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 do 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.

2012 Shed of the Year finalists

As space becomes more of a premium at home and in the garden, sheds, summerhouses and garden rooms are growing in popularity across the UK. But the humble garden shed is not just popular for storage, more and more of us are turning our sheds into quirky retreats for our hobbies, interests and even business. The…

Latest in home and garden office innovations

For many of us, technology and fashion have become welcome members of our homes. And our obsession with electronic gadgets and stylish furniture has now found its way to the home office. We might be working from our tricked out super styled home offices just one day a week or like me it could be…

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…