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What colour should I paint my shed?

I have been debating the crucial issue of what colour to paint my shed. Painting your shed transforms your garden. And if I paint my shed, it'll also last longer. The wood is protected by…

June 18th, 2017 - Garden style & living, Sheds/sanctuaries

What do you need to build a unique shed?

How to build a unique shed

This is the story of how to build a unique shed out of salvage, imagination and hard work. Garden maker Posy Gentles decided she wanted a new shed several years ago. Her current shed was…

February 26th, 2017 - Garden style & living, Sheds/sanctuaries, Vintage & thrift

If you’re buying a new garden shed, read this first…

Tips on replacing and repairing sheds

Are you thinking of buying a new garden shed? Is your current garden shed looking tatty? Do you need more garden shed storage? We've been pondering these questions for the last ten months. I dithered…

October 16th, 2016 - Gardening know how, Sheds/sanctuaries

Re-vamp your shed – a really short & easy guide

Transform any ordinary shed with wood stain or paint

Re-vamp your shed by painting it. It's the quickest and easiest way to make a big difference. Ever since my friend Rosie Turner painted her garden shed in Barbie-doll pink (with Cuprinol Sweet Sundae), we've…

November 15th, 2015 - Garden style & living, Sheds/sanctuaries