Tag Archive for Aluminium

Guide to metal garden furniture

Wrought iron, cast aluminum, aluminum, and steel are the most common metals used in garden furniture and which material you choose really depends on your taste. You can get a whole range of prices regardless of the material but the wrought iron furniture tends to be a little more expensive (and the most heavy!). And…

Patio design ideas and layouts

We like to think that at Lazy Susan we know a thing or two about patios design, so we thought we’d share our thoughts on what we think we should all be doing trend-wise in our gardens for 2011. The humble patio has become an essential component of any garden, providing you with a place…

What’s in a name? The origins of Lazy Susan

60cm Lattice Lazy Susan

So why are you called Lazy Susan we hear you cry and what’s a Lazy Susan anyway? Well a Lazy Susan is defined as… “A rotating tray, generally circular, which is placed on the top center of a table in order to assist in moving food around to all the diners on all sides of…

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 –…

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 restore weathered metal garden furniture

Hannah 4 Seater Antique Bronze Customer Photo

Maybe you have some rusted, pitted or worn metal garden furniture you want to preserve and repaint? We know aluminium and we know how to restore cast aluminium garden furniture! So instead of chucking it in the bin or just painting over the problem, why not bring it back to life? We would always recommend…

Guide to purchasing patio furniture online

Buying on the internet is the way to buy everything these days, from your weekly food shop and clothes to electronics and your next holiday, but there are some things that need to be taken into consideration before making a big purchase online. Garden patio furniture is no exception and we should know! Buying garden…

No matter where you live, you can grow vegetables!

Lazy Susan's Vegtable Garden

Gardening is regaining popularity as a pastime for all types of people, with gardens popping up in the most unexpected places. While the traditional image of a garden may not exactly fit into the reality of most urban environments, the fact is you can grow your own food whether you live on a rural farm…