Articles & Lifestyle Blog From Crane Garden Buildings


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. Green...

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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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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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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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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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