Patio Planting Ideas: 15 Ways to Spruce Up Your Outdoor Area

country patio with planting and large oval garden dining table
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Patio planting ideas elevate your plot, whether you're looking to create the perfect hub for socialising or simply a quiet place in which you can relax and unwind.

As far as patio ideas are concerned, planting is a surefire way to make your entire garden feel more at one with nature while also helping it look more appealing to anyone wanting to spend time outdoors.

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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.