From bespoke treehouses and sapphire swimming pools to hand-crafted oak gates and bronze sculptures, these are our favourite garden features that will take your outdoor space to a whole new level in 2016
How about being the king of your very own (wooden) castle with a bespoke treehouse from Blue Forest, whose clients include everyone from businessmen and royalty to celebrities such as Madonna, Eric Clapton, J. K. Rowling and Ed Sheeran.
Making an entrance
They say you never get a second chance to make a good first impression, so if you’re looking for the ultimate entrance to your home, talk to the people at Oakleaf Gates, who will design, make, install and, if required, automate oak driveway gates, garden gates and garage doors tailored to suit your specific location.
Create a focal point to your garden with this Chalice water feature from David Harber – water clings to its mirror-polished outer surface, creating the illusion of a stainless-steel hemisphere slowly revolving on its axis. Illuminated, it is as beautiful by night as it is by day.
What better on a balmy summer’s day than being able to take a dip in your sapphire swimming pool? If you’re thinking of installing one, The London Swimming Pool Company will guide you through the process, from conception to handover.
A bronze sculpture provides drama and a sense of excitement in an outdoor space. This bronze hare by sculptor David Mackie is from a numbered edition of 12 and measures 56cm high x 31cm long x 31cm wide.
Great balls of fire
Incorporating animals, families, woodland scenes and even dragons and fairies, these Fire Balls from the Andy Gage Collection at The Firepit Company are not only intricately designed garden sculptures but will also keep you warm on chilly summer evenings.