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For all things garden related, here you will find tips and advice on how to keep your garden looking its best, inspiration for unique features and more.

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Textrol on garden fence

One of the best ways to protect your fences is with a saturating oil. This is because products that create a ‘protective film’ on top of the wood do not last long and will always eventually flake, chip or peel away leaving the wood exposed to the elements. However, before we get ahead of ourselves […]

Deks Olje D1 on a garden deck

Maintaining your garden deck is important to make sure it looks its best for years to come. If your deck has been finished with an Owatrol product, then maintenance should be minimal. However, if you have used a wood finish that is not Owatrol, then you will need to follow the manufacturer’s instructions on maintenance […]

After Textrol on sun beds

As we move ever closer to the Autumnal months, we should begin to think about storing away our garden furniture to protect it from the Winter weather. However, before you decide to pop your wooden sun beds away until next year, you might want to consider giving them a little TLC. We know at first […]

Rust on tiles after Net-Trol

Sadly, it is very common to have rust stains appear on your patio or other stoned areas. These marks usually appear when your garden furniture or other metal equipment begin to rust due to oxidation caused by the weather. This results in rust stains and spots on your tiles. These stains can often be difficult […]

Composite wood decking

This is the first post in a series that we will be running over the next few weeks in regards to helping you with choosing, installing and maintaining a garden deck. Today we will be explaining the main types of decking as well as giving you the pros and cons of each. Pressure-Treated Softwood Decking Around […]