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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…

Build the Perfect Brick BBQ

Traditional barbecues come in all shapes and sizes from a variety of DIY stores, but if you are serious about your BBQ and enjoy a little DIY, then what could be more satisfying than building your own brick BBQ? The materials you need are pretty cheap, and as well as making a unique ‘fixed’ feature…

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…

Patio planning advice

There is no doubt that patios are one of the most frequently used parts of the home after the living room and kitchen. In fact during the summer months it is quite often an extension of the living room and kitchen. The patio is the ideal place to spend your time when we get a…

Feng Shui your garden with perfect patio furniture

Rattan Garden Furniture

The art of Feng Shui (without us getting all new age) seeks to create spaces that imitate the natural world. It is basically an “ancient Chinese philosophy that governs spatial arrangement and orientation in relation to patterns of yin and yang and the flow of energy around your home”.  And one of the easiest places…

How to build a simple vegetable garden

Have you always loved the idea of having your own vegetable garden, but you’re not too sure how to go about it?  Well we’ve pulled together some advice on building the perfect vegetable garden to get you up and running… Before starting a vegetable garden, work out a layout to scale on graph paper or…

A passion for plants

At Lazy Susan we love gardening, it’s one of the reasons we started Lazy Susan. And plant-wise, when it comes to our favorite season, you simply can’t beat springtime. Many different species of spring flowers grow from bulbs and gardeners and flower lovers alike can often overlook some of the minor bulbs in favor of…