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.
The Grange Elite St Meloir range of garden fence panels and trellis will appear on ITV's 'Love Your Garden' TV show with Alan Titchmarsh, Tuesday 1st July 2014.
Alan Titchmarsh and the team (David Domoney, Frances Tophill and Katie Rushworth) return for a fourth series as they transform unloved spaces into dream gardens.
Tonight Alan comes to the aid of a couple who founded a charity to support bereaved families after the loss of their 23-month-old son.
Claire and Ian Estick have a busy schedule fundraising and running their organisation, meaning their large L-shaped garden has become a confused mix of children's play equipment, a neglected greenhouse and overgrown shrubs and trees.
Alan and the team set about transforming it into four distinct spaces, featuring a kitchen garden and a tranquil seating area, and show viewers how to tackle a towering leylandii hedge
In tonight's episode Alan uses the Grange Elite St Meloir fence panels and trellis (available from GardenSite) in his garden design.
The Elite St Melior Fence Panel is a popular up market garden fencing with a curving bow top inlaid with an attractive trellis section. While the The Elite St Meloir Trellis is designed to complement other products in the Elite range of fencing and gates.
GardenSite also sell a wide range of garden fencing and gates for home delivery in mainland UK.
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.
Whether it's a bleak December or the more mild weather we are becoming used to, you can still spend useful time in the garden during the last month of the year. David Coton suggests some garden jobs that can occupy the short days.
An iced over pond will have a detrimental effect on animal and plant pond life, although fish and amphibians will survive under a frozen surface for some time, ice traps gases escaping from decaying material and prevents oxygen from entering the water.