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National Car-dening Week

National Car-dening Week


What better way to celebrate National Gardening Week than by turning your garden into a car-den. Check out our car inspired garden tips.

It’s that time of year again where it’s time to give your gardens a little TLC: National Gardening Week is here until April 16th!

What better way to celebrate than turning your garden into a car-den?

It won’t be long until we'll be able to crack out the paddling pool and toast an ice cold lemonade to the British sunshine. Yes, the sunshine is finally starting to make an appearance! But what's the best part about spending your time outside with friends and family? Sprucing up your garden to look top notch for the first barbecue of the season.

We at Swansway Garages have fallen in love with some new innovative ways to grow flowers or transform your outdoor space as well as combining your love for cars. Could it really get any better?

Firstly we have a great idea that not only promotes the benefits of recycling old car parts but is also a guaranteed way to ‘wow’ your neighbours!

These assemblies are glorified flower beds that are constructed rather simply to house a variety of your favourite flowers in the boot space, interior and bonnets of any old car! As you can see, it’s a beautiful way to display all types of flowers and perhaps even a way to enjoy that car that you just can’t bare to part with.

This not only looks like a work of car art, but will also shelter your flowers during the not-so-scorching nights. Ideal plants for the unpredictable English summer are Dahlias, Geraniums and Marigolds, all of which will bloom beautifully to really bring a new lease of garden life to your car.

Next we have the good old Shed! Garden sheds are hard to disguise and can sometimes obstruct the view of your garden due to their shape and size. So what do you do when you can't get a good enough view of your handiwork? Park your shed somewhere else!

This brilliant combination sees shed mixed with motor, it's the best of both worlds.

Auto memorabilia is everywhere, from keyrings to bed spreads and money boxes. By recreating your shed into quite literally looking like a motor-home, you would be setting yourself out from the rest!

Another way of incorporating your love for cars into your garden is by the use of your used tyres!

That's right, actual car tyres can create really spruce up little pockets of your garden!

Whether that’s by the odd flower bed here and there…

The much loved garden swing…

Or even a table and chair set!

The possibilities are endless, and with National Gardening Week running from April 10th-16th, we’re all systems go to make our gardens extra special!

If you have exciting plans this week on making your garden quite the literally the bees knees, let us know! Tag Swansway Group in your social media photos or even send your best car-den themed creations to social@swanswaygarages.com for the chance to be featured!

Happy Car-dening!