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Modern Garden Rooms Blog

Modern Garden Rooms’ garden room blog showcases our extensive knowledge and love for the garden rooms that we build.

Here on our blog we cover everything from home gyms to art studios, from relaxation rooms to garden offices, from installation to decoration.

Whether you’re looking to find out more about getting a new garden room, searching for decor which will inspire you, or perhaps wondering what to do with your own summerhouse or garden room, here on Modern Garden Rooms’ blog we take an in depth look at what a garden room is, what you need to consider when you get a garden room, and how to make it work best for you.

If you have questions relating to any of the articles on our Garden Room Blog then please contact us; and if you have ideas for posts you’d like to see then we’d be happy to hear from you.

Home Cinema in a Garden Room

5 Benefits of Having a Home Cinema in a Garden Room

A garden room can have many great and beneficial uses which are often quite practical such as for work purposes but don’t overlook those entertainment ideas. Some of our favourites include a gaming room, a dining/party space, a music studio and a home cinema. Here we are going to take a look at the benefits of having a home cinema in a garden room. A Home Cinema in a Garden Room Provides Family Entertainment Installing a home cinema in your... Read More...
heating a garden room

Heating a Garden Room Effectively When It’s Cold Outside

It's brass monkeys out there at the moment and the garden isn't very inviting. If you don't have heating in your garden room, then when the temperatures are this low it can make it unusable as a home office or leisure space. Options for heating a garden room The first thing is to make sure that your garden room is insulated. There's no point heating a garden room if it won't retain the heat; it'll be very expensive and you'll... Read More...
Garden Pods

Garden Pods

Garden pods are a unique solution to garden design, allowing gardeners and homeowners to create customised garden spaces with creative, modern designs. Garden pods enable individuals to tailor their outdoor spaces to meet their exact needs, providing a unique setting for outdoor activities – all year round. Modern Garden Pods Our garden pods offer a wide range of features and benefits that can significantly enhance the garden experience. Garden pods can provide additional space for storage, but more than that,... Read More...
use your summerhouse in winter

Five Ways You Can Use Your Summerhouse In The Winter

Don’t be fooled by the name. As long as you have a fully insulated summerhouse with double glazing, electricity and heating, you can most definitely use it all year round… Not just during the summer! So let’s take a look at how to use your summerhouse in the winter. Garden Office This is probably the most popular and logical use for your summerhouse. Since more of us are working from home either full-time or part-time, it makes far more sense... Read More...
insulated garden office

Why An Insulated Garden Office Is A Purchase You’ll Never Regret

Whether you work from home a few days a week or 100% of the time, it is very tempting to get your own office space. An insulated garden office offers so many benefits, that you'll wish you got one sooner! You can add more space to your home Not everyone wants to give up space in their home for a workspace. Although often modern houses come with a small 'office' room, it's not uncommon for offices to take the place... Read More...
Corner Summerhouse

Would Your Garden Benefit From a Corner Summerhouse?

It’s no secret that UK gardens tend to be on the smaller side but by maximising on your given space you can still make the most of every part of it. One popular addition to gardens these days is a summerhouse, especially for those people who work from home or who need an extra room for their house but even if your garden isn’t huge, this can be a possibility if you choose and design a corner summerhouse. Why a... Read More...
Make The Most Of Your Outdoor Space With A New Garden Seating Area

Make The Most Of Your Outdoor Space With A New Garden Seating Area

Today's slightly warmer weather gives hint of spring on the way. Yes, it might well get colder again in February (or even next week!), but right now the winter sun is shining and it's a great time to think about how you'd like your outside space to look in spring and make the most of the downtime, and even the winter sales by planning a brand new garden seating area. Different types of garden seating area Dragging chairs out into... Read More...
Jobs to Complete Around Your Garden Room in Winter

Jobs to Complete Around Your Garden Room in Winter

The winter months may be the time when you’d rather be indoors keeping warm but on those dry, clear days it can be a great time to do some checks around the garden and your garden room to ensure that everything is kept in tip-top condition. Here are a few jobs we suggest for this time of year… Flower Beds If you have flower beds surrounding your garden room, the winter period is the ideal time to get deadheading, clearing... Read More...
How a Modern Garden Room Can Help Your New Year’s Resolutions

How a Modern Garden Room Can Help Your New Year’s Resolutions

After a very long year, the New Year is almost here! The start of January is a classic time to plan ahead, make resolutions and be productive. With new hope and good intentions we look forward to 2023; here are some ways that a new Modern Garden Room could help you to stick to your New Year's resolutions. Get Fit in Your Modern Garden Room The classic New Year's resolution: Staying fit isn’t just beneficial for your body, your mental... Read More...
corner garden room

