Patio Furniture

Now, let’s take a look at a short list, not claiming to be exhaustive, of patio and garden furniture terms you may not understand.

  • Adirondack chair – A type of chair used primarily outdoors.
  • Arbor – A shaded sitting place in your garden.
  • Bird bath – A shallow basin filled with water for bathing, used as an attraction for birds.
  • Chaise longue – An upholstered couch in the shape of a chair.
  • Fountain – An arrangement where water issues from a source, fills a basin, and is drained away.
  • Grill – A charcoal or gas-fueled device used for cooking food.
  • Hammock – A network of thin rope, streched between 2 points, used to sleep or rest in.
  • Parasol – An umbrella made for protection against rain or sun.
  • Porch swing – A hanging seat, usually found on a porch for relaxing.
  • Sundial – A device that measures time by the position of the Sun.
  • Torch – A portable source of fire, used as a source of light.
  • Trellis – A structure that supports many types of climbing plants.
  • Umbrella – A collapsible canopy that protects from sun or rain.
  • Weather vane – A movable device attached to the roof a house for showing the direction of the wind.
  • Wind chime – Hollow or solid metal tubes, which hung outside and are played by the wind, producing pleasant sounds.