Outdoors - Expat Living Singapore
Tour this landscaped Bishan bungalow for beautiful home and garden tips
  • 1 August 2014

Garden landscaper and home stylist Karin has designed a gorgeous 'cocoon' for herself

Buying outdoor furniture in Singapore: Readers' store recommendations
  • 24 June 2014

We asked EL readers to share their tips on buying furnishings for their gardens and balconies

Outdoor furniture in Singapore: Shopping for your balcony or garden
  • 13 June 2014

Gorgeous furnishings for your home from Singapore's stores including table sets, lanterns, benches and more

Gardening in Singapore: House plants that clean the air
  • 7 February 2014

Indoor plants that grow well in Singapore, clean the air and are generally good for health

Vertical gardening in Singapore: Green options for a balcony or small living space
  • 5 November 2013

How to enjoy flowers and plants or grow fruit and vegetables in a tiny apartment

Outdoor furniture in Singapore: Where to shop, style ideas and tips on looking after it
  • 1 October 2013

If you’re after sofas, dining sets, lighting or sun loungers, this guide to shopping for outdoor furniture is for you

Gardening in Singapore: How to grow herbs in the tropics
  • 17 September 2013

If your plants dry up and die within a week of your genius idea to grow fresh mint for mojitos on the balcony, this guide is for you

Style challenge: How to revamp your balcony or rooftop terrace
  • 22 July 2013

We asked a design expert to help us with furnishing ideas for our own veranda

Gardening in Singapore: Local professional Teo Choon Han shares his tips
  • 8 July 2013

An insider’s guide to gardening in Singapore offered by an interesting local person

28 outdoor furnishings to jazz up your patio or garden in Singapore
  • 10 June 2013

Whether you have a small balcony or a large garden, check out our stunning furniture ideas for your outside space

5 of the best stores in Singapore for outdoor furniture
  • 3 June 2013

Readers share their recommendations for top places to buy tables, chairs, loungers and umbrellas to suit all gardens and balconies

How to choose the perfect outdoor furniture for your space
  • 13 April 2011

Whether your alfresco space is little or large, we've asked Rachel Nair from Teak & Mahogany for advice on furnishing outdoor areas of various shapes and sizes

How to clean outdoor furniture
  • 9 February 2011

Garden furniture in need of an overhaul? From iron to teak and aluminium, we show you how to keep patio and garden tables, chairs and benches in tip-top condition despite Singapore's sultry climate