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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.
Top 10 June Gardening Tips
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.
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.
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.
It's GIVEAWAY TIME here at Buy Sheds Direct!
Win a Garden Bundle for Your Child’s Primary School!
All you have to do is LIKE and SHARE this post with a COMMENT nominating your child’s primary school. 20 Schools will win this amazing garden bundle to help with Forest School and gardening activities.
* Please note that the 3 schools that won last weeks giveaway will not be counted in this weeks competition to give the other schools a fair chance to win. *
Prizes in this bundle include:
- 1x 24 Cell Seed Tray Insert
- 1x Miracle-Gro Growmore 1.5kg Plant Food
You’ve had your name on the waiting list for months, you get the phone call and – yes! - you are, at last, an allotment holder. Now you need to plan.
The Small Print
The first thing is to check over your assigned allotment to ensure all is good. Ask the council (if council owned) or site representative if any extra services are available. Some will rotavate plots free of charge - but only do this if the plot is weed free. Otherwise you will be propagating mare’s tail, bindweed and couch grass.
Check the local rules and regs. There won't be anything too daunting but they should answer questions regarding bonfires, water use, upkeep and any discounts at local shops.
If you’ve never purchased a shed before, choosing the optimal size, design, and material for your requirements can be a little overwhelming – there are almost innumerable options on the market.
Picking a size is a great place to start.
Which is the most popular shed size?
8x6 sheds are amongst our most popular size of shed. Big enough to provide ample storage space for your outdoor furniture, lawnmower and garden tools, yet not so large as to dwarf more modest gardens, they provide the best of both worlds.
So, without further ado, here are
Unclothed, an arbour adds beautiful structure and presence to any garden. Acting as a focal point, it’s somewhere for your eye to stop - a full stop in a garden design.
Drape plants over your arbour and it becomes an oasis of perfume on sultry summer evenings and an enchanting hideaway to enjoy a few precious relaxing moments in a day. A place to plot, perhaps, or even engage in illicit trysts?
So, get that arbour clothed right now!
Picture this scene…
It’s been one of those glorious days, where the late-summer sun hung lazily in the blue, cloudless sky, completely uninterrupted, from the moment you rose until well into the evening. Now, as dusk begins to descend and you’re treated to a vibrant new moon and an ink-blue sky full of sparkling stars, you and your friends are ready to enjoy outdoor living at its finest, courtesy of your shrewd investments from Buy Sheds Direct.
Right on cue, your garden is tastefully illuminated by 50 charming Solar Garden Lighting Copper Wire LED Hearts (*£13.99), shining on your little social gathering but leaving the r