Log burners and open fires have enjoyed a resurgence in popularity over the past few years. Andy Taylor explains how you can have a continuous supply of dry, well seasoned, wood by investing in a log store.
Palram offer a 'world of outdoor solutions', and David Coton reports that their impressive range of polycarbonate structures, including gazebos and skylight sheds, will soon be available on Gardensite.
Polycarbonate is particularly strong, UV resistant, won't be affected by variations in temperature and is virtually unbreakable. It will not rot, rust or peel and is therefore entirely appropriate for use outdoors.
Palram have 50 years of experience in the manufacture of this highly durable material that is also used for greenhouses, cold frames, sun tunnels and car ports.
There is a selection of four 6ft wide skylight sheds, ranging from 3ft to 10ft in length, plus another that measures 4ft wide and 6ft long.
A unique feature is their skylight roof which has panels that transmit natural light during the day while appearing opaque from the outside. This offers both privacy and peace of mind as there is no need for vulnerable windows.
The cladding is reinforced by an aluminium frame, so will not fracture or bend. There's front and back air vents, an easy access ramp and inside an anti-slip floor. A lockable latch provides extra security.
Palram's Palermo Gazebo is an ideal place in which to entertain or dine under cover with family and friends. You could also be inventive, perhaps placing one over a hot tub and have a thoroughly relaxing time.
Similar to their other structures, the gazebo, that comes in two sizes, is maintenance free, sturdily constructed and can be anchored for extra stability. Clips allow you to fit curtains and other decorations, creating a very stylish addition to your garden.
Palram will certainly complement Gardensite's existing range of plastic sheds and storage solutions, and we very much looking forward to offering their high quality products to our customers.
You might not be familiar with the UK Men's Sheds Association but this is a fast growing organisation that, as David Coton discovered, encourages camaraderie and a sense of achievement among its members.
The Wildlife Aid Foundation recently purchased several animal ornaments from GardenSite and David Coton, one of our partners, thought that this charity carried out such terrific work that we made a charitable donation to assist with the cost.
With high winds increasingly affecting most parts of Britain, many people are likely to be contacting their insurance companies at some time regarding damage caused to sheds, greenhouses, fences and other garden property. Robert Hall explains how GardenSite.co.uk can help with an independent insurance quote and claim.
Here in Birmingham, the weather has been as changeable as ever, very warm just before Easter followed by a cold spell only last week. During May the threat of further frost will largely pass and, with spring well under way, Robert Hall is in no doubt that this is going to be a busy month in the garden.