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Best garden accessories: fire pits, sofas and more

Nine essential items to enhance your outdoor gatherings

1

Celina Digby outdoor waterproof wipe clean garden tablecloth 

Celina Digby outdoor waterproof wipe clean garden tablecloth 

These wipe-able tablecloths come in a variety of prints and sizes. This cheerful Midsummer Morning Floral pattern is a nice one for summer evenings in the garden. 

2

Cane-Line dark green soft rope basket 

Cane-Line dark green soft rope basket 

These rope baskets are a useful place to stash anything – from blankets to picnic accessories – to keep smaller gardens tidy. They come in two sizes and either green or grey.

3

Palm Springs white metal day bed sofa 

Palm Springs white metal day bed sofa 

Classically stylish, this daybed comes with a four-poster canopy that can be attached to the legs for shade. It’s a good idea to cover it, or take it inside in wet weather.

4

Kreafunk aGlow 

Kreafunk aGlow 

A Bluetooth speaker and a light, the aGlow comes in three finishes and has a handle, making it easy to carry around. Its battery will run for ten hours, and it has a built-in microphone for hands-free calls.

5

Trimm Copenhagen Cocoon hang chair 

Trimm Copenhagen Cocoon hang chair 

This minimalist cocoon chair comes from “the coolest of the garden furniture brands”, Trimm Copenhagen. Its coated canvas material will last well outdoors year-round.

6

Morsø Ignis fire pit 

Morsø Ignis fire pit 

Fire pits are useful if you want to stay outside on colder evenings. This black painted cast-iron one is practical and elegant. You can add on a grate for cooking if you like.

7

Nomad Patara cushion 

Nomad Patara cushion 

Made entirely from plastic bottles, Nomad’s vibrant cushions and rugs are especially hardwearing and can be used outdoors or indoors.

8

Gaby orange metal outdoor armchair

Gaby orange metal outdoor armchair

Tikamoon’s metal chairs are perfect for adding a bit of colour to a patio. They come with or without arms, and are also available in white for a more pared back look.

9

Cosiscoop timber gas fire lantern 

Cosiscoop timber gas fire lantern 

Part gas heater and part lamp, these lanterns are great for creating a cosy atmosphere outdoors. They come in wood (as pictured), coated metal or in a black wire frame, and can be found at Dobbies Garden Centres. 

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