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10 attractive garden edging ideas

Your garden can be a delight in a million unexpected ways. From the tiny insects who survive thanks to your planting choices to a well-deserved cup of tea in a beautifully set-up shed: there’s beauty to be found everywhere. But no matter how good your garden looks, no gardener is ever fully satisfied – there’s…

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date posted on
14 Nov 18

Return to Greener Pastures

After a few years in different pastures, Eddie Boyes is back on his native turf of agricultural and farming as the AVS Agricultural Sales Manager. Teenage Eddie worked on farms throughout South East, both dairy and arable. This may account for his innate understanding and appreciation today of the common issues faced by farmers throughout…

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date posted on
25 Sep 18

The plastic vs wooden shed lowdown

What does a shed look like? If you had a shed at home when you were a kid, you’ve probably got a wooden structure in mind – perhaps even something approaching a miniature log cabin. But these days, there are many more options available. Corrugated metal has been a go-to material for sheds needing to…

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date posted on
25 Sep 18

Garden shelter ideas: how to choose

Designing your garden around built structures can add a whole new dimension to both the look and way you experience your green space. Functionally, of course, you will gain somewhere to sit out of the rain or – hopefully – in the shade. But you’ll also gain a striking design statement – dividing your garden…

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date posted on
23 Sep 18

Cheap Decking – Buy Cheap, Buy Twice!

Cheap decking materials may seem like a bargain, but in the long term it pays to be aware of the drawbacks. For al fresco entertaining, a wooden deck is often considered to be a lower cost alternative to a traditional paved patio. While this can undoubtedly be the case, the initial outlay isn’t the only factor you’ll want…

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date posted on
21 Sep 18

Fence boundaries – a guide to who’s responsible

We all – well, nearly all – want to get on with our neighbours. Whilst we all might want to get along, disputes over boundaries can be a wonderful shortcut from sharing cups of tea to sharing cold stares. However, by following this guide, you should avoid any serious fallings out, and save yourself the…

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date posted on
21 Sep 18

A Comprehensive Guide To Closeboard Fencing

An Introduction to Closeboard Fencing Closeboard fencing remains the most cost-effective way to build a solid boundary that will stand the test of time. Closeboard fencing can also be incorrectly described as shiplap or feather board fencing, but essentially these descriptions refer to the same type of construction. Due to the versatile nature of the product,…

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date posted on
12 Sep 18

Clever Decking Designs

Need some decking ideas to spruce up your back garden still? Creating bespoke garden decking is easy, and now is the perfect time to get it going! Turn your decking ideas into reality, and you can enjoy it for years. There are many options when it comes to which decking materials and layouts you can select, and…

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date posted on
29 Aug 18

AVS Fencing Supplies at BBC Countryfile Live

At AVS Fencing Supplies, we’ve been busy providing the materials used to bring to life The Famous Five Garden at the BBC’s Countryfile Live show in the grounds of Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire! Watch the first chapter of the Famous Five Garden project: Our friends at BNE Landscaping took the lead on using AVS materials…

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date posted on
09 Aug 18

Using AVS sleepers to build raised beds for your garden

One of the core products we’ve supplied to The Famous Five Garden project at BBC Countryfile Live on the grounds of Blenheim Palace are ​sleepers​ for raised planter beds. Sleepers are ideal for landscaping projects of endless varieties, balancing versatility with robustness for a flexible gardening solution which you can trust will last. At BBC…

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date posted on
04 Aug 18