Make the most of your outside space by investing in key pieces for the garden

published by

Fran Puddefoot


By the end of this month we should be one step closer to normality.


If all goes to plan, from March 29 social distancing restrictions will ease and under the new guidelines six people or two households will be allowed to meet up outdoors.


Fingers crossed the relaxation of the rules will coincide with the arrival of some spring weather and if you have neglected your outside space this winter now is the time to breathe new life into your garden or patio area.


The Statement Piece

Every garden needs a focus and if you have the space, this Garden Wheel Bench is definitely a talking point. The stainless steel roof reflects the heat, creating the perfect shady retreat for lazy lunches.  £3,495,


The Fire Pit

The contemporary CYL Bioethanol Fire Pit uses a renewable energy source that burns clean and delivers warming heat. With no chimney or flue required, the pit can be moved to any area of your garden, instantly creating warmth and atmosphere. £1,395,


The Barbecue

Carefully designed and engineered, the top plate of the wood-fired Quan Quadro Premium Large Wood Fired BBQ.can reach temperatures of up to 400C. Complete with a log store, it’s available in three finishes and a variety of sizes. £2,141,


The Sun Lounger

Handcrafted in New Zealand, this clever design allows multiple lounging positions from laid back to fully upright.  A stunning feature piece for any outdoor space, it also comes with a five year warranty. £1,390,


The Planters

Add a splash of Meditteranean charm to your outside space with these planters. Light grey in colour with vertical stripes, they are the perfect home for your favourite shrubs and blooms. £125 for two,




Author:  Sarah Freeman, V&A Homes


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