Tag Archive for Patio

How to clean mould off outdoor fabrics

Terracott Seat Cushions

Mould is the scourge of outdoor fabrics. We’ve just got that climate where you leave a parasol or cushions in the garden, bit of rain, bit of sun, hey presto… Mould spots! However, don’t despair, you can clean mould off outdoor fabrics with a few items we’ve all got in our cupboards. No need for…

Lazy Susan’s 7 rules of buying outdoor furniture

Emma Cast Aluminium Garden Furniture Set

OK maybe rules isn’t the right word. It implies that you have to follow them. Guidelines might’ve been a better choice? Anyway, whatever you want to call them, these are 7 pointers that you need to at least think about when looking at buying outdoor furniture. We’ve been in this industry for many years, and…

Where to place new outdoor furniture

Metal Garden Furniture

As those old Channel 4 stalwarts, Phil & Kirsty have been telling us for years, it is all about location, location, location! OK, so they were talking about houses and streets, but the same can also be said of garden design. And, especially when it comes to where to place new outdoor furniture. Before you…

Get your garden in shape for spring 2014

Garden Dig Soil Spade

The weather is definitely changing, summer is drawing to a close. We can’t complain, we had a pretty good summer by UK standards, and its only since the kids have gone back to school that the winter coats have come out. However, for me anyway, now is the perfect time to get your garden in…

Why buy synthetic rattan outdoor furniture?

Garden Room Conservatory Furniture

Natural rattan is without doubt one of the most popular materials used in furniture making today. It is an extremely pliable material, so its ideal for forming furniture pieces for the home and garden. It is incredibly strong, has been utilised to make furniture for centuries, it will not splinter, and has excellent durability that…

Planning a new patio?

Lily Cast Aluminium Garden Furniture Set

Planning a new patio can be a little daunting, especially if you plan to roll your sleeves up and do the work yourself. The difficult part for many people is knowing where to start and how to relay the vision in your head to a builder or landscaper. If you are planning a new patio…

Why Cast Aluminium Garden Furniture?

No-one disputes that the weather in the UK is unpredictable. And whilst we’ve generally had a good summer this year, I bet many of us found our garden furniture caught in the recent downpours. Which is why a furniture set for the garden that can be left outdoors at all times is essential. When you…

Choosing patio materials

Patio Block Sett

Our patios are as diverse as our homes. From large rectangular decking to a free-form slate patio. And today there are so many different patio materials you can choose to use for the surface, that the decision can be a tricky one. This post is a run down of some of our favourite patio materials.…