Category Archives: Experts Corner

Why Wheelie Bin Storage Will Improve Your House Value

Improve Your House Value

Read any blog on how to increase house value and you’ll find tips like spruce up your driveway or tidy up your garden. But what about investing in wheelie bin storage? Beaten up wheelie bins in full public view don’t exactly add up to your home’s kerb appeal. Here’s why wheelie bin storage will improve your […]

How to Clean Your Decking 

How To Clean Your Decking

Decking can transform any garden but it does take a bit of maintenance. The main thing you need to do to keep your decking looking its best is to keep it clean. If yours is in need of some TLC, here’s our guide on how to clean your decking. When should you clean your decking? […]

Why Wheelie Bin Storage Is the Perfect New Home Present

Wheelie Bin Storage

What do you buy for someone who’s just moved into a new home? Moving house is exciting but it can also be stressful, so why not invest in a practical gift that keeps on giving? We’re talking about wheelie bin storage. Here’s why wheelie bin storage is the perfect new home present. Why is wheelie […]

Do I Need Planning Permission for Wheelie Bin Stores?

Wheelie Bin Storage

Planning regulations can be confusing at the best of times. It might seem obvious that you’d need planning permission for some home improvements, but do you need it for bin stores? You’ve spotted the ideal bin store. It suits the style of your garden perfectly and it hides unsightly wheelie bins out of sight. But […]

10 Ways To Make An Eco-Friendly Garden

eco friendly garden

With winters becoming wetter and longer and summers becoming hotter and shorter, we can be in no doubt that climate change is affecting everyday life in the UK. If you are concerned about climate change and its damaging effect on the environment. You can take steps like switching to renewable energy, lowering carbon footprint and […]

COVID-19 Wheelie Bin Cleaning & Disinfection

Wheelie Bin Cleaning

The kids are back at school, the shops and pubs are open. The UK vaccine programme seems to be a success, the weather is nice and wheelie bin cleaning is out of mind! After what seems like the longest lockdown in history, we are finally on a road map to freedom. But we’re not out […]

What to Get the Man Who Has Everything This Father’s Day (Hint: Its Wheelie Bin Storage)

Fathers Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner. But what’s the perfect Father’s Day gift for the man who has everything? Beer and socks are blasé, so before you spend your hard-earned cash, here’s some inspiration. What about buying him some wheelie bin storage? As Father’s Day gifts go, it’s not exactly traditional, but he might just […]

How To Grow Microgreens At Home

Microgreens

When it comes to superfoods, microgreens are hard to beat. However, buying them can be expensive. What many people don’t know is that growing these tiny shoots of goodness at home is relatively easy. Even without a greenhouse or fancy lighting equipment, you could harvest your first crop in as little as seven days. In […]

Deadly Shrubs You Do Not Want in Your Garden

If you’re a keen gardener, you want the best looking, most vibrant and fragrant plants in your garden. Not something poisonous, smelly or just downright dangerous. Here’s our guide to some of the most dangerous plants on earth that you definitely don’t want in your flower bed! Skunk Cabbage As you might guess by the […]

Things to Do in Your Garden Before You Jet Off On Holiday

So you’ve checked and double-checked that you have your tickets and passports. You’ve cancelled the newspapers and made sure your home is secure, but what about your garden? If your garden is your pride and joy, you don’t want to come back and find it full of dehydrated plants and weeds. To make sure all […]

How You Can Help Protect Forests

Protect forests

The trees that surround us every day, in our woodlands and forests are under threat and you can protect forests easily! Climate change, land development, pollution, population growth and tree diseases and pests. However, if we don’t act to protect them now, it’s bad news for the planet, and for us. The biggest threats to […]

Ten weird things found buried in gardens

There are always jobs to do in the garden. From trimming hedges and planting, to completely renovating, or creating more space or suit your taste. These ordinary jobs can sometimes prove life-changing for some people. Or at the very least provide a weird story to tell at dinner parties. Especially with these garden finds! We […]

Turn Your Shed into Santa’s Grotto

Santa Grotto

Who says that Christmas decorations are limited to your home? Why not give the kids a Christmas they’ll never forget and transform your trusty shed into Santa’s Grotto? How to turn your shed into Santa’s grotto Clear the shed Most people’s sheds are full of tools, gardening equipment, and everything but the kitchen sink! Clear […]

Top 10 of the Most Sought After 20th Century First Edition Books

sought after books

Rare first edition books are like well-kept vintage cars. Restored to perfection in all their glory, almost begging for ownership by a collector. Great books are, after all, a life-long investment into endless hours of intellectual pleasure and unforgettable memories. Keeping the tradition alive, here are our top 10 picks of the most valuable and […]

Top 10 Tips for Sustainable Gardening

sustainable gardening

Gardening is good for your physical and mental health, but did you realise that many things you might use in your garden are bad for the environment. Like weed killers, pesticides, and artificial fertilisers to name just a few? We explore how you can make your gardening more sustainable. What is sustainable gardening? Nature actually […]

Would You Be Able to Identify Poisonous Plants?

poisonous plants

Even if you’re a keen gardener, you might not be aware of exactly which species of plants can actually be harmful or poisonous to humans. These plants are an important part of our ecosystem and many are a food source for insects and birds. They contain substances they need for their own survival which sometimes […]

How to Start a Kitchen Garden

kitchen garden

The kitchen garden is becoming a popular concept. Concerns about the safety and nutritional value of supermarket produce, the effects of climate change on crops, and the need to feed a growing population has led to many people growing their own produce to save money, reduce waste, and protect the environment. Not to mention the […]

How to Give Your Home and Garden an Easy Makeover

Easy Makeover

The housing market can be a minefield at the best of times. Recent years has seen homeownership become a pipe dream for many. While those who want to sell their homes have struggled, as buyers struggle to afford deposits and get turned down for mortgages. So if you can’t move into a new house, you […]

Ten Tips For Decluttering Your Garden

Decluttering garden tips

Tips for decluttering your garden are here! Whether you have green fingers or can barely stand to be outside in your garden. There’s no denying that keeping on top of it is important for helping to keep your home looking tidy. It can be hard to know where to start or how to start decluttering […]

The Gardeners Alphabet

Gardeners Alphabet

The garden can be a treasure trove of interesting species and features. To prove the fact, here’s a gardeners alphabet from A-Z of some of the things that might reside there; some quite common, others slightly more unusual. Gardeners Alphabet A-G A – Asparagus – A spring speciality and one of the delicacies of the […]

A Brief History of the English Garden

The garden truly is an integral part of an Englishman’s home. Whatever its size or makeup, it allows us an immediate opportunity to connect with nature, bask in the sun and take in some fresh air. It provides a useful social platform too. It’s a place to enjoy a cool drink with friends, tuck into […]

Your English Garden Has True ‘Capabilities’

Recycling Bin Storage

What do you know about Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown? Well, the saying goes that ‘an Englishman’s home is his castle’ and one of the key ingredients of any home is its garden. If you’re ‘green-fingered’, this might consist of a myriad of beautiful flowers; tasty, organic vegetables; a well-designed compost heap; and a carefully tended lawn, […]

Wheelie Bins That Put Themselves Out: A Prank?

wheelie bin prank

Do you find yourselves arguing about who’s turn it is to put the wheelie bins out? It’s a chore that nobody likes to do. British inventor and YouTube extraordinaire Colin Furze has come up with a solution that the whole family is going to love… a remote-controlled wheelie bin! Made as a prank to fool […]