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  1. How to build a garden pond using WoodBlocX

    How to build a garden pond using WoodBlocX
    In this blog we explain how to build a garden pond using WoodBlocX, quickly, easily and without the need for any specialist tools. The beauty of using a raised pond is that you don’t have to dig a great big hole! By using a WoodBlocX pond you can create a raised pool that can be put on any surface, even a patio...
  2. Hard Landscaping is nothing to be afraid of!

    Hard Landscaping is nothing to be afraid of!
    Landscaping: a word that has many negative connotations including cowboy gardeners and boring municipal plantings, but which really only means to create a planted area. There are two types – soft landscaping is the planting part, and hard landscaping is the creation of patios, paths and beds, and which usually comes first in the process. Most domestic gardeners would assume...
  3. Winter WoodBlocX getting you ready for spring

    Winter WoodBlocX getting you ready for spring
    In the south, there have been very few really hard frosts, so even some tender bedding plants like geraniums have survived and it means that many of the bugs and other nasties are also thriving! So now is the time to go slug and snail hunting and dispose of them! Really we do need a good old cold snap to...
  4. How easy are modular systems to put together?

    How easy are modular systems to put together?
    Do you need to spruce up your garden fast? Perhaps you need to make some improvements before a big event? Or do you just want to add some finishing touches to a garden without the hassle of too much work? Plants are by far the easiest and best way to bring a bit of life to a bare outdoor...
  5. An easy and effective garden solution

    An easy and effective garden solution
    All too often a great design idea has to be amended beyond recognition because of the practicalities and realities of the garden and the budget. Perhaps all the materials for the garden have to be taken through the house, perhaps there are pets or young children around, or perhaps you’re on a deadline – all these logistical problems and more...
  6. What’s the most durable material for your garden?

    What’s the most durable material for your garden?
    When you are building a garden project it’s reassuring to know that it will last for a good number of years, and that’s where using materials from a specific supplier is useful. Whereas it might be difficult to estimate the lifespan of a raised bed or other construction made from timber planking or recycled sleepers, WoodBlocX guarantee their products...
  7. Durability of Retaining Walls and Terracing

    Durability of Retaining Walls and Terracing
    When it comes to retaining walls and terracing, safety and durability are the main concerns. Construction in stone may be the obvious first choice, but it is expensive, especially once the cost of the builders has been factored in. The cheapest option is timber boards, but these will warp and distort over time. They’re also often impregnated with nasty preservatives and are...
  8. How to Build a Flexible Design

    How to Build a Flexible Design
    Are you struggling with a design for a difficult area of your garden or do you just need something a little out of the ordinary? Have you considered using a modular timber system such as WoodBlocX? Other options in these situations – such as old railway sleepers – could struggle with the dimensions that your ideas require. Modular systems are almost infinitely...
  9. Planting Late Summer Seeds… Choi Sum

    Planting Late Summer Seeds… Choi Sum
    There are a whole range of remarkably cold hardy oriental greens. They are ideal to keep your plot going through the depths of winter, particularly if you don't have the space or time for traditional winter veg like brussels. Many are good both in salads and cooked - try Pak Choi, Mizuna, Chinese Cabbage, Mibuna, Tatsoi and Mispoona, all...
  10. Reducing the cost of Garden Projects

    Reducing the cost of Garden Projects
    Whether you are just putting in a couple of beds for a vegetable garden or terracing the whole garden, it’s always good to be able to see all the costs of a project up front. Using a modular timber system for raised beds and other landscaping means that the material costs are really easy to calculate, and there’s no need to pay...

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