Monthly Archives: January 2013

  1. Creating Compost

    Creating Compost

    Advice on producing your own compost at home

    By making your own compost, you will save money and help the environment by recycling food scraps and reducing the amount of waste you send to landfill. Effectively you are using your kitchen and office waste as a free soil improver. You can use this compost to enhance your gardens soil to grow fruit, vegetables or other plants – either directly on the soil or within a raised bed.

    Our compost bin range

    Our Home Composter Options

    At shedstore, we have a selection of timber composters which can be used to store and contain your compost pile. Our selection includes:

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  2. It's winter, time to consider garden storage options

    As the nights draw in and gardeners retreat into various levels of hibernation, all the gardening equipment, furniture, tools and summer paraphernalia needs to be tucked up for a few months. 

    So what are my garden storage options for storing my bike or garden furniture?

    Sheds:

    These are the obvious choice to house a lot of garden gear over winter. A new shed will not leak, will not be home to mice and will keep things safe if secured with a lock. It also enables easy access should the sunshine, the winter is mild and a quick mow is just what's needed. Sheds come in all sizes and if a traditional wooden version doesn't suit your garden design then metal and plastic versions are also available.

     

    Storage chests:

    Smaller garden storage chests are great as they fit snugly into corners and are ideal for furniture cushions and items you may need quick

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