Sitting and Sowing in Your Spring Garden!

April 12, 2011













Fun, colourful straw umbrella keeps you cool and protected. Available in pink, lime, and blue. £15.

It’s spring: time to get outside and into your garden, onto your balcony, terrace, or patio. Tesco Direct offers a range of home and … Read More…

Light One Up on the Patio

March 21, 2011







If Brandon Williams’s son hadn’t wanted to roast marshmallows, claims the designer, he would not have conceived of this beautiful outdoor fireplace.







ModFire is custom handcrafted out of thick darkened natural fourteen gauge steel and either unfinished or colorfully coated … Read More…

Lighting the Winter Log

December 15, 2010







Nothing quite like getting bundled up and sitting outside by a warm winter fire. The Campfire Prairie, a fire pit by Dutch company Maandag, even resembles a snowflake, making it all the more winter friendly.







Made of Corten steel, the … Read More…

Chill Without the Chill on the Patio

May 1, 2010







Life gets hot in the urban garden with Chillchaser chasing away the cold. Warm up with one of this UK-based company’s three eco-friendly patio heaters: Neptune, Zeus and Poseidon. The heating system, which consists of carbon fibre heating–a system used … Read More…

Get Hot and Steamy on the Patio

February 24, 2010







Looking to turn up the heat outdoors? This palm tree doesn’t produce any hot dates, but as I tire of the snow and the forecast for more, I can warm up to this. Maybe a tad kitsch, but as I … Read More…

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