Feels Like Summer

SUMMER IS HERE. ARE YOU READY?

It’s time to get your garden ready for the barbecue parties and late night gatherings with family and friends!

Here’s your guide from Alfresia HQ for top tips on how to transform your garden so you can sit back, relax and enjoy those summer sun rays. We have pulled together a few of our essential summer must haves, which you absolutely need to have for your garden. Below are five categories that will guide you through your gardening journey and help you achieve the most perfect garden where you can relax and feel inspired to be in.


1)      Barbecues

Spending time in your garden this time of year can only mean one thing; Barbecues. Alfresia stock a whole range of Fire Mountain barbecues and we are certain you will find the perfect barbecue to suit you and your family’s needs.

Whether you are looking for a beginner barbecue, family sized barbecue or just something a little different than what you’ve had before, we will show you what we can offer and how they could benefit you this time of year.

The two main types of barbecues we have are charcoal or gas. All of our gas barbecues come with a free regulator so you can get to grilling in no time at all. There are many different styles of barbecues in a variety of different sizes, so be sure to check the dimensions before purchasing to avoid disappointment.

Premium Charcoal Barbecue

Premium Charcoal

The Fire Mountain Premium Charcoal BBQ is simply designed and the stylish charcoal powder coated steel body will look amazing in any garden setting whether it is in use or not. It features a thermometer on the lid, a height adjustable charcoal tub and a bottle opener on the side, perfect for the barbecue chef to be in control.

Smoker Barbecue

Offset Charcoal Smoker

The Fire Mountain heavy-duty offset smoker consists of a generous cooking chamber and robust side fire box that allows you to conveniently grill, smoke and flavour your food to perfection. There is a thermometer on the lid, air outlets to guide smoke through the barbecue and you can also place different flavours of woodchips in the offset chamber to create different tastes.

 

Asgard

Asgard Gas 3 Burner

The Fire Mountain Asgard Compact BBQ is ideal for those alfresco gatherings with friends and family. Stylish as well as practical, this BBQ features a specialist flatbed; a shiny enamel cast iron cooking plate ideal for fast cook meats, fish and vegetables. Adjacent to the cooking plate, there is a grill side open to the flames to ensure an even cook for those larger pieces of meat.

Olympus 5 Burner

Olympus Plus Gas 5 Burner

The Olympus Plus 5 Burner Gas Barbecue from Fire Mountain comes readily with 5 main burners and a side burner, a thermometer built in to the hood and plenty of storage space for your condiments and marinades, that are sure to make barbecuing for parties and gatherings, an easy and enjoyable experience.

 

We have a whole variety of different styles of barbecues available for you in different styles and sizes. Feel free to contact us at any time through our email if you would like to know any more details about the specific barbecue you have in mind.

After all, choosing the right barbecue for you and your family could be the biggest decision you make this summer.


2)      Parasols

To protect your skin on those particularly hot summer days, a parasol would definitely come in handy. We have a wide range of different styles and sizes of parasols, so you can be sure you will definitely find one to suit your outdoor space.

Not only will having a parasol protect your skin on those hot days, but it will also provide shade over your cooked barbecue foods and accompaniments. Let’s face it; no one likes a wilting salad or dry burger buns!

LED Parasol

LED Parasol

The innovative LED Parasol is available in a light natural colour to provide a sophisticated chicness to any garden party as it carries on into the evening. An LED lamp belt is fitted into each of the 8 ribs of the canopy that is powered by an easy to use USB port charger. The pole of the parasol also features a crank and tilt mechanism so you can angle your parasol towards the sun.

Geisha Magenta

Magenta Geisha Parasol

The 16 rib, oriental inspired design of the Geisha Parasol will compliment any garden style or décor. Available in turquoise or magenta, the beautiful vibrant colour will surely give your outdoor space the burst of fresh inspiration this year. The Geisha Parasol also features a crank and tilt mechanism so you can angle the canopy and combat those moving rays.

Lotus Turquoise

Turquoise Lotus Parasol

The Lotus Garden Parasol is also available in both vibrant colours and holds its design as reminiscent of the lotus flower. It features a smooth polished coated silver pole that has a wind up mechanism to raise and lower the parasol and a crank and tilt mechanism to redirect the canopy. A beautiful alternative to the traditional style of parasol that everyone else will have.

