Patio & Garden Design

Over the last decade, at Lazy Susan we’ve seen first hand how British homeowners have started to embrace the concept of ‘outdoor living’ and the patio has become synonymous with the creation of stylish outdoor spaces that flow with the home. We know about good patio and garden design and we use this platform to share our experience and offer a little advice. From the latest trends to the fundamentals of good design, we are strong advocates of the outdoor room.

Use stylish lighting to complement your garden furniture

When the evenings get dark, it shouldn’t mean people can’t enjoy their garden furniture, thanks to the range of stylish lighting options available online and on the high street. There’s now so many different types of outdoor lighting, its easy to find something that suits any type of outdoor space and compliment any type of…

How to remove stains from your patio

Patio Block Sett

We get asked this question by so many of our customers… You quite often find that if people are investing in some new patio garden furniture, then they’ve just had a new patio built or they are trying to tidy up an existing patio. But trust me when I say, nothing can spoil a patio…

Childrens playhouse ideas for your garden

I’ve been thinking about drafting this blog for a while now. I basically wanted to pull together a simple introduction and buying guide to children’s playhouse. I can’t imagine there’s many of these out there, but trust me a childrens playhouse just might be one the best investments you’ll ever make. I want to tell…

The fundamentals of modern garden design

Good modern garden design always starts with a good plan. While some people are able to plan their garden by just walking about in it or working in stages, most of us need to start out with a clear drawn out plan.   Start by thinking about what you want from the finished garden –…

How to care for and maintain your wooden deck

If you have a wooden deck then it is important you look after it. Especially if you want it to last as long as possible! The majority of decks we have in the UK built from pressure treated pine, which can easily last up to 50 years if its looked after correctly. However, there are…

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,…

How to successfully merge outdoors with indoors

If you’ve always wanted to merge outdoors with indoors and create a room that blends seamlessly with your garden, then hopefully we can help you get it right… This is a fantastic way to make your interior space feel so much bigger, brighter and modern. Our tips and tricks will help draw attention to your…

Highlights from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2010

The world’s most famous flower show, the Royal Horticultural Scociety’s (RHS) annual show at Chelsea is a celebration of the highest quality garden design and planting. It is a gardeners dream that’s bursting with inspiration and ideas for you to take home. This year’s show featured the latest trends and ultimate design from the world’s leading garden…