The Shedstore Blog

  1. Bored With Retirement? Turn Your Shed into A Workshop

    Bored With Retirement? Turn Your Shed into A Workshop

    You’ve worked hard all your life and it was a wonderful feeling, retiring. For the first time in life, you experienced a real sense of freedom. And when you and the other-half finally holidayed i

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  2. Ten Perfect Planters for Your Garden

    Ten Perfect Planters for Your Garden

    A wooden planter is a garden essential. Whether you have a spacious garden and flower beds, a small courtyard or simply a balcony, garden planters are very much a ‘need’ rather than a ‘want’. After all, where would t

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  3. How to Choose and Install Border Edging

    How to Choose and Install Border Edging

    No Garden Design is Complete Without Border Edging

    Designing and maintaining an attractive garden is hard work. There is no doubt about it. Hours of planning, sowing, pruning and mowing (plus a whole host of other activities) are required to keep gardens presentable. Why then, ruin all your hard work by neglecting simple tasks? One such example is garden border edging. Omitting this vital finishing touch is a horticultural crime so heinous it could be compared to pairing a tailored three-piece suit with scuffed, unpolished shoes. Scruffy and unforgiveable. The separation between lawn and flower bed simply must be distinctly marked. 

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  4. A Guide to Raised Beds and Garden Planters

    A Guide to Raised Beds and Garden Planters

    Get Planting with Raised Beds and Planters

    As we finally welcome warmer weather, it's the favourite time of year for most gardeners. And it’s raised beds and containers that allow gardeners across the UK to g

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  5. It is the Year of The Potting Shed – Don’t Be Left Without One

    It is the Year of The Potting Shed – Don’t Be Left Without One

    The Year of the Potting Shed

    Sitting somewhere between a conventional shed and a greenhouse, the potting shed was for too long overlooked and undervalued.

    Homeowners, searching for a strong and hardwearing garden storage facility,

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  6. Using Trellis in The Garden

    Using Trellis in The Garden

    At this time of year, you could be forgiven for having a garden that’s looking a little dull and empty; and we’re still a few months away from having borders full of blooms again. So, what can be done to liven an outdoor spa

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  7. Top 10 Uses for A Garden Shed

    Top 10 Uses for A Garden Shed

    For the uninitiated amongst you, the garden shed is a truly unremarkable structure. In fact, sometimes, even the most devout shed worshippers fail to realise its true potential. The shed can be a home within a home and

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  8. Businesses That Started in Sheds

    Businesses That Started in Sheds

    When you think of the building of your dreams, a shed might not come to mind; however, a shed could help your dreams come true... if you dream of starting a business from home.

    The humble garden shed has a proud tradition

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  9. Shed Clean in 2018: New Year, Tidy Shed

    Shed Clean in 2018: New Year, Tidy Shed

    There, it’s over. All the happy activity and social whirl of family and friends, the hunt for AAAs and calls of ‘have you kept the receipt?’ have gone. Christmas is a distant memory and New Year’s Eve well, came and went.

    And now it’s 2018 (jus

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  10. This is Why Your Shed Needs Gutters

    This is Why Your Shed Needs Gutters

    Maths isn’t my strong point. Countdown calculations give me headaches. Carol Vorderman doesn’t. When asked to find ‘x’ in an equation, I invariably point to said letter and say, ‘There it is.’ 7 x 8 always gets me counting on my fingers and if you

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