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Many people believe that Christmas would not have the same festive feel without the scent of a 'real' Christmas tree. They're naturally fresh, giving off a lovely aroma, and here Martyn Loach gives advice on which ones to buy..
There's a huge selection of Premier Christmas Lights, and it's no wonder why they are market leaders judging by the variety and innovation that's on offer. This is Andy Taylor's guide to their range of top quality lights and decorations.
When purchasing a Christmas tree, you may or may not be aware that you're continuing a centuries old tradition that was enthusiastically adopted by the Victorians. An artificial tree as Andy Taylor explains is just a modern take on this age old practice.
In the past Christmas decorations were limited to streamers and fairy lights, but not any more as Robert Hall discovered when reviewing the huge range of novelty Christmas items that are brought to life by LEDs.
Christmas wreaths, swags and garlands might be thought a little old fashioned, but Robert Hall thinks that modern versions of these traditional decorations are a fabulous way to combine tradition with colourful contemporary themes.
This guide by Andy Taylor is all about battery powered lights, a very safe way to decorate your home with festive colour. With low running costs and bright LEDs, batteries may be the smart choice this Christmas.
This is Andy Taylor's guide on how to decorate your garden with Christmas during the festive season, creating a beautiful, sometimes stunning display of brightness and colour.
Candles are a beautiful part of the Christmas scene and, if you are unsure about the safety of real ones, David Coton thinks that the Konstsmide range of candles can be an attractive alternative.
If your Greenhouse gets damaged in a storm what can you do? A Greenhouse Insurance Quotation can be the first step to getting the problem fixed says Robert Hall.
There's nothing more traditional at Christmas than festoon lighting with strings of bulbs stretched across the front of a house or decorating the garden. David Coton reviews these old style lights that have now been brought right up to date by the use of LEDs.
Icicle lights are among the most popular Christmas decorations. Andy Taylor is using them to decorate the interior and outside of his house this year and here he explains why.
Now that the clocks have gone back and the evenings suddenly get darker, you might well be considering installing reliable outdoor lighting, and the Techmar Low Voltage system would be an ideal choice. David Coton investigates the Techmar Lighting range now available in the UK.
Outdoor Christmas decorations, internally lit by bright LEDs introduce light and interest into your garden, and these traditional characters and animals will give your visitors to Andy Taylor's house a particularly sparkling festive welcome.
They'll be no shortage of gardening programmes on TV next year with several old favourites returning and also some new series. Andy Taylor has been finding out what's planned for 2017.
The Forest Log and Tool Store is a handsome garden structure and, now that winter is approaching, a very useful acquisition. Martyn Loach purchased one recently and here he explains how it is assembled.
Outdoor Christmas lights brighten the deepest mid-winter, follow Nathan James Dodd's advice and you can achieve a stunning show that will be the envy of your neighbourhood.
Aquatic expert Dan Everton has this advice on how to maintain your pond during November, when the days are short, frost threatens and leaves are falling from the trees.
Nathan James Dodd suggests that there are plenty of gardening jobs that need to be done in November, from why you shouldn't throw away your fallen leaves to how to take care of your vegetable patch.
Forest are one of GardenSite's major suppliers of timber sheds and garden structures, fencing and associated landscaping products. One of our partners, David Coton, last week enjoyed a visit to their headquarters and transport hub at Hartlebury near Kidderminster.
With only a few months' training under her belt, GardenSite's own Flori Bosnigeanu took part in this year's Great Birmingham Run, raising over £500 for the city's Children's Hospital.