Home & Family

Our home and family category is all about getting the whole family out and into the garden. Everything from garden related things to with the children to advice on great gadgets for the home. If it gets you out in the garden and using your patio furniture, then we will write about it.

Winter gardening can be fun… Honest!

OK maybe winter gardening is not much fun when the temperature drops below 10°C, but it can be very rewarding if you wrap up warm and just get yourself out there. When planning a garden, it is always important to think about how it will look all-year-round, not just spring/summer when it’s in full bloom.…

Garden furniture gets invited inside

Modern garden furniture is becoming so stylish and comfortable that many people are bringing it indoors. Working with high-tech fabrics and some of the world’s leading product designers, cutting edge manufacturers are turning out outdoor sofas, easy chairs, tables and even carpets that can work outside your home or in your living room. Flexible outdoor…

Prepare your home for the British winter

Lazy Susan Garden Furniture Customer Photographs

When the temperature drops and the dark nights draw in it can be difficult to find the motivation to tackle those annoying little DIY jobs that you know need doing but you simply can’t find the time. However, if you don’t want bigger, and not to mention more expensive problems, there are a few basic…

The latest garden gadgets

I think its fair to say that after taking a bit of a hit when the UK’s housing market started to slump, the gardening industry appears to be fighting back with a bumper crop of new gadgets, garden furniture and designer plants. For example, as longtime gardeners, at Lazy Susan, we know how much work…

The latest trends from the Milan Furniture Fair 2011

Why not spruce up your home and garden by taking a few cues from the annual Milan Furniture Fair which took place last month. This year the mood in Milan was a festive one as the fair celebrated its 50th birthday. We had a fantastic couple of days there and at Lazy Susan we thought we…

Lazy Susan loves… wackypracticals.com

At Lazy Susan we are so excited about the latest invention from our friends at wackypracticals.com, the Pack-Away bucket, and we can’t wait for you to see it… It has taken them two exciting years to develop and is now available to buy from their website. But that’s not all, the Pack-Away Bucket has just been…

Create a family friendly garden

A good family friendly garden should be designed to work for everybody who uses it, whatever their age. Gardens make fantastic play space for children and with careful design and planning you can create a really fun space for the kids, without sacrificing the real ‘garden’ part. Plus, if the garden is safe and suitable,…