Save the house sparrow with a funky DIY birdhouse

Sparrow

The house sparrow has been around since the Stone Age. A very sociable bird, they are commonly found nesting in holes and boxes, if needed they will evict swallows and martins from their nests. Once a very common bird, the house sparrow has declined rapidly since 1975; the reasons for this are unknown although it is a cause for great debate amongst bird watchers.

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October 12, 2018

How to Build a Large Log Store

Large Logstore W1.84mxD0.93mxH1.30

Building your own log store is a great opportunity to showcase your DIY skills and to test your skills a little. The results will definitely be worth your while! Through protecting your logs over winter, you will be saving yourself money in the future, when the dreaded heating bill arrives. The instructions below are for […]

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October 2, 2018

How To Build a Small Log Store

Small Logstore- spruce wood, pressure treated

Building your own log store is a great chance to showcase your DIY skills or put your expertise to the test. The outcome will definitely be worthwhile! You will not only be protecting your logs from the weather over winter, you’ll also be saving yourself quite a few pounds when the dreaded heating bill arrives. […]

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September 17, 2018

How much could you save working from home?

Log Cabin from Dunster House designed as a home office with chair, desk and computer

A huge number of our cabins get used as bases for small businesses, or by people who are working from home. Some of them are self-employed freelance workers, and some are working remotely for their employers. Whichever type of worker you are, there are many benefits of working from home. No traffic stress, controlling your […]

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Grow Your Own Herbs At Home

What to Plant in May Greenhouse Dunster House

The first few months of the year are always full of New Year’s resolutions to eat better, and there’s even religious motivation in the form of Lent, but there are also temptations everywhere. Leftover or cheap Christmas chocolate, eating your body weight in pancakes for Shrove Tuesday, and then doing that again with Easter Eggs […]

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March 9, 2017

Christmas printable pictures, part 1

Christmas Dunster House

With Christmas songs on the radio, the first flush of frost on the ground and social media posts being inundated with all things sparkly, it is hard to ignore that Christmas is coming. Both last weekend (6th-7th) and the one coming up (13th-14th) are the prime time to put up your Christmas trees and enjoy […]

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December 11, 2014

The ultimate summer accessory!

Pergola Dunster House Ultimate Summer Accessory

We are very proud of our range of Garden Buildings. We truly believe that our products are the best that you will find, but we know that our Pergola and Arbours are sometimes overshadowed by the amazing Log Cabins currently on sale, after reading this blog you will all be rushing to buy this! Pergolas, for […]

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July 25, 2014

The ultimate obstacle course

Children playing on climbing frame

For children, the highlight of summer is going to the park. Spending hours climbing, sliding, swinging and hanging from the climbing frame.  They can, and will, run around for hours with an apparent abundance of energy that we cannot begin to fathom where it came from. Honestly, you could become exhausted just thinking about it, […]

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Decorating Your Garden Office

Garden Office Interior Dunster House

So, you’ve ordered your Garden Office or maybe you’re still looking into purchasing one but you’re not entirely sure how you’re going to set it up. We’ve come up with a few tips on setting up your office.   Our first tip is forget the office you’re used to! Your new Garden Office is yours! There’s no need […]

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