Buying Guides

  1. Why Should I Buy a Summer House?

    Why Should I Buy a Summer House?

    There are many reasons to buy a summer house - all involve adding space to your lifestyle

    Buying a summer house is the most attractive and cost-effective way to solve various space-related problems - all without the need for a home extension.

    Let’s take a look at the most popular reasons to buy a summer house, alongside examples of our fantastic range of summer houses for sale. 


    ... to create a garden retreat

    A wooden corner summer house with glazed double doors and 2 full-length windows.

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  2. 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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  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. 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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  5. 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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  6. When is the best time to buy a shed?

    When is the best time to buy a shed?

    The simple answer to that question, and one that saves time, is ‘now.’ Assuming you’re reading this in the summer, of course. There, you’ve now got five minutes back of your life to sort out that very shed. 

    A shabby, old shed and the very smart 10x7 Windsor Shiplap Apex Wooden Garden Shed


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  7. Creating Shade in Your Garden

    Creating Shade in Your Garden

    The case for purchasing a pergola, canopy, gazebo or garden arbour...

    Don’t get me wrong, I’m loving the current hot weather as much as everyone else; but, sometimes, it’s nice to sit outside, in the shade, without feeling like you’re beginning to melt, or worrying about waking up in the morning as red as a lobster, with painful peeling shoulders. Trust me, sunburn is not a look you want to be sporting for the big meeting first thing on Monday.

    Creating some shelter in your garden offers you welcome respite from the scorching summer sun, allowing you to spend more time outside, at a much more comfortable temperature.

    Here are a few options well worth considering, and, don’t worry, there’s

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  8. Top 5 Small Corner Summerhouses for This Summer

    Top 5 Small Corner Summerhouses for This Summer

    Our Top 5 Small Corner Summerhouses for This Summer

    With summer finally here, we look at the top 5 small corner summerhouses to help you make the most of the weather and your garden this year. And they aren't just for summer... a summerhouse with thicker timbers can be used year round as a home office, home gym or simply extra living space for you and your family. 

    A corner summerhouse is particularly great where you need to really maximise the space in your garden. Tucked in a corner, out of the way yet with the best views of the garden, a corner summerhouse is both practical and attractive.



    1.   8' x 8' Shire Barclay Corner Summerhouse (2.3x2.3m)

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  9. Our Top 5 Garden Games

    Our Top 5 Garden Games

    There’s nothing quite like a garden game, is there? What else offers the whole family so many hours of garden fun and helps create no end of happy memories? In fact, when you think about it, outdoor games benefit us a lot more than we think. They give us the chance to learn invaluable life skills, such as how to win, lose and follow rules, as well as the freedom to breathe in fresh air and get a bit of exercise, all within the safe confines of the family home.

    Here at Shedstore, we love garden games and, following a discussion in the office and warehouse, we’d like to share our 5 favourites with you. So, before we change our minds, and in reverse order, here they are:


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  10. 5 Fantastic Gazebos for Summer and Beyond

    5 Fantastic Gazebos for Summer and Beyond

    In the midst of a beautiful summer, our thoughts inevitably turn to the outdoors and, for most of us, this begins with the garden. Suitable for boisterous children’s games, alfresco dining with a loved one, entertaining friends… nowhere offers us as much scope for enjoyment as our garden space. What’s more, nobody appreciates this more than Shedstore, the UK’s leading supplier of everything related to gardens. However, if we were forced to recommend just one, single product to you this summer, what would it be? Without hesitation, our answer is a gazebo.

    A wooden gazebo is one of those rare items that truly does offer you the best of both worlds: easy to erect yet reassuringly

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