Tag Archive for Design

The latest and greatest garden decor and style books

Decorating your garden usually means setting out a sets of patio furniture and a BBQ, but it should also mean accessorising. Lazy Susan’s philosophy when it comes to garden and patio decorating is the same as indoors – try and be eclectic and mix up styles and looks. Add objects of interest just as you…

How to create the perfect garden

The weather in the UK can be a little harsh on our gardens and patios, but with a little simple TLC, you can create a perfect outdoor space in no time without spending a fortune. You don’t need to be Diarmuid Gavin to come up with a few simple garden design ideas, in fact, trust me…

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…

Small garden design tips

The small garden is a Lazy Susan favourite in terms of design and pleasure. Many people worry that they can’t do much with a small garden, but for us that’s the challenge and what makes the finished space so special. And to be honest, the opposite is usually true, no matter how small the space,…

Where to place your new garden furniture?

Purchasing garden furniture for your patio is just as difficult as choosing traditional indoor furniture such as a sofa or dining table. The patio is in itself now viewed as an outdoor room and savvy consumers are treating it with the same attention to detail they’d give to the inside of their homes. So when…

Lazy Susan’s best bits from the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show

So the dust has settled over another fab Chelsea Flower Show, Lazy Susan has taken stock and here we bring you a few of our highlights. Once again the 2012 show witnessed the great and the good from the world of horticulture gather to showcase some of the best and most innovative garden designs, as…

Lazy Susan’s top 10 garden design books

Designing a garden from scratch can be a challenge – and it’s often difficult to know where to start. Even redesigning an existing garden, a part of the garden or just one flower bed can prove tricky. And, at the end of the day, we garden because we love it. But be honest, aren’t there…

The latest trends and key components of good patio design

Not so many years back, the word ‘patio’ would’ve probably made people think of a small square slab of concrete or pavers on which you placed a rusty looking BBQ and a few discoloured PVC chairs. Oh how times change… Over the last decade, at Lazy Susan we’ve seen first hand how British homeowners have…