Hey Lovers, About two weeks ago, I finally stepped into the beautiful Plaisir du Jardin, a stylish one-stop-shop for outdoor furniture based in Bryanston, Johannesburg. I had the pleasure of  chatting to Gillian from PDJ and she kindly took the time to share some interesting information about PDJ with me, as well as some outdoor furniture trends which we can all incorporate into your own homes.   How would you say the landscape for outdoor furniture stores has evolved in the past 20 years? Gillian: We have been fortunate enough to be in business for 39 years in South Africa, in the Garden furniture retail market. When we started out there was no competition to be found in our sector. Slowly over the years we have seen an increase in Outdoor furniture retailers, all catering to different market niches. As we head towards 2020 we have seen a marked rise in…