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How to make the most of your garden shed this summer

June 23, 2016


Come rain or shine, us Brits are always determined to spend as much time outdoors as possible during the summer. After all, it’s the only time of year we get to bring out the barbecue, don the short shorts and work on that tan.

It stands to reason, then, that if you have a shed you’re currently not making much use of, you’re probably thinking of giving it a bit of a revamp. Sheds aren’t just somewhere to store the bikes and garden tools; with a bit of hard work they can become amazing spaces. [read more...]

The Top 5 Gardening shows on UK Television

May 28, 2015

Here at Trimetals, we’re constantly on the lookout for inspiration when it comes to producing our next high quality metal product. And like most of you, we also often find ourselves sat raptly in front of the television some evening. Inevitably, there’s been a degree of crossover in these activities, with many gardening shows proving informative and inspirational when it comes to determining he design and functionality of future Trimetals stock.

We’ve compiled a list below of our top 10 UK gardening TV shows; many have offered us some great ideas, or reinforced some of our existing thoughts. Some we just enjoyed! [read more...]

Storage & sheds for small gardens – Get the most from your garden space

March 11, 2015

If your home has a smaller garden than most, you can find your options for a shed or storage unit are considerably limited.

This needn’t be a lasting problem however, as we stock a wide range of high quality metal garden storage options at Trimetals. No matter what your specific storage needs, we are confident that we have the solution.

In order to help you make the optimum choice when it comes to locating the ideal garden storage product, we have taken a look at some specific categories of garden storage, and recommended the best options within those categories for smaller gardens. [read more...]

INTRODUCING: the new Patio Box / Protect•a•Box range

December 15, 2014

Here at Trimetals, we’re proud to unveil the latest product in our comprehensive selection of garden storage options; the garden patio box “Protect•a•Box” range.

Coming in two different size options, this new range of metal garden storage solutions has been manufactured with a focus on design as much as storage capability; the Protect•a•Box is about adding as much value and function to your garden as possible, on top of being a secure and protective storage space for garden tools and accessories. [read more...]

Better safe than sorry! – Three tips for securing your garden

November 14, 2014

Of all the items that can be stolen from an individual’s property, gardening tools and equipment are perhaps the easiest for prospective thieves to take. They generally offer a good level of value to thieves, with minimal risk involved in the act of theft, especially when compared to items of comparative worth that are contained within your house.

To counter this risk, we’ve collected some useful tips on how to best protect your garden, along with the tools and equipment stored within, from thieves. [read more...]

Storage Box or Shed – Which is best for my garden?

July 16, 2014

With the rate at which everyone accumulates possessions seeming to increase exponentially, it’s fair to say that in today’s world, space is at a premium.

This is no different in the garden, as space can quickly be eaten up by large equipment (lawnmowers, hedge trimmers), garden furniture (lounge chairs, picnic tables) and sporting equipment (football nets, bikes).

One of the most obvious (and certainly most effective) fixes for a cluttered garden is to store the offending items in some form of garden storage solution. [read more...]

Patio Storage or Lawn Storage – Where do I put my Garden Shed?

July 1, 2014

A Garden Shed is an important feature in any garden, allowing for a wide range of potential uses. Many people use their sheds for the all weather storage of outdoors tools and equipment, from lawn mowers to power saws. Other more green fingered shed owners will utilise their garden sheds for the potting of plants, and to store their various gardening tools and implements. The sky really is the limit in terms of utility; but new shed owners quickly find that their shed becomes an integral feature of their garden. [read more...]

Something for the Weekend: The North’s Great Garden Party

July 19, 2011

No plans for the weekend? Visit the RHS Flower Show, Tatton Park.

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

RHS Flower Show Tatton Park has a fresh and vibrant feel, bursting with sizzling colour and summer perfumes. Seize the last chance of the season to pick-up expert advice, shop for all your gardening needs and enjoy top class dining at this spectacular summer finale.

Wednesday 20th July – Sunday 24th July 2011. Buy on the day, £28.00 for non members