Become a vintage gardener in just 10 buys

Check out the latest country garden design buys from Housetohome. Fancy yourself as a vintage gardener? Housetohome picks the best garden buys from garden storage products to vegetable garden accessories. Complete a vintage country garden with our top 10

Use these mossed flower pots to keep garden journals in order.

Mossed vases, £8.50 each, Peterham Nurseries.

1/10 Mossed vases from Peterham Nurseries

gardening with pretty books and journal

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2/10 Spot oil cloth from The Worm That Turned

storage with oilcloth lining

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potting bench is the perfect place for planting up bulbs and storing tools. Line drawers and crates with a polka dot oilcloth for a decorative touch.

Spot oil cloth, £19.95 per m, The Worm That Turned..

3/10 GardenerÂ’s liquid soap from Peterham Nurseries

soap and bucket

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Gently cleanse soiled hands with a nourishing and deliciously scented liquid soap. An old bucket works as a make-do basin.

Gardener’s liquid soap, £10.50 for a 500ml bottle, Peterham Nurseries.

4/10 Natural coffee sacks from Hen & Hammock

garden sack

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Use recycled coffee sacks for storing freshly grown root vegetables.

Natural coffee sacks, £10 for 4, Hen & Hammock.

5/10 Hanging Mill bobbins from Garden Boutique

garden bobbins

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Keep balls of string tangle free with gorgeous bobbins and hangers. We love these colourful ones.

Hanging Mill bobbin with twine, £9.95, Garden Boutique.

6/10 Fresh Apples bucket from Garden Trading

garden bucket

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Add rustic country charm to your outdoor space with a metal bucket for freshly picked fruit.

Fresh Apples bucket, £18, Garden Trading.

7/10 Spot Saddle bag from Cath Kidston

polka dot saddle bag

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Store trowels and forks in smart satchel, then just carry it around the garden as you work.

Spot Saddle bag with leather straps, £50, Cath Kidston.

8/10 Wooden Fruit boxes from Garden Trading

garden storage boxes

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Up-end old apple crates and screw together to create shelves for storing pots, plants and gardening accessories.

Wooden Fruit boxes, £22.50 each, Garden Trading.

9/10 Garden tool hanger from Cox & Cox

hanging rack

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Keep tools such as forks and brooms safe and tidy, by storing on a hanging rack.

Garden tool hanger, £16, Cox & Cox.

10/10 Nemo armchair from After Noah

leather armchair

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After a busy afternoon in the garden, create a snoozy spot with a comfortable leather armchair and patchwork quilt.

Nemo armchair, £849, After Noah.

Check out our guide to creating a vintage country garden for more great ideas. Plus, follow us on Twitter to hear about our favourite buys before anybody else!


Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.