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How To Build a Conservatory

Conservatories can completely transform your living space. An extension to entertain guests, or a spacious playroom for children (where mess is allowed), they can open up your home without having to spend an arm and a leg on renovations.  If you choose to build your conservatory, the first thing to consider is planning permission. In

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7 Ways To Make a Hammock Stand

Ask more people what their definition of outdoor relaxation is and, among the list, you’ll likely hear ‘swinging on a hammock’. Few things in the world can beat the experience of soaking the sun out in the garden, or reading your favourite book indoors nestled on top of a hammock bed. Sometimes a chair doesn’t

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How To Build a Garden Storage Bench

If you’re an avid gardener and work within a limited space, you’ve probably come across the conundrum of how to add storage to your garden, without reducing your precious space. While sheds are brilliant and can hold all the tools you need, we don’t always want such a big structure looming over our beautiful garden.

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How To Level a Garden: Step-by-step Guide (2020)

A well-manicured lawn, colourful flowers and birds chirping on the trees – life sounds complete bliss. It is every homeowner’s desire to have a picture perfect garden. It all starts with levelling the garden. If you don’t have level ground you are likely to be frustrated every time the lawnmower refuses to glide over the

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How To Make a Bird Box

If you have a garden in your backyard, then birds like sparrows and robins are a common sight. Those of you who love the sight of birds in their garden would love to build a bird box.  That’s if you’ve decided that even the best bird table on the market wouldn’t quite be right for your

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how to level a garden
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How to Lay a Garden Path: Step-by-step Guide

You have a beautiful garden and you soak in all its beauty sitting in the comforts of your conservatory. The Niger Seeds bird food and the Sunflower Hearts bird food that you regularly replenish the bird table with are attracting the robins, collared doves, magpies and wood pigeons to your garden. Alternatively, you may want

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Common Garden Birds: Ultimate Guide (2020 update)

Being a conservatory owner is one of the most blissful feelings one can think of. The diverse collection of flora in the conservatories is usually inclusive of unique conservatory flowering plants which brighten your world every day with their gorgeous colours. The herbs that are commonly used in your household also find their way into

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how to level a garden
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Lawn Care: A Complete Guide

Lawns typify British lifestyle. Whilst we might attract some criticism in saying so, the fact is there aren’t too many societies around the world that treasure lawns as much as the Brits do. Lawns are the bridge between modern lifestyle and our past connection with nature. They symbolise civilised human settlements. Imagine your property without

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Do You Need Planning Permission for a Conservatory?

It’s a question that is often debated, do you need planning permission for a conservatory? You may have already asked friends or family this and been given different answers from each. In truth, there isn’t a simple yes or no answer. Did you know that DIY conservatories are conservatories that you build yourself? Self-build conservatories start

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What is the Difference Between a Conservatory and An Orangery?

The main difference between a conservatory and an orangery is that an orangery has a solid roof, most likely made from brick or tiles, while a conservatory has a glass roof. It can be difficult to separate a conservatory from an orangery at first glimpse or if you are looking at an image. They are

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How to Make Pallet Furniture

Use the menu below to jump easily to a section of your choice: Step 1 – Work on Bench Seat and Back Steps 2 – Work on the Legs Steps 3 – Attach The Legs Steps 4 – Attach Armrests Steps 5 – Paint it In a world where environmental concerns are growing with every

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How To Prevent Mould In Your Conservatory

When you own a conservatory it does require careful maintenance. One of the most important maintenance regimes is to deal with the problem of mould. The early sights of mould in your conservatory can be heart-breaking after all the efforts you have put into adding one to your home. If you’ve a flowerbed of plants

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