Useful Sites

In this section, we have collated all the websites in and around sheds and outdoor buildings that we think you might find genuinely useful.

#1 We have included a link to Doug Stewart’s site Plant Enthusiast Blog – this is a very smartly put together website that we think will give our readers a lot of ideas as to what to plan in and around their new garden building. Doug has kept things simple by limiting his recommendations to a personal list of his top 100 in each category.

As an expert with over 20 years working in horticultural education and the presenter of the BBC Humberside Radio show “The Great Outdoors”, if you follow Doug’s advice we are sure you can’t go wrong. Take a look by visiting

#2 The Gardening Websites Directory is a hand-picked links directory to great gardening websites in the UK.

#3 The Garden Link Directory is like #2, also a good site if you want to find a lot of links relating to gardening in the UK.

#4 Plants is the resource page for Jackson’s Online Garden Centre. You might find some good resource sites here.

#5 The Home and Garden Web Link Directory is another directory that contains useful links to UK garden resource pages.

#6 Finally we have Debby’s Garden Links – this is a nice site that also serves as a good recourse for UK gardening sites.

#7 The Shed Directory on is also a fantastic site if you want to find out more about cool sheds. shedrectoryWe are in the shedrectory on

#8 OK, so we have put this link in for ourselves, but if you want to build a shed this is one of the best sites around!

#9 We have found a cool little site that is perfect for all your mail order seeds. RP Seeds has a fantastic site with a good selection. You should check it out!

#10 If you would like to have a read of an interesting blog that has a nice personal twist to some of the articles, we found The Middle Size Garden to be a very good site.

#11 Two Thirsty Gardeners – OK, with a name like that, you should want to visit the site out of curiosity alone! Well it just so happens it is a fantastic site at the same time – it combines amazing design and fantastic pictures with homely personal articles that we thing anyone with green fingers will find very interesting.

#12 One of the big surprises while running is the people we get to meet. Recently we discovered someone who we feel is one of the best connected people in the gardening media world. Geoff Hodge is a very accomplished writer, author and radio and TV broadcaster. He runs the and also the If you want to find out more about gardening and the media, he is the “Go-to Guy”.