Half Parasol

Half Wall Parasol

The Alfresia Wall Parasol has a generous 2.7m diameter canopy that gives you plenty of room to place your garden furniture underneath and is particularly handy for smaller spaces and balconies. The canopy is made from 100% polyester, an easy wipe clean material, water resistant and provides protection against UV, there is also an air vent at the top of the parasol to promote air circulation.

 

Alfresia stock many different styles and sizes of parasols, each with different features and specifications so you can be sure to find the exact parasol you require for your outdoor space.

Be sure to check all the measurements before purchasing your chosen parasol to ensure it will fit where you need it to go and hopefully avoid being disappointed. Don't desitiate to get in touch if you have any questions about any of our parasols.


3)      Outdoor Dining Sets

Essential to the alfresco dining experience is a practical and stylish outdoor dining set; after all you’re going to need a surface to place your tasty barbecue on, as well as a place to sit comfortably whilst you and your guests are eating.

Alfresia stock a wide range of outdoor dining sets in a variety of different sizes and styles, so you can be sure that you will definitely find something to suit your garden style and décor.

Cosmopolitan Cube Set

Cosmopolitan Cube Dining Set

As seen on ITV's Love Your Garden with Alan Titchmarsh, the Cosmopolitan Square Dining Set is cleverly designed to provide a spacious eating area for friends or family, yet can be tucked away easily and quickly for compact storage. With a foam slab seat cushion and a blown fibre back cushion, both in a creamy natural colour, these chairs are designed to be strong yet remain lightweight enough to be moved around.

Polynesian Dining Set

Polynesian Dining Set

The Polynesian Rectangular Dining Set provides a comfortable, stylish space to enjoy dining outdoors with family or friends. Each chair features a smooth curved shape that offers comfort and support, with on-trend minimalist frames to the legs in a matt black finish. The cleverly designed modern polyrattan spreads weight evenly across the supporting frame, with a natural look that adds a touch of the traditional to this set.

Monaco Dining Set

Monaco Wooden Dining Set

The Monaco wooden garden furniture set provides an attractive dining area for your outdoor space. With two benches and two armchairs, there's ample room around the table for family or friends, making this comfortable set a great-value option for any garden. Each Monaco set is made from durable hardwood from a sustainable forest, with a traditional wooden slat design makes it a sturdy yet stylish feature in any garden.

Naples Dining Set

Naples Round Dining Set

The Naples Garden Dining Set from Alfresia provides plenty of space and comfort for families or small gatherings. A combination of sleek modern styling and traditional garden furniture materials ensures an attractive focus for your outdoor living that will last for years to come. Each of the four chairs has an eye-catching mix of materials for a great blend of comfort and style. The teak armrests add a touch of natural colour to the gunmetal grey set.

 

We have a whole variety of different styles and sizes to suit big and small gardens. Please be sure on the measurements before purchasing to avoid disappointment.

Most of our tables have a parasol hole in the table, so you will be able to match your parasol to your dining set and create a more aesthetically pleasing style and décor to your personal outdoor oasis.


4)      Recliners, Relaxers and Loungers

Sometimes all you need after a long hard day is a place to relax in the sun. Our beautiful range of recliners, relaxers and sun loungers can definitely provide you with that feeling of summer.

With our cushions finished here in the UK we make sure we use the thickest foam to pad our luxury cushions and we overfill our classic cushions with crumbed foam filling to allow you to feel the most relaxed you have ever felt in your outdoor space.

We have a wide range of different styles of outdoor seating and many different types of cushions to match, so you can be sure to find something that will suit your outdoor space beautifully.

Green Recliner Alex Green

Green Recliner with Alexandra Green Cushions

Our popular recliner chair has an adjustable frame in traditional garden green, with strong steel sprung supports to the seat and back. The plastic arms lift to allow the recliner chair to be adjusted into a tilted position, enabling you to lie back in comfort. Paired here with the Alexandra Green Leaf cushion to match the green frame. 

