The Blog
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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Caring For Your Sleepers Indoor And Outdoor

As we mentioned in previous articles railway sleepers can be used for a wide array of different outdoor applications. Surprisingly untreated ones may also be placed indoors, serving as furnishings such as benches and tables, stair treads, shelving, and even a mantelpiece.

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Autumn Gardening Jobs To Focus On

Summer may be the season when you spend the most time in your garden but the majority of that will likely be spent relaxing. In autumn your focus should shift to maintenance, whether it is clearing away fallen leaves, keeping the lawn healthy, or protecting all of your timber. 

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How To Store Kindling Safely

With autumn well underway and winter approaching, more people are taking steps to prepare for the colder weather. An important thing that many are doing is stocking up on kindling, ensuring they have a supply of the fuel so they can easily light log burners and fires when the weather gets colder. 

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How To Install An External Power Supply

There are a huge number of reasons why people would want to install an external power supply on their homes. A socket would make it easier to power devices like lawnmowers, pressure washers, a hot tub, and even your outdoor lighting. 

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