How to Buy Outdoor Furniture

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With the promise of warmer weather,  you’ve decided to refresh your outdoor space and buy new outdoor furniture.  However, the process of shopping around to find what you want can be daunting. Here are 10 tips to help you shop like a pro! 1.Start looking early. You’ll have your choice of the pieces and/or fabrics […]

Sunbrella vs Olefin: what’s the difference in performance?

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Sunbrella® vs olefin fabric: what’s the difference in performance?  Olefin and Sunbrella® are two outdoor fabric materials that feature in outdoor furniture sold here in NZ.  When deciding on a new outdoor lounge set and what calibre of fabric to choose, here’s a concise summary of the key differences between these two fabrics. 1.Material Composition: […]

Pet Owners’ Guide to Caring for Outdoor Furniture

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Having a pet brings infinite joy to our lives, but it also comes with a unique set of challenges, when it comes to protecting our outdoor furniture. Whether you have a mischievous puppy or a curious cat, their presence can lead to scratches, stains, and other forms of wear and tear on your outdoor furniture. […]

The Value of Outdoor Design

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Award-winning Landscape Designer Crystal Connell-Nash, of Urban Flora Garden Design, started her landscape career working for well-respected landscape companies before branching out to form her own design business based on Auckland’s North Shore.  One of her recent projects was to transform the tired and sloping outdoor space of a multilevel Beach Haven home into a […]