New research released today shows over a quarter of us use our gardens as a retreat from the world, more so than any other area of our homes, while over a third say their outdoor oasis is where they find the opportunity to refresh and revive their spirits. Just under half de-stress best by enjoying the tranquillity in their garden as opposed to unwinding with a drink or chatting to friends and family.
Two thirds of us only give our tired old gardens a makeover every five years despite spending an average of £982 annually on redecorating and updating our home’s.
Summer has arrived and everyone has high hopes for a hot one. When the sun shines there are not many people who can resist the urge to invite friends and family round for a party or barbecue in the garden.