Summer

The way we use our gardens is changing, with cooking pots and rattan sofas replacing disposable barbecues and plastic chairs. With the market for garden products booming from £4.9 billion in 2017, what are the hottest trends for your garden accessories this summer?

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A Multipurpose Space

We no longer sit in the garden and catch a few rays. Today’s garden is a multipurpose space where we cook, entertain, grow our own food and generally de-stress.

That is reflected in the accessories that are cropping up in our gardens and conservatories, skilfully blending the inside and the outside.

Focus on Cooking

From traditional South African cooking pots to the latest futuristic solar grills that cook food in a fraction of the time of more conventional methods, eating outdoors has become a major preoccupation. The great British BBQ is embracing cooking methods from all over the word, so grab your …