When we find ourselves in May we turn our thoughts to two things…summer prices (coming soon in a separate blog post) and the need to call on the local chimney sweep. If you have an open fire or burn solid fuel in your multifuel stove then this is something you too should be thinking about it. Although we did consider a fire tonight (isn’t it a bit chilly?) recently our fireplace has seen little action! This is the perfect time to give your chimney some TLC.
When my grandfather set up the family coal business all those years ago he could never have envisaged the way in which it would have evolved by 2011. Coal, something so old, has been plunged into the world of IT. Long gone are the days of horse and cart deliveries ofcourse but being part of the internet with emails, websites, google maps, searches, Facebook & Twitter accounts etc has taken the business into a new era. Read more
As the weather has improved and the sun has been shining, the ‘little’ people of Oxfordshire have been learning outside using a variety of products delivered by us. Early Years Practitioners and parents know the value of a bag of play sand or bark to enhancing a child’s learning and stimulating their imagination. Read more
As Spring arrives many of you, like us, will be thinking about preparing your garden for the summer months. Now is an ideal time to purchase some of our top quality turf to patch or re-lay your lawn or even create a new one!
Our fresh turf will be delivered to your door and we would advise that you lay it as soon as possible, preferably within 24 hours. Please bear this in mind when ordering.
It is imperative that you prepare the ground for the turf to be laid ensuring the ground is clear of anything that might prevent the turf from bedding in properly. Read more
After you have taken delivery of your logs to use in your fireplace or woodstove, you will want to store them properly in order that they are ready to use at any time. As we all know living in the UK the weather can change without warning and sometimes a crackling log fire is just what is needed to take the chill from the air and give a warm cosy glow. Wood that has been allowed to stand unprotected in the rain will be harder to burn than wood which has been protected from the elements under a tarp or roof. Read more