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Create a fireplace in the garden - 4 creative ideas presented


There is something magical about a fireplace in the garden. My 4 ideas for building a fireplace will convince you - I promise!

It crackles, blazes and warms us up on colder evenings in the garden: fire. But this element can be much more than just practical. Creatively designed, you can also use it to create a real eye-catcher in your garden. And honestly: Relaxing in front of a fire in the garden is really only the best way to leave the hard working day behind, isn't it?

So if you want to bring a little more cosiness into your garden, then it is best to create a fire pit. We would like to introduce you to 4 creative ideas of what such a position might look like. In the future, you won't have to do without cozy evenings in the garden, because the fire will keep you warm even in cooler temperatures.

Ideas for a fire pit in the garden

➤ Idea No. 1 - brick the fireplace

First, we would like to introduce you to a variant that you can even easily implement yourself: the brick fireplace. You can build them very easily and also completely according to your own taste. For example, as a fire pit or in the form of a round wall. There are no limits to your imagination.

Please note:
Open fireplaces are not allowed everywhere. If in doubt, ask your responsible municipality.

For the first variant, you can dig a hole and then insert a fireproof shell. Or you can wall up stones there. For the second variant, you just have to brick bricks (or other stones) into a circle (simple instructions on www.bauanleitung.org).

➤ Idea no. 2 - set up the fire bowl

If you are not very talented in terms of craftsmanship, you can also make it easy for yourself and set up a fire bowl in the garden. These come in a wide variety of designs, so there should be something for every taste and garden style. There are, for example, fire bowls made of cast iron, stainless steel, iron, ceramic or terracotta and then also in a flat and a high version.

Tip:

You can also use a fire bowl as a grill. All you need is a grill rack with grate and a height-adjustable chain.

Which fire bowls and fire baskets are most often bought? Click here

➤ Idea no. 3 - set up the garden oven:

Garden stoves, as you know them from Mexico, have been very popular in Germany for several years. Not only because they are visually very nice, but because you can enjoy the blazing fire and the stove quickly provides a pleasant and cozy warmth.

In terms of design and material, there are garden stoves, for example, in the traditional Mexican form and made of terracotta, but also in very modern forms made of high-quality steel. The cast iron models, which are offered in traditional form, are also very beautiful. Of course, you have to decide which of these fits your garden best. The garden stove should only always match the garden style and can also be used on the terrace.

➤ Idea No. 4 - Set up the gas fireplace

Amazon EU S.a.r.l. For all those who like it a little more noble and also have a gas connection, here is another nice variant for a fireplace: let the specialist simply install a gas fireplace in the garden. Not only does it look very classy, ​​it also has many advantages:

  • no ash pollution
  • no soot formation
  • no propane gas bottle necessary
  • no chopping wood
  • can be switched on and off simply and conveniently at the push of a button

The great thing about such a gas fireplace is that you can even get it as a combination of a fireplace and table (see example model at www.amazon.de). So you can place your garden furniture around it and even place your drinks on it.

However, it is important (if you have not yet done so) that you carry out a gas supplier comparison at the latest when purchasing a gas fireplace in order to avoid high costs. Such a gas provider comparison can e.g. Carry out free of charge and without obligation at www.gasträger.com. So you can see at a glance which gas provider is cheapest in your region. And you should always leave the laying of the gas socket (information at www.progas.de) in the garden to a specialist.