Outdoor living - a patio heater from Kettler

The best patio heaters can extend the outdoor living season while offering customers top designs. As the weather turns colder and customers seek a heat source, Sarah Wilson, contributor at, selects her pick of the best patio heaters…

When customers want to enjoy the garden but the temperature’s not high enough, the best patio heaters let them enjoy the evenings for longer into autumn and winter. 

outdoor living space with a pergola from Endurawood

UK homeowners have become increasingly concerned about the appearance of their garden — with the garden products industry expected to be worth £5 billion. With the warmer months approaching, many are beginning to prepare their gardens for the season ahead. Here, Nick Cowley, managing director at exterior cladding and outdoor living product Endurawood, runs through the key considerations when revitalising your outdoor space. 

zest 4 leisure team

Award-winning Zest 4 Leisure, which manufactures and sources FSC® Certified timber garden furniture, fencing, trellis, gazebos, arches and a wide range of planters, is celebrating its best Glee yet.

The company showcased new products for 2020 at the recent garden and outdoor living trade show which were designed by the in-house design team in response to customer feedback, and based upon current and future market trends.

outdoor living bulbs

It’s the time of year when everybody wants to be outside. Products which bring living outdoors – and are not only hardy and functional, but easy on the eye too – are the biggest hit with customers. Editor Victoria Galligan chooses her Top 10 buys…

1. Dusk Till Dawn Lighting 20 Bulbs string lights, £32.94 at

This range of lighting is truly the icing on the cake for customers who want to party into the night. These bulbs contain tiny pink flowers. See for the full range and trade prices.