Arbor Swings - Which arbor is right for you?Written by Nicole Martins
Arbor swings - Taking up anywhere from 20 to 30 square feet when assembled, an arbor swing provides a handsome focal point and a way to enjoy idle moments of seasons, swinging outdoors. Arbors with swing parts are generally sold in pieces or panels that require simple assembly. When you shop online, take a look at various materials available. You will find when comparing different swinging options that materials, size and craftsmanship play a factor in price.
Deciding which arbor to buy
A backyard arbor is one thing, and a garden arbor with a swing is another. A scouring of internet for swing arbors will lead to specialty merchants selling outdoor wood furnishings and accessories, and, in many cases handcrafting arbors and swings themselves. This of course, can benefit consumer by selling perhaps, higher quality arbors swings (though not necessarily so) made from top of line weather resistant and fungal resistant woods such as western red cedar and teak.
Metal Garden FurnitureWritten by Matthew Anthony
Since Victorian times metal garden furniture has become a popular way to decorate gardens. In fact, since this furniture can easily last for many years with proper maintenance, some people are still using pieces in their gardens that were made in Victorian era. Metal garden furniture adds both a classic style and durability, which demand that it should be considered as preferred choice of garden furniture.
The options range from modern lightweight aluminum to more traditional iron and it should be possible to obtain perfect piece of metal garden furniture for your garden. A few metal chairs and a bistro table are a classic addition to even smallest patio or terrace area. These furniture pieces are often light and therefore fairly portable, so they can be utilized in many areas of garden. This means you can take advantage of changes going on in your garden, whether on a daily basis or over seasons.
Another classical piece of metal garden furniture is single ornate iron bench, which can really set off a Victorian style garden. These benches are excellent focal points and can dress up less interesting sections of garden. An iron bench can really add some interest to a shady spot. The iron bench need not be used for sitting on. You can position an iron bench under tree and then place several pots around it. Finally place a big pot of impatiens or a garden statue on bench.