Articles & Lifestyle Blog From Crane Garden Buildings


Exotic Fruits You Can Grow In The UK - 22nd May 2018

When you think of places you can grow exotic fruits, England probably isn't the first place you think of, not with the famous rain and unforgiving winters! However, all the fruits we mention on this list can be grown in the UK. Al...

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Everyday Foods That Will Help Your Garden Thr... - 11th May 2018

What makes a Garden Room really special is knowing that it looks out onto well-tended, beautiful surroundings. Did you know that contrary to common belief, winter is actually an ideal time to prepare your garden for the summer? Al...

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Take Your Work Outside with a Garden Office - 10th April 2018

More and more people are opting to take their work outside, and now Spring has arrived who can blame them? If you want to transform the way you work, read our tips on what to consider when getting your very own garden office.

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Design Your Ultimate Garden Retreat - 27th March 2018

A Summerhouse can be transformed into your very own special retreat. You can turn it into a space where you can sit and relax, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It can also be a fantastic space dedicated to work an...

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Does A Garden Building Make Your House Worth... - 12th March 2018

From having an al fresco kitchen to a stylish outdoor work space, there are many ways your back garden can increase the value of your home.  Adding value to your garden doesn’t have to mean weeks of work, or spending thousan...

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Choosing the Perfect Roof for Your Garden Bui... - 23rd February 2018

Our years of experience means we can advise you on what design features best match with what you want from your garden building. If you're trying to choose between an apex roof or a pent roof, or are just interested in the difference between the two, this article will provide all you need to know. 

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What is a Garden Room? - 13th February 2018

Do you want to make the most of what your garden has to offer? A garden room can be functional, luxurious or both. It can be your own private getaway or something to be enjoyed by all of the family. If you want to add lifelong value and a unique touch to your outdoor space, find out why you should get a garden room.

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What Size Garden Building Should You Have in... - 6th February 2018

When it comes to garden buildings, it's normal to feel overwhelmed by the amount of decisions to make. In our years of bespoke construction, we've helped countless people figure out the perfect function and look for their building. 

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DIY Heating and Lighting Solutions for your A... - 28th August 2017

We've spent a lot of time in gardens over the years, and we never fail to be inspired by the creative ways customers bring extra life to their gardens. In this article, we're sharing some of our favourite DIY lighting and heating solutions. 

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Garden Shed & Workshop Security - 21st August 2017

All of our garden buildings are built to order using only the finest quality materials and experienced craftsmen. Despite this however, entry points can create areas of weakness which can be exploited by thieves if unprotecte...

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