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How To Keep Outdoor Plants Alive Through Wint... - 24th November 2016

Winter can certainly be hard on plants. Shorter days, limited light and changes in temperature are just some of the challenges to overcome. It isn't as difficult as you would expect to keep your plans alive during the winter month...

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Things To Do In Your Garden Over Winter - 17th November 2016

The plants you’ve grown this year have stood the test of time, but by now the colder weather has arrived, they are looking a little sorry for themselves. However, their value is far from over, even in these dying stages and there...

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The Benefits of Having a Timber Greenhouse - 9th November 2016

Whether you’re keen on growing rare or exotic plants, you want to grow your own produce, or you want to keep the frost off your more vulnerable plants in the winter, a greenhouse is a must-have for any serious gardener to allow ye...

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8 Easy Shed Security Tips & Ideas - 26th October 2016

How to Improve Shed Security Garden Sheds are often used to keep expensive tools, garden equipment and bicycles safe and secure from intruders. Some people can have hundreds, if not thousands, of pounds worth of tools and eq...

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Low Maintenance Gardening - 5th October 2016

Do you enjoy your beautiful garden but can't seem to find the time to look after it? If so, a low maintenance garden is the ideal choice for you! We have teamed up with our friends at Bakker.com, Europe’s largest mail-order garden...

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The Simple Guide to Greenhouse Irrigation - 23rd September 2016

Watering is essential for the healthy growth of plants and garden life. When plants are grown in a Greenhouse or polytunnel, access to natural water sources is restricted, making the plants completely dependent on you for hydratio...

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What is a Summerhouse? - 4th August 2016

What is a Summerhouse? Summerhouses are typically wooden outdoor garden structures that feature felt or tiled roofs, and a number of windows and glazed doors to allow daylight to shine in. Despite what the name might suggest,...

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5 Iconic trees that would be an addition to a... - 27th July 2016

Trees are most likely the biggest objects you’ll have in your garden, they’re beautiful, they demand attention and bring colour, shade and variance to any garden. These 5 iconic trees bring all these things and more. 1.Osakazuki...

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What to grow in your Greenhouse - 8th July 2016

For the green-fingered among us, greenhouses are a gardening haven: they give us the ability to grow all year round under regulated temperatures, which, let’s face it, is very important if you’re serious about growing produce in B...

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Ingenious Garage Usage Ideas - 8th July 2016

When we think about garages, most will only think about car storage. In fact, this is what most of our bespoke Timber Garages are for. However, in the past few years we've come across more and more innovative uses for a g...

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