Top Gardening Jobs for Late Summer and Early Autumn

Although mid-August is usually a time for putting your feet up in your garden – preferably with a nice cold drink – there are still some jobs which you need to keep on top of, no matter how sunny it is. Here Nelson Potter, who supply timber sheds and a range of high-quality garden furniture […]

Key Gardening Jobs for the Summer Months

Summer is now almost upon us – and that’s official. Meteorologists think it begins on June 1, because it is more convenient to split the year up into four different seasons of three months each. Astronomers, on the other hand, think summer begins on June 20, due to the nature of the earth’s axis around […]

Top Tips on Preparing Your Garden Shed for Winter

The best way to look after your garden tools over the winter months is to keep any gardening paraphernalia stored in garden sheds. These are useful for storing tools, bikes and summer garden equipment like picnic blankets and tents. As winter fast approaches, now is the time to act and prepare your garden building for […]

Preparing Your Wooden Garden Furniture for Winter

You’ve spent a lovely warm summer in your garden using your wooden furniture. But as the long summer now draws to a close, we look ahead to the colder months to see a wet and freezing winter on the horizon. Even though most durable wooden furniture is designed to be left outside over the winter, […]

Enjoying Your Summer Garden

We’re having one of the hottest summers since records began, with minimal rainfall and plenty of bright sunshine right into the warm evenings. One of the best parts of the summer is being able to sit back with a cold drink and admire the results of your hard work in the garden. But with this […]

Uses for Machine Rounds and Half Rounds in Suffolk Gardens

Wooden machine rounds, or half rounds, are frequently seen in domestic or agricultural fencing in Suffolk. However, their attractive, rustic appearance also gives them a much wider appeal. They have a host of decorative and practical functions in gardens including as pathway borders, retaining walls, and cladding. Pressure treated wooden posts are also an ideal […]

10 Helpful Tips for Gardeners with Disabilities

Gardening is something people of all ages and abilities can get involved with, but not all gardens are accessible for all. Here at Nelson Potter, Suffolk, we have come up with some ideas on how to transform an outdoor space so that it can be enjoyed by the entire family. If you are looking for […]

4 Different Types of Garden Buildings to Buy in Suffolk

  As the cooler weather sets in, now is the perfect time to take a good look at your garden and think of what would make it more functional next year. Have you found yourself short of storage space over the summer? One way to address this is to invest in high quality garden buildings. […]

Wooden Fencing Colchester – Creating a Private Retreat

With summer fast approaching it is important for you to be able to peacefully enjoy your garden without any distractions, or noisy disturbances. Whether you choose to spend your weekends reading a book on a lounger, or tending to the garden, if you live in a built-up area, it can be off-putting to know that […]