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Get value for money from your garden furniture

With more and more of us choosing to enjoy a bit of outdoor entertaining or a spot of al fresco dining in our gardens when the sun shines, many leading interior designers are now starting to turn their attention to the patio and designing some really exciting and contemporary outdoor furniture pieces in a wide…

Metal garden furniture is the ideal choice for your patio

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…

What is the best shape garden table for your outdoor space?

A good patio or deck provides you with the outdoor living space for you, your family and any guests you would like to entertain. Adding the perfect garden furniture to the area provides the perfect spot for enjoying meals, BBQ’s, a cup of tea or any other table based activities you might want to do…

The best gardening and furniture shows in 2012

Twenty years ago, the majority of furniture companies were using large exhibitions to present their new products. Oh how times have changed… Today, the web outperforms any exhibition in terms of both timing and in data quality.  In the good old days, a glossy catalogue simply handed out was OK, but today you can download…

Guide to the best Garden Room books

What is a garden room we hear you cry? And no it is not a conservatory… A garden room is basically a fully insulated, double glazed, electrically wired building that is usually made from wood and usually built freestanding (i.e. not connected to the house like a conservatory) in your garden. Whilst garden room is…

Guide to the humble garden bench

I wanted to start this blog post with a little history lesson (I promise not to bore you with a full history of where the garden bench came from, just a little background info) and a basic definition of the humble bench… So what is a bench? Well, the term ‘bench’ can be used interchangeably…

The Lazy Susan guide to our favourite cookbooks

A library of top recipe books is an essential part of every food lover’s armoury… And it is worth pointing out that this list, in no particular order, is Lazy Susan’s favourite recent (ish… there’s a few ‘classics’) cookery books. The ones we’ve had the most pleasure from, nothing else and nothing more. Momofuku by David…