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Getting Creative with Fencing

Sep 2017

Getting Creative with Fencing
Fence panels can be used to create different zones, to screen off unsightly areas and even to provide a garden’s focal point with a bit of imagination - they don't have only be for the boundary.

2017 garden trends

Sep 2017

2017 garden trends
Garden trends in 2017 hasprovided a wealth of different style ideas and inspiration, which look set to govern outdoor space design into 2018 and beyond.

Use fencing to enhance your garden space

Sep 2017

Use fencing to enhance your garden space
This short blog discusses ideas about how to utilise fencing in your garden to create the feeling of more space

How to emphasise your garden style with fencing

Sep 2017

How to emphasise your garden style with fencing
From Country Cottage to Urban Retreat - fencing is often overlooked when gardens are redesigned as people tend think about how to fill a space rather than the protect the perimeter.

What Makes A Good Fence

Aug 2017

What Makes A Good Fence | Nick Bishenden
A short blog article explores 5 tips for buying and installing fencing and what you should consider to get the best results.

4 ideas for getting the most from your wheelie bin...

Aug 2017

4 ideas for getting the most from your wheelie bin store
A topical blog article covering 4-ideas for getting the most from a wheelie bin store

Can I have privacy fencing with designer good looks?

Jun 2017

Can I have privacy fencing with designer good looks?
Are you interested in the horizontal slatted stylish look of Venetian panels, but live in an area where you’d feel more comfortable if people couldn’t see through the gaps in your fence – wonderi...

Ultimate Guide to get your garden summer ready

Jun 2017

Ultimate Guide to get your garden summer ready | Guest Blogger
It's not too late to maximise use of your garden this summer, our Guest Blogger, James at lawnmowerhut.com has some helpful hints and tips

Top 10 Uses for Decking

May 2017

Top 10 Uses for Decking
If you're considering adding a timber deck to your garden, this blog post shares the top 10 uses for timber deck.

The Best Climbing Plants for Fencing

Mar 2017

The Best Climbing Plants for Fencing | Guest Blogger
Creative gardening expert, Clive Harris explains how to get the best plant growing up your garden fencing panels in the right conditions in your garden.

Garden Design Trends to Try for Yourself in 2017

Feb 2017

Garden Design Trends to Try for Yourself in 2017 | Guest Blogger
Our guest blogger Suhayl Laher explores some 'on trend' budget garden design ideas that can be tried simply and easily in your own homes and gardens to create a contemporary garden

Are you taking part in the Big Garden Birdwatch

Jan 2017

Are you taking part in the Big Garden Birdwatch | Louise Tomlin
Join in the world’s largest wildlife survey this weekend and help the RSPB know how nature is doing across the UK.

Winter scenes - January 2017

Jan 2017

Winter scenes - January 2017 | Louise Tomlin
Even in the deep mid-winter we can find spectacular scenes and feasts for the eyes including some Jacksons agricultural fences looking good in winter sunshine

Gates for Horses

Jan 2017

Gates for Horses
Whether your horse is turned out 24/7 or just during the day, it is vital that the paddock is secured by gates that are designed to cope with the wear and tear likely to be inflicted by these beau...

Can a Garden Gate be installed on a slope or hill?

Dec 2016

Can a Garden Gate be installed on a slope or hill? | Nick Bishenden
Can a Garden Gate be installed on a slope or hill? How a garden gate can be installed on a slope or hill.

The last day of meteorological autumn

Nov 2016

The last day of meteorological autumn | Louise Tomlin
Winter is upon us and it is giving us a heads up with some of the coldest weather we've had in ages, here are some images of our fencing, gates, railings and show gardens covered in frost...

Golden leaves and rich reds brings Autumn to life ...

Nov 2016

Golden leaves and rich reds brings Autumn to life in the Jacksons Show Gardens | Louise Tomlin
A brief spell of autumn sunshine reveals the beauty to found in the November show gardens.

Equine Maintenance Matters

Nov 2016

Equine Maintenance Matters
The importance of equine maintenance on both the horse, rider and equine properties, yard, stables, fencing and gates

Get Your Firework Party Off With A Bang!

