Monthly Archives: May 2016

  1. Working wonders with Botanical PaperWorks

    Working wonders with Botanical PaperWorks

    We spoke with Kelly from Botanical PaperWorks about what they do, the importance of eco-friendly products and practices, and some great tips for saving water while you garden. Check out the interview below!

    Our interview with Botanical PaperWorks

    1. You are a world-leading producer of eco-friendly seed paper. How did your interest in this area begin?

    It actually all began with a mother-daughter duo, Mary Reimer, a teacher and Heidi Reimer-Epp, a marketing and business professional. Before the time of recycling, Mary was looking for ways to reuse leftover paper from her students and discovered eco-friendly papermaking. The two were excited to try new ideas and it eventually became a full-time passion. After creating Heidi’s wedding stationery and receiving much praise over the creativity of the seed paper, a business was born.

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  2. Find your perfect log cabin – our top picks

     Find your perfect log cabin – our top picks

    16x13 Mendip 44mm Shingle Roof Log Cabin

    The Sancerre is one of our largest cabins, perfect for creating an additional living space in your garden. A spacious and elegantly designed cabin, made from high quality Nordic spruce, the thick 44mm interlocking wall logs provide a solid and robust structure. 44mm walls plus double glazed windows ensure the heat is retained within the cabin during the colder months as well as keeping a comfortable temperature during the summer months.

    With plenty of head room inside – 2.4 metres in fact, the interior space is never-ending and fit for endless uses. Whether you chose to use this space as a home gym, an office, entertaining room or kids retreat, the Sancerre has been built to last and will be with you for years to come.

    The stunning cabin is topped with shingle roof tiles which gives a beautiful finishing touch and most importantly protects the roof from the elements!

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  3. Chelsea Flower Show with Guy Barter from the RHS

    Chelsea Flower Show with Guy Barter from the RHS

    The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is just around the corner, and we wanted to catch up with Guy Barter, Chief Hortifulturist at the RHS, about what is going on this year, how the community is getting involved, and the importance of community gardening.  Take a look at our interview with him below:

    Our interview with Guy Barter on RHS Chelsea

    1. You are involved with the RHS Chelsea show this May, what sort of things are you going to be doing?

    I will be particularly involved with the RHS greening Grey Britain Garden which is scheduled to be reused after the show in a park in Brixton, a deprived area of south London. I will be supporting the residents in helping plant the Chelsea garden before the show and their attendance a press event on the Monday and after the show will help them replant the garden in Brixton. Then a launch event in Brixton with the Evening Standard who have sponsored the garden.

    2. Being part of such

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  4. Find your perfect garden decking – our top five

    Find your perfect garden decking – our top five

    Are you looking to add an extra element to your garden – a space to relax and entertain? Decking is a great solution. We are the largest web retailer of decking in the UK and offer a substantial range of garden deck boards, joists, handrail systems and deck kits.

    Firstly you need to choose a deck board, here we will be showcasing our top sellers;

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  5. April’s top 5 space and garden storage solutions

    The weather has been a bit hit and miss throughout April, but that doesn't mean that Summer isn't on the way! One of the first things you need to do to get ready for Summer is to take a look at your outdoor buildings and structures to check them for damage or anything that needs repairing.

    Of course, if you are looking to replace some of your storage for the summer, or think you need a little extra space this year to relax in, check out the great selection below.

    The best garden storage solutions

    1. 8x6 Apex double door pressure treated overlap shed

    Part of our brand new shed range, the 8x6 apex double door shed boasts many great features which have been designed to ensure a long lasting shed which is great value for money and perfect for any garde

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