With the weather warming up and Spring just around the corner, now is the perfect time to update your outdoor space. We have listed this year’s biggest outdoor living trends that will enhance your garden and make the most of the outdoors.
This trend is all about seamless transition between indoor and outdoors. Create an extension of your indoor space with the use of outdoor rugs, cushions, sofas and potted plants. The use of outdoor furniture that looks like indoor furniture provides a comfortable space to entertain. Adding a firepit or outdoor heater allows the space to be used all year round. Choosing plants that work both indoor and outdoors creates a natural flow from indoors to outdoors. Sofa sets that include a height adjustable table are great for relaxing and dining al fresco. The Miami Grande Corner Dining Set is a fantastic choice for anyone who loves outdoor entertaining.
The growing increase in popularity in hanging chairs reflects people’s current desire for comfort and relaxation in their outdoor living space. A hanging chair is a fun way to add cosy seating to any garden. The Globo Royal Hanging Chair is an exquisite piece of furniture that will add unique style and elegance to your garden.
With the current restrictions on travel, many are staying at home for their holidays. Recreate the holiday vibe in your garden or outdoor space with the use of sun loungers, hammocks and outdoor bars for beach inspired relaxation at home. Take a look at our Encore Sun Lounger for added luxury to your staycation.
Garden Furniture Features
With more and more time being spent at home, it is no surprise that outdoor living spaces will be big this year. Enhancing your outdoor space with added luxuries such as fire-pits, ice-buckets and height adjustable tables allows you to make the most of your garden. An outdoor fire-pit or patio heater provides warmth when the evenings get chilly. Dining Sets with integrated ice-buckets will keep your drink cool on a hot Summer’s day. Clever multi-tasking tables that can be adjusted in height provide a fantastic way to dine and relax.
Subtle Outdoor Lighting
Outdoor lighting allows an outdoor space to be used in the evening and into the night. Subtle lighting provides a relaxing ambience. It is a great way to draw the eye to chosen spaces and highlight any garden features. Check out our range of outdoor lighting here.
Grow Your Own
With the increasing awareness of sustainable living and more demand for fresh food during the last year, many people are opting to grow their own fruit and veg at home. Patios and flowerbeds are transforming into kitchen gardens and vegetable plots. Adding a herb planter or potting table will make any garden much more useful. Take a look at our full gardening range here.
Create a haven for birds, bees, butterflies and other wildlife by letting wild-flowers and plants grow. Long wild grasses and vines that grow over fences and walls are a great way to achieve this look. Choose single-flowering varieties of plants and open flowers. Embrace the natures beauty and help the local wildlife by creating the ideal sanctuary. Shop wildlife accessories here.
Raised Garden Beds
Although raised garden beds are nothing new, the simplistic design has gained popularity in recent months. Not only are raised planters a fantastic feature, they are also a great option for smaller gardens that don’t have a lot of space. Planters also allow you control over the soil used, so you can grow almost anything. With many styles available, from rustic finishes to sleepers, a raised garden bed is a great choice for any garden. Take a look at our selection of planters here.
Grey has been a popular colour in interiors will carry over to outdoors too. Tones of slate and ash add a timeless, sleek look. Match your choice of plants and flowers with your grey furniture with complimenting shades that add a pop-of-colour. Lavender, Heather and Globe Thistles are a great choice. Shop our full range of garden furniture here.
Many people have been spending more time in their home and gardens then ever before. This has created an increase in exploring new ways to expand living spaces. A garden room is a great way to add a secluded space away from the house. Whether it is used as an at home gym, an office for working from home, a playroom for the kids or even a bar, a garden room provides many uses and allows you to make the most of your outdoor space. This Contemporary Garden Room is a great choice for smaller gardens and has the added bonus of a side shed for additional storage.