Christmas, birthdays, special occasions & anniversaries, we all love to receive gifts. Gifting to others is all part of the deal so if we want to keep of receiving those gifts, we are going to have to buy gifts too. When choosing a gift, obviously the occasion and who it’s for is going to play a large part in your decision and how much you want to spend. There are the usual places and websites you will probably look at but have you thought about buying garden furniture as a gift?

It may sound crazy, but bear with me! Some types of garden furniture do make really good gifts. I am not suggesting you go out and buy a full outdoor dining set or pergola. There are plenty of smaller garden furniture items that will complement any existing garden furniture or outdoor space. It also doesn’t have to break the bank and because it is unique, the recipient will know that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

To get you started, here are a few ideas which may be suitable.

Bari large cushion box

This stylish Bari large cushion box matches the rest of supremo’s Bari range of garden furniture beautifully. It also works well as a standalone item in the garden. The box is made from pewter coloured weave and is the ideal place to store and protect your cushions. The Bari large cushion box houses plenty of space to store your various garden furniture cushions. To buy online, visit http://hilltopgardencentre.co.uk/garden-furniture/cushion-boxes

Garden furniture gifts - cushion boxes

Bahama table and stool set

The Bahama Table and stool set comes from Zest 4 Leisure's range of wooden garden furniture. This attractive outdoor furniture set is ideal for entertaining. The stylish wooden table and bar stools adds a touch of sophistication to your garden. This set looks great on patios, decking and lawn. This attractive raised set is sturdy and ideal for dining or a few cold beverages on a sunny afternoon with good company. The Bahama table and stools set is manufactured from FSC wood and has been pressure treated to protect against rot. To purchase online, visit: http://hilltopgardencentre.co.uk/garden-furniture/veiw-all-garden-furniture-64/bahama-table-2-stool-set

Garden furniture gifts - stool set

Virginia driftwood falls

Virginia driftwood falls is a small natural-styled water feature that portrays a stack of natural driftwood washed up on a beach. Garden furniture gifts - water featureThis attractive little water feature, with the fine detailing of moss and rugged effect of the resin driftwood, gives a realistic effect of natural driftwood. Water flows down from the tiered driftwood into a pool in the bottom piece of driftwood. The Virginia driftwood falls is illuminated by 4 single LED lights and will make a great addition to your garden. Visit http://hilltopgardencentre.co.uk/water-features/aqua-water-features/virginia-driftwood-falls to buy online.

Hopefully the above ideas will serve as some inspiration. Gifting can do wonders for a person’s self-esteem and when the favour is returned, well that’s just double the bonus. Enjoy and share the love!