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We kept this shed makeover simple

How to upcycle and organise the shed

I’ve been meaning to organise the shed for years. It was cold, messy and full of clutter, with nowhere to put anything. So seeds and tools started to spread around…

July 1st, 2018

Posted In: Garden style & living, Garden trends & design, Sheds/sanctuaries


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….

June 18th, 2017

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How to build a unique shed

What do you need to build a unique shed?

This is the story of how you can build a unique shed out of salvage, imagination and hard work. Garden maker Posy Gentles decided she wanted a new shed several…

February 26th, 2017

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Tips on replacing and repairing sheds

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

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…

October 16th, 2016

Posted In: Gardening know how, Sheds/sanctuaries


Transform any ordinary shed with wood stain or paint

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

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…

November 15th, 2015

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