Gardening Advice

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  1. What is the best material for making a raised bed?

    What is the best material for making a raised bed?
    There are many different types of materials that can be used to build raised garden beds. From treated wooden blocks, to railway sleepers and bricks, each material can vary in cost and annual maintenance must be considered. Our customers tell us they spend time researching the options to find out which material is best suited for what they want to...
  2. Autumn garden updates

    Autumn garden updates
    It's that time of year when things start to slow down in the garden, the weather is cooler too which makes it a great time to think about autumn garden updates. Whether you're ready to have a good tidy up, plant new trees or hedges, start a veg patch, to make those changes you just didn't get round too during...
  3. Do I need drainage behind my retaining wall?

    Do I need drainage behind my retaining wall?
    The answer to this is very simply yes you do need drainage behind your WoodBlocX retaining wall. Here we will take you through the process from selecting the right liner to ensuring that you have the right materials to hand ready for the build.  Drainage Including a drainage medium behind your WoodBlocX retaining wall or any retaining wall for that...
  4. When to use a retaining wall

    When to use a retaining wall
    Retaining walls can make all the difference to a garden, but when do you need a retaining wall and what is the benefits? You may have existing walls that need a refresh or rebuilding, or you may want to consider installing one if you have a sloping garden, uneven terrain, or you wish to landscape it and create a wall...
  5. What to use for a retaining wall

    What to use for a retaining wall
    How long will a retaining wall last? Retaining walls can be built for a wide variety of materials, each offers different lifespans and styles, the type of material that is best for you depends one or a number of factors including; style as your garden may have a very specific style or theme i.e. cottage garden, modern or contemporary...
  6. Modular retaining walls - the benefits of using WoodBlocX

    Modular retaining walls - the benefits of using WoodBlocX
    WoodBlocX is ideal for building modular retaining walls, making it a great alternative to bricks, stone and railway sleepers. We’ve provided a rundown of the materials you can use to build retaining walls in your garden and how the WoodBlocX retaining wall stacks up against them. WoodBlocX modular retaining walls Lets start with our versatile modular timber system. WoodBlocX...
  7. Quick garden updates

    Quick garden updates
    Making quick garden updates using our modular system is really straightforward, from ensuring you get exactly what you need, to placing your order and even building the structure. As these updates tend to be very specific to you and your garden we suggest using our free design service and let our experienced designers work out exactly what you need and...
  8. Garden design - How to get a free design for your garden in three simple steps

    Garden design - How to get a free design for your garden in three simple steps
    Designing an entire garden or even just a certain area can be a daunting prospect which is why we have made our free design service as quick and simple as possible, in just three simple steps. Whether you’re a new homeowner, the owner of a new build home with a fresh plot to put your stamp on, or have an...
  9. Gardening for better health and wellbeing in 2021

    Gardening for better health and wellbeing in 2021
    We asked Annabelle Padwick, the founder of Life at No.27 to share her expert advice on how gardening can improve mental health and is a powerful therapy for positive wellbeing. Annabelle is a professional gardener, wellbeing therapist, children’s author of YOU CAN grow your own food, feature writer for Kitchen Garden magazine and potato growing addict. Her therapeutic and educational programmes...
  10. Lockdown garden activities for kids

    Lockdown garden activities for kids
    To all of the parents that are homeschooling and juggling working and as well we know how stressed out you are, many of our team are in the same situation and we too shudder at thought of another Joe Wicks workout (sorry Joe)! So with this in mind we have collated four lockdown garden activities for kids to use...

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