Your yearly garden project calendar

Unsure when to begin those big garden projects?

We all know that spending time outdoors can be a great mood booster.  Creating your own space is so rewarding - whether it be building a garden shed, adding a pond or designing a play area. 

But when is the best time to start?  We explain, month by month, when to complete those bigger projects and our help and advice will keep you motivated and inspired to take on bigger and more ambitious projects as your confidence and skills grow.

We have lots more garden and outdoor inspiration and advice here.

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Winter (January to March)

It may be dark and cold outside, but now is the best time to be planning your big outdoor projects for the year.

Designing your outdoor space

Creating garden zones

Planning a concrete path, patio or driveway

How to put up a panel fence

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Spring (April-June)

With warmer weather and longer days - it's a great time to create your perfect outside space.

Planning a garden pond

How to build a wooden shed

Creating a pergola

Putting up a greenhouse


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Summer (July-September)

School is out!   These warm summer days are a great time to get creative with some kid's projects.

Ideas to turn your garden into an adventure playground

Creating a wooden sandpit

How to build a wooden playhouse

Build a bee B&B



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Autumn (October-December)

It's getting cooler but it doesn't mean you need to give up on those outside projects - now is the time to make sure you have all you need for the colder months.

Choosing the right garden storage for your space

How to fit outdoor lighting

How to repair a roof

Cleaning and repairing gutters