Articles & Lifestyle Blog From Crane Garden Buildings


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 will most likely take up a large portion of your garden and can be a truly beautiful addition. They pull the focus, demanding attention and bringing colour, shade and variance to any garden. These are the 5 tr...

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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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Stylish & Practical Garden Office Design Insp... - 7th July 2016

Working from home can be a wonderful thing, but a lot of depends on having the right space. If you've ever wanted your very own garden office, we've put together some design tips to help you truly enjoy where you work. 

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A Hobby Room for your Garden - 6th July 2016

Garden Buildings can be a great solution if you’re running low on space in your house to indulge in your favourite hobby. If your garden space allows, you can invest in a garden building, decorate it as you see fit, and you’ve got yourself your own personal space to work on your hobby to your heart’s content in.

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Stylish Interior Design Ideas for Your Garden... - 5th July 2016

A garden retreat can be a wonderful thing, a luxury that becomes the focal point of your outside space. It takes a lot of time to decide how your summerhouse will look on the outside, picking out colours, roofing material, the style of the windows and doors, but now it’s time to decorate the inside!

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Resourceful Shed Organisation Ideas - 4th July 2016

Sheds. The hiders of garden clutter, the protectors of valued projects and the shelters for our peace and relaxation time: there’s no denying how useful a shed can be. The big question for many of us though is how to keep them tidy? Clutter, especially in smaller sheds, can be a real pain when you’re trying to find something in a hurry, but there are many ways to keep clutter to a minimum. All you need is some time and some ingenious thinking and you’ll have a clear, workable space before you know it.

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