Glee - Outdoor Living

The latest in water features, shed security and after-dark lighting.

Smart Solar integrates after-dark lighting - image: Smart Solar
Smart Solar integrates after-dark lighting - image: Smart Solar

Stand 5C61

Solus turns spotlight onto water features

Specialist water gardening distributor Bermuda - part of the Garden Industry Manufacturers' Association awardwinning Solus group - will launch a host of products at Glee.

These include more than 30 water features, a number of freestanding ponds, 13 watercourse units and three table-top water features, as well as pond lighting, covers, electrical accessories and Banish pond treatments. The company is also introducing a range of Pond Pixies ornaments.

Bermuda's pond pump offering has also been updated for the 2012 season to include a doubleoutlet duo filter pump, an upright filter pump with float, a new air pump, plus an enhanced range of pond filtration and skimmers.

Bermuda director Stephen Thornton said: "For 2012 we can also offer our retailers great point of sale to support the ranges and improved margins for our customers."

Stand 5B20/C19

Integrated Solar module brings after-dark lighting to the table

Solar garden product specialist Smart Solar is launching a new concept in garden decor at Glee with its Aruba solar bistro set.

The Aruba table has a glass top with a frosted design that lights up with either eight colour-changing or eight white LEDs from an integrated lighting and solar module in the centre of the table, providing an outdoor ambience for patios, decks and balconies after dark.

The product is made from practical dark-brown faux rattan with an aluminium frame. The table and the two chairs are suitable for prolonged outdoor use, although both the chairs and the table can be folded away for easy storage.

Stand A48

Yale offers display options to draw attention to shed security issues

With shed break-ins on the increase, Yale will be showcasing new shed security stand deals at Glee to help garden centres meet demand for garden and outdoor security products such as padlocks, anchors, cables and shed alarm kits.

Ideal for add-on sales, Yale's weatherproof padlocks are great for securing all sorts of garden equipment and are specifically designed to withstand the great British weather all year round, even in exposed locations such as by the sea.

Yale offers a countertop padlock display, specifically designed to capitalise on those last-minute purchases.

For more valuable garden items such as furniture or barbecues, Yale's anchor used in conjunction with a padlock and steel security cable is an ideal product package. Anchors are also effective for securing high-value items in a shed or garage, such as a lawnmower or jet wash.

Yale's "What's your shed worth" stand deal also features a shed alarm kit containing a stand-alone PIR siren alarm that will sound if an intruder breaks in, plus a weatherproof padlock and hasp for securing the shed door.

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