Andrew Taylor

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Andy recently joined the team in October 2014, bringing 10 years of Retail Experience with him. He is keen to provide the same high level of customer service experience that Halls GardenSite currently offer their customers. He is looking forward to getting involved with the products that are on offer on the website and in store. Andy's hobbies include anything to do with Computers and the Internet, Movies, Music and has a Cocker Spaniel Dog called Brian.

Andrew Taylor's Articles

How Do I Construct And Maintain Timber Garden Decking?

Wildlife

Timber garden decking never seems to lose its popularity, and why should it, when it's such a useful way of extending your living and entertaining space. Andy Taylor explains why decking is so easy to install and how best to look after it.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Thursday, 11th of October, 2018.

What To Do In The Garden In January

Brands

Although the days are short and the view from our Garden Centre is frosty and overcast, Andy Taylor suggests various jobs that can be done in the garden during the month of January.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Friday, 29th of December, 2017.

How To Care For Your Spring Lawn

New Year

Pay attention to your lawn in the spring and Andy Taylor reckons you will receive dividends later in the year.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Wednesday, 9th of March, 2016.

Forest Launch Noise Reduction Fence Panels

Spring

With gardens becoming smaller, neighbours closer and roads busier, we all suffer from different forms of noise pollution. But, as Andy Taylor reports, Forest have now come up with a new kind of fencing that minimizes this nuisance.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Monday, 13th of November, 2017.

Grange Announce New Timber Products For 2017

Forest

Grange are introducing several new fence panels and gates in 2017 and Andy Taylor has been looking at these fresh additions to their already impressive collection of timber products.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Friday, 13th of January, 2017.

Winter Products To Combat Ice And Snow

Fence Panels

With a cold snap on the way and freezing weather predicted, Andy Taylor reviews a range of outdoor products that will prove useful over the next few weeks.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Monday, 9th of January, 2017.

Reviewing Log Burner Fuel Types

Winter Ponds

It's important to stock up on logs, kindling and fuel for your home, especially ready for the Winter season. But picking the right type of fuel can be a hard task, so we've created this handy guide to help you pick the best logs, peat, pellets or briquettes to fuel your home all year round.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Thursday, 15th of December, 2016.

Kiln Dried Logs And Pellets Now Available

Wood Burners

Now that winter is taking a grip, many people will be relaxing in front of open fires and wood burners. If you are finding good firewood difficult to obtain, Andy Taylor takes a look at a new range of kiln dried logs, briquettes and pellets that offer excellent value for money and are very energy efficient.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Wednesday, 14th of December, 2016.

Types of Christmas Window Lights

Logs

Window Lights are a wonderful way to greet visitors to your house at Christmas, and here Andy Taylor reviews a contemporary and traditional range of Candlesticks, Welcome Lights and Silhouettes.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Tuesday, 13th of December, 2016.

Our Top Light Up Christmas Penguins

Christmas Lights

Although from the southern hemisphere, while Santa Claus hails from the North Pole, penguins are essential Christmas characters and Andy Taylor explains how to complete your decorations with this quirky flightless bird.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Friday, 21st of November, 2014.

Why Choose Premier Branded Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

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.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Monday, 28th of November, 2016.

Caring For Your Pressure Treated Garden Product

Christmas Lights

So you've just brought a new wooden shed, structure or timber feature for your garden. It states that it has been pressure treated, but what does that actually mean? Check out our handy guide which will explain the benefits and concerns of owning a pressure treated garden product.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Wednesday, 14th of September, 2016.

Tetra Survey Proves Pets Are Good For Children

Garden Buildings

Tetra have been innovators in the world of aquatics for over 60 years, and Ellie Goodall has been reading a research survey they have recently published proving that keeping a pet is good for your children.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Monday, 27th of June, 2016.

How To Lay Garden Turf

biOrb

A well laid lawn, that enhances the appearance of your garden and home, is the ambition of many gardeners. There's still time to lay turf before any hot dry weather arrives and Andy Taylor answers some of the questions that are most frequently asked on this subject.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Friday, 8th of April, 2016.

A Look Into Jagram's Gazebo, Pavilion And Canopy Range

Turf and Artificial Grass

With the new garden building range by Jagram becoming available at GardenSite, Andy Taylor looks into the features and availability which this new range has to offer in terms of its J-Class Gazebos, Pavilions and Canopies.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Thursday, 10th of December, 2015.

Review of the Cologne Furniture Range by Alexander Rose

Summer House

With news of the release of the Cologne garden furniture range by Alexander Rose, Andy Taylor looks into the features, design and materials, while giving his review of this exciting new collection.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Friday, 11th of September, 2015.

Water Feature Maintenance, Spares and Accessories

Picnic Table

With winter on its way, Andrew Taylor will soon start to protect his garden water features from the excesses of British weather as frost, snow and ice do them no favours.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Friday, 21st of August, 2015.

Why Carol Klein Loves The Water Lily

Landscaping

The water lily is probably the nation's favourite aquatic plant, and Andrew Taylor previews the next episode of 'Plant Odysses' in which Carol Klein celebrates its unique characteristics.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Wednesday, 12th of August, 2015.

Garden Storage Solutions Reviewed

Aquatics

With the summer holidays upon us and children in the garden, you'll need somewhere to store their toys, footballs and other play equipment. Andy Taylor has been looking at what garden storage solutions are available for these and more expensive items such as mountain bikes and motor bikes.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Tuesday, 21st of July, 2015.

Guide To Assembling A Juliana Greenhouse

Suncast

If you're a general gardener then you may be a little caution when it comes to setting up and installing your own Greenhouse. Andrew Taylor explores the basic procedures and instructions for erecting a Juliana greenhouse within your garden and the steps involved from base preparation to the final touches.

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Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Monday, 13th of July, 2015.