Country garden design ideas
On a perfect summer's day, hold an impromptu lunch for the whole family - just carry your furniture outside. Take a look at our favourite country garden design ideas.
Small garden design ideas
Big ideas for small gardens
Garden design: laying out your space
Updated September 2008
For informal dining, mix retro furniture with vintage china. Bramley table, Carver armchairs, chairs, all Laura Ashley. White iron chair, from a selection, Raj Tent Club. Grey metal chair,Graham & Green. Cushions (clockwise from left): cerise Hatley, blue New Penny, both Cabbages & Roses; Dorothy Teacup, Laura Ashley; blue Hatley, Bees, blue New Penny scatter, pink New Penny scatter, all Cabbages & Roses. On table: pink side plate, Rice; glass butter dish, Garden Trading; dinner plates, OKA; coloured plates, jugs, all Rice; napkins, Cabbages & Roses; fruit bowl, serving spoon, both Sophie Conran at Portmeirion; blue plate,Rice; cakestand, The Conran Shop; cake cover, Homes in Heaven; glasses, Garden Trading; purple side plate, Rice; Roma bowls,Homes in Heaven; coloured bowls, Rice; cutlery, Brissi; milk bottle, mason jars, all Garden Trading.