Timber

Zest 4 Leisure Introduce New Products For 2018

Wildlife

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.

Palmako Timber Garden Houses Now Available

Garden Furniture

Palmako are one of Europe's leading manufacturers of garden buildings of many different styles that all use high quality Nordic timber, and David Coton is pleased that GardenSite can now offer their new versatile and beautifully constructed product range..

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 10th of January, 2017.

David Coton Visits Forest Timber Garden Products

Timber

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.

Caring For Your Pressure Treated Garden Product

Arbour

So you've just brought a new wooden shed, structure or timber feature for your garden. It states that it has been pressure treated, but what does that actually mean? Check out our handy guide which will explain the benefits and concerns of owning a pressure treated garden product.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Wednesday, 14th of September, 2016.

Urban And Contemporary Garden Structures from Grange

Garden Buildings

Grange have a long history of manufacturing decorative timber garden structures. Their new Urban and Contemporary collections feature the type of sharp, clean lines that Nathan James Dodd thinks will benefit any modern landscape.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 21st of April, 2016.

Women Responsible For Increased Shed Sales

Grange

So long a male reserve, the garden shed is now gaining popularity among women. Today's 'She-sheds' are last year's 'man caves' and used for a variety of purposes as Nathan James Dodd has recently discovered.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 28th of July, 2015.

How To Deal With 'Mould' On Pressure Treated Timber

Timber

Many of the timber products that we sell on GardenSite are manufactured from pressure treated timber. On some occasions a substance similar to mould forms on the surface but, as David Coton explains, this is harmless and easy to remove.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 7th of July, 2015.

GardenSite Visits Rowlinson Timber Products

Arbour

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

Outdoor Living

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.

Outdoor Timber Classrooms

Picnic Table

Over the years we have supplied many schools and similar organisations with a wide range of buildings and equipment, here David Coton explains how a change of scene can beneficially affect our children's education.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 19th of March, 2015.

GardenSite Shed Donated To Local School

M&M

Regular readers of The Gardener blog will remember the workshop GardenSite supplied to the Gracechurch Shopping Centre in Sutton Coldfield earlier in the year. David Coton now reports that it has subsequently been donated to a local school in north Birmingham.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Sunday, 23rd of November, 2014.

Surprising Uses for the Humble Garden Shed

Sheds

In this post, David Coton from GardenSite takes a look at some standard, unusual and more unorthodox ways of getting the most out of your garden shed this summer.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 24th of July, 2014.

Forest Garden acquires the business of M & M Timber Ltd

Metal Sheds

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.

Why Do Men Love Their Sheds? Countdown to Fathers Day...

Garden Furniture

When you consider the amount of literature there is regarding sheds, the realization strikes home that they are part of the male psyche. With Father's Day this Sunday we look at why men love their sheds.

Author: Martyn Loach

Written by Martyn Loach.
Published on Monday, 10th of June, 2013.