Smelling of roses
Derbyshire Life|June 2020
With all this extra time on our hands, our gardens should be picture perfect come the summer months
Kate Houghton
Go barefoot There’s nothing so lovely as the feel of grass beneath the feet, but skipping from lawn to patio isn’t always a pleasure. If slipping on the flip-flops is just too much hassle, throw down a rug. We particularly love these ones, as not only are they super-plush, but made from recycled plastic bottles.

From £179, limelace.co.uk

TAKE ADVANTAGE

We have so few truly glorious summer days that when the sun does shine it’s a shame to hide away when the heat is at its maximum or disappear indoors when the cool of evening draws in. A gazebo that won’t tip over at the slightest breath and looks really rather summer-smart is just the answer. This one is made from aluminium and designed to fit your patio space to perfection.

Maranza vented gazebo, from £3,999.99, sunslifestyle.com

NIGHT LIGHT

Cast a soft glow of contentment across your perfectly manicured lawns and bee-friendly flower beds. Outdoor lighting should set the ambience and be as convenient and as mobile as you need it to be. With no need of a power source other than Mr Sunshine himself, these rather beautiful lamps will light the way to many an alfresco evening.

Kate solar powered lamps, £219.99, sunslifestyle.com

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