Monthly Archives: March 2018

  1. The Best Fence Panels for Windy Areas

    The past few months have indisputably demonstrated that Britain can experience some peculiar weather. We have certainly had an unusual winter. Enough about that though; we’re bored of reading overly dramatic articles about the snow. Nevertheless, one of the criteria of being British is talking incessantly about the weather; so, today let’s discuss the wind instead.

    While the wind has many uses, it can cause havoc with your fence panels.

    Those of us living in windy spots, such as the North, the South West and high-altitude areas, have a number of problems to contend with. Choosing the correct fence panels is one of them. Many wou

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  2. A Hanging Basket Can Be for Life, Not Just Summer

    A Hanging Basket Can Be for Life, Not Just Summer

    Sure, a stuffed-out, summer-flowering hanging basket in full flow is a joy when hanging from a secure bracket on a well-maintained fence. But once autumn arrives, the plants fade and are consigned to the compost bin, what happens then? Of course, you can replace it with a winter basket. And that will last until spring, then begin to look a little tatty before summer bursts back on the scene. Or...you can plant up one basket to last the whole year round.

    Hanging baskets

    A good-sized basket is best. The compost doesn’t dry out as quickly and you can get more in there! Then a little bit of planning and planting and a 12-month-of-the-year display is possible:

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  3. Forest Willow Obelisk Giveaway

    Forest Willow Obelisk Giveaway

    It’s GIVEAWAY TIME again here at Buy Fencing Direct!

    Here at Buy Fencing, we’re giving you the chance to win this beautiful Forest willow obelisk 1.2m pack of two. 

    Ideal for growing edible plants such as vine tomatoes and beans or decorative plants such as clematis, rose and sweet peas, this 1.2m high feature has a 40cm base. Sold in packs of two, you could even try growing edible and decorative plants at the same time.

    We’re hosting the giveaway over on our Buy Fencing Facebook page.

    To be in with the chance of winning this pack of two Forest willow obelisk , all you need to do is – ‘LIKE’ our Facebook page, ‘LIKE’ one of the compet

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  4. Malvern folding 2 seater garden bench & table - grey

    Malvern folding 2 seater garden bench & table - grey

    It’s GIVEAWAY TIME again here at Buy Fencing Direct!

    Here at Buy Fencing, we’re giving you the chance to win this fabulous Malvern folding 2 seater garden bench & table - grey  

    Is it a garden bench or a garden table and chairs? It's both - a grey metal bench that transforms into a table and chairs! A Magic Bench! 

    To be in with the chance of winning this Malvern folding 2 seater garden bench & table - grey, all you need to do is – ‘LIKE’ our Facebook page, ‘LIKE’ one of the competition posts and then ‘SHARE’ the post on your own wall for your friends to see.

    Deadline is October 8th at Midday and the winner will be announced the following day O

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  5. Signs of Spring in the Garden

    Signs of Spring in the Garden

    Spring makes its own statement, so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of the instruments, not the composer – Geoffrey B. Charlesworth

    Generally regarded as encompassing the three months from 1st March until 31st May, spring can be a funny season, can’t it? This year, the first day of spring arrived in the form of ‘The Beast from the East’, followed by ‘Storm Emma’, covering most of the country in snow and battering us with high winds. Yet, within a matter of days, this winter-like weather had been replaced by beautiful sunshine and rising temperatures.

    In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six different kinds of weather inside of four and twenty hours – Mark Twain

    Should there indeed be further inclement weather to come,

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