News, Interviews and Competitions

Find out the latest garden-based news, read interviews with the experts, and enter some great competitions to win goodies for your garden. It’s all here.

  1. 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

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  2. Shed of the Year is back!

    Shed of the Year is back!

    Shed of the Year is back for 2016! We are looking forward to seeing some fantastic entries hoping to win the coveted grand prize and be crowned Best Shed of 2016.

    Last year saw some incredible creations, and we covered all of them from the

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  3. An interview with Stanmer Community Gardening Group

    An interview with Stanmer Community Gardening Group

    Following on from our showcase last year on community gardening projects across the UK, we have conducted an interview with Jeanne from Stanmer Community Gardening Group on the current projects t

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  4. Mother’s Day Giveaway

    Mother’s Day Giveaway

    Mother's Day is just around the corner and we're giving you the chance to win the perfect gift for any garden loving Mum!

    We’re hosting the giveaway on our Buy Sheds Direct Facebook pag

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  5. Green Fingers Gardening Festival 2015: roundup

    Green Fingers Gardening Festival 2015: roundup

    The spring and summer seasons have always served as the most opportunistic times to experience fun festivals throughout the world. Especially throughout the month of June, professional and amateur horticulturists alike come from every corner of the

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  6. Shed of the Year: An Update

    Shed of the Year: An Update

    We’re just days away from the Shed of the Year Competition closing for entries for 2015 and the entries just keep pouring in. The competition is a fascinating chance to see how innovative and exceptional a garden shed can be and how it’s much more tha

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  7. Nigel Clarke’s allergy gardening guide

    Nigel Clarke’s allergy gardening guide

    About Nigel Clarke

    Nigel works on both Foods Matter

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  8. Michelle Berriedale-Johnson's gardening guide for amateurs

    Michelle Berriedale-Johnson's gardening guide for amateurs

    About Michelle Berriedale-Johnson 

    Michelle runs a site devoted to aiding those suffering from allergies - http://www.foodsmatter.com/

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  9. What the Shed of the Year Winners Have Taught us Over the Years

    What the Shed of the Year Winners Have Taught us Over the Years

    Sheds are a major part of gardens in the UK.  Sheds can improve the quality of the garden as well as provide a place for children to enjoy the outdoors, and even create personal get-a-ways for adults.  People tend to give their sheds a very personal t

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  10. Phil McCann’s 10 step guide to your best containers ever!

    Phil McCann’s 10 step guide to your best containers ever!

    About Phil McCann

    Phil McCann has worked on BBC Gardener's World and is an experienced horticultrual consultant, previously working for the RHS, Unwins Seeds and Hillier Nurseries.

    Phil has kindly used his experience

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