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Review of the new Elite Edge Greenhouse

Wildlife

Elite Greenhouses have always been at the forefront of new design combined with an unrivalled user-friendly experience and the Edge has got it all.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 5th of April, 2019.

Review of Biohort Highline

Elite

Sometimes only the best will do. And if you are looking for the best domestic shed on the UK market it will probably be branded with the Biohort name and logo.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Wednesday, 17th of April, 2019.

Review of the Juliana Urban City Greenhouse

Sheds

Robert Hall highlights the pros and cons to Juliana's new urban greenhouse range, reviewing the City, Balcony and Vertical greenhouse models after his first look at these fabulous new additions.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Thursday, 9th of May, 2019.

Review of Halls Qube Greenhouses

Juliana City

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.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Thursday, 29th of November, 2018.

Zest 4 Leisure Introduce New Products For 2018

Polycarbonate Glazing

Zest 4 Leisure have always offered a popular range of timber garden furniture and this week at GLEE, the garden industry's leading trade show, David Coton had the opportunity to review their new products for 2018.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 13th of September, 2017.

Review of Barlow Tyrie Equinox Range of Garden Furniture

Garden Furniture

Robert Hall, Senior Partner at GardenSite has been selling Barlow Tyrie furniture since the 1960's and so has had his fair share of experience of Barlow Tyrie's products, including the popular Equinox range. Robert shares his review of the Equinox garden furniture range for those interested in knowing a little more about this collection before purchasing.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Tuesday, 4th of July, 2017.

Review of Haddonstone's Gothic Basket and State Vase

Brands

As an avid collector of exquisite garden vases, planters and sculptures, Robert Hall shares his experience about the Haddonstone brand. Robert's wealth of knowledge learnt from dealing with the company for many years as well as from his own Haddonstone collection at home makes his familiarity ideal for reviewing the products in question.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Monday, 3rd of July, 2017.

Prunus incisa Kojo no-mai - The Miniature Fuji Cherry

Brands

Call it whatever you wish, Robert Hall says that the Miniature Fuji Cherry or Prunus incisa Kojo no-mai, is a superb flowering miniature cherry tree.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Friday, 28th of August, 2015.

Our Top Light Up Christmas Penguins

Organic Gardening

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.

Author: Andrew Taylor

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

Urban And Contemporary Garden Structures from Grange

Christmas Lights

Grange have a long history of manufacturing decorative timber garden structures. Their new Urban and Contemporary collections feature the type of sharp, clean lines that David Coton thinks will benefit any modern landscape.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 21st of April, 2016.

Halls Greenhouses Featured In TV Advertising Campaign

Grange

GardenSite's first advertisement in their new TV campaign features Halls Greenhouses, David Coton reviews their freestanding, lean to and wall garden range.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 27th of January, 2016.

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

Greenhouses

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.

Author: Andrew Taylor

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

Autumn Covers For Garden Furniture

Summer House

When the weather becomes too cold and damp to sit outside or host a barbecue it's also time to safeguard your garden furniture, Nathan James Dodd reviews the covers that offer protection from wind, rain and snow until spring arrives.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 15th of October, 2015.

Why Carol Klein Loves The Water Lily

Teak Furniture

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.

Author: Andrew Taylor

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

Why Palram Use Polycarbonate Glazing For Their Greenhouses

Aquatics

Andy Taylor takes a look at the reasons why Palram prefer to use Polycarbonate as the glazing option for their greenhouses rather than traditional glass.

Author: Martyn Loach

Written by Martyn Loach.
Published on Sunday, 14th of June, 2015.

Add Interest to Your Home & Garden With A Wall Plaque

Greenhouses

Walls, whether they mark a boundary or support your house, are on the whole functional and unappealing. Nathan James Dodd suggests using wall plaques and ornaments to improve their appearance.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 4th of June, 2015.

Zest Receives Our Best Selling Arbour Award

Haddonstone

David Coton spent a day in north Wales recently to present Zest4Leisure with an award for their Dorset Arbour achieving the highest sales on GardenSite in 2014 and to see what's in store for this year.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 30th of April, 2015.

Westminster Garden Furniture Review

Patio

Westminster garden furniture offers a range of classical, modern and stylish pieces for your outdoor space. Robert Hall takes a look into the ranges and products available, the exceptional quality materials used and what Westminster can do to inspire your home's exterior.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Wednesday, 25th of March, 2015.

Review Of Strata's Natural Stone Range

Garden Furniture

Natural stone, especially beautiful sandstone with its veins of rich colour, is a wonderful material from which to craft garden planters, water features and benches. David Coton explains why the Strata Natural Stone range, now available on GardenSite, should find a home in every garden.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 7th of January, 2015.

Stone Sundials Reviewed

Stone Ornaments

Stone sundials feature classical, traditional and contemporary designs, in Portland, Bath, Terracotta, Slate and Coade colours. Here Nathan James Dodd, reviews the UK range.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 17th of November, 2014.

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