Recycled garden buys to go green gorgeously

Show your garden and the planet some love with these stylish, recycled, eco-friendly buys.

The Best Recycled Garden Buys For Eco-Friendly Gardening

by Angela Kenny |
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We're always on the lookout for ways to keep our gardens happy and healthy, and the same applies to Mother Nature too. Whilst there is an abundance of chic, plastic garden décor and furniture available to shop that's kind on our wallets, these single-use plastics tend not to be so kind on our planet.

Fortunately, there are some trendy garden buys made from recycled and sustainable materials that give old items a new lease of life and help to reduce the amount of plastic and waste ending up in our seas or landfills.

From plant pots to garden furniture, artificial grass to sculptures, we've picked out so many fantastic eco-conscious buys that not only look gorgeous but will also take pride of place in your garden, knowing you're doing the best for the biggest garden of all, planet Earth.

Shop our pick of the best eco gardening buys below

Plastic fantastic Yes, plastic can be fantastic, when it's recycled that is! And this sleek but sturdy, frost-resistant Ecopots Rotterdam Square Pot with removable drainage plug doesn't cost the earth either!

Dial up the style Take off your watch, ditch your eco-unfriendly battery-powered outdoor clock and tell the time of day with this Eco Sundial instead. Made in the UK from recycled plant pots, it's weather-proof with a slate-like finish. It measures W25 x L19cm.

Can you believe it? A world apart from the style-less plastic watering cans of old, this 5L Liba Olive looks like it's made from clay but it's actually 100% recycled plastic!

Lead the field Give this artificial grass the green light in your garden and you won't regret it. It's made from recycled plastic, is 100% recyclable and looks lush all year round.

Green with envy Garden guests will be well jel when they spot this Rectangle Table, £820 and chairs, £220 each made from recycled stuff only.

House swap This beautiful birdhouse is handmade from recycled sari fabric, making each one unique. It has a hanging loop and a varnished exterior to keep its new residents dry and cosy.

The bees' knees You'll be buzzing every time you walk out into your garden and see this fair-trade Bumblebee Sculpture made using recycled steel from oil drums and car parts.

Top choice Not only will these decorative pot-topping stones keep in moisture to save water, they're also made from recycled plastic and they're recyclable.

Turn the tide The lovely hue of this Chelsea Pot and Saucer Set in Mint Green (13cm) comes from the recycled rope and fishing nets used to make it in Scotland. It can be recycled after use and doesn't chip or suffer frost damage. It looks pretty mint too!

Bare necessity This Nassau Bistro Set is a modern garden must-have. In perk-up-your-plot yellow, it's made from ethically sourced recycled plastic, free from harmful chemicals, so it'll put a spring in your sustainable step too.

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