FAQs

A comprehensive range of frequently asked questions we get asked both in our garden centres and online. From greenhouses to fish tanks, we have expert answers.

Laying Turf FAQs

Wildlife

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.

Author: Andrew Taylor

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

How To Choose A Greenhouse

Turf and Artificial Grass

Buying a greenhouse will extend your gardening horizons, allowing you to grow a much greater variety of plants throughout the year. Here, Andy Taylor answers some of the questions he is frequently asked.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Wednesday, 19th of August, 2015.

Greenhouse Bases Frequently Asked Questions

Glazing

The GardenSite greenhouse team regularly gets asked questions such as What is a greenhouse base? and Do I need one?. Answering some of the most frequently asked questions, Robert Hall shares some of his knowledge built up over 40 years of selling many different types and brands of greenhouses.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Monday, 29th of September, 2014.

Timber And Aluminium Greenhouses FAQs

Greenhouses

Many of our customers are confused as to the relative merits of timber and aluminium framed greenhouses, here Nathan James Dodd answers some of your frequently asked questions.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Friday, 21st of August, 2015.

Common Questions When Buying A Wooden Shed

Garden Rescue

Wooden sheds, whether used for gardening or storage, always blend easily into the landscape. It's a traditonal material that if maintained will last for many years.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 16th of September, 2014.

Most Common Metal Shed FAQ's

Rowlinson

The growth in popularity of metal sheds is due to the many advantages they have over more traditional styles.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Monday, 8th of September, 2014.

How To Construct A Greenhouse Base FAQs

Yardmaster

If you are thinking of investing in a greenhouse, it is essential that it has a sturdy, level and square base. Nathan James Dodd answers some frequently asked questions.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Friday, 21st of August, 2015.

Most Common Plastic Sheds FAQ's

Customer Service

Due to their strength and resistance to corrosion, sheds manufactured from modern plastics are now competing with metal and timber sheds in popularity

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 1st of September, 2014.

Types Of Weedkiller Explained

PVC Shed

What is a systemic or hormone weedkiller & what are non-selective weedkillers? We answer your weedkiller FAQs.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Friday, 15th of August, 2014.

What Type Of Weedkiller Do I Need? FAQs

Lawn Care

For Nathan James Dodd eradicating garden weeds seems like an endless task, but a necessary one that needs to be done in the most efficient way with least harm to the environment.

Author: Nathan James Dodd

Written by Nathan James Dodd.
Published on Wednesday, 26th of August, 2015.

Garden Pond Pumps FAQ

Plants & Flowers

There are different types of pond pumps available and the choice for someone who's new to pond keeping can cause confusion, hopefully my FAQs guide will clear things up for you.

Author: Andy Hobson (Alumni)

Written by Andy Hobson (Alumni).
Published on Friday, 28th of March, 2014.

Garden Pond Filters FAQ

Fountains

Andy Hobson has put together this FAQ feature on garden pond filters to address some of the questions asked by people new to pond and fish keeping, and hopefully make it easier for others to make their choices.

Author: Andy Hobson (Alumni)

Written by Andy Hobson (Alumni).
Published on Tuesday, 4th of March, 2014.

Log Cabin FAQ

Pond Maintenance

Building an extension to your home is expensive and too much for many people's pockets. David Coton explains that this is one of several reasons why log cabins have grown in popularity over recent years and answers more of your frequently asked questions..

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Tuesday, 28th of January, 2014.

Replacement Greenhouse Glass FAQ

Lugarde

Robert Hall answers this Frequently Asked Question relating to replacing greenhouse glazing that has been damaged by high winds or storm damage.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Thursday, 19th of December, 2013.

Calculating Waterfall Pump Flow Rates

Glazing

Waterfalls or watercourses not only look great and bring the tranquil sound of running water into your garden but Andy Hobson explains that they are also very beneficial for your pond.

Author: Andy Hobson (Alumni)

Written by Andy Hobson (Alumni).
Published on Tuesday, 14th of May, 2013.

Pressure Treatment vs Dip Treatment

Aquatics

If you’re buying a timber product to be located outside, whether it’s fencing, a garden shed or an arbour, then Andy Hobson says that you need to know about how the timber is treated and the difference between pressure and dip treatment.

Author: Andy Hobson (Alumni)

Written by Andy Hobson (Alumni).
Published on Friday, 25th of January, 2013.

Which Food to Feed Pond Fish

Garden Arbours

If you want fit and healthy fish then it is essential you feed them the right food, this will also avoid polluting the water too.

Author: Andy Hobson (Alumni)

Written by Andy Hobson (Alumni).
Published on Friday, 26th of October, 2012.

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