Gardening

We work hard to maintain the Lazy Susan showroom garden and we like to think we know a few things about gardening. After all, garden furniture and the garden go hand in hand. We like to blog about everything from our favourite plants to sharing our knowledge of garden design and planning. We might not be horticultural specialists but we know a thing or two about gardening in the UK and how to make your garden look fantastic.

How To Create the Perfect Hanging Basket

A Hanging basket looks great in any setting and you’ll be surprised by the difference they can make to an otherwise dull brick wall. There’s no better way of bringing some outdoor colour to eye level and one of the best things about them is that you don’t even need a garden.  You also don’t…

Growing herbs in your garden for cooking

If you regularly cook with fresh herbs then growing your own might have crossed your mind. It’s easier than you might think too and doesn’t require the green fingered skills of Diarmuid Gavin. You can easily set up a small herb garden, learn how to cultivate and prepare herbs as well as what herbs to…

Tired of mowing and maintaining Your lawn?

I appreciate we’ve recently posted an article about lawn TLC, however, if you’re tired of having to maintain a lawn or you simply don’t have the time, hopefully we can suggest a few alternatives. And if they save you time, energy and even a little money, then all the better. The obvious choice here is…

How to build a simple vegetable garden

Have you always loved the idea of having your own vegetable garden, but you’re not too sure how to go about it?  Well we’ve pulled together some advice on building the perfect vegetable garden to get you up and running… Before starting a vegetable garden, work out a layout to scale on graph paper or…

The Lazy Susan guide to the perfect lawn

You may think that the perfect lawn is an impossible task. Trust me you are not alone with this one. Many of us try for that golf course green lawn, but the problem is that we are not too sure how to actually achieve it. Having worked as an Assistant Green Keeper (slash bunker raker…

A passion for plants

At Lazy Susan we love gardening, it’s one of the reasons we started Lazy Susan. And plant-wise, when it comes to our favorite season, you simply can’t beat springtime. Many different species of spring flowers grow from bulbs and gardeners and flower lovers alike can often overlook some of the minor bulbs in favor of…