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With over thirty nine years experience in the garden & leisure building industry we can easily spot the difference between a good quality building and an exceptional one and we positively refuse to lower our standards. You can find cheaper buildings but you won’t find better. All of our partners have been carefully chosen to offer the finest selection of wooden workshops, with the best after-sales service, at the very best prices.
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We believe that it is vital that you are given the opportunity to inspect wooden workshop buildings before parting with your so we have established two easily-accessible display sites near Guildford and Farnham in Surrey which, hopefully, is not too far away where you can come and over 100 buildings from all of our main ranges of buildings. You can browse at your leisure without worrying about any high pressure salesmen pouncing on you (not that we would employ that type in any case!). If you need any help then we are there to advise.
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Our workshops for sale will be installed free of charge at the time of delivery providing there is a suitable base. And if there isn’t, don’t worry, we can build that for you too for a small extra charge.
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The garden workshop is a perfectly functioning wooden garden building which serves its purpose down to the ground, however, even the best building can, in some people’s mind be a little dull. So what can you do about it? You can treat the shed as a blank canvas and have flower and shrubs set in front. This will allow them to stand out against the brownish back drop even from a distance making the shed a focal point of your garden.
Another idea is to train flowers such as plants and flowers – such as roses – to grow up the front of the shed and this can create a stunning display of colour. However it can sometime be a little tricky to get them to climb up depending of the type of plants as there are five different types of climbing plants. These are scramblers, stickers, twiners, tendris and stem root plants. By researching the type of plants you want to use you can ensure they will grow up and over the garden shed (or fence or wall) and hide the bland and plain appearance. Some of these categories will require vertical support, some horizontal support where as some won’t need any help at all.
Tendrils will require thin horizontal support so the plants have something to grab onto. 50mm x 50mm netting will serve this purpose as will horizontal strings hanging from poles. Stickers are similar to tendrils however their tendrils come with their own glue, so to speak. This enables them to climb up more or less any surface. These only require the surface of the shed to stick to and don’t require any vertical supports.
Twiners tend to have intertwining leaves or stems and require something vertical to attach itself to, so in this instance a trellis work, a fence post, string or wire will do the trick, however, ensure it is horizontal. Scramblers need help to grow up the side of a building so you need to secure these in place and the ideal materials is twine, wire or strong string. As they grow the thorns help the plants to adhere to the wall of the shed.
The final category are the stem root climbers. These have very clingy roots which can attach to more or less any surface. As these as so strong I can’t really recommend them to be grown up the side of your garden shed as it could damage them. Steer clear.
The Royal Horticulture Society reports that rambling roses are one of the most popular plants for growing up walls, fences or sheds and they suggest these should be grown horizontally as this will ensure the greatest amount of cover. By keeping a careful eye out for diseased roots or stems they recommend these should be removed as this will allow fresh and newer shoots to flourish. At Wisley Gardens they would prune their ramblers in the Autumn or before Winter after securing the summer growth. All shoots which had flowered should be cut back in readiness for the following year.
By training these plants to climb over your garden building you can ensure an outbreak of colour throughout the year. Even during the bleak winter months these plants will take away the plainness from the garden. It’s also possible to add hanging baskets to the shed and these can accommodate even more flowers and colours. However to me, in the garden workshop business, nothing beats the sight of a well looked after garden building. This just goes to show that every one is different and should be different, otherwise it would be a very boring world.