How Do I Construct And Maintain Timber Garden Decking?

Wildlife

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.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Thursday, 11th of October, 2018.

What Do I Need For A Great Halloween Garden Party?

Brands

You can create the spookiest Halloween Party in town with a spine chilling cast of para-normal misfits including ghosts, ghouls, zombies, vampires and many other sinister characters who inhabit the dark side. David Coton tells you how to transform your home and garden into a thoroughly scary experience.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 10th of October, 2018.

GardenSite Secures Limited Henri Studio Stock

Seasonal

GardenSite have secured the final delivery of Henri Studio cast stone garden ornaments to be distributed through Kelkay. We will be looking at ways of continuing to supply this popular range but at the moment we have only a limited amount of stock.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 24th of September, 2018.

Kelkay Launches Woodshaw Outdoor Timber Furniture

Statues

Woodshaw is the brand name of the new timber garden furniture and decorative features range that Kelkay, one of the UK's leading landscape materials suppliers, are launching following their acquisition of Anchorfast.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 24th of September, 2018.

GardenSite Visit Burbage Iron Craft

Bench

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.

Leanne From Kelkay Receives GardenSite's Excellent Customer Service Award

Fence Panels

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.

Choosing Timber and Wooden Planters

Patio Kit

Looking to buy a timber planter but not sure what to purchase? David Coton provides some helpful advice on the many different designs that are available and how they can transform your patio and garden.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 21st of March, 2017.

Forest Launch Noise Reduction Fence Panels

Landscaping

With gardens becoming smaller, neighbours closer and roads busier, we all suffer from different forms of noise pollution. But, as Andy Taylor reports, Forest have now come up with a new kind of fencing that minimizes this nuisance.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Monday, 13th of November, 2017.

Grange Announce New Timber Products For 2017

Forest

Grange are introducing several new fence panels and gates in 2017 and Andy Taylor has been looking at these fresh additions to their already impressive collection of timber products.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Friday, 13th of January, 2017.

How To Lay Garden Turf

Fence Panels

A well laid lawn, that enhances the appearance of your garden and home, is the ambition of many gardeners. There's still time to lay turf before any hot dry weather arrives and Andy Taylor answers some of the questions that are most frequently asked on this subject.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Friday, 8th of April, 2016.

GardenSite Wins Home & Garden Award

Turf and Artificial Grass

GardenSite is always striving to be the best in all aspects of our business and along the way it’s pleasing to see our efforts appreciated. As Nathan James Dodd reports, our latest award is for ‘Stockist Of The Year 2015’.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 22nd of January, 2016.

2016 Gardening Trends

Resin Sculptures

With Christmas and the New Year celebrations over with, it’s time to think about gardening trends for 2016, here’s what Nathan James Dodd foresees in the coming months.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 7th of January, 2016.

Water Feature Maintenance, Spares and Accessories

Birds

With winter on its way, Andrew Taylor will soon start to protect his garden water features from the excesses of British weather as frost, snow and ice do them no favours.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Friday, 21st of August, 2015.

How To Eradicate Moss From Your Lawn

Landscaping

If you're the one who regularly cuts the lawn, the chances are you'll know about moss; but do you know how to successfully treat it? David Hall shares a few tips on how to beat moss and have a healthy lawn.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Thursday, 20th of August, 2015.

Essential Gardening Tools & Why

Moss

It's essential to have the right tools for different jobs around the garden, and here's David Hall's list of the tools he finds most useful.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Thursday, 20th of August, 2015.

Populating Your Garden With Animal Ornaments And Statuary

Vegetables

Although we all like to encourage wildlife into the garden, creatures of a more inanimate nature can populate the landscape. Not all are native to the British Isles and Nathan James Dodd describes how your outdoor space can become quite a menagerie.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 24th of June, 2015.

Our Guide To Buying A Garden Gate

Bats

A garden gate might be seen as an add-on, with the accompanying fence in the starring role leaving the gate with only a bit part. But David Coton thinks they ought to be promoted to top billing.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 22nd of June, 2015.

Water Features That Add Classic Style To Your Garden

Trellis

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.

Create Your Own Jurassic World With These Dinosaurs

Borderstone

To coincide with the release of Jurassic World on 11 June, David Hall describes how you can create your own theme park with dinosaurs produced in fine detail and with enormous precision by Toscano and Borderstone.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Monday, 8th of June, 2015.

Add Interest to Your Home & Garden With A Wall Plaque

Toscano

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.

GardenSite Visits Borderstone Manufacturing Facility

Haddonstone

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.

Grange Introduce Ultimate Fencing

Sculptures

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.

How To Care For Your Spring Lawn

Fence Panels

Pay attention to your lawn in the spring and Andy Taylor reckons you will receive dividends later in the year.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Wednesday, 9th of March, 2016.

David Coton Visits Forest Timber Garden Products

Spring

Forest are one of GardenSite's major suppliers of timber sheds and garden structures, fencing and associated landscaping products. One of our partners, David Coton, last week enjoyed a visit to their headquarters and transport hub at Hartlebury near Kidderminster.

Author: Martyn Loach

Written by Martyn Loach.
Published on Sunday, 30th of October, 2016.

Creating The Magical Outdoors With Garden Ornaments

Arbour

In the absence of real fairies, Nathan James Dodd has used delightful resin, stone and metal ornaments to create a magical garden for his children.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Sunday, 9th of October, 2016.

Gardening Trends Highlighted At Glee

Garden Ornaments

Attending Glee, the leading garden and leisure industry show, was a great opportunity for Nathan Dodd to spot trends and anticipate products that will come onto the market in the near future.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 20th of September, 2016.

Decorate Your Aquarium With Ornaments

Outdoor Furniture

Aquarium ornaments range from the naturalistic through decorative to what might be called novelty items. Dan Everton says that all add interest and form part of a pleasing aquascape.

Author: David Coton

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