With spring around the corner, it is time to get outdoor furniture ready. Outdoor furniture will help you transform your garden or patio into an extension of your home, where you can enjoy the long days and mild evenings.

Whether you are looking for a lounging area or a snug dining space, garden patio sets come in all shapes and sizes.

The Rathwood Garden Furniture team has put together some tips to help you transform your garden into a practical and comfortable space this spring:

-Large Gardens

If you have the luxury of a large garden or patio, go for a spacious garden patio set, seating 8 or 10 people. Rectangular garden tables will be ideal for long outdoor spaces while octagonal garden tables make a very efficient use of the space available. Octagonal and round tables will be better to keep the conversation flowing!

Divide your large garden in different areas with specific functions: for example a dining area, a play area and a clean lawn space.

-Small Spaces

If you have an urban garden, balcony or patio with limited space, you should opt for compact furniture for your garden. You don’t necessarily have to compromise on seating space, as many 4 and 6 seater garden furniture sets come in compact dimensions. Our Ashford garden patio set is a perfect example.

Choose garden sets finished in light colours, like cream and white. Darker colours will make your space look smaller.

Don’t clutter your small patio or balcony, just keep furniture and pots/decoration to a minimum.


-Chill Out Zone

Rattan cubes and armchairs, garden sofas and coffee tables are a quirky option if you are looking to create a relaxing lounge area in your garden. Rattan garden sets are also a good choice for casual indoor areas.  A set like the Lahinch will look fantastic in a sun room or conservatory.

Sets like the Ferns Firepit is ideal for lounging but also extremely convenient if you are having a quiet BBQ with friends: the low table includes a fire pit where you can cook in situ. No more stressful barbecues and half cold burgers! When not in use, the fire pit can be removed so get the whole table surface back. Voila!


-Where to buy garden furniture

There are many garden furniture retailers in the UK, both online and offline. Whether online or offline, check out guarantee, quality and specifications before you purchase so you can make sure you are getting good quality and value for your pound.

Buying garden furniture online from Rathwood is easy and hassle-free. You can purchase safely with only a few clicks and get it delivered straight to your garden anywhere in the UK, for free.  All Rathwood Garden Furniture also comes with guarantee.

If you need additional information about our garden patio sets and outdoor furniture, please get in touch with our team, we are always happy to help.

December 07, 2021 — Chisom Onwukwe