Hi, I’m Tony.
I always loved laze in the garden on the deck … but I felt that I was missing something …
I found out I needed a garden swing seat.
Since that day my life has changed and I have reached even more extreme levels of idleness! 😀
I learned to enjoy the free hours with my parents children or in the company of a good book.
Believe me, I’m not a lover of frenetic modern rhythms, the rocking is a real cure for refresh my spirit.
There is nothing more romantic and soothing than a swing, its gentle undulating movement recalls movements in the womb and brings us back to childhood.
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If you also have a garden or a terrace you cannot absolutely disregard the presence of a beautiful garden rocking chair, and you certainly cannot settle for anyone, since it is a purchase that is made once in a lifetime, you have to choose the best.
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The guide to the garden swing
When I installed my rocking chair, I didn’t think it would raise so much enthusiasm among my little ones, accustomed as they are now to electronic games, they are certainly more difficult to amaze than previous generations, and instead I had to change my mind … bringing the rocking chair to my home a fantastic surprise appeared to me …
They were happier than the day I bought the Nintendo Switch from them, it was incredible, they couldn’t wait to use it and they still love to run outside to enjoy a nice swing.
Also my friends have definitely appreciated the addition of this elegant and romantic garden furniture.
The rocking donates for sure a touch of class to your exteriors.
The garden swing has a covered supporting structure, which holds a multi-seat seat which in turn is made more comfortable by specific specifications; repairs from the sun and has a calming effect thanks to its slow and constant movement.
There are plastic swings that are obviously much cheaper, easier to clean and more resistant to the outside, but certainly more ugly to see.
The wooden ones are much more romantic and fascinating and certainly add an undeniable aesthetic value to our garden.
The garden swing, also called a swing, is historically an improvement on the rocking chair, the ancestor of this object.
Slowly we realized that it would be ideal to take it outside and here is where the rocking chair is born.
It consists of a fixed 4-leg base and a soft seat, almost like a moving sofa. Some models are also equipped with armrests.
Some models are also easily convertible to garden beds, mutation that takes place by removing the backrest.
There is no self-respecting garden that does not have its own swing, one without the other seems sad and incomplete …
So let’s talk to the chat and proceed with this list of the best garden rockers, hoping that among these you will find one that actually suits you!
The Best Garden Swings
1. My Garden Zanzibar, my home rocking chair
Here is the rocking chair I chose for my house, I was immediately struck by its shape and its slightly rustic color, which however is so pleasant and fits so well with the exterior of my house.
The Zanzibar Rocking Chair at My Garden has space for up to 3 seats and is equipped with a reclining function to turn into a comfortable bed, and you have no idea how comfortable it actually is …
The structure is in iron but of a beautiful brown color, I chose this color because where I live in Trentino the weather is not the best and so I prefer a material that can resist weather well without compromising over time.
The tubulars are very large, which makes it extremely robust and solid, they are not exactly a twig and having tried other models I noticed on economic products the lack of effective solidity, in this case instead everything seems very resistant.
There is a very comfortable pillow which makes it perfect positioned in bed mode.
There is also the possibility of blocking it completely to avoid rocking.
In the « mobile » mode, however, care must be taken not to overdo the movement, because oscillations that are too large are likely to make you fall, so be warned.
Unfortunately, the fabric is synthetic, but at this low price for such a product it seems to me more than reasonable because the quality of the coating is excellent.
The entire structure of the Zanzibar is light, easy to assemble and all the pieces you need are included in the package, all it takes is a little bit of manual work and patience, in an hour and a half it was already mounted on my veranda to make a great impression.
Particularly known for the mattress that is exceptional, I had thought that I would have to buy an extra one but as soon as the product arrived at home I realized that there would have been no need because this is enough and advances to make you sleep great.
It adapts as quietly as I said to the weight of 3 adults.
2. Xone Donald, metal swing for 3 people
3 seater convertible rocking bed, Donald dimensions …
- 3 seater swing made entirely of painted steel with a 5cm tubular to ensure solidity and safety. Rocking dimensions: 200x120x164 cm.
