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How To Choose Spring Bulbs For Early Colour

Wildlife

Spring flowering bulbs brighten the garden from when snow is on the ground right through to the sunlit early summer. Here is David Hall's guide to achieving a marvellous display of colour to herald in the new year.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Monday, 22nd of August, 2016.

August Pond Maintenance

Crocus

Although slightly disappointing at the moment, the summer may well heat up over August, and Dan Everton says this is a time when you must keep checking the health of your pond and aquatic plants.

Author: Dan Everton

Written by Dan Everton.
Published on Monday, 1st of August, 2016.

2016 Shed Of The Year Winner

Pond Filter

As closely run as any Olympic event, Martyn Loach saw how the 2016 Shed Of The Year was won by the 'West Wing' Eco Shed, the perfect hideaway at the bottom of a Berkshire garden.

Author: Martyn Loach

Written by Martyn Loach.
Published on Monday, 22nd of August, 2016.

August Gardening Jobs

Media

After the frenetic growth of spring and early summer you may feel like sitting back and enjoying a more restful August in the garden, but as always there are lots of jobs to be done as Nathan James Dodd explains.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Monday, 1st of August, 2016.

Grange Adjustable Screen Featured on Love Your Garden

August

The Love Your Garden Team travelled to Durham for their latest project and Nathan James Dodd saw them use another Grange timber product as an integral part of the renovated garden

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Wednesday, 3rd of August, 2016.

Vote For GardenSite At GLEE's Garden And Leisure Awards

Love Your Garden

Last year GardenSite won the 'Best Online Retail Buying Team' category at GLEE, the Garden and Leisure industry's major trade show. Senior Partner Robert Hall is delighted that we have again been nominated for this prestigious award to be presented at the 2016 show.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Tuesday, 12th of July, 2016.

Shed Of The Year 2016

GLEE

Sheds of all shapes, sizes and styles are once again featured in this year's Channel 4 Shed Of The Year competition, Nathan James Dodd reviews the categories and finalists.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Wednesday, 27th of July, 2016.

Raised Planters And Urban Arch On Love Your Garden

Channel 4

The latest episode of Love Your Garden took took us to Bolton, where Nathan James Dodd saw the team use a Grange Urban Arch and Rowlinson Raised Planters to completely transform the garden of a wheelchair bound RSPCA officer.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Thursday, 21st of July, 2016.

Hampton Court Flower Show 2016

Love Your Garden

Hampton Court Palace Flower Show that opens today (5 July) has something to offer everyone, with show gardens, talks, trade stands and plenty more. Martyn Loach attended the Press Day and was impressed with how much there is to see.

Author: Martyn Loach

Written by Martyn Loach.
Published on Tuesday, 5th of July, 2016.

Love Your Garden Features Rowlinson Connor Summerhouse

Seasonal

Love Your Garden last night featured another Rowlinson product, this time David Hall saw Alan Titchmarsh replace a tired old garden shed with an attractive and multi-functional Connor Summerhouse which offers opportunities for both storage and leisure.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Wednesday, 27th of July, 2016.

Grange Urban Screens And Pergola On Love Your Garden

TV

In the second episode of the new series, the Love Your Garden team chose two Grange products to help transform the life of a disabled child in Nottingham. Nathan James Dodd saw how the family's garden changed from a neglected space to become a fully accessible area that's full of interest.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Monday, 11th of July, 2016.

Love Your Garden Features Rowlinson Haven Corner Arbour

Grange

The third episode of Love Your Garden focused the transformation of a former Gurkha soldier's garden in Kent. David Hall saw how a combination of hard and soft landscaping brought a little piece of Nepal to the garden of England.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Wednesday, 13th of July, 2016.

GardenSite Launches New Water Feature TV Advertising Campaign

TV

Following on from GardenSite's successful television advertisements earlier in the year, Senior Partner Robert Hall explains why terrestrial TV is being used for the first time in the current campaign.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Friday, 27th of May, 2016.

Love Your Garden New Series Features Grange Timber Products

Love Your Garden

Love Your Garden is returning for a sixth series and David Hall previews how the team once again use Grange timber structures to create delightful gardens.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Monday, 27th of June, 2016.

Grange And Massarelli's Highlighted In First Episode Of Love Your Garden

Grange

The first episode of the new series of Love Your Garden aired last night, and Nathan James Dodd saw how a pensioner's garden in Hull regained its former pristine appearance.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Wednesday, 29th of June, 2016.

Why GardenSite Reviews Are Important

Love Your Garden

Customer satisfaction is obviously very important for GardenSite, that's why we encourage reviews of each purchase, commenting on both the product and the buying process. Through this, Nathan James Dodd, our Marketing Manager, can keep in touch with the customer experience, ensuring that it remains market leading.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 30th of June, 2016.

2016 GardenSite Customer Survey Results

Customer Service

Successful companies always listen to their customers and, judging by the results of our 2016 Customer Survey, it's reassuring to know that most of them are pleased with what we offer and how easy it is to shop on GardenSite. David Coton reviews the findings of the survey.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 30th of June, 2016.

GardenSite Awards Natalie At Grange For Her Customer Service

Customer Service

David Coton, one of the partners at GardenSite, was recently pleased to nominate Natalie Playford from Grange Fencing for our award that recognises excellent Customer Service.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Wednesday, 29th of June, 2016.

July Gardening Jobs

Garden Buildings

Just in case the rain relents and Wimbledon brings some warmer weather, Nathan James Dodd has been considering what he needs to achieve in the garden during July.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Wednesday, 29th of June, 2016.

July Pond Maintenance

Seasonal

As on average July is the hottest month of the year, Dan Everton will be busy maintaining his pond to keep the water and fish in top condition. He also knows that safety, especially during the school summer holidays, should also be taken seriously.

Author: Dan Everton

Written by Dan Everton.
Published on Wednesday, 29th of June, 2016.

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