Nearly 70% of UK gardens are stuck in the past, with two thirds (65%) admitting their outdoor space has been influenced by previous decades.
Garden gnomes and pet graves should be banned from British gardens, according to our new survey. The cheery gnome (37%) and pet graves (26%) were revealed as the most unacceptable features of a modern garden – while other items banished to the garden hall of shame included trampolines, hot tubs, statues, outdoor heaters, wendy houses, climbing frames, decking and fire pits and chimineas.
Our nationwide survey of homeowners revealed that one fifth (19%) of Brits feel dread or embarrassment about their garden, with just over one in four (27%) feeling green with envy over their neighbours’ gardens. View our full research results.
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