- Its continuous side bases support a wide and adjustable sunshade according to the needs for protection from the sun and wind. The feet are covered with non-slip rubber to create friction and not ruin the floor in the event of displacement.
The Xone is another interesting rocking chair, the aspect is not rustic in this case but decidedly more modern, designed for those who have the special space, in fact it can accommodate three people as in the previous case.
The structure is in steel, a very reliable and resistant material, perfect therefore to dominate in gardens or verandas often exposed to bad weather.
It has two padded cushions included, very comfortable, and the mattress is removable. Everything is obviously combined in terms of color tones.
It’s really very comfortable, I tried it when I went to buy that other one and I can assure you that, if you want to sit down without a session that starts to bother you after two minutes, this is a product that you can surely give as a gift a thought.
The structure is very easy to assemble.
I recommend it if you want to mount it on the terrace and you don’t have much space.
3. Peraga, a beautiful and “vintage” classic rocking chair
Here is a swing that I personally love to madness, because it has that classic design typical of things with a soul and that immediately recall moments of the past …
For me, the Peraga rocking chair is in fact the right synthesis of classic and modern.
The roof is in fact arched to give that particular early-twentieth century feeling, the rest of the structure has many “vintage” references even if it is perfectly resistant and robust, built according to the most modern standards.
The base color is anthracite and the material is metal, perfect for weather resistance even if you live in areas not really blessed with good weather throughout the year.
The seat is very comfortable and the eco-colored and padded backrest is perfect for relaxing.
Recommended for the most romantic aesthetes.
4. My Garden Haiti, two people
Here is another very beautiful rocking chair from My Garden, very easy to assemble and its dirty figure on any veranda or terrace.
The backrest is actually very comfortable and there is also the possibility of resting the head.
Unfortunately it is not equipped with armrests on the side but can be easily remedied.
With a little manual work, you can fit it in a couple of hours, don’t forget to equip yourself with basic tools to install it at its best.
Supports up to a maximum of 227 kg, so it’s good for two people, unfortunately the seat is not removable.
5. Outsunny, 3 seats, convertible to bed
Here is another very interesting rocking chair that will satisfy even the most demanding and savvy users.
It is equipped with three seats and two beds, so perfect for those who have a large family and plan to use it sometimes as an outdoor bed to relax in peace and security.
Very easy to assemble and also to convert into a bed if necessary, without unnecessary extra inconvenient steps that make some models a real misfortune every time you want to recompose them … And my friend Pino knows something, right?
The structure is decidedly robust with powder-coated steel tubes.
The roof is also adjustable.
It has a classic yet modern design, certainly recommended.
6. Miadomodo, good value for money
Another rocker certainly to be considered if one wants to enter the world of garden furniture in a big way is this of Miamodo, it immediately convinced me as soon as I saw it.
It has a very solid structure and the fabric also immediately surprises for the quality it shows.
Very easy to assemble, it does not present any kind of difficulty if you follow step by step all the steps that very clearly present the manual, everything you need is already present inside the package.
Some parts do not seem to be welded at their best, but all in all the structure is very durable and will certainly meet your needs.
All parts, however, are carefully numbered and it will be very easy to install it in your own garden without too many worries.
It’s a rocking chair as you can’t easily find it around, just look at the photo to immediately realize it.
Even the quality-price ratio is excellent, you can take home a high-performance product without having to lighten your wallet too much, and this is what I like in quality companies, or being able to mediate between a product economic and excellent materials.
Perhaps the only really negative point is the cushions, which I found perhaps a bit too thin, better to add your own if you intend to be really comfortable, but this small detail should not distract you from buying a product that I said is really a jewel of quality-price.
7. Pellor, rocking chair for children
PELLOR Wood Swings, Inside Outside Garden Swing with …
- Superior quality, more durable: the natural wood material offers safety and comfort, machined and dry shaped, increases corrosion resistance and is not easy to expand and deform. The Wood Swings have a certain waterproof function to reduce the entry of rain. Please try to reduce usage on rainy days. Maximum load weight: 100 kg. Seat dimensions: 45x20x1.6cm / 17.7×7.9×0.6 inch. Swing seat suitable for children and adults.
