How To Attract Wildlife To Your Garden

Wildlife

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.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Monday, 23rd of April, 2018.

GardenSite Donates Picnic Table To Love Your Garden

Bats

Over the years GardenSite has regularly provided support and donated items to television programmes including Love Your Garden. A few months ago we were again contacted by the production company concerning a garden Alan Titchmarsh were planning to celebrate 70 years of the NHS.

Author: Lauren Bilboe

Written by Lauren Bilboe.
Published on Wednesday, 23rd of May, 2018.

Overview of New Lotus Wheelie Bin Stores, Garages, Sheds and More.

Grange

This week Robert Hall has been to the Glee Garden Trade show at the NEC in Birmingham and has reviewed the new Lotus Wheelie Bin Store; Metal Garages, Bicycle Store; Sheds and Workshops and more...

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Thursday, 14th of September, 2017.

Review of Barlow Tyrie Equinox Range of Garden Furniture

Metal Shed

Robert Hall, Senior Partner at GardenSite has been selling Barlow Tyrie furniture since 1952 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.

Review of the Barlow Tyrie Titan Rustic Garden Furniture Range

Brands

Robert Hall takes an in-depth look at the new Titan Range from Barlow Tyrie in his latest guide to choosing and buying garden furniture…

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Thursday, 8th of June, 2017.

GardenSite Donates to the Wildlife Aid Foundation

Barlow Tyrie

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.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 9th of May, 2017.

Why Choose Techmar Low Voltage Lighting

Brands

Now that the clocks have gone back and the evenings suddenly get darker, you might well be considering installing reliable outdoor lighting, and the Techmar Low Voltage system would be an ideal choice. David Coton investigates the Techmar Lighting range now available in the UK.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 15th of November, 2016.

A Guide To Asgard Metal Storage Sheds

Low Voltage

With security very much in mind, Asgard manufacture heavy duty metal storage units for garden equipment, bikes, motor cycles and many other items that need to be kept out of the reach of thieves. David Coton reviews their impressive range which is all designed and built in the UK.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 24th of August, 2015.

Review Of Forest Garden Log Cabins

Brands

Forest, the UK’s largest manufacturer and distributor of garden timber products, have an impressive collection of excellently designed, sustainably sourced, log cabins that Robert Hall finds are suitable for many and varied uses.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Friday, 21st of August, 2015.

A Review Of Vitavia Greenhouses

Forest

With over 30 years’ experience of manufacturing greenhouses, Vitavia Greenhouses are today acknowledged as the leaders in the market. David Coton reviews their current range.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 21st of August, 2015.

Garden Storage Solutions Reviewed

Brands

With the summer holidays upon us and children in the garden, you'll need somewhere to store their toys, footballs and other play equipment. Andy Taylor has been looking at what garden storage solutions are available for these and more expensive items such as mountain bikes and motor bikes.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Tuesday, 21st of July, 2015.

Water Features That Add Classic Style To Your Garden

Suncast

Ornate water features and fountains are familiar sights particularly in stately gardens and formal locations. David Coton reviews some alternatives that will add distinguished elegance to your home.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 18th of June, 2015.

Using Containers And Planters To Grow Vegetables

Borderstone

Many of us have modest outside spaces but they needn't be unproductive and, as David Hall finds out, containers and planters are a brilliant way of growing vegetables and herbs.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Wednesday, 17th of June, 2015.

Why Palram Use Polycarbonate Glazing For Their Greenhouses

Organic Gardening

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.

How To Water Garden Plants Throughout The Summer

Greenhouses

With a bit of luck, the summer might start soon and that means you may have to keep plants well watered throughout any dry period. David Hall has a few ideas on the most effective ways of ensuring your plants don't go thirsty.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Friday, 5th of June, 2015.

Add Interest to Your Home & Garden With A Wall Plaque

sprinklers

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.

Creating A Classical Garden

Haddonstone

Garden Statuary, crafted in high quality materials, comes in many forms and here David Coton chooses some busts, sculptures and statues that can create a genuine classical ambiance in any outdoor space..

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 29th of May, 2015.

Container Gardening

Brands

If you have a small garden, courtyard, or no garden at all, container growing might be the perfect way to fill your outside space with some of your favourite plants. David Coton considers timber and stone containers and how best to use them.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 11th of May, 2015.

