Focus on the garden by investing in some key design-led accessorises that will take an outdoor space to the next level.
Add style to an outdoor space with a design-led garden accessory. Investing in the right garden items can completely transform the look and feel of an outdoor area and bring it up to the next level.
A designer grill
A barbecue is a staple in the garden for outdoor cooking and entertaining, however they aren't always the most aesthetically pleasing objects. Opt for a design that adds style to a garden space like this Quadro wood-fired BBQ from Cuckooland – perfect for summer BBQs and outdoor dinner parties.
A water sculpture
Image: David Harber
Bespoke water features bring a sense of wow-factor to a garden. Choose a design that suits the space and think about it in context of the other shapes, textures and finishes of your landscaping. There are many bespoke companies producing water features out there – this one is from David Harber who specialises in design-led, high quality water features.
Rustic hot tub
For those that want to create a sociable garden that friends and family love to spend time in, a hot tub could be the right investment. Be mindful in your design choices - consider a wooden design that is log-fired that blends into your garden more than modern, plastic varieties.
Warm up those chilly summer evenings with an EcoSmart firepit. Bioethanol fireplaces use an environmentally-friendly, renewable energy source that burns clean and delivers warming heat. Enjoy the ambiance and look of a real fire, without the hassles of burning real wood and you'll avoid smelling of smoke or ash and soot to clean up.
No stylish garden is complete without quality garden furniture. Invest in a designer garden sofa to create a family-friendly space. The Tanso outdoor 3-seater sofa from Heal's is crafted using high quality teak that has been specially chosen for its durability and weather resistance, which makes this sofa perfect for outside use.
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