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Painting Your Exterior

Hillsborough Painting Your Exterior

Bring colour, style and character to your garden by painting your garden furniture and features! You don’t have to break the bank to have a lovely garden, sometimes a de-weed and a lick of paint can take your garden from blah to ta-dah!

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Benefits of Growing Your Own

AO Home Benefits of Growing Your Own

It’s National Healthy Eating Week! We know healthy eating can seem like an expensive, boring habit, but there are plenty of ways around this and eating fresh has LOADS of benefits!

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The Positive Effects Gardening has on Your Mental Health

AO Home | Positive Effects of Gardening

In light of Mental Health Awareness Week last week, we thought it would be appropriate to dedicate a blog to how gardening can have a positive effect on your mental health. While you have most likely heard this theory before, research on the matter proves it is, in fact, true – but what exactly is it about gardening that helps keep our mental health healthy?

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Garden Meditation

Welcome to an area of peace, serenity and calm…

Take a deep breath in through the nose and slowly exhale, clear your mind and repeat. Take a few moments to centre yourself and calm your mind.

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Keeping Chickens

They are a baker’s delight, a full-English lovers heaven and a great alternative family pet.

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Prepare Your Garden for Spring

First and foremost: Happy Spring. We have survived the bitter Winter and the warm weather is about to make a comeback! One thing we know for sure is this winter was harsh, not only on us, but on our gardens also. We need to revive our gardens and prep them for the coming Spring and Summer months

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Planting Whatever the Weather: Choosing the Right Greenhouse for You

Choosing the right greenhouse for you can be a daunting task. With many different types, shapes and sizes, selection can become very confusing, very quickly. Whether your greenhouse is to fulfil your gardening hobby year round, to extend your planting season or maybe even to grow plants that don’t normally survive where you live, whatever the reason is; finding the right greenhouse is tricky! And that’s where we come in.

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Creating Beautiful Boards for all Lawn Edges

A healthy lawn is the sign of a well-tended garden but there is one big thing that can ruin the aesthetics; untidy edges. A little extra care can resolve these problems in many cases fortunately. Simply use a pair of shears to cut the edge and ensure it is straight by using a length of timber and a spade to even it out.

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Love Your Decking

At Hillsborough Fencing we stock an excellent selection of timber and composite decking. We have materials to suit any needs and settings. Composites are great for the longevity and the wide array of colours they come in. Deck boards on the other hand are made from natural Redwood and have been tanalised to protect them.

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Is Your Fence Ready for Winter?

At Hillsborough Fencing we provide an extensive range of high quality fence products. Whether it is traditional, Euro, paling, or border panels, diamond lattices or trellis, we have what you need to create the perfect fences.

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