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It’s giveaway time again here at Buy Sheds Direct! We’re hosting the giveaway over on our Buy Sheds Direct Facebook page To be in with the chance of winning this excellent 5 Tier mini greenhouse, all you need to do is – ‘LIKE’ our Facebook page, ‘LIKE’ one of the competition posts and then ‘SHARE’ the post on your own wall for your friends to see. Deadline is Monday 12th September at midnight and the winner will be announced the following day – Thursday 13th September. GOOD LUCK everyone!     Terms and Conditions: This competition is for

After Shed of the Year 2016 saw a record-breaking 2,825 entries submitted the judges must have had a really difficult job narrowing down each category to just 4 submissions each for the shortlist. We took a look at the shortlisted entries and chose our favourites from each of the categories to give you an idea of the sheds being entered and who the potential winner could be! A selection of our favourite sheds Have you ever experienced a flood and had your shed suffer from the damage? Not to mention

We spoke with Kelly from Botanical PaperWorks about what they do, the importance of eco-friendly products and practices, and some great tips for saving water while you garden. Check out the interview below! Our interview with Botanical PaperWorks 1. You are a world-leading producer of eco-friendly seed paper. How did your interest in this area begin? It actually all began with a mother-daughter duo, Mary Reimer, a teacher and Heidi Reimer-Epp, a marketing and business professional. Before the time of recycling, Mary was looking for ways to reuse leftover paper from

16×13 Sancerre 44mm Shingle Roof Log Cabin The Sancerre is one of our largest cabins, perfect for creating an additional living space in your garden. A spacious and elegantly designed cabin, made from high quality Nordic spruce, the thick 44mm interlocking wall logs provide a solid and robust structure. 44mm walls plus double glazed windows ensure the heat is retained within the cabin during the colder months as well as keeping a comfortable temperature during the summer months. With plenty of head room inside – 2.4 metres in fact, the

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is just around the corner, and we wanted to catch up with Guy Barter, Chief Hortifulturist at the RHS, about what is going on this year, how the community is getting involved, and the importance of community gardening.  Take a look at our interview with him below: Our interview with Guy Barter on RHS Chelsea 1. You are involved with the RHS Chelsea show this May, what sort of things are you going to be doing? I will be particularly involved with the RHS greening

The weather has been a bit hit and miss throughout April, but that doesn’t mean that Summer isn’t on the way! One of the first things you need to do to get ready for Summer is to take a look at your outdoor buildings and structures to check them for damage or anything that needs repairing. Of course, if you are looking to replace some of your storage for the summer, or think you need a little extra space this year to relax in, check out the great selection below.

Shed of the Year is back for 2016! We are looking forward to seeing some fantastic entries hoping to win the coveted grand prize and be crowned Best Shed of 2016. Last year saw some incredible creations, and we covered all of them from the entries right through to the winner of the competition. It is greeat to see so many people getting involved and making something special out of something so ordinary, so this year we are doing a feature on the whole competition, starting with the categories and

If you enjoy DIY or have a hobby that involves making things, then you’ve probably discovered that making a mess inside the house doesn’t go down well with the rest of your family. A garden workshop is the ideal solution – a dedicated space for you to tinker and fix things in peace. But setting up a garden workshop is a job in its own right, and with every home project, it pays to plan ahead. We’ve assembled some tips of our own for getting the most out of your

Easter Egg Hunt

  It’s almost Easter weekend and to celebrate we’re hosting an Easter Egg Hunt! All you need to do is find the Easter Egg which we have hidden on one of our product pages. Once you’ve found the egg, visit our Buy Sheds Direct Facebook page and message us the link to the page where you found the egg… It’s that simple! All the correct entries will be entered into a prize draw to win the gorgeous 4 tier mini greenhouse pictured above. Deadline is Monday 28th March at midnight and the winner will be announced on Tuesday 29th March.

March at last – and it’s spring! Well, that’s the idea but forget about what is says it is – what exactly is it doing out there? If the soil is frozen and waterlogged then don’t waste your money and time in sowing seeds that will rot in the ground. Either wait until things get warmer, and it surely will as the sun is already sending the temperature in my greenhouse soaring (and then plummeting at night) or think about sowing indoors. Windowsills and greenhouses start to groan at this

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