Long Garden Ideas: 16 Tips for Landscaping a Spacious Plot

Long garden with wide lawn surrounded by trees
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Long garden ideas work best when they highlight the key features of your plot while also encouraging its use as both a social and relaxation space.

Every garden design has its challenges, and with long gardens, your biggest obstacle will be to utilise the whole area, without leaving any bare bits behind.

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Rob Keal is the Content Editor at Homebuilding & Renovating. With a background in content marketing, he began his career back in 2016 as a freelancer, before honing his craft at various digital marketing agencies. Looking to specialise in DIY and homes, he joined the team in February 2022. 

Renovation has been part of his life since he was nine years old, when his parents bought a medieval cottage and completely revived it, introducing him to kitchen remodels, loft conversions, landscape gardening, and much more besides along the way. A bedroom extension and patio refurbishment are among his next planned projects. He is also passionate about interior design and landscape gardening.