Nov 2016

Get Your Firework Party Off With A Bang! | Kelly Harnett
If you are planning a bonfire night celebration or fireworks party in your garden this year, here are some great ideas for a fun (and safe) event.

Equestrian Yard Security

Oct 2016

Equestrian Yard Security
Equestrian Yard Security, protecting your Equestrian Investment. Perimeter Fencing, Yard entry and exit and general Equestrian Yard Security advice

Moving House: Taking Your Garden with You - Guest ...

Oct 2016

Moving House: Taking Your Garden with You - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
Saying goodbye to your home is hard enough, but leaving behind a garden that you’ve cared for a nurtured can be difficult. This blog post is a guide to taking your garden with you when you move.

Fencing Focus For Horses

Oct 2016

Fencing Focus For Horses
Fencing Focus For Horses. There are a number of priority considerations for any paddock which is intended for equestrian usage

LED Lighting Makes Garden Evening Entertaining Fun...

Oct 2016

LED Lighting Makes Garden Evening Entertaining Fun & Easy - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
A guest blog post on why you should consider LED lighting for your garden and the best and different choices of LED lighting.

Crafty Gardens Guide - Guest Post

Oct 2016

Crafty Gardens Guide - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
As the weather turns colder, you can still enjoy the benefits of home-grown fruit and herbs. Sainsbury’s Bank blog, Money Matters has three great activities for the whole family to take part in.

Jakoustic fencing makes new seating area possible

Sep 2016

Jakoustic fencing makes new seating area possible
Installing acoustic fencing barriers and Jacksons Fencing products meant that garden designer Mark Lane could make full use of his garden space

What are the Benefits of Gardening - Guest Post

Sep 2016

What are the Benefits of Gardening - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
Fresh air and home-grow plants aren’t the only good things about gardening - this blog post explains the many benefits from improving physical to mental health

Autumn is here  - will your fence stand up to the ...

Sep 2016

Autumn is here - will your fence stand up to the winter storms? | Louise Tomlin
How will your fencing stand up to the worst of the winter weather? We have created a blog that will help your fence stand up to the winter elemnts

Styling an Outdoor Office - Guest Post

Sep 2016

Styling an Outdoor Office - Guest Post
Where better to work than in a vibrant, natural environment, where you can indulge your senses with the sights and sounds of all that nature has to offer?

Planning an outdoor arena

Aug 2016

Planning an outdoor arena
Jacksons have put together a checklist of points to bear in mind when planning an outdoor equestrian or equine arena.

The Definitive Guide To Outdoor Security Lighting ...

Jul 2016

The Definitive Guide To Outdoor Security Lighting - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
This buying guide is here to make sure that you don’t fall victim to complacency like those before you, and aims to give you all the knowledge you need to find the perfect security lighting for yo...

RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2016 Report

Jul 2016

RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2016 Report | Louise Tomlin
Four winning front gardens featuring Jacksons panels and products, that definitely have the 'Feel Good Factor' at this years RHS Hampton Court show...

Gate Etiquette for Horses

Jun 2016

Gate Etiquette for Horses
Being able to open and close a gate while riding is an essential skill for anyone who enjoys hacking out. Here’s a step-by-step guide courtesy of Your Horse which explains how to make light work o...

Gear up Your Garden for Summer - Guest Post

Jun 2016

Gear up Your Garden for Summer - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
Garden 4 Less offers some expert hints, tips and tricks about how to get the most out of your garden this summer. This info graphic covers flowers, patios, decking, furniture and more

BBC Gardeners' World Live - Jacksons Fencing Report

Jun 2016

BBC Gardeners' World Live - Jacksons Fencing Report | Louise Tomlin
The rainy weather didn't discourage the many visitors who flocked to this increasingly popular BBC Gardeners' World Live show, and they wouldn't be disappointed by the stunning show gardens and Ja...

Seasonal Yard Security Check List

Jun 2016

Seasonal Yard Security Check List
Dealing with keeping your yard, stables or field shelter safe and secure during the four seasons of the year

Top 10 Tips for Effective Slug Management - Guest ...

