Ideas and Advice

01/04/2021
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How To Maximise A Small Garden Or Courtyard

Having a small garden doesn’t have to mean your outdoor space should be made redundant. With some simple design hacks, you can easily transform a small garden or courtyard in order to maximise the space you have. With our tips and tricks, you will soon be utilising your outdoor area and entertaining friends and family in no time! Create An Illusion A simple and cost effective way of making your garden look or feel bigger is the art of illusion and tricking the eye. If you are looking to transform... Read More

25/03/2021

How to mix and match outdoor furniture materials | 2021 Garden Trends

Our garden design consultants work way ahead of the clock to determine the upcoming garden trends and styles for 2021. A common theme we look for is the contrast in garden furniture; be it in the material, colour, or texture. Most sets on our website have some element of contrast. For example, the Prestbury collection which has a lighter weave and darker cushions. We expect contrasting materials to be a popular pick for this season; by combining wood, metal, or rattan amongst the same set. Here are our top recommendations... Read More

18/03/2021
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Landscaping

We’ve all been spending more time in our gardens recently and this may have inspired you transform your garden. For when new planting and new furniture doesn’t cut it you can instead landscape your garden. This can be done in several different ways. Re-landscaping your garden can be fun and need not cost the earth. Turf/Lawn One of the most traditional features of many homes is that of a crisp green lawn. Perfect for lazing on or for playing sports, a patch of grass in your garden brings colour and... Read More

04/03/2021
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Hot Garden Trends For Summer 2021

Following a year where we’ve all spent much more time than usual at home and in the garden, people have found themselves using their garden differently. Small changes to your garden can make a great difference to how you utilise the space you have, but what are the trends for 2021 and is it something you can achieve in your back garden? Follow our handy guide for what the top garden trends are for the year ahead! Balcony & Small Gardens For years we have always seen garden trends that... Read More

25/02/2021

Finding The Right Bike Store

If you have a bike you may be wondering how you can keep it stored away when you are at home. Not all people have the luxury of a garage or a shed with enough space and a bike store that won’t take up too much room may be the only option. In this guide we will outline the benefits of a bike shed and help you to understand what kind of storage unit might be the most suitable for your requirements. What Are The Benefits of a Bike Store?... Read More

18/02/2021

5 Garden Furniture Ideas for 2021

Here are our top 5 garden furniture ideas for you to consider: Adjustable Height Tables A growing number of furniture sets are starting to include adjustable height tables. These allow for your garden set to be multi-functional and give your purchase extended usage. In the lowest table setting these allow for the table to act like a coffee table, being a comfortable height to rest cups of tea or magazines on, whilst you casually chat to friends and family. Whilst the mechanical side of adjusting the table differs with design... Read More

11/02/2021

Choosing the right Gazebo for your Hot-tub

Hot tubs are becoming ever popular in the UK. From inflatable entry level models such as the ubiquitous Laz-y-Spas, to premium permanent models with all the mod-cons and gadgets you can imagine. Accessorising and finishing your hot tub is important to help give a classy finish, and also help to enhance the experience of those enjoying the pool. It can help to blend the water feature into your garden theme and design. We pick our top 5 Hot Tub Gazebos to suit varying styles and budgets, and to create a... Read More

04/02/2021

Why Now Is The Best Time To Pre-Order Garden Furniture

In 2020 we all found ourselves using our gardens much more than we ever previously had. With holidays and summer plans cancelled, people looked to update and transform their gardens to make the most of the situation. The combination of the fantastic weather and more time being spent at home and in the garden meant that garden furniture was in high demand and selling out fast. Nothing could have prepared us for the spring and summer of 2020, however this year we can make sure we are prepared and ready... Read More

28/01/2021

How To Pick The Right Tool Shed

It is important to keep your garden tools stored securely when they aren’t being used, but how do you know which one is the best for you and your equipment? There are a wide range of styles of tool sheds available and by following our handy guide you should be able to find one that suits your taste and budget. What type of garden shed is best? Tool stores are often available in metal, plastic or wood, but which one is the best and what are the advantages and disadvantages... Read More

21/01/2021

Choosing the Right Carport | A UK Guide

Carports are becoming increasingly popular in the UK, as they provide shelter and protection for your vehicle. They are more cost efficient than building a garage, and usually have a quicker turnaround time to build and come in kit form. With this in mind, carports can be a cheaper and quicker way to protect your car. Are carports cheaper than garages? Carports come in kit form – they are typically made in bulk and imported into the UK. As a result, the prices tend to be cheaper that garages. As... Read More