The Buy Sheds Direct Blog

  1. Great Buys to Get Kids Playing Outside

    Great Buys to Get Kids Playing Outside

    Make Outdoor Play a Priority This School Holiday

    With screen time increasing, it's important to encourage children to get out in the garden and play. We've got some great buys to get kids playing outside, enjoying the fresh air and exercising.

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  2. Choosing Climbing Plants for Arches, Arbours and Pergolas

    Choosing Climbing Plants for Arches, Arbours and Pergolas

    Choosing Climbing Plants for Arches, Arbours and Pergolas

    Garden pergolas, arches and arbours are wonderful additions to any outdoor space. Not only do they look great but they provide invaluable support to some of the most beautiful plants a gardener can wish for. After all, climbing plants are the key to enhancing your arch, arbour or pergola.

    Here we suggest the best climbing plants for your garden feature and give you some top tips on how to care for your climbers.

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  3. Should I Buy a Summer House or a Log Cabin?

    Should I Buy a Summer House or a Log Cabin?

    Are Summer Houses and Log Cabins the Same?

    Nowadays, because of changes in design and the emergence of hybrid models, the difference between summer houses and log cabins can be a bit of a grey area.

    However, when it comes to choosing your perfect garden building, the following principles will help you narrow down your options and determine whether you should begin your search with summer houses or log cabins.

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  4. The July Garden Guide

    The July Garden Guide

    July is often the warmest month of the year and your plants will be relying on you to help them cope with the hotter, drier conditions. Here are our top 10 tips for ensuring that your July garden remains in good shape and that you continue to enjoy those magnificent blooms.

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  5. Super Summer Giveaway Picnic Table

    Super Summer Giveaway Picnic Table

    It's GIVEAWAY TIME here at Buy Sheds Direct!

    Here at Buy Sheds Direct we are giving one person the lucky chance of winning a fabulous Forest Rectangular Wooden Garden Picnic Table! 

    There is nothing more classic for outdoor dining and BBQ's than a picnic table. This picnic table, with benches of 150cm in length, seats up to 6 adults. 

    All you have to do is LIKE our Facebook page and LIKE and SHARE this post! 

    Deadline for entry is midday on Wednesday 17th July 2019. The winners will be announced on Thursday 18th July 2019. Terms and Conditions are available below.

    Terms and Conditions:

    • This competition is for UK residents only
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  6. Your Guide to Wooden Garden Benches with A Wow Factor

    Your Guide to Wooden Garden Benches with A Wow Factor

    Everybody Needs a Garden Bench

    A garden bench is just a plain bench seat, right? Wrong! We have wooden garden benches for sale that are specifically tailored for every type of garden and every conceivable taste. Furthermore, we stock wooden benches to cater for everything that our customers enjoy about their gardens. Keen to find out more? Then please read on…

    The Forest Timber Garden Tree Seat, positioned on a patio, around a tree trunk.

    Different Types of Wooden Bench

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  7. The June Gardening Guide

    The June Gardening Guide

    In June, the warmer days and extra daylight hours encourage a surge of growth in your garden, but to fully appreciate those summer blooms you need to keep on top of everything.

    Here are our top 10 tips for making the most of your June garden and ensuring that it remains in good shape for when we enter the second half of the year.

    18 images of plants that flower in June.

    Top 10 June Gardening Tips

    A close-up of daisies and a buttercup growing on a lawn.

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  8. 5 Small Summer Houses for Sale Under £900

    5 Small Summer Houses for Sale Under £900

    Benefits of All Summer Houses 

    Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have your own small summer house - a hideaway where you can escape the competing demands of the modern world?

    Safely tucked away within the grounds of your family home, a garden summer house is the perfect place for you to relax and unwind.

    The 7x5 Shire Lumley Superior Wooden Garden Summerhouse, painted teal and cream, situated on a patio, with plant pots at either side.

    A Summer House Just for You

    What type of summer house would you ch

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  9. Garden Furniture Ideas

    Garden Furniture Ideas

    Garden Furniture Ideas Just for You

    As summer begins and we spend more of our time outdoors, comfortable garden furniture is a must.

    A couple of tired-looking camping chairs, full of holes and with wonky legs, just won’t do if you've taken the trouble to make the rest of your garden look just so.

    In order to properly enjoy your time outside and keep your garden looking at its best, we recommend investing in some of our exquisite outdoor furniture.

    The Rowlinson Hampton Wooden Garden Companion Seat, situated in a beautif

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  10. Wooden Garden Bench Easter Giveaway

    Wooden Garden Bench Easter Giveaway

    Here at Buy Sheds Direct, we’re giving you the chance to win a Fabulous Forest Rosedene Wooden Garden Bench 5' x 2'

    Add a touch of class to your outdoor dining experience with this classic garden bench from our Rosedene patio dining furniture range.

    To be in with the chance of winning this fabulous prize, all you need to do is ‘LIKE’ our Facebook page, ‘LIKE’ one of the competition posts and then ‘SHARE’ the post on your own wall for your friends to see.

    Deadline is Sunday 28th April at Midday and the winner will be announced on Monday 29th April 2019.

    GOOD LUCK everyone!

    Terms and Conditions:

    • This competition is for UK residents only.
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