Top 4 Summer Garden Trends of 2019

Posted by admin on May 1, 2019 under Backyard, Gardening, Uncategorized
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Summer is right around the corner and with that comes endless BBQ’s and gatherings with all your family and friends. From the months of May to September (excluding the odd day of torrential rain in between) most of your free time will be spent situated in your garden.

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How to Keep Foxes Out of the Garden in 9 Easy Steps

Posted by admin on Apr 15, 2019 under Uncategorized
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If you live in the UK, then you’ve probably seen a fox or two (to say the least) in your lifetime. Whilst cute, they can cause serious damage to your garden, from ruining the plants, to ruining your garden furniture or even causing harm to your pets. If you’re wondering how to get rid of them, here are nine easy ways of keeping foxes away from your garden.

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How to Restore Garden Furniture

Posted by admin on Mar 20, 2019 under Buying Furniture
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It is inevitable that the Great British weather causes our precious garden furniture to become damaged and worn from downpours and winds, even wasps. When this happens, how can you revamp your garden furniture to make it look as good as new? It doesn’t have to take long – in just one afternoon you can transform your furniture from tired to stylish, without having to splash out on potentially hundreds of pounds.

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How to Get Rid of Wasps in the Garden

Posted by admin on Mar 18, 2019 under Teak Advice
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We all know how much mayhem wasps brings in the garden – particularly when dining outside – but this problem can be increased when you have teak garden furniture. Teak garden sets and oil can be problematic outdoors, as wasps nibble away at the wood leaving patches over the table and chairs. Therefore, you may be thinking, how to get rid of wasps in the garden to stop them from damaging the outdoor furniture?

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Minimalist Gardens: What are They & How to Design One?

Posted by admin on Mar 13, 2019 under Uncategorized

Is an empty garden a minimalist garden?

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How To Make A Zen Garden

Posted by admin on Mar 12, 2019 under Backyard, Uncategorized

What is a Zen garden?

Zen gardens, also known as Japanese Rock Gardens, originated as a place of contemplation. The ambient textures, sounds and lighting form a peaceful space for reflection amidst life’s busyness. In recent days, the stand-out gardens have been adopted by the active and the laid-back, attesting to their universally appealing nature.

What do you need to create a Zen garden?

There are seven key components in creating a Zen garden:

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The Best Garden Furniture for Small Gardens

Posted by admin on Feb 20, 2019 under Buying Furniture

A small garden is such a nuisance when you don’t know how to optimise it. Tripping over chairs and plant pots, it’s hardly the picture of peace and relaxation. Not to mention, gardens are becoming smaller with new builds and flat demands. So the best thing to do would be to find furniture for small gardens that maximise your space whilst looking great. In this post Faraway furniture will take you through the best garden furniture for small gardens.


What is the best garden furniture for small gardens?
1. Furniture sets
2. Materials that look smaller
3. Small garden parasols
4. Matching furniture

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All About Rattan Furniture

Posted by admin on Jan 15, 2019 under Buying Furniture

If you’re looking to buy rattan furniture but you don’t know enough about it – this post will answer all your questions.


1. What is rattan?
2. What is rattan garden furniture?
3. How to care for rattan garden furniture
4. What is the best rattan garden furniture?

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What are the Top 4 Teak Wood Properties?

Posted by admin on Dec 18, 2018 under Teak Advice

Teak wood is a tropical hardwood tree species, which means it is highly water-resistant, durable and tough against pests, diseases and rot. Therefore, understandably, teak wood is expensive as it is proven to last – this is why it is often used for outdoor furniture and boats. However, despite this, teak garden furniture is definitely one of the best value for money, unlike other types of furniture on the market. As a result, it is best to have an understanding of what you are buying, and the different teak wood properties, before you make a purchase to avoid being ripped off.

But, how can you tell if wood is teak? Read on to find out the top four properties of teak wood to help you expertly identify real teak wood furniture.

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A Guide to Purchasing No Maintenance Garden Furniture

Posted by admin on Dec 6, 2018 under Buying Furniture

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With the right garden furniture, you can transform your outdoor space into an extension of your home. But, to get the most out of your garden space, you need outdoor furniture designed to fit your needs and the space you have at your disposal. Most importantly, though, the key is to make sure you are picking little to no maintenance garden furniture.

For us Brits, we predominantly use our garden furniture through the spring and summer months, yet we often leave our garden furniture outside all year round. Despite this, we expect our outdoor furniture to be perfectly fine when summer rolls back around, but this is not often the case. Instead we are greeted by dirty furniture which needs some restoration work to get it back spick-and-span. Thus, picking maintenance free garden furniture is highly advantageous.

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