Monthly Archives: June 2015

  1. Summer Additions for your Shed

    With summer just around the corner, many of us are starting to take to our gardens once again. The benefits to the pursuit are endless. We're happier, healthier, and generally have better-off bank accounts because of the pursuit when we're growing our own produce. However, our storage sheds can sometimes take a back seat. After all, they're usually “out of sight and out of mind”, so they can suffer from years of neglect that can turn our gardens into unpleasant eyesores. Let's take a look at some ways to help reverse this in order to create the most desirable summer sheds this season.

    Shelving Units

    One of the most pivotal things we can do for our shed is to get it organised. This is exactly where shelving units come into play. Shelves come in a variety of shapes and sizes to suit different interiors, but a general rule is that all of our belongings that should be off the floor, should be off the floor. This sets a rudimentary guideline w

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  2. Warming up for Wimbledon: Garden Parties

    Warming up for Wimbledon: Garden Parties

    It’s that time of year again! Wimbledon is on the way and there is no better time  than now to start planning a garden party perfect for spending time with friends who enjoy tennis and each other’s company, as well as some great food and drink. However, before all of the fun can start, there are several things the host will need to do and prepare for before the invitations are even sent out:

    Out with the Old

    Pitchfork

    Wimbledon is one of the most prestigious sporting events in history and your garden, at the very least, should reflect its importance. Take a look around your garden and identify weeds, loose debris, and any other unwanted foliage (around flower borders, lawns, and ponds) and clear it out. When possible, 

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  3. Why we should take national bike week as an excuse to get outside

    Why we should take national bike week as an excuse to get outside

    Many of us will take National Bike Week, which ends this Sunday (June 21st), as a means to get outside. After all, the key is in the name. While a lot of us will take to our bicycles and explore the great outdoors, it's not really going to captivate us all. Whether we don't own bikes or just don't fancy the idea of getting all hot and sweaty in what are quite seasonable temperatures as of late, it shouldn't be an excuse to not get outside altogether. Many of us have access to our own private gardens and this is the perfect time to get out there and start it up! The weather is warm, the rain is generally at bay, and the sales are abundant! Let's take a look at why gardening during National Bike Week is a great idea.

    Gardening Helps the Planet

    While it's not exactly a secret to many of us, gardening is one of the most beneficial things we can do to help save our earth from the ravages of a more industrious population. This doesn't even need to be in th

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