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  1. Getting started with fruit and veg growing

    Getting started with fruit and veg growing
    Growing your own vegetables, herbs and fruit is becoming increasingly popular, and it’s easy to get in on the action. In a few short months – weeks even – you can be picking your first harvests straight from the garden. The first thing to decide is what you want to grow – there is no point growing fruit or veg...
  2. Growing Winter Veg in Your WoodBlocX Raised Beds

    Growing Winter Veg in Your WoodBlocX Raised Beds
    Yes, your WoodBlocX raised beds can indeed still be productive, even though British summer time is well and truly over and growing is now at a slower pace. As we reach the darker days of winter, it is still possible to enjoy an array of vegetables, such as salads with some planning and a little care! The beauty of having a  raised bed is...
  3. Sustainability of timber garden products

    Sustainability of timber garden products
    It’s good to know that when you buy a product it is not just from an environmentally-friendly company, but that the good ethics are present all the way back down the supply chain to where that company sources its materials. When buying timber for a garden project it can sometimes be difficult to be sure where it has come...
  4. How to Grow Carrots in Raised Beds

    How to Grow Carrots in Raised Beds
      Long and thin, short and stumpy or round; orange, purple, white, yellow and red: there’s more to carrots than the basic orange ones that fill the bags in the supermarket. Growing your own means you can access this wide variety of shapes, colours and tastes, and also means you are able to eat them quickly after the harvest...
  5. Raised beds: the benefits and options

    Raised beds: the benefits and options
    Raised beds are the ideal solution to many garden situations. Most obviously, they provide a place to grow in courtyards and other paved or concreted areas where there is no available open ground. However, they can also be used to grow in areas of bad soil – where it is boggy or stony for example. By filling the raised beds with fresh, sterilised...
  6. Top tips for Gardening with Children

    Top tips for Gardening with Children
    If you’ve ever despaired at your children’s lack of interest in eating fruit and vegetables, why not try growing some with them? Following the whole process of sowing the seed to harvesting the crop, and then cooking it together, can really make children invest in their labours – they’ll want to try what they’ve spent all that time growing...
  7. Seans Allotment Garden

    Seans Allotment Garden
    Sean has been preparing his perfect gardening space for years and we had the opportunity to help him by installing some of our raised beds. Our video will give you an idea as to how versatile and cost-effective our WoodBlocX can be.
  8. Making a Garden from Scratch

    Making a Garden from Scratch
    A new garden – or a new determination to transform the garden – can be a daunting prospect. There are two possible approaches: do it all at once, or do it bit by bit. Doing it all at once, if you can afford to do so, is obviously an attractive proposition. You get the garden you want in very little...
  9. Paving options to pair with WoodBlocX by Primethorpe Paving

    Paving options to pair with WoodBlocX by Primethorpe Paving
    You’ve chosen to use Woodblocx for a retaining wall, a raised bed or any of the other options available to you, but how about the rest of your space? A popular option is to pair your WoodBlocX retaining wall or raised bed with a patio area. A well-suited patio can bring your whole project together and by making every attempt...

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