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For the Garden

For all things garden related, here you will find tips and advice on how to keep your garden looking its best, inspiration for unique features and more.

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Hot tubs are a great addition to any outdoor space. Whether you are looking for a basic inflatable or an ultimate luxury model with all the bells and whistles it can be a little daunting as to which is right for you. This handy guide will explain the various types and features available to help […]

Today we are going to be answering our top 10 decking questions to help assist you with the decision of installing a deck, or by offering advice for the care and maintenance should you already have one installed. Installing and correctly maintaining a deck can be a great idea for many reasons. It creates a […]

Painting rocks has become very popular – especially in recent years. It’s an activity that easy to do and fun for all ages. Although you can paint rocks for personal use, it has also become a community game. You may have noticed some brightly coloured rocks around when on a walk in your local parks […]

Painting wooden furniture is an easy and fun way to completely transform it. You may be looking to brighten it, make it more fitting with the environment or even up-cycle something that on first glance may seem worthy of being thrown away! Some people may be put off painting their wooden furniture through fear of […]

Have you ever wanted to build a raised garden bed but are unsure about how to go about it? Well, we’re here to show you how! Building anything from scratch can seem a little daunting, but we’re here to show you just how easy it is to build your very own raised garden bed! There […]

Having a garden deck has now become extremely popular and due to its popularity, a variety of materials are now available to suit everyone. Hardwood decking was the number 1 material for many years, but as times have changed so have people’s needs and budgets. To get a fair comparison of the two, we need […]

Are you looking to get a deck installed this Summer? Perhaps you’re already looking into it but are unsure of exactly what you want/need. Or maybe you already have a deck installed but want to give it a makeover? We have created our top 10 decking ideas to help inspire you and make the most […]

We’ve been tackling the difficult process of stripping wood. Whether you’re stripping wood oils from your decking or paint from your garden furniture we can help you to find the most appropriate stripper and teach you how to use it. Here we are going to cover: The Owatrol Wood Stripper Range Why The Previous Coating […]