GardenSite Visits Chilstone

Grow Your Own

Chilstone have been crafting fine architectural stonework since the 1950s, Nathan James Dodd and David Coton paid a visit to their Kent HQ to discover the techniques that have made their products so successful.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 24th of April, 2015.

GardenSite Visits Borderstone Manufacturing Facility

Stone Ornaments

Borderstone's impressive range of ornamental stoneware has always proved popular on GardenSite, and partners David Coton and Andrew Hall recently paid a visit to their manufacturing and distribution base in Nottinghamshire.

Author: Martyn Loach

Written by Martyn Loach.
Published on Monday, 30th of July, 2018.

Zest4Leisure Range For 2019 Launched

Sculptures

In a relatively short space of time Zest4Leisure has established a reputation for high quality timber garden products, well designed and expertly manufactured. New products for 2019 were launched at the recent SOLEX trade show and David Coton was impressed with what he saw.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 27th of July, 2018.

The Eternal Summerhouse By Julian Bull

Picnic Table

Requesting a greenhouse without glass is one of the more unusual inquiries that our Marketing Department has received, but it was all in the cause of art and we were pleased to help out local designer Julian Bull create his latest installation.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 16th of May, 2018.

Trimetals Launch Two New Guardian Sheds

Vitavia

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.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Monday, 12th of March, 2018.

GardenSite Visit Zest 4 Leisure Direct New Distribution Centre

TriMetals

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.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 9th of March, 2018.

GardenSite Visit Burbage Metal Craft

Summer House

Burbage metal and wooden gates, fencing and railing have recently been added to GardenSite, and last week David Coton took the opportunity to visit their Cannock base.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 9th of March, 2018.

Mother's Day Competition with Parcelforce Worldwide

Fence Panels

GardenSite delivers products all over the world and we've teamed up with our couriers Parcelforce to offer a Granite Lady and Child Crystal Ball Water Feature as the splendid prize in a Mother's Day competition.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 5th of March, 2018.

GardenSite Donates Christmas Tree To Arthur Terry Winter Concert

Mother's Day

Showcasing young musical talent, this year's Winter Concert at Arthur Terry School was an outstanding success and took place against the stunning backdrop of a Christmas Tree donated by GardenSite.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 21st of December, 2017.

Evolution Aqua Announce New Distribution Deal For Bermuda Pond Products

Arthur Terry

Back in February we announced that the Bermuda brand was going to be re-launched and now Andrew Hall has received confirmation that owners Evolution Aqua have licensed distribution to Certikin for 2018.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 28th of November, 2017.

Grange Launch Their New Products For 2018

Bermuda

David Coton was recently invited to the exclusive launch of Grange's new products for 2018, the result of significant investment that the garden structures and fencing firm have received from their Polish parent company.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 30th of October, 2017.

VegTrug - The Easy Way To Grow Your Own Vegetables

Bench

At GLEE this year David Coton visited the VegTrug stand to find out how their specially designed space saving planters can encourage us to grow more of our own food without the use of pesticides.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 14th of September, 2017.

Forest Launches New Storage Range

Herbs

Forest have been making high quality timber garden products for over half a century. David Coton has had the chance to see their brand new storage range that has recently been launched.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 14th of September, 2017.

Zest 4 Leisure Introduce New Products For 2018

Garden Buildings

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.

GardenSite Celebrates 18th Birthday

Garden Furniture

Here at GardenSite we are celebrating our 18th birthday, David Coton recalls how we have grown from an off shoot of a family run garden centre into one of the UK's leading online garden supplies retailers.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 8th of September, 2017.

Forest Introduce The Easy-Fit 6ft x 4ft Shed

18th Birthday

David Coton reviews the Easy-Fit 6ft x 4ft that has been added to Forest's impressive range of garden sheds, a compact storage unit that is much easier and quicker to install than any shed of the same size.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 5th of September, 2017.

Leanne From Kelkay Receives GardenSite's Excellent Customer Service Award

Sheds

GardenSite partner, David Coton, is pleased to announce that Leanne Arrowsmith from Kelkay is the latest recipient of our Excellent Customer Service Award.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 18th of August, 2017.

Grange Introduce Ultimate Fencing

Patio Kit

The Ultimate range of fencing is the new offering from Grange and, as David Coton explains, this is a collection of contemporary lap panels that is already receiving increasing attention from our customers.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 11th of August, 2017.