Finding garden furniture to fit into your rear garden is actually quite a challenge. So in this article we are going through some of the best furniture available for sale today for gardens. We like to have a look at some of the most modern and up-to-date stuff so that we can keep up with all of the relevant trends for garden furniture, important for a designer!
Garden furniture should both be practical and functional as well as look good. Just being a feature in terms of looks is actually pretty wishy washy because you just simply can’t use it and it’s a waste. The Gardens one of the most functional and practical areas in your home and so therefore you really do need to have a garden furniture set that will match up to it.
Garden furniture doesn’t just necessarily mean table and chairs, it can mean everything from a garden workbench right through to playground area stuff for kids. Basically everything you can think of in between is garden furniture and anything that can make you live comfortable in the back garden garden is furniture. There are so many different aspects to garden furniture to make a complete home and in this article I want to go through some of the very best types and designs that would give you something comfortable when you’re in the back garden. And all brought to you by a garden interior designer!
Rattan garden furniture is really ‘in’ at the moment
Rattan garden furniture is really making its way back because it’s extremely durable and lightweight as well as being very efficient in terms of how easily you can clean it and how good it looks. Rattan garden furniture is a little bit on the expensive side at the moment but actually it makes a garden look really cool. If you can set a garden off with a bit of expensive rattan furniture then it’s not such a bad deal at all. Personally, I really like the fact that they normally come with detachable covers and cushions so that you can clean easily. The other great thing about rattan furniture is there so many people custom making it that you can actually almost build your own design garden interior!
Make sure your furniture has got removable covers in the garden
Following on from rattan furniture one of the most important things is that whatever garden furniture you buy in the garden, you make sure that this got removable covers. Removable covers solve a problem because so much wildlife will end up on top of all of your furniture that you really need to get a clean it. If it’s not removable then you’re in a situation where it could be thrown away in a couple of years because it looks so nasty. I’ve seen so many cheap furniture sets that basically end up scraps really quickly because basically there’s just no way to maintain them so make sure you get garden furniture with removable covers or alternatively get decent garden furniture covers.
Picking a glass table top is always good in the garden for low maintenance and easy cleaning
One of the best tips I can provide you the garden furniture is to buy furniture that’s got a glass top. Glass cleans extremely easily and if you pick glass that’s actually toughened then it’s extremely strong as well. You really can’t break toughened glass all that easily and you don’t have to worry about the safety of it because if for some reason a family was able to actually breaking it, then it will splinter into many pieces and each one of those would be totally harmless anyway. So as far as garden furniture goes, glass table tops are completely in. Just make sure that they’ve got some nice rounded corners so that if someone ever fell on one of them, it wouldn’t hurt them too much. Sharp corners can actually be quite dangerous and they look pretty nasty so yeah, definitely make sure you get curve corners on your glass.
Solid wood is always good in the garden for furniture
You can’t really go wrong with solid wood furniture in the garden because it looks stunning and also you can always just sand it off and then varnish or stain as necessary. Wooden garden furniture, as long as it’s basically kept well protected, will last forever. You just need to make sure that you don’t allow it to rot or be damaged by water and sunlight too much. But the great thing is even if that does happen, you can always basically repair it and make it good. So many people basically just sand down their garden chairs and tables and then just simply pop a stain or varnish over the top and they look nearly as good as new again. The other great thing about garden wood is the fact that you can have a dark wood look and is really in at the moment as far as designers go.
Picking a patio heater that matches with the rest of your patio garden set
My last tip for garden furniture is picking a really cool patio heater because we all know that the evenings in the summer are great and long, but they do get a little bit chilly. What you really need is a garden patio heater that fits in with garden furniture and a really cool barbecue, and a nice patio heater, and a nice set of chairs and table can really make your back garden look super cool.
I hope you’ve enjoyed this write-up on garden furniture and some ideas to go with. Interior garden design doesn’t have to be that complicated but you just need to make sure that you pick garden furniture wisely that matches your interior design style.