Which Shade Would Be Best?

Does your garden need a bit of shade? Is it hard to escape the sun’s rays while trying to relax outside? With so many different types of parasols and shade sails available on the market it can be confusing trying to pick the right one for you and your space. Not only are there different shade structures, but they also have different designs within those categories making it even harder to pick one. After reading this post you will be able to narrow down your choices and maybe even find... Read More


Make the Most of Your Garden Parasol

Your garden parasol will always be there to shelter you no matter if it’s raining or sunny, keeping you cool, shaded, or sheltered from drizzle. Of course, there can be some exceptions to its use (as wind and heavy rain can cause damage) but the harsher weather isn’t nice to be in – even with a shelter – so hopefully this won’t ruin your enjoyment of your garden. With these helpful tips you can make the most of your parasol, keeping it looking and working as good as new for... Read More

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How to Host the Perfect BBQ Party

Lockdown is lifting more and more as the number of cases drop, meaning that if we continue to be vigilant and stay safe, we can be back to our normal sociable lives in no time. In light of the recent changes to our rules – which allow outdoor gatherings with up to 30 people – we have been thinking about how to host the perfect BBQ. Keep on reading to find out exactly what you can do to make your BBQs spectacular this summer! – – Use a Garden Shelter... Read More


Using Your Pop Up Gazebo & Parasol During Winter

The weather may not permit it all the time, but you can you still make use of your pop up gazebo or parasol during winter. Whilst windy and rainy days should be avoided, they can be very useful on milder, drizzly days in allowing you to use your garden, despite the less favourable weather. Below are some ways you can use your garden shelter during the colder months, whether that be for DIY or just getting some fresh air. — Create a Sheltered Seating Area On those sunny and slightly... Read More


How to Fit Parasol Weights at Home

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.  Keeping a parasol or gazebo in place often requires the use of weights. This short guide will take you through the steps involved in fitting parasol weights. How to Fit Weights on... Read More


How to Clean a Parasol Cover

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? – Getting rid of dust and dirt If your parasol cover has gathered dust from sitting in the shed... Read More