3 Modern Garden Ideas For Modern Families

Garden with decking, modern garden furniture and firepit

Gardens can become messy and filled with clutter if left unattended for too long.

In fact, your garden could do with being modernised to help you be more motivated to keep clutter away. If you want to modernise your garden, but don’t know where to start, consider reading this guide that goes over three different ideas.

Artificial Grass

While many families prefer the feel of real grass, it can be high maintenance in some cases. This is why more and more families are installing artificial grass, as it doesn’t require much work once it is in. You may be surprised to hear of how many different types of artificial grass is out there. 

Artificial grass, decorative gravel and raised beds with plants and mulch

They have a range of different benefits, such as not needing to cut the grass and always looking aesthetically pleasing in any weather. Overall, it will be much more convenient for you to have this type of fake grass and can make a garden look less messy and more modern.


A modern way to make your garden seem more presentable is to consider verandas. A veranda can offer some cover over the front or back of your home. They are a mini roof structure made of glass that can give you much needed cover for your outdoor furniture so that you can sit outside without getting drenched. They also can help protect you from natural ailments that could bother you.

Wooden Veranda

There are a lot of different ways to get a veranda, and they have different designs. This means that no matter what your home looks like, and your garden, then you will be able to find a design that suits your gardens needs. With that said, it will benefit you to look at expert companies that specialise in veranda installation, such as Nationwide Home Innovations. They use the highest quality materials to help create unique products to suit your purposes. A surveyor will visit beforehand to ensure it will fit well before being placed.

Once your veranda is installed, you will be able to focus on the seating situation. This means finding tables and chairs that can slot into your garden and be protected from the elements. You can find modern outdoor furniture, create modern foundations, and use materials to design whatever you want.


When you think about firepits, you may think it to be something a little bit more on the traditional side. However, it’s all about how you structure it. You can create modern stone and concrete-based fire pits that could be used to create a desired atmosphere, or you could create a firepit for the purposes of barbequing some food.

Fire pit in gaden in front of tree. Surrounded by wooden garden furniture

Essentially, there is a range of different things you can do with a firepit, and if you put your head to it, you will be able to modernise it in any way that suits you. Firepits can help you to create warmth, too, allowing you to sit outside during the evening without worrying about getting cold. 

It’s also important to note that firepits won’t only help you with cooking and creating an atmosphere, they can give you a place to unwind and relax away from your home. This can be alone, or it could be with your friends or family.

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