Category: Gardening

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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04 Aug 18

AVS materials used at BBC Countryfile Live 2018

AVS Fencing have been working with Hachette Children’s Books, the publisher of children’s book series The Famous Five, to supply all the materials needed for the build of their themed garden at BBC Countryfile Live 2018, on the grounds of the magnificent Blenheim Palace. To give you an insight into what goes into a project…

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03 Aug 18

How to design your own landscaped garden

Not many of us have the skill or resource to build a home from scratch, but if you have a grand gardening design in mind, you can create something wonderful on your own. It will take some planning, and probably a fair deal of sweat, but you don’t have to spend a fortune to make…

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24 May 18

The lowdown on this year’s must-have gardening tools

Gardening kits can be very cheap and basic. You don’t need much more than a fork, trowel and rake to tend to most plots. But, just as no cyclist is happy without the latest lights and water bottles, gardeners love nothing better than a shiny new gadget. Product designers are always looking for ways to…

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24 May 18

Quick growing vegetables for easy gardening

There is nothing like growing and harvesting your own garden grown vegetables and it isn’t difficult to do. Even better is that many spring and summer vegetables grow and ripen quickly, so you don’t have to wait too long to reap the rewards! The other benefit of these quick growing vegetables is that you can…

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27 Apr 18

The AVS guide to laying artificial grass

Artificial grass doesn’t scream fake in the way that it used to. Now, the materials and tools for laying artificial grass as a DIY job is getting better and better: they are increasingly good quality, easy to use, and, most importantly, good looking. AVS’s range of artificial grasses provides durable, usable and affordable surfacing for…

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27 Apr 18