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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

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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date posted on
03 Aug 18

How to Build Decking

It’s time to bring your great decking ideas to life! To save you money, time and hassle, here are a few tips on building garden decking. It will help you to know a bit about styles of decking design, wood stain options, and some specifics about how to build a deck. The basics apply for any type…

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date posted on
03 Aug 18

How to Lay Decking

If you want to know how to lay decking, you have come to the right place.  Laying decking can be done quickly and efficiently when you follow certain guidelines. It is important to remember that each deck will be different in its structure as it is dependent on the amount of space underneath the deck. There…

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date posted on
02 Aug 18

10 reasons decking is a garden investment

Let’s be honest, putting decking up is a commitment. It’s not difficult to do, but it is certainly a sizeable DIY project or something you might even want to call in the professionals for. While the value of decking keeps getting better and better, fitting decking into a good-sized area can still add up. So,…

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date posted on
01 Aug 18

5 ways to prevent scorched grass this summer

Even in rainy old England, the summer months serve sun suffice to scorch your grass! Much how we’ve all been burned during a July getaway to somewhere hot and coastal, you might see your lawns browning and wilting this summer. Here are five tips for guarding your garden when the sun’s at its strongest. 1)…

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date posted on
15 Jul 18

5 reasons to use AVS for your fencing supplies

After 25 years spent delivering high-quality fencing solutions to customers working on landscaping and construction projects, both business-driven and DIY-focused, AVS Fencing Supplies have grown to nine branches across South and East England. An unbridled knowledge of fencing meets unwavering confidence in our stock to create a proven winning formula: the foundation for any project,…

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date posted on
12 Jul 18

How to put up a fence with concrete posts

If you want your fencing to form a long-lasting barrier, then you need to look for the strongest possible posts. Wooden posts look great, but regardless of the treatment you give them, they will never match the strength of metal or concrete posts: concrete is a wonderful value material that guarantees decades of maintenance-free support for…

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date posted on
01 Jun 18

The complete guide to pet fencing

We love our pets: we love them for their individuality; we love them for their freedom. But these charming animal spirits aren’t such great news when you’re watching a much-loved family companion charging off towards a busy road. This is where pet fencing comes in. Being a responsible pet owner means keeping your animals safe…

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date posted on
01 Jun 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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date posted on
24 May 18