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Teak furniture 'will withstand the winter well'

04/11/2010 Households looking to give their green space a makeover in time for spring have been urged to consider a hardwood garden furniture set, as materials such as teak are likely to withstand even the toughest British weather.

Writing for, home design guru Nancy Ellis recommended solid wooden items for the patio, as they are more likely to 'hold their beauty' as winter conditions take a turn for the worse.

"The strength and durability of the furniture will withstand the weather extremely well," the expert explained.

However, she went on to say that, while a hardwood garden furniture is a hard-wearing choice, owners will still need to maintain their patio pieces.

"Most retailers will also sell the materials that you need to care for your new furniture," Ms Ellis added.

Earlier this week, a writer on Your Beautiful Garden claimed that hardwood garden furniture items, such as teak dining sets, were among the most durable products available.

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