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3 easy ways to get your garden summer-ready

PUBLISHED: 11:08 14 July 2016 | UPDATED: 11:08 14 July 2016

Porcelain paving

Porcelain paving

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Whether you are looking for a high-quality stone or landscaping equipment, Lower Barn Farm has got you covered

Outdoor entertaining and rising temperatures often go hand in hand, especially if the sun makes a rare appearance. However, one look at the warped decking and disheveled landscaping in your garden is enough to ruin even the most beautiful of days. Before offering to host the annual family barbecue, make sure your garden is up for the challenge with these 3 easy solutions.

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Replace the timber decking with durable porcelain tiles

Though timber decking is attractive, it is often hard to maintain and can be dangerously slippery when wet. Quality porcelain tiles are a hardy, low-maintenance solution that can transform your garden into the perfect space for entertaining. Imported porcelain tiles remain beautiful all year round and can be used in a variety of landscaping projects, such as walls, patios, and pathways.

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Bring the outdoors in and the indoors out

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The beauty of natural stone can provide a seamless transition from inside to outside, giving you a custom look that is guaranteed to impress. Imported from around the world, a high-quality landscaping company will often carry large stocks of natural stone in a variety of materials and formats, so there is always an extensive variety to choose from and new product lines are always available. You can create a unique garden design or patio using granite paving slabs, sandstone bricks, or even porcelain tiles. Due to their versatility, durability, and classic style, 20mm thick porcelain tiles are becoming increasingly popular for both indoor and outdoor applications.

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Take outdoors dining to the next level

While outdoors dining is always on trend, new technology is allowing more and more people eat outside all year round. Innovative patio designs can include patio heaters, fire pits, and chimineas, but there has also been a massive growth in popularity of fully stocked, fully functional outdoor kitchens. Add in some advanced lighting techniques that do not require hard wiring, and you can just sit back, relax, and enjoy your al fresco dining experience any time of year.

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Whether you are looking for a high-quality stone or landscaping equipment, Lower Barn Farm is your one-stop-shop

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