DIY Garden: Your Helpful Hub of Gardening Ideas

DIY Garden started as a simple gardening blog. It was an outlet for its creator Clive Harris, to share his passion for gardening, environmental issues, and creative outdoor spaces. 4 years and countless hours of growing, researching, writing and testing, the site has become one of the UK’s most popular online gardening publications, serving over 3 million visitors per year.

Today, our mission is simple; to help you improve your outdoor space. Whether it’s learning how to grow, unique garden design ideas, or providing detailed product reviews, DIY Garden has it all. A heartfelt thank you for visiting today, and if you wish to learn more about us, or our stringent editorial standards, just follow the links.

Your Gardening Guide for October!

The ultimate guide detailing what to grow, what to plant, garden maintenance and wildlife to look out for!

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Learn how to grow delicious fruit and vegetables at home with our detailed growing guides. They cover everything; sowing seeds, planting outside, plant care, when to harvest and problem solving.

Create Something Unique For Your Garden

If you need a little inspiration for your outdoor space, check out the article below showcasing some of the most unique and creative concepts, you’re sure to find something that’ll keep you busy this weekend!


With a huge range of detailed plant guides, this is the place for you if you want expert advice on propagation, plant care, problem solving and plant varieties.

TESTED: What is the Best Garden Shredder?

Garden shredders are one of the most useful tools you can get. They cut, chop and mulch tough branches into manageable garden waste. But with jamming, noise and safety being a real concern, the team at DIY Garden have tested the UK’s most popular models. Read on to find out which are worth your consideration, and which is the overall best garden shredder



Populations of some of our much-loved animals are in-decline. Through education and action we can protect British wildlife and the environment. Read on to discover what’s going on, and how we can help.


Us British gardeners love a compost heap! Not only can it help improve your soil, but it’s also an eco-friendly way of getting rid of waste. Whether you’re simply looking into the benefits, or ready to build your own this weekend, we can help guide you through the process…

TESTED: What is the Best Cordless Pressure Washer?

The cordless power tool revolution is here! But when it comes to cleaning, can cordless pressure washers really compete with traditional models? DIY Garden’s Becky Matthews has extensively tested the top selling models. Read on to see how they performed, and which product came out as the best cordless pressure washer


Lawn Care

The perfect lawn is a sight to behold. Bright green grass and perfectly symmetrical stripes. If you want to learn more about how to care for your lawn like the pros do, check out some of the articles below.

Garden Design

TESTED: What is the UK's Best Petrol Lawn Mower?

DIY Garden’s Alina and Derek put some of the UK’s most popular petrol mowers to the test. Hours of work went into this project, analysing just how well they fared across different lawn sizes, terrains and conditions. The results are in, so to find out which mowers made the cut, read our article on the best petrol lawn mowers here…



Pressure Washers

Whether it’s making your patio like new again, cleaning your car in five minutes flat, or giving your old garden furniture a refresh, nothing beats a powerful pressure washer. Read out our buyer guides here.


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