The Shedstore Blog

  1. Our Top 10 Wooden Garden Arbours

    Our Top 10 Wooden Garden Arbours

    Best Traditional Arbour

    Shire Rose Arbour

    Shire Rose Arbour 5x3ft

    The Rose Arbour from Shire is the quintessential garden arbour: solid bench, trellis sides and sloping roof. What more could you want? Here the wooden arbour is painted in a soft green to help it blend into the natural surroundings.

    This arbour is pressure treated and comes with a 10-year anti-rot guarantee.

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  2. Check out and win!

    Check out and win!

    Here at Shedstore, we’re giving you the chance to win this wonderful wooden mini greenhouse!

    To be in the chance of winning, check out your basket by midnight this Sunday and you will be automatically entered into a draw to win a wooden mini greenhouse worth £259.99.

    Entry deadline is Sunday 30th June at Midnight and the winner will be selected at random on Monday 1st July!


    GOOD LUCK everyone!


    Terms and Conditions:
    • This competition is for UK residents only.
    • You must be over 18 years old to enter this competition.

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  3. Dine Alfresco with a New Garden Table and Chairs

    Dine Alfresco with a New Garden Table and Chairs

    Summer’s Here, So Let’s Dine Alfresco

    Summer’s here and we’ve got a fantastic range of new garden table and chairs sets to help you enjoy alfresco dining in style.

    Whether you fancy a coffee and croissants in the morning sun, an afternoon picnic or dinner with friends, you’ll find your perfect patio furniture right here.

    Let’s take a look at some of our beautiful garden furniture sets, all including a garden table and chairs.

    The Rowlinson Plumley 6-Seater Wooden Garden Outdoor Dining Set, laid with plates, cutlery and 2 wine bottles.

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  4. Forest Patio Storage Box Giveaway

    Forest Patio Storage Box Giveaway

    Here at Shedstore, we’re giving you the chance to win this fabulous Forest Wooden Storage Box

    This Useful and versatile Dip Treated Garden Storage Box enjoys a generous 300-litre capacity, making it ideal for storing wellies, tools and garden toys. 

      We’re hosting the giveaway over on our Shedstore Facebook page.

      To be in with the chance of winning this fantastic prize, all you need to do is ‘LIKE’ our Facebook page, ‘LIKE’ one of the competition posts and then ‘SHARE’ the post on your own wall for your friends to see.

      Entry deadline is Wendesday 17th July at Midday and the winner will be announced on Thursday 18th July 2019.

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    • How to Stop Slugs in Their Tracks

      How to Stop Slugs in Their Tracks

      Wet Weather Leads to a Slug Onslaught

      A mild winter + wet spring + a ban on a certain type of slug pellet = slug invasion!

      New Ban on Slug Pellets

      Ferrous Phosphate powder - a slug detterent

      Slugs are on the move and, for the sake of wildlife, one weapon in the shed is being phased out. Slug pellets containing metaldehyde will no longer be legal after next year. Gardeners need to think about alternatives, and to act now. The rasping teeth of slugs are already chewing at your new shoots.

      A slug pellet based on ferrous phosphate is still OK for use in the garden. These still kill slugs but instead of dying on top

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    • What to Look for When Buying Garden Furniture Online

      What to Look for When Buying Garden Furniture Online

      Garden Furniture Is A Must

      The garden is increasingly seen as an extension of the home - somewhere we can appreciate nature, yes, but also an area to relax with family and friends during the warmer months.

      Outdoor furniture is simply a must if you’re to maximise enjoyment of your garden space.

      Buying new patio furniture online gives you the opportunity to grab a real bargain, so let's take a look at the options available:

      A green cushion and a book resting on top of the Forest Saratoga Wooden Garden Chair, which is situated on a lawn.

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    • Why to Buy Wheelie Bin Storage and What are the Options

      Why to Buy Wheelie Bin Storage and What are the Options

      Wheelie bins are certainly not the most aesthetically pleasing (nor the best smelling) of garden features, despite being invaluable to every home.

      Furthermore, if the proper garden storage of wheelie bins is neglected, they can cause even more unpleasantness.

      This is the reason why wheelie bin storage is such a sound investment.

      Think we're exaggerating? Then please read on...

      Why You Need Wheelie Bin Storage

      fox raiding a bin

      Firstly, urban foxes and rats love nothing more than rummaging through wheelie bins on the hunt for an easy meal.

      This problem is exacerbated if you’ve forgotten to put the bins ou

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    • Wooden Garden Arch Easter Giveaway

      Wooden Garden Arch Easter Giveaway

      Here at Shedstore, we’re giving you the chance to win this fabulous Forest Classic Wooden Arch 7'x6'

      The Classic Wooden Garden Arch is an incredible creation that will transform any entrance or exit in any outdoor space.

        We’re hosting the giveaway over on our Shedstore Facebook page.

        To be in with the chance of winning this fantastic prize, all you need to do is ‘LIKE’ our Facebook page, ‘LIKE’ one of the competition posts and then ‘SHARE’ the post on your own wall for your friends to see.

        Entry deadline is Sunday 28th April at Midday and the winner will be announced on Monday 29th April 2019.

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      • Valentine's Planter Giveaway

        Valentine's Planter Giveaway

        Here at Shedstore, we’re giving you the chance to win this fabulous 5'0 x 1'8 Devon Wooden Herb Planter by Forest.


        Give more than just a bunch of flowers this Valentine's day. Enter our Valentine's Planter Competition to win this stunning planter and grow beautiful flowers all year round! 


        We’re hosting the giveaway over on our Shedstore Facebook page.

        To be in with the chance of winning this fantastic prize, all you need to do is ‘LIKE’ our Facebook page, ‘LIKE’ one of the competition posts and then ‘SHARE’ the post on your own wall for your friends to see.

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      • A Beginner’s Guide to Composting

        A Beginner’s Guide to Composting

        Why and How to Compost 

        If you haven't got a composter, then act now. If you already have one, then get yourself another. Compost heaps are the heartbeat of your garden and there are ways to get the best from your compost corner. 

        So, don't delay and compost today

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