Tag Archive for Iron

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…

Start cleaning your garden furniture now

Any garden spring cleaning routine you have planned always needs to include a little special attention to your garden furniture. Although, garden furniture is usually made of durable materials such as the cast aluminium we choose to sell at Lazy Susan, constant exposure to the elements will see dirt build up on the surface or…

Removing rust from iron garden furniture

Restore vintage iron garden furniture

These great little promotional videos from Dremel show you how easy it is to remove rust from your iron garden furniture with a rotary tool. As nice as new iron patio furniture may look, it does tend to take a good battering from the British elements. Rust can easily form and diminish the appearance of…

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…

Lazy Susan’s Top BBQ Cocktails

Here at Lazy Susan we can’t believe that summer seems  to be pretty much over, although we’re struggling to remember that much good weather during the so-called summer months to be honest with you. Anyway, the kids are back at school and with it we seem to have got some rain and wind. I’m not…

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,…