Category Archives: Outdoor

Metal Garden Furniture in Homes & Gardens

I’ve just been enjoying the Homes & Gardens feature on John Wilmot’s north London garden (September issue, p.152-155), which was designed by Sara Jane Rothwell. Slate is used throughout the garden for footpaths and paved areas as well as for … Continue reading

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New – Garden Incinerators and Braziers from Gardeco

We’ve just added some new Gardeco garden incinerators and braziers to our website. Whether you need to efficiently burn garden rubbish or want an attractive patio fire with a barbecue grill, the Gardeco range of tough steel garden braziers and … Continue reading

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FSC Teak Garden Benches from Made On Earth

Teak is the traditional material of choice for garden benches. The high oil content of this tropical hardwood reduces its vulnerability to pests such as termites as well as making it exceptionally weather resistant – teak benches have been known … Continue reading

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Clay Chimeneas – Are They Right For You?

Although steel and cast iron chimeneas are a familiar sight in UK gardens, the chimeneas first developed in Mexico were made from clay. Clay chimeneas, also known as chimineas, were derived from the traditional stone fireplaces which were used for … Continue reading

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Rattan Garden Furniture – Natural or Synthetic?

Rattan furniture is made by winding strips of rattan fibre over a frame and weaving them into a wicker pattern. The resulting furniture is both comfortable and durable. Rattan can be used for everything from armchairs and sofas to seats … Continue reading

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Guide to Cast Iron Chimeneas

Cast iron chimeneas, also known as chimineas, are essentially wood burning stoves for your patio. A chimenea is a freestanding unit which combines an enclosed fire chamber with a short flue to vent the smoke at the top. Chimeneas originated … Continue reading

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