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Get Sheddy for Summer!

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Your Next Summer Garden Project: The Garden Shed… Sheds are more than just a great garden storage option; in fact, out of the 60% of Brits who own a shed, 17% say they would like to live in theirs! So, what are people using their sheds for which makes them such a sacred space? Prepare… Read more »

5 Garden Design Essentials

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Are you in need of some inspiration for your garden, but not sure where to start? We’ve got all the basics below for you, packed full of tips, advice and product recommendations. Love your Lawn… The grass doesn’t always have to be greener on the other side. Think about what shape you’d like your lawn… Read more »

Which Paving Suits My Garden?

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Thinking of embarking on a new patio project? Paving can be a real game changer for your garden, creating an aesthetically pleasing and practical area to enjoy for you and your family. But with so many options available, which one should you choose, and most importantly, what will work best for your requirements? The size… Read more »

5 Garden Layouts for Spring

Spring is the best time to get started on garden renovations. You can revive your grass and plants after the winter period, as the longer daylight hours and sunshine can improve your outdoor space. In addition, if you start your garden now, it will be at its best for the summer. This means spending more… Read more »

5 Ways to Keep Kids Active in the Garden

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Stuck for ideas to entertain the children at home? Here’s a few great ideas that you can do, without leaving the comfort of your own garden… Play Games Whether it’s being imaginative and making up your own games, playing sports, or even just doing some exercise, playing games in the garden makes being active a… Read more »

9 Bank Holiday Garden Project Ideas

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Got time on your hands this Easter bank holiday? What perfect time to start or complete a project in your garden?! Use your free time wisely, and by the Summer holidays you’ll have the perfect sanctuary to enjoy the sunshine with friends and family.  We’ve collated some of our favourite garden/outdoor living ideas in this article,… Read more »

Choosing the Right Material for Your Paving/Patio Project

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It is that time of year again where everyone is looking to transform their outdoor space in time for summer. In particular, a patio is a great place where you can relax and enjoy some time with family and friends when the nights become lighter. A few tables and chairs, as well as homely decorations… Read more »

BRETT HOW TO LAY BLOCK PAVING

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The professionals make laying block paving look easy, but with the right materials and some manual work it is not quite the major undertaking that you may of first thought. Follow this simple step by step example guide to laying a non-permeable driveway. BEFORE YOU START… Draw a simple plan of your home and garden,… Read more »

Great Christmas Gifts For The Garden

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The big day is fast approaching, meaning that there’s increasingly little time to buy the perfect gifts for your loved ones, adults and children alike. If you are unsure on what to buy someone special in your life, a gift for the garden is always a good option- even if they aren’t necessarily green-fingered !… Read more »

Get The Kids Gardening This Half Term

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The October half term school holidays are fast approaching, which means that you are probably searching for things to do to keep the children entertained. The answer may be more simple than you think: get them involved in the garden! Not only might this be a helping hand to you, they will actually enjoy it… Read more »