Teak is a natural hardwood that has closed grains and a high oil concentration, making it ideal for use in the construction of outdoor furniture. With a high resistance to rot, teak is able to sustain throughout all seasons, a tough, durable material that’s not affected by exposure to the elements. Snow, frost, rain, and constant sun expose have little effect on teak, which is why so many find teak garden furniture to be the best possible choice for them.
A teak garden bench, strategically placed in the midst of a summer flower garden makes for an eye catching centerpiece. The beautiful appearance of natural hardwood surrounded by the soft and colorful hues of the garden will make for a picture perfect image.
In midwinter, a teak garden bench can be still aid the general appeal and appearance of the backyard scenery. It can add style and comfort to the yard even in the bleakest of winter days.
Regardless of the season, teak garden furniture gives visitors a comfortable spot to take a load off and enjoy the scenery. Gardeners can take breaks on teak garden furniture, resting while working in the yard or garden. And family can spend time together comfortably, enjoying a garden refuge or other outdoor haven furnished with teak side tables, a teak garden bench, or individual teak chairs.
Those who invest in teak know they are getting a durable, hardy piece of furniture, capable of holding up outdoors, regardless of seasonal changes and weather conditions. They can also be assured they are purchasing an environmentally friendly product, as teak is one of the more established sustainable forestry programs in the world.
Teak originates in Southeast Asia, with most teak plantations residing in Indonesia. The teak industry has been an integral part of the Indonesian socio-economic culture for decades, providing a source of long-term and beneficial local employment to the Indonesian people, in addition to a continuous source of income for the country. Teak wood harvesting on plantations is practiced in a sustainable manner, with no trees being felled, without other trees planted in their place.