Corner Garden Rooms

Corner Garden Rooms Corner garden rooms are a great way to maximise the space in smaller gardens. They provide flexible and attractive outdoor living areas that can be used for entertaining, relaxing and enjoying nature. With corner garden room designs, you don’t have to worry about sacrificing beauty or functionality, as these spaces are just as large and comfortable as any other outdoor living area. They also provide a unique way to make the most of your outdoor space and... Read More...
L Shaped Garden Room

L Shaped Garden Room

Versatile L-Shaped Garden Rooms An L-shaped garden room may be the perfect solution to fit your outdoor space and give you the freedom and flexibility to use your garden studio for a variety of purposes. An L-shaped garden room offers a natural division of space, allowing you to use your garden room in a number of ways. For example, you can create a focused workspace at one end of your L-shaped garden room, and a space for relaxation at the... Read More...
garden office pod

Garden Office Pod

Garden Office Pods: The Future of the UK Home Office There’s a new kind of home office that’s taking the entire world by storm both here in the UK, and also the world abroad. It’s called the Garden Office Pod. We take a closer Look at The Growing Popularity of The modern Garden Office Pod Garden Offices – A Refreshing Transformation of The Home Office There’s a new kind of home office that’s taking the entire world by storm both... Read More...
modern garden summerhouse

Add Value to Your Home in 2023 With a Modern Garden Summerhouse

Many of us are always on the lookout for great ways in which to increase the value of homes and a lot of these can be quite simple. From improving the decor to creating a driveway, installing double or triple glazing or even building a modern garden summerhouse, all can have a positive effect. So naturally, we are about to explain how the latter can add around 5% to the value of your home in 2023. How a modern garden... Read More...
decking around your garden room

Four Reasons To Use Composite Decking Around Your Garden Office

If you prefer a decking material that will last for decades, consider composite decking around your garden office. Composite decking is quite a bit more expensive than wood decking, but it is worth the money. Why? Well, composite decking has a lot of benefits compared to the alternatives of wood decking and plastic decking. When you look at the benefits composite decking around your garden office offers, you will be grateful you purchased it. Let’s consider five reasons composite decking... Read More...
modern garden classroom

Give Your Homeschooling Journey a Headstart with a Garden Classroom

If you have been considering homeschooling your child/children or have just recently made this change then you may have already turned your mind to the home set-up and location. We understand that this can be tricky to navigate as you will probably want a dedicated space so that school work doesn’t encroach on home life but we also get that not every house can provide this which is why we want to show you how a Modern Garden Classroom can... Read More...
make a garden living room cosy

Five Ways To Make Your Garden Living Room More Cosy

As Christmas approaches, it's time to put more effort into making your living spaces warm, comforting and cosy. If you have a garden living room and you want to keep using it throughout the winter, here are some tips. Making Your Garden Living Room Cosy 1. Heat the space up well An obvious one to begin, but you're not going to get cosy in a cold space. This is the time for roaring log fires and snuggling up on the... Read More...
outdoor Garden Room

The Benefits of Having an Outdoor Garden Room Built

If you have arrived on our site because you are thinking about installing an outdoor Garden Room, welcome, come on it and let’s discuss. There are so many great reasons for making a purchase like this so let’s take a look at those benefits right now… Additional Family Living Space If you are looking to add more space to your home and don’t want the disruption that an extension build can bring then an outdoor modern garden room is a... Read More...
romantic garden ideas for couples

Romantic Garden Ideas For Couples Who Want To Spend Time Together

As time goes by, it can be hard to make time for romance; particularly if you have children, sometimes it's just not on the card. However there are ways that you can bring the spark back into your relationship, and you need look no further than your own garden for ideas! Here are some romantic garden ideas for couples who want to spend more time together. Some Really Romantic Garden Ideas Screening or Fencing No one wants to share their... Read More...
composite decking around your garden room

Golf Simulator Garden Room

If you're looking for a way to improve your golf game, look no further than your own backyard! A golf simulator garden room is the perfect way to train like a pro without having to leave the comfort of your own home. With a state-of-the-art practice space right on your doorstep, you can work on your swing in all types of weather conditions and get instant feedback on your performance. By investing in a golf simulator garden room, you'll have... Read More...
How a Garden Room In Winter Can Help With Seasonal Affective Disorder

How a Garden Room In Winter Can Help With Seasonal Affective Disorder

As the weather moves from beautiful sunshine to chilly starts, fallen leaves, frost on the ground and less daylight this change can affect some people’s mental health. It is easy to see why really isn’t it? Change doesn’t always feel good and shorter days can feel quite miserable. It used to be brushed off as having the “winter blues” but it is so much more than not and thankfully it is now recognised as a form of depression which we... Read More...
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