Tag Archive for Trends

The latest landscaping trends

The economic downturn is having a dramatic effect on the way we look at landscaping. Expensive water gardens and exotic plants are becoming a thing of the past. Less wasteful, more sustainable landscaping trends are coming to the fore… The popularity of permanent installations is on the rise. They help to add value to your…

Outdoor furniture trends for summer 2011

The key to enjoying your garden is simple… Comfortable outdoor garden furniture! Today’s modern garden furniture is as different as summer is from winter. This year’s designs are so stylish your indoor furniture will turn green (or maybe that should be teal) with envy. New fabrics are soft as cotton, yet strong enough to last…

The latest garden gadgets

I think its fair to say that after taking a bit of a hit when the UK’s housing market started to slump, the gardening industry appears to be fighting back with a bumper crop of new gadgets, garden furniture and designer plants. For example, as longtime gardeners, at Lazy Susan, we know how much work…

How to bring indoor style outdoors

Relaxing outdoors with family and friends on a warm summer night, listening to the crackling of the nearby outdoor firepit and dinner sizzling on the BBQ… Sorry, but you just can’t beat it.  It is also the reason why so many Britons are turning sections of their gardens into luxurious outdoor living spaces. As the…

The latest trends from the Milan Furniture Fair 2011

Why not spruce up your home and garden by taking a few cues from the annual Milan Furniture Fair which took place last month. This year the mood in Milan was a festive one as the fair celebrated its 50th birthday. We had a fantastic couple of days there and at Lazy Susan we thought we…

Add a little style to your outdoor area for summer 2011

Do you want to know how to make your outdoor area look picture perfect this summer, including advice on the best garden furniture for any space? Well never fear, Lazy Susan is here to help you add a little style and character to a basic lawned or paved patio area.  The most important thing to remember…

Patio design ideas and layouts

We like to think that at Lazy Susan we know a thing or two about patios design, so we thought we’d share our thoughts on what we think we should all be doing trend-wise in our gardens for 2011. The humble patio has become an essential component of any garden, providing you with a place…