The Garden Bench For Outdoor Relaxation

While some people may use it to create a specific look, the garden bench may be an essential piece to own for those who want to enjoy the outdoors and spend some quiet time watching a water fountain or viewing planted areas. It comes in a variety of styles and is made from different materials that may suit the environment or the preference of the person tending the flowers and plants.

Wicker is a an inviting and often charming material that creates a soft look in any space. Situated among the plants, it emphasizes the natural environment and can be used with cushions, for additional comfort. Though traditional wicker is made from plant materials, there are new products available today that are made of PVC and made to imitate the woven strands. They can be cleaned with mild soap and water and come in many different colors. Wicker made of natural materials can come painted in white or in its natural state, with varying shades of lighter browns. Whether the natural or man made materials are used, expect to pay $100 to $300 for such items.

Wrought iron patio furniture is sturdy and often provides plenty of detail. It is often used in settings where a more classic or romantic feel is desired. While most products are available in black, they can be painted any color one desires, to be coordinated with other outdoor furniture or gardening accessories. Prices for steel items like this range from $400 to $500.

Wood is still widely used to make these useful seats. Teak garden furniture is very popular – but also expensive.These benches are commonly found in parks and in public places. Usually hardwoods are used to make these sturdy products. They can come in light or dark finishes, with a variety of configurations. Many other materials are used today to make these garden benches and indeed other garden furniture items. Resin patio furniture, bamboo and PVC plastic are a few common ones. Various accessories are available for your garden bench and patio furniture. Patio furniture cushions can be essential for a little comfort depending on the material of your bench. Wrought iron isn’t exactly the most comfortable substance to sit on for any period of time.

Modern pieces may consist of a few planks and legs whilst more traditional pieces may also have arms and an arched back. These items vary greatly in price, from $100 to $700, depending on detail and style.

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Susan Kennedy