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Take a look at our garden archives for all things garden related. Here you will find tips and advice on how to keep your yard looking its best

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Pergola in a garden

Building and installing a pergola in your garden isn’t as complicated as it may seem. We will take you through step by step and show you what you need and how to do it. What is a pergola? Planning Materials Tools Installation Step 1 – Fixing the upright posts Step 2 – Fixing the main […]

multi-levelled raised garden bed

Have you ever wanted to build a raised garden bed but are unsure of how to go about it? Well we’re here to show you how! Building anything from scratch can seem a little daunting, but we’re here to show you just how easy it is to build your very own raised garden bed! There […]

grey wood pool deck

Owning a pool is an amazing luxury that when looked after will last you years and years. Whether you choose to use yours for keeping fit and getting in those laps, or you just want somewhere to cool off the main element of pool ownership should never be forgotten; maintenance. If you do not maintain […]

hardwood decking finished with D1 Pro

Having a garden deck has now become extremely popular and due to its popularity, a variety of materials are now available to suit everyone. Hardwood decking was the number 1 material for many years, but as times have changed so have people’s needs and budgets. To get a fair comparison of the two, we need […]

How to strip wood

We’ve been tackling the difficult process of stripping wood. Whether you’re stripping wood oils from your decking or paint from your garden furniture we can help you to find the most appropriate stripper and teach you how to use it. Here we are going to cover: The Owatrol Wood Stripper Range Why The Previous Coating […]

A hardwood deck with seating area

Are you looking to get a deck installed this Summer? Perhaps you’re already looking into it but are unsure of exactly what you want/need. Or maybe you already have a deck installed but want to give it a makeover? We have created our top 10 decking ideas to help inspire you and make the most […]