The Buy Sheds Direct Blog

  1. Your Guide to Better Shed Insulation

    Your Guide to Better Shed Insulation

    Shed insulation is essential if you’re going to make the most of your garden shed. Find out how to properly insulate your shed here, so that you can enjoy its many benefits the whole year round.

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  2. How to Plant Bulbs for a Super Spring Garden

    How to Plant Bulbs for a Super Spring Garden

    We show you how to plant bulbs in autumn for a super spring garden you will love! Plus, we show you how to create a Bulb Lasagne that will bloom all through spring in just one planter.

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  3. Garden Workshops: The Hardest Working Sheds

    Garden Workshops: The Hardest Working Sheds

    Garden workshops are not exactly different to sheds, they are more a type of shed. Find out more about what they can offer you here...

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  4. The October Garden Guide

    The October Garden Guide

    October usually sees the start of autumn proper, with colder, windier weather and, potentially, the first of the frosts. We also get to enjoy some fabulous leaf colours before they start to fall.   

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  5. It's Never Too Late to Buy a Summer House

    It's Never Too Late to Buy a Summer House

    Why Buy a Summer House at All?

    There’s nothing quite like owning a summer house. They provide extra living space, enhance your time in the garden and add value to your home.

    Comfortable, stylish, functional. A place to relax, entertain or work. Garden summer houses have it all.

    There's also never a wrong time to buy a summer house. Really? Even after the summer has finished? Most definitely. Let's take a look at why...

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  6. Why You Need a Patio Heater or Fire Pit

    Why You Need a Patio Heater or Fire Pit

    A Patio Heater or Fire Pit Warms Your Garden Once Summer’s Over

    The summer might be drawing to a close but that doesn’t mean you have to head back indoors and hibernate until next spring. A patio heater or fire pit can provide the comfort and warmth you need to extend your time outdoors well into autumn and beyond.

    So, if the end of summer has left you melancholy, let the following scenarios warm your heart and fill you with excited anticipation of the rest of the year.

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  7. The September Garden Guide

    The September Garden Guide

    As we move out of summer, The September Garden Guide is here to remind you of your key gardening tasks for the coming month.

    During September, the nights will noticeably draw in and the temperature likely cool. It’s time to reflect on the passing summer, gather in the harvest and get your garden ready for autumn. 

    Here are our top 10 tips to help you make the most of your September garden and to ensure it is well prepared for the autumn and beyond. 

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  8. Why Your Next Shed Should Be A Plastic Shed

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    Plastic Shed Now Means Premium Shed

    Plastic sheds used to be viewed as the poor relations of wooden and metal sheds. This is no longer the case.

    Whether it comes to utilising the latest technology or sporting an eye-catching, contemporary design, plastic sheds now lead the way.

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  9. Garden Seating Areas to Inspire Your Garden Design

    orangery style greenhouse in a garden setting

    Seating Areas for Gorgeous Garden Design

    Your garden seating area is a sanctuary after a hard day's work or a long afternoon weeding in the garden. It can also be the venue for family meals and entertaining guests. We've gathered some beautiful inspiration for your garden design.

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  10. A Gazebo Adds Luxury to Your Garden

    a cedar roofed wooden garden gazebo with interior seating

    You Know You’ve Made it When You Own a Gazebo

    Gazebos are real standout garden buildings, aren’t they?

    Sheds, greenhouses and summer houses all fulfil essential roles, but there’s something uniquely special about owning a garden gazebo.

    A gazebo is such a versatile garden feature, offering you a place to entertain friends, dine alfresco with the family, relax with a good book, or simply shelter from showers - all in contemporary style and with a bit of panache.

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