Tag: Garden Rooms

What Does A Typical Victorian Style Garden Look Like?

This a question people who own Victorian properties often ask when they are considering reinstating some of the features that may have been lost in the many years that have passed since the 19th Century. If we could get into a time machine and travel back to that period, gardens will of course have looked…




Is It Time To Invest In That Summerhouse You Always Wanted?

It might not feel like it but spring is already upon us and summer isn’t far away. That means now is the ideal to time to buy that summerhouse you always promised yourself. Summerhouses have a long history and they remain extremely popular even today. Of course not everyone will have the luxury of having…




What Makes A Good Potting Shed?

A potting shed is a staple for every gardener with a garden or allotment big enough for one. A potting shed is excellent for growing vulnerable seedlings in pots before they are ready to be planted out in the garden. A good potting shed, however, is a not inconsiderable investment and choosing one requires a…




Isn’t It Time You Bought A Shepherd’s Hut For Your Garden?

David Cameron spent 25,000 on one and they’re beginning to find their way into all sorts of design magazines. Isn’t it time you invested in a not-so-humble shepherd’s hut? Shepherd’s huts, as you might have heard are taking the country by storm providing a new dimension to the ‘man caves’, ‘woman caves’ and of course…




Reclaimed Chimney Pots Given New Life In Our Gardens

Chimney pots have a long and rich history even if nowadays we see less of them put to the use they were intended for. Coal fires have largely been replaced by more modern forms of heating as people have turned to cheaper and greener ways to heat their homes. In densely populated areas, chimneys have…




Why Buy From A Reclamation Yard?

This is a simple question one that is not always so easy to answer. Why would you buy old items from a reclamation yard rather than pop down to your local furniture or hardware store? Most of the things you will buy in the shop today are mass produced, often in countries far away from…




Where To Use Rustic Rope Top Edging In Your Garden

With the arrival of spring, you may be planning to get out in the garden and carry out some work on levelling up your flower beds or perhaps your driveway. Decorative edging can by ideal for this purpose. We now have a rustic rope top edging in stock down at the yard which can be…




Designing An Eco-Friendly Garden This Year?

You may think that having a garden is making you ‘green’ already but when people design gardens, they often take the easy option and go to the local DIY store for things like hard landscaping, garden ornaments and other additions. Many of these garden products can just as easily be found at the reclamation yard…




Tips On Buying From A Reclamation Yard

You will find many people travelling to the reclamation yard to browse through antique items and other curiosities. It is often fun just to have a look around with one or two surprises in store each time you do. The main reasons to visit a reclamation yard however are to find bargains and items from…




The Humble Work Bench Makes A Fashionable Comeback

The old wooden workbench has been a trusty addition to the workman’s shop for hundreds of years and now it’s making a comeback in homes and restaurants due to its hard wearing sturdy properties. Of course alongside trendy interior design, the old-fashioned work bench still has its uses. A craftsman’s life may still revolve around…