Materials 1 bag PPC Cement 2 bags building sand 2 bags river sand 2 m reinforcing wire (Brickforce) 64 fire bricks 24 cobbles Tools Bricklaying trowel Float Builders line Pencil Spirit level Rubber mallet Clever planning during a patio makeover left space for a fire pit – a great place for cooking and for bonfires. […]
A secluded spot, out of direct sunlight, is the perfect place for a garden bench. A well-placed bench invites you to sit and admire your garden and it also acts as a focal point. This concrete bench is made in three separate sections, a seat and two sturdy legs, by moulding the concrete in boxes […]
This small water feature is simple to make and will add the sensory element of running water to a special spot in your garden
Branching Out – A Shelf Inspired by Trees: Inspired by French designer, Olivier Dolle, our DIY Top Team make a shelf for gardening books SHOPPING LIST: Pine battens in the following sizes: 2 x 800 x 145 x 35 mm 1 x 600 x 145 x 35 mm 2 x 400 x 145 x 35 […]
Make a bamboo water feature in six easy steps.
The Top Team was so inspired by Spanish product designer, Alberto Sanchez’ ROOTS gardens that they fired up the welder and designed their own version this month
Does your patio look tatty and uninviting? This rebuild will inspire you to get the party cooking.
A front entrance should be the most welcoming part of a garden and ‘floating’ steps leading up to the front door certainly lend maximum appeal. Make sure the size of the steps is in scale with the size of the door – a double door requires wide rectangles that make a bold statement.