Charcoal Relaxer Francesca Grey

Charcoal Relaxer with Francesa Grey Cushions

The relaxer chair has an adjustable frame in charcoal grey with a modern matt finish, featuring strong steel sprung supports to the seat and back. The plastic arms lift to allow the relaxer chair to be adjusted into a tilted position, enabling you to lie back in comfort. The leg rest will also raise when reclining adding that extra level of comfort.

Silver Lounger Alex Beige

Silver Lounger with Alexandra Beige Cushions

The sun lounger comes with a crumbed-foam filled cushion in one of our classic prints. The thick, comfortable cushion features matching sewn-in buttons and contrasting coloured piping to the edges that complements the pattern. There are ties to the sides and an upper slip of fabric to secure the cushion to the frame. You will be able to lie nearly flat on this sun lounger frame and take a well deserved nap in the sun.

Steamer Deck Chair

Wooden Steamer Deck Chair

Relax and enjoy the warm sunny days in your outdoor living space with the Wooden Steamer Deck Chair from Alfresia. Made from 100% Eucalyptus wood the steamer chair has a warm, rich reddish hue that will look great in any garden or patio. To adjust the steamer chair from sitting to reclining, simply lift the arms and drop them again once you have found the perfect position you desire. The chair will easily lower and rise to any adjustment so you can find the relaxation you deserve.

 

From recliners to relaxers and sun loungers to deck chairs, we have a huge variety of differently styles and sizes of garden seating, you can be sure to find the perfect piece to sit in your outdoor space. 

If you were looking to replace worn garden cushions, make sure you check our cushion sizing guide listed at the bottom of the page and compare the measurements against your current outdoor furniture to ensure a good fit and to avoid disappointment.


5)      Swing Seats

Add a little luxury to your outdoor space with a relaxing swing seat available in a wide range of different colours and sizes, with a variety of cushions to match.

You are guaranteed to find the perfect swing seat with Alfresia as we can provide you with the exact colour and style you need to match your garden décor and style. If you have any queries about any of the swing seats you see listed, please do not hesitate to ask via email.

Natural Mosca with Alexandra Beige

Natural Mosca with Alexandra Beige Cushions

The Mosca 2 Seater Swing Seat is a lovely, relaxing piece of garden furniture to add to your outdoor living area. The swing bench has plenty of room for two people, with a set of thick classic swing seat cushions to provide comfort. The covers are made from high-quality fabric and filled with thick crumbed foam for a really comfortable finish.

Green Roma with Alexandra Green

Green Roma with Alexandra Green Cushions

This 3 seater swing seat features a strong, durable frame with a clever design. The side sections are tucked backwards rather than in the traditional A-frame shape, so the swing has more space and an open feel to each side. The seat itself is also shaped to slant backwards, so there are no bars or chains in the way of the armrests.

Charcoal Turin with Francesca Grey

Charcoal Turin with Francesca Grey Cushions

The Turin 3 Seater Reclining Swing Seat is a great two-in-one addition to your outdoor living space. The wide swing bench has plenty of room for three people, and can be reclined to a flat position to create a luxurious garden bed. Above is a water-resistant canopy in dark grey to match the frame, which provides shade and shelter from light showers.

Porto Egg Chair

Porto Hanging Egg Chair

This fantastic Hanging Egg Chair is perfect for adding a focal point to your outdoor living space, and offers a great combination of modern design and long-lasting comfort. With a spacious egg shaped seat in woven polyrattan, reinforced with a strong steel frame and suspended from a metal chain that connects to the stand. In an attractive matte grey finish, the tubular steel stand has a tall pole and round base that provides strength and stability.

 

Add a little luxury to your outdoor space with a relaxing swing seat available in a wide range of different colours and sizes, with a variety of cushions to match.

You are guaranteed to find the perfect swing seat with Alfresia as we can provide you with the exact colour and style you need to match your garden décor and style. If you have any queries about any of the swing seats you see listed, please do not hesitate to ask via email.


These 5 different categories can help you to create the perfect summer experience for you and your family. By looking at the many different ways you can enhance your outdoor space, you will be able to truly find the outdoor haven you have always wanted.

If you have any queries about anything listed on this page or in fact any product listed on Alfresia website, then please do not hesitate to contact one of our members of staff via email for more specific information.