Monthly Archives: October 2016
The Utopian vision of working from home, relaxed by birdsong and the flutter of butterfly wings, totally immersed in nature yet still producing results even the most ferocious of employers would reward is achievable – if you’ve got somewhere to work. That’s where your shed comes in.
Adapting an existing shed to become a fully functioning workspace is relatively easy. First up you have to have a shed that is capable of taking the few adjustments. Be honest – if one side of your shed looks like Edam cheese thanks to the exertions of the local mouse population, and rotten flooring collapses underfoot, then it will take some money to put right. It may even be better to scrap the whole lot and buy something ready made. Only you know the state of your shed.
Before converting or tinkering with anything, check with your local council planning office you are allowed to convert a shed into a workspace. It may be
Autumn Garden Guide: October tasks
With autumn well and truly upon us, gardens and outdoor buildings/structures need a bit of TLC this month to make sure they are ready to withstand the colder weather and the leaves falling from trees. We look at all of the crucial October tasks to make sure your garden is fully prepared.
Download our Autumn 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 October edition