Asda poll finds gnomes are out and solar lights are in

Plastic chairs are tacky but water features and veg plots are in, the poll found.

Asda polled 2,000 Britons to find out what they thought was trendy in the garden.

Out of the 2,000 Britons polled, 94 per cent said they would 'never have a gnome in their garden'.

Another 94 per cent of those polled said plastic garden chairs were a 'complete no-no'.

A windmill was another 'despised' garden ornament, with a 93 per cent voting against it, with 84 per cent 'wildly opposed' to coloured paving slabs.

The least popular flowers were woodland orchids (seven per cent), bleeding hearts (11 per cent) and hyacinths (17 per cent).

The most popular flowers were roses with 34 per cent, with lavender in second place with 31 per cent and tulips, with 30 per cent.

The top 'garden trend' of those polled was vegetable patches, with 40 per cent of those polled saying they had one, with hanging baskets in second place, with 35 per cent.

A total of 34 per cent said they had solar lights, 33 per cent a water feature, 33 per cent a bird feeder, 29 per cent wooden decking and 27 per cent a greenhouse.

Asda's George Home has launched a 3ft-tall high gnome of The Queen, a corgi and a Queen's guardsman, complete with bearskin hat.

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