Outdoor Living

  1. Garden Arbour and Pergola Buying Guide

    Garden Arbour and Pergola Buying Guide
    August 16, 2019

    In this buying guide we’ll explain what exactly an arbour and a pergola is, the key features and some of our best designs to help you make your decision.

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  2. The Ideal Gazebo: A Buying Guide

    The Ideal Gazebo: A Buying Guide
    August 07, 2019

    Check out all the different types of gazebo, plus our best models, and find out which one is ideal for you.

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  3. Garden Hot Tub Buying Guide

    Garden Hot Tub Buying Guide
    August 01, 2019

    The rising trend of owning a hot tub is set to continue, and it’s not hard to see why. The luxury of having a hot tub at home is the ultimate way to relax in style and there’s certainly something to be said for relaxing in hot, bubbling water. It’s not just something for the summer months either - you can relax in the warmth even in the winter and make use of your outdoor space all year round.

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  4. The Complete Camping Checklist: What You Need to Take

    The Complete Camping Checklist: What You Need to Take
    July 05, 2019

    What could be better than spending time in the great outdoors? The sun, the greenery, the fun, the barbecues… there’s lots to love, and of course you want to make the most of it. So it’s important to remember all the things to take camping! We’ve created a comprehensive camping checklist to make sure you have all the right camping equipment, so all you need to do once you’re there is have fun.

    We’ve added all the gear you might need so don’t feel you have to take everything - simply pick and choose which bits you want to take.

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  5. Gas or charcoal BBQ: which is best?

    Gas or charcoal BBQ: which is best?
    May 22, 2019

    There’s no denying it’s a hot topic - as Brits we’re ready to whip out the barbecue after a mere glimpse of the summer sun - so we rightfully want to know which one does the job best.

    Both charcoal barbecues and gas barbecues each have their merits, so in the end it’s really down to which one’s best suited to you. To help you make that all-important decision, we’ve listed the top three factors to consider for each type, along with some key features to look out for.

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  6. BBQ Cleaning: How to Clean a Barbecue

    BBQ Cleaning: How to Clean a Barbecue
    April 17, 2019

    BBQ anyone? YES! Now how about some BBQ cleaning? While those first three letters have us sprinting to the garden, follow it up with the word ‘cleaning’ and we’re bolting back inside and locking the door behind us. The burnt-on stains and built-up grime can be tough to get off, but with the right know-how it can be a lot less of a chore.

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  7. How to Care for Garden Furniture

    How to Care for Garden Furniture
    April 02, 2019

    When you invest in quality garden furniture you want it to last, which is why maintenance is so important. But what’s the best way to keep it looking good? For starters, we recommend using furniture covers in winter and harsher weather conditions, but there are plenty of other ways to care for your furniture – have a look below and find out everything you need to know.

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  8. The Best Garden Hose Money Can Buy: 6 of the Best Garden Hoses

    The Best Garden Hose Money Can Buy: 6 of the Best Garden Hoses
    March 28, 2019

    To make sure you’re buying the best garden hose for your money, you need to know what exactly to look for. Below we’ve put together a brief guide with some key features – but feel free to skip to our top picks, in which we list the best garden hoses based on quality, durability and extra features – including expandable hoses, kink free varieties and more.

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  9. Shed Buying Guide: The Difference Between Shiplap, Tongue & Groove and Overlap

    Shed Buying Guide: The Difference Between Shiplap, Tongue & Groove and Overlap
    January 16, 2019

    Check out all the different types of gazebo, plus our best models, and find out which one is ideal for you.

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  10. Garden Furniture Buying Guide: Materials and Key Features

    Garden Furniture Buying Guide: Materials and Key Features
    June 28, 2017

    The sun’s out, a barbecue’s on the horizon and you’re ready to relax – cue some comfy and stylish garden furniture. To help you determine which sort is best for you, we’ve put together a garden furniture buying guide with everything you need to know, from materials and types to everything in between.

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