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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

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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date posted on
24 May 18

North Lancing Primary School re-builds garden bug area

We’ve been taken aback by some of the amazing causes local community members are committed to helping. From swimming galas, summer fayres to school plays, there’s nothing more rewarding than a community getting together to better something. This is why we set up the AVS Local Community Fund.   THE AVS LOCAL COMMUNITY FUND  We…

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date posted on
10 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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date posted on
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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date posted on
27 Apr 18

10 spring garden tips to get summer-ready

The only reliable thing about the British weather is its unreliability. But although the time when spring will be finally unsprung is a changeable feat, you can plan good spring garden to prepare for the season of seeds, spring cleaning, and maybe even some sunshine with these spring gardening tips.   1. Clean and replace…

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date posted on
18 Apr 18

How to build a wire fence with wood posts

Wire fencing is a quick and cost-effective way to put barriers around even large areas of land. It’s a staple of agricultural and animal fencing, and chain link fences are also popular with gardeners, home chicken keepers, and pet owners. AVS Fencing can supply everything you need to erect your wire fence with wooden fence…

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date posted on
29 Mar 18

The AVS fence post spacing guide

Like most outdoor DIY tasks, getting fence post spacing right is easy enough if you follow a few simple rules. It’s time that’s worth taking, both for the function and the look of your fencing project. There are two categories when it comes to fences and getting the spacing of your posts right: panel fencing…

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date posted on
23 Mar 18

Market Opportunites And Threats Make 2018 A Real Challenge

A couple of months into the new year and 2018 is turning out to be as challenging as predicted. A squeeze on supplies has pushed up prices. Demand in the UK is rising strongly. Pinch points may occur in the peak season. It has become increasingly clear as AVS Fencing has met with its Supply…

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date posted on
07 Mar 18

How to Make a Bird Cake

Making your own Bird Food In the lead up to National Nest Box Week 2015, we have our next instalment of bird friendly tips and tricks for you to try out at home or work. This time we are showing you how to make tasty bird cakes, especially for your feathered visitors… You can attract different species…

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date posted on
28 Feb 18