle Zarb-Cousin
Cuprinol's 2021 Shed of the Year winner is an Essex influencer who transformed her garden shed into a cocktail bar ...

Shed of the Year 2021: Cool cocktail bar makeover crowned winner

Isolated large tree with leafy branches
With energy bills set to increase by a record £139 for 15 million households from October 2021, Good Homes magazine ...

7 garden hacks to help cut energy bills

Karen standing in dining outdoor zone underneath pergola overlooking her beautiful garden makeover

Garden Makeover: A zoned outdoor space for dining and socialising

Good Homes Editor Karen Walker and husband John created three stylish outdoor zones in their garden
Couple wins garden transformation competition with Love Island inspired fire pit area
The Love Island fire pit inspired a garden transformation that bagged a Kent couple £1,000 in the Aldi-Fresco garden revamp ...

Love Island-inspired garden revamp wins Aldi-Fresco competition

Hanging monkey statues holding garden lights in patio space beside shed with panelled wall
Carry on socialising long after the sun goes down with our pick of the best illuminating garden lights. Whether you're ...

7 of the best garden lights

Pink garden bar with plants and cocktails, from Wayfair
A garden bar is a must for those who love to invite friends and family over for BBQs and summer ...

5 great garden bar ideas from Instagram

Best outdoor rugs: Scandi patio furniture with round jute rug from John Lewis
Soft furnishings are not exclusive to interiors, outdoor rugs are all the rage! Check out these top five buys to ...

5 of the hottest outdoor rug trends

Outdoor open firepit on balcony with wooden chair nearby,
Our gardens will be seeing a lot of action this summer after a lengthy spell being stuck indoors. From long-awaited ...

7 garden updates to improve your outdoor space

Wooden tray on a table in a summer garden with a selection of RHS glassware including champagne flute, wine glass, hi ball and carafe etched with iris design
From gifts to homeware, plants to garden tools, RHS Garden Centres have the season sown up PROMOTIONAL FEATURE Image: RHS ...

Gear up for your best summer ever with RHS Garden Centres

Grey rattan sofa in front of a white panelled fence with a gothic mirror hanging on it - Garden mirrors -
From ornate gothic arches, to contemporary window panes, there’s sure to be a style to suit your outdoor space This ...

5 garden mirrors you need this summer

A grassy garden with a pergola that has been decorated wirth bunting, cushions, and blankets - Garden party essentials -
With a few simple additions, these garden party essentials will have you swapping the packed pub for your own private ...

Euros 2020: 5 garden party essentials for a summer of hosting