Time is right for selecting chair
January 4, 2015 - accent chair
Gardeners, please, take a chair (or two).
Chairs are accessible for roughly any budget, character or setting, and winter offers an ideal time to
assess garden layout.
The distracting frippery of flowers and clambering vines is passed or dormant, and a “bones” of
beds and borders take core stage. With walkways, trees and other permanent structures starkly
prominent, a ideal mark for a chair competence turn apparent as it never would during a hustle
and discord of June.
Here is a demeanour during some of a offerings.
$435; 416-479-0242 or
Patio chair, outside sculpture, futuristic-looking device for communicating with your home
planet — this resourceful pattern is not your garden- accumulation (sorry!) seat.
You wouldn’t design a required product from association owner Paul Yacht, who has worked as a
set decorator in films and who changed to Mexico during one time to learn surfing.
The chair support is assembled of galvanized steel; a cord, of UV-protected vinyl done to stay
colorfast for years.
It’s weatherproof and accessible in a rainbow of hues.
(I imagination a span in purple to arrange in front of my wisteria.)
As for a peculiar name: After we try one, we competence find yourself saying, “Cool chair, innit?”
Galleria folding armchairs
$329; 1-888-833-1412 or
“Recall a attract of a European cafeteria in these gentle indoor/outdoor chairs,” invites the
Gardener’s Supply website, that sells a pair.
The support is done of steel, while the
Eucalyptus grandis timber chair and behind will continue to a dulcet gray.
The design’s folding capability creates a chairs easy to file or store — if, say, you’ll be
gone for a while furloughed Europe.
All-Weather Adirondack Chair
$299; 1-800-441-5713 or
Here’s a turn on a classical wooden Adirondack chair — L.L. Bean’s is done of high-density
polyethylene “lumber” and, a website vows, “will not rot, warp, crack, splinter, catch moisture
or ever need painting.”
Treated timber can’t compete.
In addition, it’s so complicated that breeze can’t nudge it.
You won’t be tiptoeing over to a neighbor’s yard to collect one of these babies after a gusty
www.ikea-usa.com, to sequence or to find information on a West
Chester, Ohio, store, a closest one to Columbus
Count on Ikea to offer a choice that is functional, appealing and affordable.
Made wholly of aluminum, this chair — accessible in yellow, black and white — will never
It’s unsentimental in other ways, too: Water straightforwardly drains by a holes in a seat, and it’s
stackable, creation storage easy and efficient.
Sometimes a best things in garden seating are giveaway — or during slightest unequivocally cheap.
With a lurch of creativity and an brave spirit, a vast bill isn’t necessary. You just
might find bullion in your garage, during a flea marketplace or among a neighbor’s castoffs.
An aged steel chair, for instance, competence demeanour junky and too rootless to lay on.
But tightening a few screws and wielding a can of Rust-Oleum can renovate it into a charming
and fresh-looking accent.
Diana Lockwood is a freelance author covering gardening topics.