Gardening Advice

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. How to build a retaining wall

    How to build a retaining wall
    Here in the UK our gardens comes in all shapes and sizes, if you’re lucky enough to have a flat garden you may not need a retaining wall, garden edging or curbing may be better suited to you, but if your garden slopes up or down retaining walls can help to transform the space by allowing you to level the...
  6. How to build a raised bed - the complete guide

    How to build a raised bed - the complete guide
    Our raised beds are really easy to build because everything you need is included in your kit, here we explain how to build a raised bed in one complete guide. The wooden components used to build our DIY raised beds are all pre-cut so there’s no need to saw the wood and there’s no waste, making building quick and...
  7. National Gardening Week Q&A

    National Gardening Week Q&A
    We ran a Q&A session over on our social media pages during National Gardening Week 2020 covering anything to do with our products and services. We've compiled them all below. Do your products work on uneven surfaces? We recommend levelling bumps and lumps out before you build. If you have a sloping garden our system is ideal. Use our free design...
  8. Planting a raised bed garden

    Planting a raised bed garden
    Building raised beds and other garden structures using our modular system is easy, planting an edible garden is fairly straight forward too, but ornamental planting can be a little bit trickier, how many plants do you need to fill the space? Where should you position them? Will they grow too big? What will provide colour and when? We gave stylist...
  9. Raised bed Q&A spring 2020

    Raised bed Q&A spring 2020
    We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions from the last three months, with everything from pest control to watering. If you have a specific question feel free to get in touch via email - [email protected] or phone 0800 389 1420. How do I create an accessible garden? Raising the height of your garden beds and borders makes...
  10. What raised bed shapes can I make using WoodBlocX?

    What raised bed shapes can I make using WoodBlocX?
    We’re best-known for our rectangular raised beds, they're functional, attractive, durable, long lasting and easy to build - but what other raised bed shapes can you make with WoodBlocX? The modular nature of our timber raised bed system means that switching up to circular, hexagonal or octagonal raised beds is really easy…this is not something that can be done easily...

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