A woman from the UK has shared her garden transformation on social media, impressing many with her budget-friendly approach. Helen Cottam took to Facebook to show off her beautiful garden, which included a rattan furniture set, plants, candles, lights, and more. Cottam revealed that she managed to keep the costs low by getting her items from Aldi, Shein, Home Bargains, and Tesco. She even used an online code to get 40% off of her Aldi furniture set, which should have been £299 but was reduced to £190, including delivery.
Cottam’s post quickly gained traction, receiving 2,000 likes and 455 comments in just 17 hours. Facebook users praised her “beautiful” garden décor, with one person commenting, “Looks amazing, well done.” Another user was impressed with the quality of the furniture set, saying, “We got this too, and I’m so pleased with the quality for the price, so sturdy and comfy!!”
When asked about how she hung her bulb string lights, Cottam explained that she used a copper pipe attached to the fencing, then nailed it to the pipe. She also shared tips on how to protect her furniture from the rain, saying, “Have waterproof cover and also bring cushions in when know downpour due. Stored last seating set in loft over winter. If do get damp use mould and mildew spray and machine wash on 30c.”
Cottam’s garden transformation serves as inspiration for those looking to spruce up their outdoor space without breaking the bank. She proves that with a bit of creativity and smart shopping, it’s possible to create a beautiful and cozy garden on a budget.