September 2012 - Sheds Direct

Which Shed is Best For You?

Which Shed is Best For You?
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When entering the shed market, it can often be confusing as to which shed solution is the best for your needs. There are numerous types, including Apex, Pent, Potting Sheds, Workshops, etc. The differing styles suit a range of needs; this article will help you to decide which shed to purchase for your garden!

Dutch Barns: Where did they get their name & what can they be used for?

Dutch Barns: Where did they get their name & what can they be used for?
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The dutch barn is a relatively new phenomenon in the UK – and what we would historically call a dutch barn is not the same as it is in the United States.

Unsurprisingly, the dutch barn takes its name from the Dutch settlers who brought the design over to the New Netherlands (a colonial province on the East coast of America) during the 18th and 19th centuries.

How to Organise Your Potting Shed

How to Organise Your Potting Shed
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Not only are potting sheds an absolutely perfect place for gardeners to germinate and develop seedlings, they also double up as an excellent storage space too. Additionally, many people find their potting shed a nice place to relax or work on smaller gardening duties. For this reason it is important to consider what your potting shed is going to be used for and how it can be prepared for optimum usability.

If you’re looking for a potting shed and wish to explore the options available to you, please see our selection of quality potting sheds.