Kick your shoes off and chill in the backyard | Trending

Kick your shoes off and chill in the backyard | Trending

Now's the time to give your garden a spruce up and enjoy the coming months in your own private sanctuary. Here's a collection of life's little luxuries to make your space something special.

Luxe hose and hook by Lepaar, $320. Sure, "luxury hose" might sound like an oxymoron, but a hose this good looking really does deliver 20 metres of watering pleasure.

Gumleaf outdoor candle with cedarwood, $19.95. Made with soy and coconut waxes, and only scented with natural essential oils renowned for deterring insects. Burns for up to 40 hours.

Longreach bench, from $999. Designed to withstand the elements, over time this beautifully organic looking teak seat will naturally turn a silvery grey.

Drink dispenser set with stand, $29.95. Whether you're having a gathering for three or 30 people, fill one with water and the other with a flavoured beverage to keep your guests hydrated.

Banana leaf outdoor cushion, $59.95. Decorate your outdoor space with a number of outdoor cushions in clashing patterns or prints.

Santosa natural one seater chair, $329. Wicker and rattan are classic choices when it comes to outdoor furniture for your pergola, deck or patio.

Outdoor sleepy dog bed, $295. Perfect for dogs that like to kick back in the sun, this outdoor bed is made from a waterproof synthetic antibacterial fiber for the outer bed cover.

Moisurising Daily Defence SPF 50+, $55. A luxury version of an essential product, this daily moisturising sunscreen protects the skin from harmful and prematurely ageing UVA/UVB rays, with zinc-oxide for broad spectrum physical protection.

Festoon II 20 Light LED light kit, $169. Festoon lights are perfect for decorating entertaining areas and combine the traditional look of bulbs with LED technology for a stylish decorative light display.

Wooden arc hammock stand combo, $359. Create a laid-back yet stylish feature in your backyard with the effortlessly relaxing hammock from Tropicana Hammocks.

Let's Stay Home outdoor steel art, $149. Make a bold statement in your garden with this striking piece from New Zealand designer Lisa Turley.

Cape outdoor bar trolley, $895. This is the season to invest in a drinks trolley, which is not only perfect for outdoor entertaining, but can also store all your outdoor essentials when just the family is home.

Elba outdoor table, $779; matching lounge chairs, $359 each. Comfortable, close to maintenance-free and with an accompanying punch of style, this outdoor furniture is the perfect setting for great outdoor memories.

Matador Radiant Pro Kettle barbecue, $499. Enjoy effortless low 'n' slow barbecuing using the integrated air controller, which is designed to automatically regulate the temperature of the barbecue. Simply set your desired temperature, and monitor using the controller unit or via your smartphone.