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Garden fans urged to buy teak patio furniture

08/11/2010 Those looking to give their green space a makeover, but unsure of what patio items to buy, should consider purchasing a hardwood garden furniture set, it has been suggested.

According to the Outdoor Living Design blog, garden furniture needs to be durable and weather resistant, as well as looking great – and hardwood varieties, such as teak, could tick all of the boxes.

"Teak wood is weather resistant, pest resistant, strong and durable. Teak patio furniture is amazingly sturdy and yet is light. Therefore, it is very easy to shift them from one corner to another," the writer asserted.

Shoppers were also assured that a hardwood garden furniture set should also remove the unnecessary hassle of pulling items indoors or undercover every time clouds appear on the horizon.

Earlier this month, a spokesperson for the Society of Garden Designers claimed that green-fingered Brits were increasingly opting for a "traditional" look to their backyards, which may include hardwood furniture.

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