Zest 4 Leisure manufactures a large variety of timber garden furniture, fencing and leisure products, David Coton visited their brand new nine acre site near Chester last week to find out more about current development and future plans.
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.
As winners of two recent awards, you can be sure that any new offering from Zest 4 Leisure will be high on quality and, making their debut at this year's GLEE, were several products that will feature in their range next year.
Innovatively designed and expertly crafted like others in the same range, this handsome bench is the ideal place to relax with friends and family. Match with the Emily Coffee Table and you'll create a delightful and very practical set of outdoor furniture.
This lovely seat might be the perfect finishing touch to your garden. As you sit comfort reading a book or just watching the garden grow, you can the scent of honeysuckle or similar climber plant that has been trained along the trellis.
If you enjoy home cooking, gathering fresh herbs from the garden is such a boon. With three tiers, you can locate a good variety of herbs within easy picking distance of the kitchen door. Very handy if you have just a balcony or restricted space, the stand can also be used to display flowering plants.
Container gardening increases in popularity each year, and compact areas can be filled with colour and interest when you use planters as elegant as this one. A stylish shape is augmented by the attractive natural timber appearance, and a pair will be a real eye-catching combination.
I had the chance to see all these products at the NEC and I must say I can't wait to add them to all the others in the impressive Zest 4 Leisure range that we offer on GardenSite.
In order to promote and enhance biodiversity and conservation of our wildlife, there's a selection of habitats and boxes you can purchase that are specifically designed to attract various small animals and insects to your garden. Here we look at some of the products available which also make unusual and very engaging gifts.
With warmer weather and an early Easter, the garden centre is busy at the moment with customers stocking up on summer bedding plants - snapdragons, cornflowers, cosmos, verbena, phlox, petunia, As well as filling planters, hanging baskets and borders with colour that will last all summer, there are always plenty of jobs to do in the garden during April and David Coton has these suggestions.
Every gardener must have noticed a decline in the bee population over recent years. Intensive farming that demands the use of toxic chemicals, climate change and parasite infestation have all been put forward as potential causes, it's a worrying trend but one that we can all help to reverse.
As an excellent alternative to conventional products, Trimetals' storage solutions blend top quality manufacture with contemporary style. Their range has now been extended to include two new maintenance free sheds and Robert Hall has all the details.