Monthly Archives: June 2016

  1. Summer Garden Guide: July Tasks

    Summer Garden Guide: July Tasks

    Summer Garden Guide: July Tasks

    Now that Summer is in full-swing your garden should be ready to relax in, but there are still many tasks that need to be done. Make sure your hard work doesn’t go to waste by following our handy tips, from tying back rambling roses right through to getting your garden buildings look fantastic!

    Download our Summer Garden Guide, print it and pin it to your fridge so you don’t forget what needs to be done in the garden this month.

    Download the printable July edition
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  2. Share your photos and you could win

    Share your photos and you could win

    It’s your chance to win a prize!

    We’re giving you the opportunity to win a gardening prize on our Shedstore Facebook page

    We want to see photos of our sheds in your gardens! It can be a simple photo of your shed in it's new home, photos of how you've decorated your shed, how you use your shed or even the process of building your shed.

    There's nothing we love more than seeing our products in your gardens and we're looking to add to our collection of customer images so we're giving you the chance to win a prize simply by sending us your photos.

    We will choose our favourite photos and these winners will be sent one of our gardening prizes. These will be chosen at random from our collection of: shed decorations, gardening tools, gardening accessories, or grow you

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  3. Our interview with Growing Family

    Our interview with Growing Family

    We caught up with Catherine Hughes, owner of the Growing Family blog about spending time on allotments and fitting gardening in around a hectic family lifestyle. Catherine is a firm believer in getting children interested in gardening from a young age and works with them in the garden to help encourage them to get more involved. Check out our interview below.

    Our interview with Growing Family

    1. When did you first form an interest in gardening?

    When I was about 7 years old; my dad gave me my own little patch at his allotment and I was hooked. I remember loving how hands-on it was and finding the whole process of planting a seed and watching it grow completely magical. I liked getting grubby too!

    2. You used to spend a lot of time around your father’s allotment, trying the fresh produce out. Now that you hav

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  4. Talking wildlife and wild flowers with Grow Wild

    Talking wildlife and wild flowers with Grow Wild

    Wild flowers are crucial for helping wildlife across the UK survive, so we caught up with the guys over at Grow Wild to find out how much of an impact their work has. Grow Wild is the UK’s biggest wild flower campaign and brings communities together to transform local spaces with native, pollinator-friendly wild flowers and plants. Check out our interview with them below.

    Our interview with Grow Wild

    1. Grow Wild is all about repopulating the UK’s wildflower population, having lost 97% of wild flower meadows since 1930. How much of an impact has this loss had on the UK’s wildlife?

    This has had a negative impact on local wildlife due to loss of habitats. Pollinators in particular are affected due to dwindling numbers of plant varieties.

    2. Wild flowers help wildlife such as butterflies, bees, pol

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  5. Summer Garden Guide: June Tasks

    Summer Garden Guide: June Tasks

    Summer Garden Guide: June Tasks

    With the Summer season upon us, there is so much that you can do in your garden! From caring for spring-flowering plants, to making sure your fruit and veg are harvested on time, and even keeping an eye on those sneaky pests that always find their way in.

    Download our Summer Garden Guide, print it and pin it to your fridge so you don’t forget what needs to be done in the garden this month.

    Download the printable June edition
    Read more »