Jun 2016

Top 10 Tips for Effective Slug Management - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
Snuffles Hedgehog Rescue Centre share their top 10 tips for effective slug management without harming hedgehogs, pets and other wildlife.

Creating a Visual Impact in Your Garden

Jun 2016

Creating a Visual Impact in Your Garden | Kelly Harnett
Fences, sheds, flowers, lighting and raised beds all can make a dramatic impact in your garden. In this blog post we share a few ways you can create the wow factor in your outdoor room.

Small Garden Design Infographic - Guest Post

May 2016

Small Garden Design Infographic - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
The folks over at Wayfair UK interviewed 6 garden professionals to find out the tricks of the trade and put it all into one handy infographic.

Jacksons make a ‘Green Connection’

May 2016

Jacksons make a ‘Green Connection’
The wildlife friendly show garden at BBC Gardeners World Live is the showcase for Hedgehog friendly gravel boards and Jacksons' premium Venetian and Woven fence panels.

Harrogate Spring Show - A golden opportunity...

Apr 2016

Harrogate Spring Show - A golden opportunity... | Louise Tomlin
Jacksons Woven fence panels featured in award winning show garden at Harrogate Spring Flower Show this year.

Create a stylish hideaway in your garden

Apr 2016

Create a stylish hideaway in your garden | Louise Tomlin
Ideas for creating the sought after outdoor room in your garden, a stylish hideaway in your garden is a great way of creating this.

Why turnout is important for a horse

Apr 2016

Why turnout is important for a horse
Find out why it is important to turnout a horse. The specific reasons to back up the argument that turnout is good for a horse.

Fencing Choices For Horses

Apr 2016

Fencing Choices For Horses
Fencing choices For Horses. When looking at fencing for horses, there are four main options.

Poo, Glorious Hedgehog Poo - Guest Post

Apr 2016

Poo, Glorious Hedgehog Poo - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
Hedgehogs emerge from hibernation any time from March onwards and the sign of fresh black droppings on the lawn is a wonderful sign that hedgehogs have emerged safely from their deep sleep.

Planter Choices and Materials - Guest Post

Mar 2016

Planter Choices and Materials - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
In this blog post Adam Christopher looks at the different types of planters available on the market, as well as the benefits and disadvantages they have.

5 Garden Trends for 2016

Feb 2016

5 Garden Trends for 2016 | Emma Wallace
This post looks at the garden trends we predict will become popular features in this year’s spring / summer seasons. From sustainable living to contemporary lighting, heating and homes for nature ...

Hedgehog boards at the Fur, Feather and Exotic exh...

Feb 2016

Hedgehog boards at the Fur, Feather and Exotic exhibition… | Louise Tomlin
See a demo of the new hedgehog friendly gravel boards making and helping fencing play its part in the to reduce the hedgehog population decrease

Tips to maintain a perfect paddock

Feb 2016

Tips to maintain a perfect paddock
Jacksons supplies top professional tips on how to maintain your paddock and keep it safe and looking good

Understanding Anti-Slip Decking - Guest Post

Feb 2016

Understanding Anti-Slip Decking - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
We caught up with Mark Eggleston, MD of WJ Group and owner of the DeckWright Anti-Slip brand, to ask a few essential questions on the subject of slippery timber decking.

Top 12 Plants for Butterflies - Guest Post

Feb 2016

Top 12 Plants for Butterflies - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
John Shortland shares twelve of his favourite plants that not only look beautiful but will attract butterflies, bees and other wildlife to your garden.

Check list for finding a suitable livery yard

Jan 2016

Check list for finding a suitable livery yard
Even the most avid horse lover is likely to be spending a significant amount of time away from the yard, while celebrating with their family and friends which ultimately plays into the hands of th...

Jacksons Favourite 10 Gardening Blogs for 2016

Jan 2016

Jacksons Favourite 10 Gardening Blogs for 2016
If you’re a gardening beginner or a seasonal expert, to help you discover more great gardening blogs we have created a list (in no particular order) of blogs we would recommend reading and keeping...

Equestrian Post and Rail Fencing tips

Jan 2016

Equestrian Post and Rail Fencing tips
Jacksons fencing provide top tips for the installation and care of Post and Rail fencing for an equestrian application

Perfect your Post and Rail installation for equest...

