Articles & Lifestyle Blog From Crane Garden Buildings


3 Celebrities Who Love Gardening - 15th June 2016

Jake Gyllenhaal When he’s not taking Hollywood by storm, Jake loves spending time getting his hands dirty in the garden. He has become a powerful spokesperson and ambassador for Alice Waters’ initiative, the Edible Schoolyard...

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10 Reasons Why You Should Love Gardening - 1st June 2016

Gardening is known for being not only a fun hobby, but a great way to boost your health and wellbeing. If you want to get out of the house more, give back to nature or simply find a new relaxing pursuit, here are ten reasons why you should pick up a trowel and some gloves!

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Crane’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 Planting... - 26th May 2016

This year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show was a wonderful success, with us winning the 5 Star Tradestand Award for the third year running for our display. For the display this year we chose to showcase our Garden Room with Veranda....

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5 Easy Ways to Create a Beautiful Garden, Qui... - 18th May 2016

Gardens are a full-time investment, needing your care and attention all year round. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t quick yet effective ways to improve the look, feel and atmosphere of your garden. We believe a high-...

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Eye Catching Water Features - 4th May 2016

Water features are a great way to add some visual interest to your garden, as well as providing local wildlife with a source of water. They also create a relaxing sound, which is ideal if you dedicate your garden to work...

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Super Simple Ways to Spice Up Your Summer Gar... - 27th April 2016

We've put together a few ideas to suit all ages to help your Summer garden parties go with a swing. The Classic BBQ - Everyone will agree that the Summer is all about BBQs. The ingredients that go into the classic barbeque are ve...

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Derailment – Protecting your Trains - 1st April 2016

Model railroading is a hobby that is loved by many across the UK, and many of our customers use our garden buildings to pursue this past-time. Here are some of the top tips for maintaining your modern railway that we've learnt over the years. 

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How to Encourage Wildlife into Your Garden - 24th March 2016

One of the highlights of spending a lot of time outdoors is the chance to interact with a range of wildlife. If you want your garden to be a haven for birds, hedgehogs and other critters, all you need to do is follow our basic guide.

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Public Gardens to Visit This Spring - 14th March 2016

2016 is going to be an absolutely stunning year for gardening. Wherever you are in the UK, you’re guaranteed to be close to a garden that is worth a visit. Below is a list of some of our favourite gardens, which are sure to i...

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​How To Get Electricity Into Your Garden Buil... - 4th February 2016

An electrical supply is sure to maximise the possibilities for your Garden Building. If you want to use it as a dedicated work or leisure space, electricity is a must. This article takes you through the process, with tips gathered from our years of experience in providing quality bespoke garden buildings.

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