There's little doubt that the sight and sound of flowing water brings another dimension to a garden. Self-contained water features can be stunning focal points or discreet ornamentation. They add animation to a garden, kindling visual and aural interest in areas that have previously lacked a spark.
The centrepiece to the majority of gardens is the lawn and, especially if you have children, it doesn't always appear as the verdant sward that we all dream about. Your lawn needs as much, if not more, care and attention as other elements of your garden, and David Coton has this advice to keep it in the best condition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GardenSite partner, David Coton, is pleased to announce that Leanne Arrowsmith from Kelkay is the latest recipient of our Excellent Customer Service Award.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Garden Statuary, crafted in high quality materials, comes in many forms and here David Coton chooses some busts, sculptures, statues and water features that can create a genuine classical ambiance in any outdoor space.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.