Jan 2016

Perfect your Post and Rail installation for equestrian applications
How to make sure your Jacksons Post and Rail installation is perfect and minimise any errors or mistakes

January -  News, Topical Treats and more....

Jan 2016

January - News, Topical Treats and more.... | Louise Tomlin
How can an acoustic fence change your life? A story of a customer who purchased a Jacksons acoustic fence, reducing road noise and making it possible to enjoy time in their garden

An Expert Guide to Climbing Plants - Guest Post

Jan 2016

An Expert Guide to Climbing Plants - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
Climbing plants work brilliantly when it comes to softening garden structures or trellis and adding a little vertical zing to a space. But what will work best in your garden? Award-winning garden ...

Bed, Breakfast and the Hedgehog Highway - Guest Post

Dec 2015

Bed, Breakfast and the Hedgehog Highway - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
Hedgehog Officer for Warwickshire Wildlife Trust explains how your garden can become the perfect hedgehog B&B and how hedgehogs are an increasingly rare sight in our gardens

No Foot, No Horse

Dec 2015

No Foot, No Horse
The importance of looking after the feet and hooves of your horses and tips on maintaining them for your horse

Display 'perfect manners' to your horse!

Dec 2015

Display 'perfect manners' to your horse!
Much is written about dealing with various behavioural issues with our horses, but as responsible owners, sometimes we need to take stock of our own behaviour towards these beautiful creatures

Why Starting a Vegetable Garden in Winter is a Rea...

Dec 2015

Why Starting a Vegetable Garden in Winter is a Really Good Idea - Guest Post | Guest Blogger
Gardening author and fully-qualified ethnobotanist Emma Cooper tells us why starting a vegetable garden in winter is a really good idea

Caring for Wildlife in your Garden this Winter

Nov 2015

Caring for Wildlife in your Garden this Winter | Anna Williams
With reports suggesting 2015/2016 is set to be the worst winter in half-a-century, this blog post shares tips on how you can help care for the wildlife in your garden.

Guest Post: How Effective are Burglar Alarms Infog...

Nov 2015

Guest Post: How Effective are Burglar Alarms Infographic | Guest Blogger
What do you do when you hear a burglar alarm ringing in your neighbourhood? Security Alarms surveyed 1000 of their website visitors with this very simple question with surprising results.

Basic first aid for riders

Nov 2015

Basic first aid for riders
Basic first aid for riders and horses and how important it is to know different procedures and relate techniques

New hedgehog friendly gravel boards - Winter News ...

Nov 2015

New hedgehog friendly gravel boards - Winter News topical treats and more
New hedgehog friendly gravel boards are here as our spiky friends need all the help they can get as numbers decline to possibly only a million left.

Stabling Sorted For Winter?

Nov 2015

Stabling Sorted For Winter?
Help get your horses and stables ready for winter. From Stable stables to the location where a stable should be situated

Come and see Jacksons at the Futurescape event, Tu...

Nov 2015

Come and see Jacksons at the Futurescape event, Tuesday 17th November
The Jacksons team are back at Sandown park for this popular industry event

November News, topical treats and more

Nov 2015

November News, topical treats and more | Louise Tomlin
Don't get down now that winter is on its way, now's the time to dream up some exciting garden projects for next year, maybe using our lovely new Curve shelter as your inspiration.

Buying a horse tips

Oct 2015

Buying a horse tips
Essential information on buying a horse detailing the correct hows and what to look for and ethical practices

Jacksons show gardens Autumn update blog

Oct 2015

Jacksons show gardens Autumn update blog
Autumn, It’s a funny time of the year when one moment the onset of winter feels a bit too close for comfort, we are reminded of it knocking on the door when the days rapidly start shortening, and ...

Get Set for Winter - Top Chores for October

Oct 2015

Get Set for Winter - Top Chores for October | Emma Wallace
This blog post provides a list of essential garden jobs that need to be carried out to keep things shipshape and ready for the burst of activity next Spring!

Don't Increase Your Risk of Burglary When The Cloc...

