Hammocks vs. Garden Furniture: Why Hammocks Are the Way to Go

A man and Woman in a red hammock by a pool.

When it comes to outdoor relaxation, many people assume that traditional garden furniture is the way to go, but have you considered hammocks? While traditional outdoor furniture is a popular choice, more and more people are discovering the benefits and creativity of hammocks. In this article, we will explore why hammocks are the way to go and why you should consider choosing them over your typical garden set.

First and foremost, hammocks are very comfortable. Unlike most garden furniture, hammocks contour your body and provide support in all the right places. They allow you to fully relax and unwind, whether you want to take a nap or simply enjoy the outdoors with a good book. Not only do we sell various colours and styles of hammocks, but we also do a variety of sizes meaning there’s a hammock for anyone, whether a family, couple, or an individual.

Another advantage of hammocks is that they are space-saving. Big outdoor furniture sets can take up a lot of space, especially if you have a small patio or garden. Hammocks, on the other hand, can be hung between trees or posts, allowing you to make the most of your outdoor space. They are also easy to move around and compact, which means you can take them with you on camping trips or to the beach. Our hammocks come in their own little bags, meaning they’re the perfect on-the-go solution, and can be stored inside during the colder months.

Hammocks are also incredibly versatile. They are not only great for relaxing but can also be used for a variety of other activities, such as yoga or meditation. Many people even use them as makeshift beds, especially during the summer months when it's too hot to sleep indoors. With a hammock, you can enjoy the great outdoors while still being comfortable and relaxed.

In addition to their comfort and versatility, hammocks are also environmentally friendly. Traditional outdoor furniture is often made from materials that are not sustainable, such as plastic or metal. Hammocks, on the other hand, are typically made from natural materials such as cotton or hemp, which are biodegradable and renewable. By choosing a hammock over traditional outdoor furniture, you can reduce your environmental impact and contribute to a more sustainable future. Did you know our hammocks are sustainably made using recycled Brazilian cotton?

Globo hanging chairs

Our Globo hanging chairs are also 100% sustainable, made in a factory in Poland, the whole process uses renewables and FSC-certified materials, and the waste is used to power the machinery!

Lastly, hammocks are a great way to add a touch of style to your outdoor space. With so many different colours, patterns, and designs available, you can easily find a hammock that complements your existing decor. Hammocks also have a certain charm that traditional outdoor furniture simply can't match. They add a unique and whimsical touch to any outdoor space, making them a great conversation starter and a source of inspiration. Want some hammock inspiration? Click here to view our hammock and hanging chair ranges.

So why not try one out for yourself and experience the many benefits of hammock living?