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Thanks for visiting our site. Please read our latest articles on various furniture and decorations for your garden, as well as nearly everything about gardens in general.

Is your garden furniture protected from the elements?

Posted on December 27, 2022 by Rachael
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Garden furniture is quite an expensive addition to any garden especially if you want superior wooden pieces. It is important therefore that the furniture is protected from the rain, sun and ice so that it lasts for years to come. Protecting the garden furniture starts way before winter as wooden furniture needs to be treated with a wood preserver every year. Rather than waiting until spring to do this task consider doing it before the garden furniture is packed away for the winter. A good quality wood preserver rather than wood paint will soak into the wooden furniture and protect it from the elements. If it is not possible to move the furniture into a shed or outhouse then it really needs to be covered with a waterproof cover that is large enough to cover the furniture completely... Read More

How to utilise more of your commercial outdoor space

Posted on November 01, 2022 by Rachael
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If you own a business such as a restaurant or café then you may wondered how you can best utilise your outdoor space to allow for more guests and to still have a place that people can use when the weather is not all that great. There are a number of outdoor living products that may be perfect for your business premises, you just need to discover which one is the best for what you want to be able offer. If you are looking to have limited seating out the front of your café that is covered over to allow shelter from light rain, then a retractable or fixed awning would be idea. These can also be branded with your logo for the extra benefit of additional advertising. If you are looking to have a larger seating area or even an outdoor bar, then you may choose to have a fixed canopy or... Read More

The Different Types of Patio Awnings

Posted on June 16, 2022 by Caroline
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Choosing to add an awning to your patio can be an exciting time. But, it is not all going to be smooth sailing. Upon research, you are going to discover that there are a wide variety of styles of patio awnings that you can invest in. Today, we are going to help you understand the difference between them all by discussing the advantages and disadvantages. Helping you to choose the best awning for your patio, makes the first investment the right one and 100% worthwhile. The styles we are going to look deeper into are Wall Mounted Awnings, Freestanding Awnings, and Vertical Awnings.  Wall Mounted Awnings  This is the most typical style of patio awning that we can see being used across homes in the united kingdom. As the name would suggest, this is an awning that is mounted to an... Read More

Is decking a good alternative to paving?

Posted on June 13, 2022 by Rachael
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A question many people have when they are looking to create a living area in their garden is whether they should choose a decking area or a paved patio. There are advantages and disadvantages to both these options, so it really is a case of which suits your garden best. Decking is a popular option for those with a smaller area to cover as it is more affordable and quicker to install. Many people choose to use decking around a hot tub or as a small seating area. One of the main disadvantages with decking is that it needs regular maintenance and does not last for years and years. Decking that is not maintained correctly by regular washing and treating with a wood preservative can quickly turn green and become extremely slippery making it a real hazard. Paving slabs can be more... Read More

The best garden furniture for small spaces

Posted on May 16, 2022 by Rachael
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Many of us regard our gardens as an extension of our indoor living space and love throwing open the patio doors onto an outdoor area that is bedecked with comfortable seating, ambient lighting and tasteful ornaments and candles. It does not matter if the outside space is small as long as all the available space is used to the best possible effect. When choosing garden furniture for a small garden or patio it is a good idea to also think about storage. Some furniture sets can be slotted together when not in use so that they take up less space and some come with storage for cushions beneath a table which saves having to take the seat cushions into the house after each use. Do not make the mistake of thinking that you should have a small furniture set when you only have a small space... Read More