The early bird catches the worm as they say, so the sooner you get your garden spruced up for spring, the sooner you'll be able to enjoy it when the weather (finally) turns. These garden accessories will sow the seed of inspiration...

1. The Constant Gardener

While you wait for your seedlings to grow into prized blooms, add a splash of colour in the form of garden furniture. Then sit back and admire all your hard work…

Tolix armchair in green, £169.99 connections at home

2. New Flame

Glam up garden spaces with a glint of copper shine

Mini Copper Patina Lantern, £145, Conran Shop

3. Dig Deep

Rocking a cool copper-effect, these garden tools are almost too beautiful to get muddy.

Copper Effect Fork & Trowel Set, £20, Marks and Spencer

4. Steel the Show

This set of planters has rustic charm in spades - pun intended.

Set of 3 Galvanised Planters, £50, Garden Trading

5. Totally Wired

Save your precious shoots from unwanted garden visitors with this Victorian-inspired wire cloche.

Sophie Conran Architectural Cloche, £16.95, Burgon and Ball

6. Hound of Love

Not blessed with green fingers? Fear not – this moss pooch will add interest to outdoor spaces lacking in greenery.

Moss Jack Russell, £113, Abigail Ahern

7. Gallant Grey

The trend for grey has crept outdoors. Give fences and trellises and metalwork a smart finish with this sophisticated hue.

From £13.49, Weathershield by Dulux

8. Enchanted Eden

Team grey with a contrasting green on woodwork and garden accessories for your very own Garden of Eden.

From £13.49, Weathershield by Dulux