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How to get shade into the garden?

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Canigotosleepyet Thu 16-May-13 15:59:55

I've just had to cut down a couple of big trees that shaded our garden (they were affecting boundary walls etc) so we now have no shade at all for our patio and small garden. I have 2 under-3s that adore being outside. Can anyone recommend any (cheapish) awnings or garden features that would give us some shade for sandpit/seating/playing so that I can avoid having to chase after them to replace hats/cream every 5 mins (I'm a little paranoid about too much sun). Thanks very much!

spotty26 Thu 16-May-13 16:16:06

Search shade sail on Ebay. I got one for about £40 but there are all different sizes.

Ohhelpohnoitsa Thu 16-May-13 18:37:35

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

amazonianwoman Thu 16-May-13 18:46:43

Or a pop up gazebo if you don't have anything to fix a sail shade too (although I agree that sail shades look nicer)

Canigotosleepyet Thu 16-May-13 19:20:21

Thanks all, I was presuming that a pop up gazebo was the only option, but really interested in the shade sail. Had seen them but assumed they were way way expensive! Now just have to convince OH...

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