Oct 2015

Don't Increase Your Risk of Burglary When The Clocks Go Back | Darren Staveley
This blog post provides some practical advice on some of the steps you can take to secure and protect yourself, property and garden against the opportunist burglar.

Holistic approach to rehabilitation

Oct 2015

Holistic approach to rehabilitation
An mental approach to the care of your horse and its wellbeing, touching on a range of different holistic techniques

Post Competition Protocol

Oct 2015

Post Competition Protocol
Details on the procedure and protocol of getting ready before and what to do after competitive events

Horse Winter Coat Advice

Oct 2015

Horse Winter Coat Advice
As horses begin to show a winter coat, many owners opt to clip their horses to maintain their comfort during exercise, we have some advice to help

Compost: The Ultimate Superfood for Soil

Oct 2015

Compost: The Ultimate Superfood for Soil | Liam Minto
What is all the fuss about compost? This blog post looks at how compost is used and how you can grow your own in the garden. Also advice on how to screen or fence a unsightly compost heap or bin.

Laminitis - Be Prepared!

Oct 2015

Laminitis - Be Prepared!
Details on laminitis and what cause it and how to prevent it and what to do if your horse suddenly becomes a sufferer

Time-lapse video of Hampton show garden build

Oct 2015

Time-lapse video of Hampton show garden build | Louise Tomlin
A time-lapse video capturing the complete build from day one through to completion of the Jacksons secret garden party show garden at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show.

How to Make Your Garden Bee Friendly

Oct 2015

How to Make Your Garden Bee Friendly
This blog provides advice on how to make your garden bee friendly and the importance of bees within and around the garden.

Guest Post: How to Create Designer Garden Lighting

Sep 2015

Guest Post: How to Create Designer Garden Lighting | Guest Blogger
In his second installment for the Jacksons Fencing blog - Jason Hornby shares advice and expert tips on how to add lighting to your garden.

Managing Winter Behaviour Issues

Sep 2015

Managing Winter Behaviour Issues
This deals with how to get the most and manage winter behaviour issues within the horse and rider

Planning and installing a stable

Sep 2015

Planning and installing a stable
Planning and installing a stable is a large part of equestrian life with many horse owners choose to have their horses living out for the majority of the time but not all horses are able to cope w...

Favourite Garden - we have have the results

Sep 2015

Favourite Garden - we have have the results | Louise Tomlin
We asked for your feedback on which was your favourite small garden within Jacksons Secret Garden Party show garden at RHS Hampton Court

Essential tips to help riders conquer the competit...

Sep 2015

Essential tips to help riders conquer the competition nerves
Top tips from the professionals on how to deal with and conquer competition nerves within a rider

Guest Post: Get Fit In Your Home Gym; Your Back Ga...

Sep 2015

Guest Post: Get Fit In Your Home Gym; Your Back Garden! | Guest Blogger
Why not get a good workout in whilst pruning the plants!

Winter healthcare checks for your horse

Aug 2015

Winter healthcare checks for your horse
How to take proper care of your horse and maintain winter healthcare checks for your horse

Help Your Horse Keep its Cool During the Summer

Aug 2015

Help Your Horse Keep its Cool During the Summer | Anna Williams
In this blog post we are discussing the weather – or more specifically how to help your horse keep its cool when the temperatures soar!

6 Easy Gardening Jobs for August

Aug 2015

6 Easy Gardening Jobs for August | Emma Wallace
This blog post provides details of six easy gardening tasks to consider this month.

Managing the competition horse

Aug 2015

Managing the competition horse
Specialist advice on the correct care and management of a competition horse to allow it to excel in competitions

Winter Warmers for Horses

Aug 2015

Winter Warmers for Horses
We’ve gone from an Indian summer straight into the depths of the typical wind and rain associated with a British winter and while us humans can easily switch on the heating and layer on the clothe...

Taking the stress out of moving a horse to a new home

Aug 2015

Taking the stress out of moving a horse to a new home
Taking the stress out of moving a horse to a new home

Guest Post: Visual Guide to Home Security Infographic

Aug 2015

Guest Post: Visual Guide to Home Security Infographic | Guest Blogger
Take a look at this handy infographic from Sainsbury’s Bank, illustrating the ways you can improve the security of your home from the inside and outside.

