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Metal Garden Furniture Blog

Metal Garden Furniture Blog – Why Outside Edge? The metal garden furniture blog at Outside Edge has been active for about 6 years now and there has been a considerable amount of time invested in publishing content. Let me talk a bit more about why we publish our metal garden...

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Your Garden Isn’t Just for You!

Your Garden Isn’t Just for You! Hedgehogs.  What’s not to love?  Gardeners throughout the land are being urged to consider one of our most beloved native wild mammals since population levels have sunk to a desperate level.  Time was when you’d see a squashed hedgehog on the roads almost all...

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Seed Selection

Seed Selection In the aftermath of the Wardian Case invention, these times were filled with the promise of success that seeds presented. But at the end of each issue catalogs had information listing sources for rare bulbs – in their hundreds. This would have been a very difficult task for...

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Collection of Potted Unusual Chilli Peppers

Collection of Potted Unusual Chilli Peppers The tour of Amy Goldman’s amazing garden and farm was one of the pleasures Joe and I had this past summer. She had a collection of pots planted with peppers – this was the highlight of the visit for me, even though there were...

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Lazy Gardener Tips

Lazy Gardener Tips  I’ve come across some cracking tips for lazy gardeners – but first and foremost, I’d recommend you get yourself plenty of garden seating.  For real low maintenance, you want cast aluminium patio furniture – it’ll only need a hose down occasionally, and can stay out in all...

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Heavenly Hellebores

As I look out of my office window, the sun hits the patio with its cast aluminium garden furniture glistening in the sun.  Just beyond the paving area is a huge flower bed resplendent with all sorts of varieties of hellebores which set the metal patio furniture off a treat...

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Tulips

Tulips It’s the time of year when all the bulb catalogues come through and all those of us who enjoy our metal garden furniture start dreaming of how to spice up the patio.  I confess, tulips are a real passion of mine and always make me remember a lovely photo...

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Plant Theatres

Plant Theatres It’s not often that I come across a new term in the cosy little world of metal garden furniture, but I was flicking through the lovely new Sarah Raven catalogue last night, ogling the tulips and dreaming of drifts of alliums, when I came across a section entitled...

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August Outdoor Tasks

August Outdoor Tasks August means metal garden furniture Sale time! And that keeps us super busy, flogging aluminium patio tables and sun loungers to those in need of a bargain.  However, the days are long and there’s plenty of time to enjoy life outdoors, so check out our August To...

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Jobs For July

Jobs for July  It’s not all yummy barbecues and romantic candle lit dinners round the patio table this month.  There’s still a fair bit of work in the garden and if you are quick, you can get through the task list before the kids break up for the summer.   Most...

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