Kelkay Launches Woodshaw Outdoor Timber Furniture

Wildlife

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 Visits New Supplier Churnet Valley

Bench

With a view to introducing their impressive range of timber products to GardenSite, David Coton recently visited Churnet Valley Garden Furniture to look around their manufacturing facility.

Author: Martyn Loach

Written by Martyn Loach.
Published on Monday, 17th of September, 2018.

Zest4Leisure Range For 2019 Launched

Outdoor Furniture

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.

Grange Launch Their New Products For 2018

Picnic Table

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.

Zest 4 Leisure Introduce New Products For 2018

Bench

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.

Review of the Barlow Tyrie Titan Rustic Garden Furniture Range

Garden Furniture

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.

David Coton Visits Forest Timber Garden Products

Barlow Tyrie

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.

Gardening Trends Highlighted At Glee

Arbour

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.

Top Ten Pieces Of Equipment For A Forest School

Outdoor Furniture

Forest Schools are inspiring places, designed to give children the opportunity to develop confidence and increase self-esteem in natural woodland. Nathan James Dodd suggests ten items that will useful in such an environment.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 20th of May, 2016.

2016 Gardening Trends

Bench

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.

Autumn Covers For Garden Furniture

Birds

When the weather becomes too cold and damp to sit outside or host a barbecue it's also time to safeguard your garden furniture, Nathan James Dodd reviews the covers that offer protection from wind, rain and snow until spring arrives.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 15th of October, 2015.

Review of the Cologne Furniture Range by Alexander Rose

Teak Furniture

With news of the release of the Cologne garden furniture range by Alexander Rose, Andy Taylor looks into the features, design and materials, while giving his review of this exciting new collection.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Friday, 11th of September, 2015.

Our Top List of Outdoor Picnic Tables

Picnic Table

Eating outside is one of summer's pleasures and Nathan James Dodd thinks there's nothing better or more simple than a picnic table on which to share a meal with family and friends.

Author: David Coton

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

Westminster Garden Furniture Review

Bench

Westminster garden furniture offers a range of classical, modern and stylish pieces for your outdoor space. Robert Hall takes a look into the ranges and products available, the exceptional quality materials used and what Westminster can do to inspire your home's exterior.

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Wednesday, 25th of March, 2015.

Protective Covers For Your Garden Furniture

Garden Furniture

We normally think about covering our outdoor furniture when autumn arrives and the elements turn increasingly wet and windy, however even during the summer we have been known to suffer inclement weather and Martyn Loach thinks that you should be using covers to protect garden furniture throughout the year.

Author: Martyn Loach

Written by Martyn Loach.
Published on Tuesday, 28th of October, 2014.

GardenSite Solves Sarah Beeny's Storage Problem

Barlow Tyrie

Presented by Sarah Beeny, Double Your House For Half The Money helps people achieve their property dreams without breaking the bank and at a fraction of the cost of moving. A GardenSite product is once again featured in the programme, this time a lockable container to solve a couple's storage problem.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 27th of August, 2014.

Top Garden Furniture For Summer Days

Suncast

You'll enjoy the current sunny weather much more with good quality garden furniture. Here's our guide to the outstanding brands of outdoor furniture and their products including seating, tables, chairs and loungers.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 22nd of July, 2014.

Reviewing The Outdoor Furniture Range by Gloster

Summer

Gloster are one of the most prestigious manufacturers of quality outdoor furniture in the world, employing the talents of outstanding designers to produce superb contemporary and traditional designs in a variety of materials.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 14th of July, 2014.

Our Favourite Classic Garden Furniture

Sling Furniture

Classic garden furniture is timeless and never goes out of fashion. As Andy Taylor explains, great design and high quality manufacture combine to ensure longevity, reflecting style and practicality that endures to the present day.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Monday, 30th of June, 2014.

How To Create A Children's Garden

Outdoor Furniture

What a relief it is to have any kind of outdoor space where children can let off steam, filled with play equipment and Nathan James Dodd says that your children will be occupied for hours.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 27th of August, 2015.

GardenSite Visits Rowlinson Timber Products

Outdoor Furniture

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.

GardenSite Visits Grange Fencing Garden Products

Outdoor Living

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.

Forest Garden acquires the business of M & M Timber Ltd

Picnic Table

A very reputable and well known supplier of garden structures within the garden centre industry, M&M Timber Ltd, has been bought out by another, the Forest Garden Group on 23rd December 2013.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 7th of January, 2014.

Tim Fenby designs for Barlow Tyrie

Garden Furniture

When you're an award winning furniture company, it's only natural to employ world renowned designers. Nathan James Dodd reports on a Barlow Tyrie appointment.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 13th of May, 2013.

How to Deter Wasps from Teak Furniture

Barlow Tyrie

An exasperated lady writes, 'HELP! How can I keep wasps from eating my teak furniture? Here is Nathan James Dodd's reply

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Monday, 13th of May, 2013.

Barlow Tyrie - A Family History

Barlow Tyrie

Barlow Tyrie are now known throughout the world as designers and manufacturers of high quality garden furniture made from top grade teak. They are still a family firm, run by direct descendants of the company's founder and have a fascinating history.

Author: Martyn Loach

Written by Martyn Loach.
Published on Friday, 10th of May, 2013.