With the great British summer underway, many people are looking to get out into their gardens and other outside spaces. Whilst our summers can be unpredictable, there is no denying that when the weather behaves itself, we are lucky enough to get quite a few days of glorious sunshine, which leads many to seek shelter using a parasol or gazebo.
Summer is in full swing! Now is the perfect time to dig your garden furniture out from the shed and enjoy the warm evenings and weekends barbecuing for enough people to fill a party tent or sipping a refreshing Pimms under a 3 x 3 gazebo.
But what to do if we discover that our parasol or 3 x 3 gazebo cover emerges from its long winter hiatus dirty? Or worse - mouldy?
With the weather looking up for summer, people's thoughts tend to be drawn to the outside and making the most of our gardens and other outdoor spaces. Having a party tent in your back garden can help you to make use of the space, providing shade when it is too hot as well as protection from the inevitable showers.
Despite the name, party tents are great for use even if you are not having a party!
In this short guide, we're going to take a look at how a party tent can be put up, as well as checking out the difference betwe
For most of us, the word “gazebo” conjures up images of temporary garden structures that have a roof but no sides. That’s a reasonable definition for practical purposes but it isn’t entirely accurate.
According to many encyclopaedias and dictionaries, a gazebo is hard to distinguish from a pavilion, kiosk, alhambra, belvedere, folly, gloriette, pergola or rotunda, or even an alcove, casino or bandstand. Early examples were often intended to be permanent, so were built of brick, stone or timber.
Spring has finally sprung! The sun is shining, the grass is green and the flowers are blooming. However, due to the coronavirus lockdown, which the government has signalled will not be lifted until at least into May, we may feel that we are not able to enjoy the warming weather to its full extent.
Households are spending more time in their gardens at the moment. With the situation likely to continue for the foreseeable future to a greater or lesser extent, people are understandably looking to make the most of their outside space.
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