Hello summer: the most stylish garden furniture and homeware for city dwellers

This is not the right edit for you if you are looking for cottagecore and have plenty of green space. Let’s face the facts, if you live near London, outdoor space is likely limited. So how do you shop for garden furniture and accessories? Keep it chic by choosing a muted colour palette to complement the greenery you have. Even a small terrace can be transformed into a container garden using pots and planters. This is convenient because you can move them around. Think of your outdoor space as a small room that you can dress with modern furniture, portable lamps, and waterproof rugs. You don’t have to sacrifice your style when shopping for a garden. There are modern, design-led versions of almost everything, even the bird feeder. Scroll down to see a selection of pieces you will use all summer. This portable lamp, which costs GBP188 at Aram Store in Covent Garden, doesn’t require a plug so you can have cocktails and dance in the moonlight. These stylish garden chairs are GBP98.50 each at Aram Store. These garden chairs are perfect for a small table for two, and you can pretend you’re dining al fresco in the Med. Is it a flame or a grill? Although technically it’s a grill, the open-front design of this barbecue from Heal’s will give you cozy firepit vibes while you bronze your bangers. It’s a great investment piece at GBP771 but will be a focal point on your patio for many summers. It’s a steal at GBP73 and is stylish enough to display undercover. These three-pack of cocktail herbs, which retail for GBP11 each, are a delicious way to get your green fingers into gardening and start seeds. Bring herbs and spices into your home bar with these cute packets of seeds / HandoutIndustrial-style steel kitchens are cool again, so take the look outside with this zinc trough – GBP107.99 from good old Waitrose. This modern design is great for city balconies. The lower shelf can be used for smaller potted plants, storage, or storage. They’re affordable at GBP45 for the largest size and come in a variety sizes. This simple olive-coloured sun umbrella is only GBP395 from Ferm Living. It’s ideal for small urban gardens. This geometric rug from West Elm is a great way to bring the outdoors indoors. It’s made of recycled polyester and can be used indoors or outdoors. The Poolside rug by West Elm is made of a durable material to keep it looking great / Handout. It can withstand sun and spillages and will still look good in September. La Redoute also offers a stylish selection of outdoor rugs in a variety of colors, even if you don’t like the colour blue.