Leanne From Kelkay Receives GardenSite's Excellent Customer Service Award

Wildlife

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.

Grange Adjustable Screen Featured on Love Your Garden

Fence Panels

The Love Your Garden Team travelled to Durham for their latest project and Nathan James Dodd saw them use another Grange timber product as an integral part of the renovated garden

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 3rd of August, 2016.

Grange And Massarelli's Highlighted In First Episode Of Love Your Garden

Love Your Garden

The first episode of the new series of Love Your Garden aired last night, and Nathan James Dodd saw how a pensioner's garden in Hull regained its former pristine appearance.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 29th of June, 2016.

Laying Turf FAQs

Love Your Garden

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.

How To Eradicate Moss From Your Lawn

Garden Lighting

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.

Populating Your Garden With Animal Ornaments And Statuary

Turf and Artificial Grass

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.

Add Interest to Your Home & Garden With A Wall Plaque

Borderstone

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.

Garden Patio Decking Kits Reviewed

Sculptures

Very adaptable and the ideal answer if your garden is a challenging site, decking never seems to lose its popularity. If, like David Coton, you want decking that comes complete and is easy to install, then a kit is the perfect solution.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 3rd of June, 2015.

Container Gardening

Timber

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. Nathan James Dodd 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 Rowlinson Timber Products

Grow Your Own

In order to bring our customers the best quality products at the keenest prices, we insist on staying close to our suppliers. That's why David Coton and Nathan James Dodd spent a day recently at Rowlinson, manufacturers of quality timber garden products.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 6th of May, 2015.

Zest Receives Our Best Selling Arbour Award

Teak Furniture

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.

GardenSite Visits Grange Fencing Garden Products

Patio

Grange is a timber products firm that has been around more than most, so Nathan James Dodd and David Coton from GardenSite visited their Telford base to see how the company's impressive range is manufactured.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 29th of April, 2015.

GardenSite Visits Chilstone

Arbour

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.

Grange Introduce Ultimate Fencing

Stone Ornaments

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.

Our Review Of La Hacienda Outdoor Heating

Outdoor Furniture

Although evenings are becoming cooler, there's no reason why you can't still enjoy your garden to the full. Nathan James Dodd has been looking at the La Hacienda range of outdoor heating that makes this possible.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 16th of October, 2015.

Decorate Your Aquarium With Ornaments

Chimenea

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.