Buildings & Features

Tips for a Keeping Your Garden Shed Tidy

With summer here (in theory), you may have recently gone to your shed to do a bit of gardening only to close the door in fright and disgust at the amount of clutter and disorganised mess hidden behind the wooden box. Organising your garden shed and keeping it tidy will ensure you can access your tools and equipment with ease, and taking a day to sort and declutter will keep you in good stead for years to come. In this guest post, York Timber Products offer some tips on the best ways to tidy and organise your shed:   Sort Everything If your shed is stacked to the roof with bits and pieces, take time to remove everything from the shed and place it in your garden, organising everything into blocks such as power tools, garden tools, storage, and items you feel you can do without. We envis...

Add Kurb Appeal to Your Home

Add Kurb Appeal to your Home …If you want to put your property onto the market and add some kurb appeal to your home, then there are lots of things that you can do from repainting it in a fresh new colour through to buying new furniture and tidying up the garden. However, there are some simpler things that you can do to increase the appeal of your home to potential buyers and getting a new fence erected is one of them. You can hire a professional company to do the installation work for you and all you need to do is choose a style that will complement your property. Fences come in a variety of styles and designs, so you will need to work out which one best suits your home and your garden. You can invest in good quality fencing in Perth when you shop online through a specialist company...

The Advantages & Disadvantages of Different Planters

There are many plant containers and pots available for our gardens, porches, decks and indoors. They come in a wide variety of colours, sizes, shapes, materials and prices, so understanding which best fits our needs can be complicated. So how do you choose the best one? Often, gardeners will pick based on taste rather than need. However, to keep plants happy and growing healthy, every gardener needs to consider the plant’s needs and the surrounding environment. The location, climate, aesthetic value and cost are all factors that need to be considered. Ultimately, you want to choose the best suited-planter, so let’s go through the advantages and disadvantages of different planter types. Terracota Terracotta pots are a standard in many gardens due to their traditional look, warm orange colou...

Landscaping 101: A Short Guide to Pathway Lighting

Any gardening aficionado knows: pathway lighting is one of the most important landscape lightings to install. Beyond creating a scenic walkway or path towards your home, it also increases home security and wayfinding, allowing for easy and safe walking at night.

When is a Garden Not Just a Garden?

A look beyond a garden merely being a place for flowers but rather for adventure, entertaining and wildlife. We're here to inspire you for your next gardening project.

Add a New Dimension to Your Garden with Animal Sculptures

Brighten up your garden by including one of two wildlife sculptures. Here I provide some really wonderful animal sculptures that would look great in any garden.

Things You Should Remember About Garden Offices

Gardens are usually tremendous ways to relax and since more people are employed at home, it is obvious that the garden office is something that should be considered. Here we take a deeper look into Garden Offices.

Fire and Water Garden Features

Take a look at the video in this article for this provides you with some truly creative and beautiful ways to combine the natural elements of fire and water into what can only be described as breathtaking garden features.

Creating Tranquillity with Garden Water Features

In this video we've compiled some really beautiful water features and yes we've gone from the simple to the truly dramatic so that you get and idea of what is possible with the right amount of time, effort and of course money.

Make Your Own Window Boxes

Make window boxes for container gardening with these simple tips and tricks, including the popular thriller, filler, spiller planting formula.

Build a Kids Sandbox in Your Garden

If you have kids then a sandbox is a must have... we're talking hours of fun for your kids in complete safety. Kids love sandboxes and building one can turn into a great family project. Let this how-to video show you how to build a perfect sandbox for your yard.

How To Transform Your Home With Frameless Handrails: Five Unique Ideas

Frameless Handrails - Here's five unique ideas for using handrails in your home that is not only practical, regarding safety, but also add an extremely stylish look to your home and garden.

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