Monthly Archives: January 2019

  • Six Tips On How To Prepare Your Garden Lawn For Spring

    Why do you need to prepare your garden lawn for spring? For one, it reduces the amount of time, energy and money that you spend on your yard in the coming months. Secondly, you get to enjoy a beautiful lawn for a considerable period without the need for maintenance. Thus, if you have been wondering how to prepare your garden lawn for spring, here are some tips that are sure to come in handy. Let’s start with the good news. You may find that there is little you need to do when it comes to preparation, owing to the excellent state of your lawn. In this case, you are sure to have to have an easy time. Also, you may find that you can delay some of the listed processes without damaging your lawn. For this reason, be sure to keep an open mind as you decide what you need. Raking It seems like ... (More)
  • Customer Terry's double BBQ Hut

    Like most people, you might have thought that BBQing was just an activity reserved for a couple of weeks in the summer. A lot of the time, that is the case and no sooner have you taken the BBQ out then it starts raining. Well, with this fantastic double BBQ hut you can be sure of fun days and nights with friends and family at any time of the year. No more BBQs in the wind and rain, guaranteed! A fantastic cabin made from high quality timber with a sizeable 22 metre floorplan. No wonder it might be more than just BBQing you want to do in this gorgeous cabin. Double BBQ Huts We were a little skeptical at first. Would it come two months down the line and take two weeks to put it together? Well, it will be delivered within 8 working days, so in two weeks from now you can have it taking pride ... (More)
  • Gardener Monica's tips: How To Grow Cucumbers

    Cucumbers are relatively easy to grow, a factor that has made them attractive gardening options over the years. In addition to their ease of planting, they also produce high yields during harvest time, and you are sure to have a continuous supply over time. If you do not have enough space in your garden, you can opt to plant them in containers, a porch or a wooden shed. For the latter options, you need bush varieties as they grow well under these conditions. As long as the plants have adequate access to sunlight and water, they should grow fast and healthy. Here’s what you need to do: Prepare The Soil Select a Location One of the things that you will notice about cucumbers is that they do well when they are in optimal conditions, including access to sunlight. For this reason, you have t... (More)
  • Gardener Monica: How To Plant Clematis

    Clematises are perennial vines which come in an array of colours and blooming stages. The good thing about these plants is that you get to enjoy them in the summer and the spring before they die in the winter and autumn. They can grow up to heights of six metres, and you can enjoy their beauty for as many as eight decades. When planting these crops, you should keep in mind that their blooms require sun while their roots require shade. It is only with this combination that you can achieve healthy clematis. What other tips come in handy when planting this crop? Preparation Before getting to the sowing stage, it is essential that you ensure that you are ready for the task ahead by carrying out the following steps. Picking a species Thanks to their growth in popularity over the years, there a... (More)
  • Pumpkin For Dogs

    They key to creating seasonally inspired, healthy treats for your dog is growing the pumpkin yourself. In this article, we will teach you how to plant, grow, and take care of this delicious edible vegetable. All it takes is a little bit of pre-planning, and you will have a garden full of pup treats ready in the fall. How To Plant, Grow, And Take Care Of Pumpkins Know When To Plant The key to having big and nutritious pumpkins is knowing when to plant. In most 4-sesaon climates, it is safe to plant in the late spring or the early summer. This will give you an earlier fall harvest, because pumpkins take 95 to 120 days to fully develop. In order to have pumpkins for Halloween, the latest you can plant is the end of July. Pick A Planting Location Where you put the seeds is going to affect how... (More)
  • Builder Eric's tips on Expansion and Contraction

    When speaking to customers, highlighting the benefit of a good treatment is something we always do. It is a small cost compared to cost of the timber building, but repeatedly, customers choose a poor quality product. No wonder they get in touch the next year to point out cracks or uneven, shrunken logs. Unfortunately, this is fully related to the poor treatment that has been used and is difficult to fix. This could be a poor quality treatment or one that it has not been allowed to penetrate deeply into the wood or has virtually washed off in the first spell of rain. A simple truth - wood is a product that absorbs. It is a natural product that moves and warps in various ways, which is one thing. However it also has the properties of a sponge and absorbs moisture to a high level. Think of y... (More)
  • Builder Eric's tips on Splits

    Summer is the part of the year that we all look forward to spending time outside and enjoying the wooden garden structures we have. However, summer can actually be a difficult time of year in our industry. This is the time when customers sometimes come back to us with concerns as some cracks and splits have begun to appear in their garden structures. These flaws might lead them to question the quality of our wood. Here is a handy guide to let you know why this happens and how to combat it. Timber – a Natural Organic Substance Timber is a natural product, that comes from natural trees. It is an organic substance that is greatly influenced by its surroundings. It has to find a balance with its surroundings which could be moist or very wet at certain times of the year yet arrid and dry at ... (More)

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