By Amy Lockwood
Looking for garden furniture in-stock now? Last year’s stay-at-home measures meant garden furniture sold out in record time, and with retailers hurrying to get this year's outdoor furniture online and into store there are currently some long lead-times and pre-order waits for outdoor seating.
But there are still places where you can shop for in-stock garden furniture right now. We’ve pulled together a round-up of retailers with the best in-stock garden furniture that's ready to ship now, and we'll keep it updated throughout the year. Plus, if you’re prepared to wait a little longer, we've added the best places to pre-order garden furniture for early spring/summer delivery.
So, with spring on the horizon and the first rays of sunshine making us eager to get out into the garden – and hopefully entertain friends and family outdoors in the not-too-distant-future – read on to find out who has the best garden furniture in stock now.
Want more outdoor seating inspiration? Be sure to check out our guide to the best garden furniture for 2021.
Where to buy garden furniture in-stock now
Argos – which now stocks Habitat's home and garden furniture range – is always a good bet for affordable outdoor furniture and they have garden sets in stock and ready to deliver right now.
B&Q is one of the retailers quickest off the mark with their outdoor furniture selection and has a range of garden furniture in stock now with more lines being added on a weekly basis.
We're particular fans of the Apolima outdoor furniture range which includes the swoon-worthy rattan effect egg chair - one of the few egg chairs in stock and available to buy now - and its coordinating bench sofa and chairs, and the affordable Akoa outdoor lounge and dining range. View Deal
Barker and Stonehouse
Barker and Stonehouse has a limited range of outdoor corner sofa sets and garden dining chairs in stock now, with majority of their range currently pre-order and expected in stock from late March to July.
We think it's worth getting on the waitlist though as their contemporary garden furniture – including the butterfly dining chair, industrial wood trestle dining table and wow-factor concrete outdoor table – look hard to beat. View Deal
There is a bit of a lead time on most of the Furniture Village's outdoor collection - but not much by some standards.
For good quality garden furniture, Garden Trading is usually top of our list, and at the moment they have a good mix of in-stock and pre-order outdoor furniture.
Whilst we're excited about the options arriving later in the year – like the contemporary West Strand collection and Hampstead hanging chair arriving mid-April – the space-saving Camley table set with option of two or six tuck-away stools is in-stock and perfect for alfresco entertaining, whilst the Richmond garden bench makes the ideal buy-it-now seating for a morning coffee.
One of our first ports of call for reasonably priced garden furniture, Homebase's outdoor furniture usually disappears quickly, so keep your eyes out for some bargains.
For affordable but on-trend furniture IKEA is most people's first port of call, and this year they've extended their outdoor furniture collection to cater to the new '5th room' of the house; the garden.
For design-led garden furniture and outdoor chairs that are in stock and ready to ship, La Redoute has become something of an insider's best-kept secret. We're big fans of the pretty rattan chair collection that has great indoor/outdoor options, and of their daydream-worthy outdoor hammocks.
La Redoute's regularly offers great discounts, so keep your eyes peeled to snap up a bargain.View Deal
Maisons Du Monde
If 'where can I buy a sun lounger' is the first thing that springs to mind when the clouds part, then Maisons du Monde has a host of high-end sun loungers and laidback deckchairs that are in stock and ready to deliver.
They range from the mid to the luxe end of the market, but if you want to make your garden into a resort-worthy retreat they'll definitely lend some poolside glamour. There's also a stylish hanging chair for when you're feeling a little more energetic. View Deal
A great place to find larger garden furniture sets, including spacious corner sofas and rattan dining sets with plenty of seating, Maze Living has a selection of styles available now, and more to come in April through July.
If you're looking for rattan garden furniture then Moda is a great place to start.
The prices may be a little more than the high street options, but for quality and design it's well worth a look.View Deal
If you're looking for classic garden furniture at a reasonable price then it's well worth considering the Robert Dyas range, and it has a good selection of stock that's available to buy right now.
You might have to search a little to find the gems, but Wayfair is a good place to find a range of garden furniture that's in stock and ready to ship.
Where to buy garden furniture if you're willing to wait
We've also curated the best places to buy garden furniture if you don't mind a lead time.
Many of these retailers will allow you to pre-order now to ensure that you're top of their waiting lists, or you can sign up for email notifications to be alerted the moment stock comes in.
Here is the outdoor furniture that we think will be worth the wait:
Makers of classic rattan garden furniture along with contemporary metal and wooden outdoor designs, specialist garden furniture retailer Bramblecrest now has an online shop where you can buy a selection of designs direct.
We love the summery feel of the Kingscote rattan sofa in a light nutmeg brown and the spacious teak Woodstock dining table and chairs - an investment - but great for large-scale entertaining.View Deal
Cox & Cox
Cox & Cox's 2021 outdoor collection is a summer dream of pale wood furniture, elegant grey-washed rattan and wicker, and timeless yet contemporary design.
But you will need to be flexible on delivery dates as all lines are currently pre-order and expected between late March and June.
John Lewis & Partners
Although John Lewis' spring/summer outdoor collection promises great things to come this season – including Scandinavian, Mediterranean and English country garden-inspired ranges – in-stock items are currently a bit thin on the ground.
The colourful, eclectic and happiness-inducing Salsa outdoor furniture collection is always a bestseller, so it's worth signing up for in-stock notifications or pre-ordering now to make sure you don't miss out – we definitely have the new ombre sunshine outdoor rocking chair on our wishlist!View Deal
Better known for its modern homeware collections, MADE's new garden furniture range is proof that outside is the new inside - with a fantastic range of colourful and contemporary garden chairs and outdoor lounge sets hitting down in 2021.
As usual, the brand's products are made to order, so expect a lead time when ordering - currently between 4 - 12 weeks. Our favourites include the modern and angular Topa outdoor lounge set and the tropical vibe of the colourful Yuri collection.View Deal
For classic garden furniture with a contemporary twist, OKA is a good place to look for investment pieces.
Why not bookmark this page to stay up-to-date on the latest garden furniture launches throughout the year.
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