- Adjustable strings for convenience: Rope thickness: 11.5-12 mm, 120cm – 180cm adjustable hemp rope is practically suitable for all external slopes. The lock is in solid iron and has a load capacity of 100 kg. Because it is often consumed, it is necessary to check for cracks before use to avoid breakage.
Here’s a small surprise included, not exactly a rocking chair, but part of the same family …
As you know I love children and I always like to dedicate space to them in my articles.
The Pellor proposes this beautiful rocking chair for children and I just could not fail to report it.
It is classic in style, seems taken directly from a beautiful fairy tale for children,
take a look at the picture and you will immediately understand what I’m talking about.
As soon as I mounted it my thought immediately ran to Sinforosa, co-star of Italo Calvino’s Baron Rampante, as I have many memories related to that book and automatically connect it to my childhood.
My children love it and together with the swing it is their favorite attraction in the garden.
The wood is very good and the strings are resistant, I personally tested it before making it use … and if it holds my body and my « acrobatics » sure can hold the weight of a child 😀
It can also be used to furnish the interiors of a home, being small and having a beautiful design, a friend of mine has installed it in the living room, but there is a bit of a freak and therefore it does not make history …
But why not imitate him?
In a world where everyone seems to be competing with those who are more serious, it does not hurt such an object that can finally awaken the child in us.
Being in the garden is one of the greatest pleasures in life, especially if you like nature and have a very large family.
Kids love to play outdoors and I think this is very good for their growth, especially in a world so fast-paced that they always want a thousand per hour.
What’s better then as a remedy for this hectic modern life that a few hours spent in the silence of a garden, or at the limit on a terrace adorned with flowers on a beautiful rocking chair to meditate on one’s life and to appreciate the wonders of creation?
The rocking gives my life rhythm, I can read, think, watch the sunset with my partner, enjoy the smells of nature, savor the gentle rocking of the comfortable chair together with my dog or my cat, all in complete safety and without having to worry about anything.
And believe me, for those like me who work so many hours every day, including Saturdays, to finally relax in the garden is a privilege that for nothing in the world I would like to take away.
The garden swing is also mentioned in many literary masterpieces, especially from the nineteenth century by well-known international artists, there will be a reason if many thinkers and people of high intellect have suffered such a great fascination for an apparently so simple object.
The explanation in my opinion of the seductive force of the object is all in that its rhythmic and sweet rhythm back and forth.
Think for a moment about the movement that immediately calms a nenoate when it is held.
That’s right, rocking it gently in an undulating motion, apparently there is something ancestral in our mind that makes us find this kind of movement so relaxing.
Furthermore, a garden without a rocker I must admit that it is not a pretty sight, it always seems that we are missing something.
I was last week at my friend Dario’s house and I noticed how sad and bare that turf appeared with nothing in the middle to break your monotony.
I then advised him to buy a nice rocking chair, I was able to suggest the one that best suited his needs and now here he is to enjoy with his wife and children the sweet romantic sway that so much well-being brings to our mind and our body.
Also think about the rocking chair for children, it is true that you can build it at home, but it is not always easy to find suitable materials and above all that reflect modern safety standards, plus find a seat that is actually comfortable after a few minutes of use is not child’s play.
So I advise you to rely on the manufacturing companies that offer excellent alternatives right now, one of which is on this list.
I hope this guide has been helpful, it is not every day that you have to make such an important choice, only apparently simple, in fact possessing such an object can seriously change your life.
Think carefully about what the model that actually suits you is and don’t be fooled by advertisements, choose with your head maybe based on the reviews of other users, who are not lacking in this field.
I greet you and refer you to the next guide on the subject, I have in store a lot of surprises that concern the fantastic world of garden furniture.
Hi friends and girlfriends!
Your Tony from Pro Contro
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