You might think, now that the clocks have gone back and the nights are drawing in ever more quickly, that this automatically means you can’t spend much time in your garden over the next few months. However, this is far from the case – a shed or a summerhouse will allow you to appreciate the beauty of your garden all through winter. Here Lumberjacks, who supply a range of garden buildings, including affordable wooden sheds from our base in Ipswich, explain how.
Like it or not, winter is just around the corner – and that means adding some heat to your home to keep yourself warm and cozy. Thanks to the increasing cost of oil and gas, many people are turning to real fires rather than turning their central heating on.
Lumberjacks are leading firewood suppliers in Stowmarket, Ipswich, Woodbridge and across Suffolk; here are our top tips for ensuring that you can get your fire up and running as quickly as possible.
Now that the nights are very gradually starting to draw in, you might think that will restrict the amount of time you can spend in your garden. Wrong! Simple and cost-effective lighting systems ensure you can continue to enjoy your outdoor space for much longer. And there are other benefits to outdoor lighting systems too, as Lumberjacks – suppliers of low voltage lighting in and around Ipswich – can explain.
Here in the UK, the seasons and the weather can often restrict the use of your garden to a couple of months a year – however, there are several ways in which you can effectively defy nature and get more out of your outdoor space. Lumberjacks are artificial grass suppliers in Hadleigh, Capel St Mary, Ipswich and across Suffolk. Here we outline six ways to enjoy your outdoor space more, whatever the time of year - or day - it is.
It’s the right time of year to be laying out a patio, as the weather should be good enough not just to lay it but enjoy it as well – whether you want to use it for eating, drinking, relaxing or just enjoying the rest of your garden.
Here Lumberjacks, who can provide either natural stone or porcelain paving from our Suffolk base, provide some top tips on how to make the whole process as simple as possible.
Now is the ideal time to put up new garden fencing – the weather is improving, there’s less rain and no frozen ground to contend with, and the posts and panels will be in place by the height of summer, when you really want to be outside enjoying your garden.
Here Lumberjacks, who supply decorative fence panels to customers in Ipswich, Woodbridge, Felixstowe and across Suffolk, provide some top tips on fencing installation.
Now is the time of year to be thinking about your garden, now that the weather is improving, and you can spend more time outside. Here Lumberjacks, who supply Allur composite decking in Ipswich, Woodbridge and across Suffolk, explain how decking and pergolas can really enhance your outdoor space.
The posts can often be the weak point in any garden fencing you put up – usually because you didn’t bury them deep enough underground, or because they have rotted in the earth. However, that’s not the case with DuraPost® fence posts, an innovative product which Lumberjacks can supply from their Suffolk base. Here are a few of their main advantages.
Porcelain isn’t just something you can have in your kitchen – you can now use it outside in your garden too. Increasingly, more people are choosing to have porcelain slabs laid to create the perfect look.
Here at Lumberjacks, we provide porcelain paving from our base in Ipswich, explain the advantages of both porcelain and natural stone paving slabs and how we can help you regardless of which you choose.
If you need to invest in a new garden shed, the commonest types you are likely to come across are the Apex and Pent varieties. Here Lumberjacks, who stock both Apex and Pent sheds at our Ipswich base, outline the key difference between the two, and which one is likely to be the right choice for you.
Chicken and rabbit wire is an essential tool for the modern gardener. It protects your plants or crops from damage, as newly planted trees and shrubs are tempting sources of food for a group of rabbits. And without some form of protection any domestic animals, such as chickens, will always be vulnerable from any predators.
Here Lumberjacks, who supply wire fencing products to customers in Felixstowe, Ipswich and across Suffolk, provide some top tips on how to make sure plants and animals alike benefit from the protection it can offer.
With winter fast approaching, more people are considering the benefits of a real fire, thanks to the increasing cost of energy. But, even if you have your own fireplace, unless you have a regular supply of firewood in your own garden then you’ll need to order some in.
Eating outside is one of the delights you can enjoy at home if you have a patio, decking, or some other form of outdoor area in your garden. However, there’s always the problem of getting the dishes from indoors, where they have been cooked, to outdoors, where they will be eaten. A chiminea or a firepit will solve many of these problems, as both the cooking and the eating can take place outside, reducing the chance of spillages, or of hot food going cold.
One of the more popular garden landscape design ideas of recent years is the wooden railway sleeper. Although these are now increasingly being replaced by concrete or steel alternatives when it comes to today’s tracks, the original wooden varieties are finding a new lease of life as gardeners across the country discover how durable and versatile they can be.
There’s nothing quite as satisfying as a freshly cut lawn – or is there? It takes a lot of effort to get a grass lawn looking good, from regular mowing, to weeding, seeding, watering, and more. All of this effort has many people wondering if there is an easier alternative. Here Lumberjacks, who offer artificial grass for sale in Ipswich, outline some of its key advantages over a regular grass lawn.
Garden decking surged in popularity in the 1990s, thanks to the advent of TV makeover shows like Ground Force. It has continued to be a popular feature in many UK gardens in the last couple of years, as people have spent much more time at home and have been investing heavily in DIY projects.
The onset of summer means that now is the ideal time to carry out long-term gardening projects – not just the weeding and planting which goes on all year round, but something that will make a real difference to how your outdoor space looks.
Here Lumberjacks, who provide garden decking for customers in Ipswich, Stowmarket. Needham Market and across Suffolk, identify three ways of giving your outdoor space a completely new look.
One of the challenges of making full use of your garden all year round is the British weather, particularly in the autumn and winter months. Cold, rain and even snow can make it difficult to get outdoors, and the shorter days mean there is even less opportunity to get outside and enjoy your garden.
If you are looking to extend your days and evenings in the garden, and make the most of daylight, then it may be time to consider investing in a new summerhouse for your garden. Summerhouses provide the ideal setting to enjoy breakfast, afternoon tea, or a glass of wine in the evenings and is the perfect place to read your favourite book.
Composite decking is fast becoming the largest timber deck alternative on the market and is loved by many homeowners and contractors alike. Garden decking suppliers Lumberjacks, who are based in Ipswich, are now finding that It is now one of the most popular garden products in the industry.
Are you looking for an easier alternative to concrete fencing products? DuraPost® is the solution to all your fencing problems. It is strong and lightweight, versatile and can withstand winds of up to 70mph, and boasts a variety of uses in the garden.
Throughout the year, we provide an extensive range of logs, coal, and seasoned firewood, to customers across Suffolk, including Ipswich, Stowmarket, Felixstowe and Woodbridge.
We stock varying quantities of seasoned firewood and logs, house and smokeless coal available for collection or delivery in Suffolk.
At Lumberjacks we believe in the importance of fencing panels for bringing structure and definition to outdoor space while also complementing your garden style. Decorative fence panels can significantly improve the aesthetics of your garden and offer a unique fencing solution to all.