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.
We normally think about covering our outdoor furniture when autumn arrives and the elements turn increasingly wet and windy, however even during the summer we have been known to suffer inclement weather and Martyn Loach thinks that you should be using covers to protect garden furniture throughout the year.
It makes sense to protect chairs, tables and other items of garden furniture and equipment from the damaging effects of rain, frost and snow..
Barlow Tyrie and Alexander Rose manufacture covers for their own furniture and Bosmere are the leading manufacturers of a huge range of generic garden furniture covers, they are particularly suited to winter conditions but designed to give protection throughout the year.
Bosmere covers are totally waterproof and the fabric is UV stabilized. There are three ranges, 'Cover-Up', 'Premier' and 'Modular'.
All the covers have an easy clean surface, brass coated eyelets, heavy duty ties and cord locks.
Bosmere has covers for patio sets, tables, single chairs and even 'conversation' type garden seats. Sun loungers can be protected, reclining chairs, hammocks and swing chairs. There are covers designed specifically for cushions and for different parasols, even the giant sized ones.
One of the most expensive garden items will be your barbecue and there are covers for all types from kettle to the larger gourmet models.
In addition to hardwood furniture, Bosmere haven't forgotten about the increasingly popular rattan and modular furniture, with covers for coffee tables as well as all sizes of corner units and sofas.
It makes perfect sense to prevent your outdoor furniture deteriorating due to bad weather, and GardenSite has an extensive range of garden furniture covers.
Although the days are short and the view from our Garden Centre is dull and overcast, David Coton suggests various jobs that can be done in the garden during the month of January.
The Halls range of highly popular greenhouses has featured on GardenSite for many years, and for the 2019 season the UK's leading greenhouse manufacturer will have a new corporate image and a revolutionary new product – the Qube.
Robert Hall reviews the new Halls Qube Greenhouse, stating that; this is a major evolutionary step in greenhouse design. Read his full review of the new range here.
GardenSite were once again pleased to support the Boldmere Community Festival which took place on 18 November, with the Christmas Lights switched on by Alan Gardner, well known for his appearances as TV's Autistic Gardener.