Raised decking ideas to take your garden to the next level

raised decking surrounded by treetops
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Raised decking ideas can be the perfect solution for a number of landscaping dilemmas, helping to overcome the challenges faced by owners of sloping gardens as well as being a useful way of defining and zoning a space.  

If you were thinking that decking ideas are limited to those with more modern garden design schemes then this round up should help change your mind — decking comes in all kinds of styles meaning that whether you have your heart set on a pretty cottage garden design or a contemporary masterpiece, there will be something to suit your needs. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.