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Patio ideas


Al fresco season is here, and pulling together an impromptu patio party has never been easier.

No table? No trouble. Grab the coffee table, re-jig the rugs and throw down some cushions to create a cool, cosy vibe.

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Sitting pretty

Last-minute parties are great until it's time to seat the guests. The solution - think smart with your seating. Whip out the deckchairs and pull out the pods for an inventive and quirky quick fix.

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If all else fails, it's cushions, blankets and rugs to the rescue. Keep a selection of your favourites close to hand.

Take a seat...or two

Top of the crocks

Crack out the fancy crockery if you like, but we're more fans of the old mix 'n' match. Plate or chopping board, plastic or porcelain, grab whatever you can and serve up in style.

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When it comes to presenting the pud, it's a glass act. You say ramakins, we say tumblers.

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Raise the steaks

From fire pits to chargrilling champs, ditch your old BBQ and take things up a notch with a summer sizzler. The ultimate in outdoor cooking, this fire bowl doubles as a heater for chilly evenings.

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Bought all the grub for the grill but the weather's saying otherwise? Don't be afraid to finish food off in the oven.

A turn up for the cooks

Perfect Picnic Tips

Feast your eyes on the tastiest table-top tricks we can offer.

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S-blended smoothies

Keep cool on warm summer days with a refreshing smoothie. Serve up in glasses with a slice of something to suit.

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Pretty peckish

The best party tables are never short of nibbles. Keep light snacks on-hand and bowls topped up to subtly impress your guests.

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Say cheese

It ain't a party without a cheeseboard! This feasting favourite is sure to keep everyone happy.

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Outside Extras

Don't let the weather rain on your parade. We've got you covered...literally.


Garden heating

Outdoor lighting

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