Garden centre highlights exciting new outdoor living range for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is almost upon us and with it brings a bumper four-day bank holiday at the start of June. Not your average garden centre, Dobbies has everything you need for the ultimate Jubilee celebration, with new season furniture and accessories to make the most of every outdoor space, regardless of style or size.
With celebrations for the occasion set to be in full swing, we caught up with Dobbies’ Senior Buyer, Lynsey Abbott, to find out what the must-have products are for celebrating the Jubilee in style, and how you can make an impact with bold colours and vibrant accessories to transform both large and small spaces alike.
Lynsey said: “With Jubilee garden parties and outdoor celebrations set to take place during the extended bank holiday weekend in June, versatile outdoor living pieces in colourful variations are expected to be popular with those looking to transform their gardens for the occasion.
“This year, we’re seeing people seeking out adaptable furniture that can be used in different ways and settings. Our colourful bistro sets from the new Let’s Celebrate collection are extremely popular and can be styled up or down depending on the occasion. For a more relaxed approach, these can be paired with neutral cushions and accessories in muted tones, or for celebrations like the Jubilee, they work well as a vibrant base on which to layer more colours.
“The new balcony set from the Let’s Celebrate collection has been really popular since it launched and offers those working with smaller outdoor areas the chance to save space with a compact piece of furniture that doubles as a planter for instant colour. With the option to switch up plants seasonally and revitalise the look of any space, this multi-functional set will serve as a staple in small space décor long after the Jubilee is over.
“Bold accessories in vibrant shades Garden centre highlights exciting new outdoor living range for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee of pink, blue and green are expected to be huge for the Jubilee and work well with the pastel trend that’s here to stay. Bright colours paired with their pastel counterparts will give any space a cohesive look and feel. However, the maximalist trend, where a myriad of different shades are styled together, is always popular in the warmer months, as people look to shake up their décor and inject fun into their homes. Colourful glass pitchers, bright tableware and quirky cool bags come together to create a gorgeous, multicoloured effect.
“Since outdoor entertaining is at the forefront of plans for the Jubilee, more affordable BBQs and alternatives are coming on the market to meet demand. We’re seeing portable BBQs and pizza ovens rising in popularity due to their versatility and unique appeal, and we expect these will continue to be a staple in many outdoor spaces long after the bank holiday.”