Costco Garden Centres provide members
with a wide variety of greenery and
colour for their gardens, backyards and
inside their homes.
LIKE THE PLANTS they carry, Costco
Garden Centres keep growing year after year.
The centres, which carry annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, flowers, plants, trees
and shrubs, have expanded from one warehouse in Quebec in 1988 to almost all of the
warehouses across Canada.
IN THE PAS T, patio chairs weren’t necessarily
the most attractive pieces of furniture. What
was the point in developing beautiful designs
if they were only going to be left out in the
sun and rain, to fade and stain?
has you covered
“A lot of fabrics look fine when you buy
them, but they’re not really designed to last, “
says Costco assistant buyer Yves Mayville. “The
difference with Sunbrella® is that you’re investing in beautiful fabric that’s going to look great
for years to come, regardless of the weather.”
Sunbrella has been a leading outdoor performance fabric for more than 45 years,
beginning as a manufacturer of boat covers.
After developing fabrics that could withstand
the rigours of sun, salt and sea, and still look
great, the company turned its sights to making fabrics for other outdoor uses.
“In addition to boat covers, Sunbrella has
created fabric awnings, patio umbrellas and
casual furniture,” says Mayville. “Sunbrella
resists damage from mildew, chlorine and
sunlight, so now it makes perfect sense to own
luxurious outdoor furniture.”
The secret behind Sunbrella’s superiority
is the technology used to combine UV resistance, colour durability and ease of maintenance. The colour is fully blended and infused
into the high-performance fibre, which means
it can’t wear away. The fibre is engineered to