Posts Tagged ‘Garden Accessories’

Grab your wallet, there are some bargains to be had

0 Written by Lisa on 27th Sep 2016 in Garden accessories

Barlow Tyrie furniture Chiswick Garden Lisa Cox Designs

I popped into our local garden centre last week and was horrified to see that they were already clearing the shelves and getting ready for the Christmas decorations.  In September, really?

But in a way it sort of makes sense because, rather sadly, December is the best month of the year for garden centres so you can understand why they’re starting to get prepared.

Main seating area Lisa Cox Garden Designs

What I also noticed whilst wandering around in my horrified stupor was that they still had some really good deals on garden furniture and other summery items such as BBQs.

I’m pretty sure that the last thing on your mind is buying garden furniture, especially now that the days are getting shorter and there’s a nip in the air. But if you want to get value for money, it’s absolutely worth shopping around now because there are some really good deals out there.

Lounge seat Chiswick Garden 6 months on Lisa Cox Designs

It’s worth looking at some of the top end companies such as Barlow Tyrie, Garpa, and Westminster.  They all have clearance tabs on their websites with deals offering up to 70% off in some cases.  Surely it has to be worth a look?

Contemporary lounge chairs Lisa Cox Garden Designs

But garden centres are a good place to start as they often stock a wider range and this means they generally have something for pretty much every budget.  You may even be lucky enough to snap up an ex-display set.

Don’t hesitate though, it won’t be long before the shelves are full of Christmas lights and ball balls and then you’ll have to wait until next year!


(Images: Lisa Cox)

Bird feeders for the style conscious

0 Written by Lisa on 13th Jan 2016 in Garden accessories

koziol-pip-bird-feeder-green Red Candy

I’ve started feeding the birds now that it’s finally getting a bit colder.  We get so many more species than we did in Leatherhead including woodpeckers, tree creepers and even a fat pheasant who seems to have successfully avoided the fortnightly shoot so far! Read more

Make your garden festive with lighting ideas from Cox & Cox

0 Written by Lisa on 30th Nov 2015 in Garden accessories, Inspiration

outdoor light up tree tower by Cox & Cox

I’ve written about Cox & Cox before as I love their products and garden accessories. This Christmas they have some gorgeous lighting products for the garden to make it really festive. Read more

10 garden accessory ideas from Black Country Metal Work

0 Written by Lisa on 6th Nov 2015 in Garden accessories, Inspiration

Wrought Iron Kadai Fire Bowl Black Country Metal Works

I have recently been in touch with Black Country Metal Works.  They’re a family run company based in Shropshire and home to the country’s largest outdoor display of decorative metal work, as well as the county’s only interactive forge offering visitors the opportunity to learn more about the craft of metalworking. Read more

Gorgeous garden accessories by Mia Fleur

0 Written by Lisa on 24th Aug 2015 in Garden accessories, Inspiration

White stone pots by Mia Fleur

I’ve recently come across Mia Fleur, a family run online boutique selling gorgeous garden and interior products which are partly designed and handmade by them in the UK and partly sourced from British designer makers combined with a selection of home accessories and gifts which have been sourced from the UK and abroad. Read more

Stylish & affordable garden accessories by La Hacienda

0 Written by Lisa on 28th May 2015 in Garden accessories, Inspiration

Contemporary chiminea by La Hacienda Lisa Cox

I’ve recently been introduced to La Hacienda who specialise in stylish and affordable garden accessories. Not all of us have pots of money to spend on our gardens but that doesn’t mean we have to compromise of style. Read more

My outdoor living article for M&S Bank

0 Written by Lisa on 27th Mar 2014 in Design Tips, Inspiration

Designing your garden for outdoor living article M&S Bank Lisa Cox Designs

I’m excited to show you the finished article I’ve written for M&S Bank which went live on their website this week. Read more

My life as a Garden Designer – January highlights…

2 Written by Lisa on 14th Feb 2012 in From the drawing board, Inspiration

So what is it that we garden designers do all day?  There are many schools of thought about what we do and often they include something about being outside a lot.  The reality of my life as a garden designer is that I am only “outside” when I am either on site making a planned visit during the construction phase of the project or when I am planting up a garden after the hard landscaping has been finished. Read more

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I specialise in helping families to turn their gardens into an extension of their home and into a space that can be used and enjoyed all year round.

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