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Hardwood garden furniture 'is a durable choice'

03/11/2010 Homeowners have been told that a hardwood garden furniture set can be one of the most durable options for those looking to spruce up their green space.

A writer on Your Beautiful Garden has explained that outdoor spaces are an extension of the home, and the best way to make it liveable is to invest in the right furniture. 

Whilst considering how the pieces will be used and how often are important considerations, the commentator added that the deciding what it will be made of often denotes the budget. 

"Hardwood such as teak, oak and ash is the most durable choice for wooden garden furniture … [and] to keep it looking its best, wooden garden furniture should be protected from the elements," they asserted. 

Those considering a hardwood garden furniture set were told to either store the pieces in a shed or garage over winter, or invest in some good-quality garden furniture covers and treat them regularly with wood preserver. 

Meanwhile, the blog has urged green-fingered garden shoppers to consider hardwood, as it is a more elegant choice.

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