The Whys and Hows of the Garden Office

Aug 2015

The Whys and Hows of the Garden Office | Darren Staveley
This blog looks at the benefits of installing an office in the garden and provides some tips to ensure your home working solution is a success!

Meet our Automation Products Manager

Aug 2015

Meet our Automation Products Manager
In this blog post we meet Tim Neal – our Automation Products Manager. Here he shares some insight knowledge on the automation world.

Tips to Make Your Garden Party Great!

Aug 2015

Tips to Make Your Garden Party Great! | Rob Hunt-Cooke
This blog provides more practical tips designed to help you put on a great party in the garden this summer.

Turn out tips from the professionals

Aug 2015

Turn out tips from the professionals
Rebekah White, head groom to professional rider Hannah Biggs gives tips on getting ready for competition

The Longines Royal International Horse Show - the ...

Jul 2015

The Longines Royal International Horse Show - the Ultimate Equestrian Event of the Year | Anna Williams
The Longines Royal International is now in its 108th year and continues to go from strength to strength.

Why Horses are Officially Good for You

Jul 2015

Why Horses are Officially Good for You | Anna Williams
How do you define the many benefits that are derived from being around horses?

Sorting your saddle

Jul 2015

Sorting your saddle
How to look after and properly adjust and place a saddle and choosing the right saddle for rider and horse

What to Expect from a Garden Designer

Jul 2015

What to Expect from a Garden Designer
This blog post aims to arm you with some clear guidance on what kind of service you should expect your garden designer to deliver.

Transform Your Garden into the Ultimate Party Venue

Jun 2015

Transform Your Garden into the Ultimate Party Venue | Rob Hunt-Cooke
Here are our top tips for creating the ultimate garden party setting:

Guest Post: Boundary disputes – knowing where to d...

Jun 2015

Guest Post: Boundary disputes – knowing where to draw the line | Guest Blogger
Expert advice on the common garden boundary permissions and laws when installing fencing, gates or garden decking.

Don't miss the Hickstead Derby Meeting this June

Jun 2015

Don't miss the Hickstead Derby Meeting this June | Liam Minto
Jacksons will be at Hickstead showcasing its premium stables and equestrian fencing as well as a selection of high quality timber garden accessories.

Guest Post: Create Your Own ‘Me Space’ In Your Gar...

Jun 2015

Guest Post: Create Your Own ‘Me Space’ In Your Garden Shed | Guest Blogger
We’ve come up with a list of our favourite ways to re-invent your shed.

How to achieve success on the show jumping circuit

Jun 2015

How to achieve success on the show jumping circuit
Professional Showjumper Guy Williams provides details and experience on how to gain success on the show jumping circuit

Guest Post: Garden Design using Reclaimed & Upcyle...

Jun 2015

Guest Post: Garden Design using Reclaimed & Upcyled Items | Guest Blogger
In this blog post The Reclamation Shop offers some expert advice on using reclaimed and upcycled items in your garden.

Top 5 Screening and Storage Solutions for the Garden

Jun 2015

Top 5 Screening and Storage Solutions for the Garden
Here’s our take on some of the best screening / storage ideas to keep your garden looking gorgeous this summer.

Jacksons at The Royal Windsor Horse Show 2015

May 2015

Jacksons at The Royal Windsor Horse Show 2015 | Kelly Harnett
Kelly Harnett reports all from the Jacksons stand at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.

Get The Chelsea Look For Your Garden

May 2015

Get The Chelsea Look For Your Garden | Kelly Harnett
Here’s a few top tips on how to inject a touch of Chelsea Flower Show glamour to create a truly gorgeous garden.

Fencing For Man's Best Friend

May 2015

Fencing For Man's Best Friend | Liam Minto
Creating a secure outdoor space with dog friendly fencing for our canine companions should be a number one priority.

Creating a Bird Friendly Garden

May 2015

Creating a Bird Friendly Garden | Darren Staveley
In this blog post, we show you what can be done to ensure your garden represents an inviting haven designed to entice birds on a regular basis.

May Bank Holiday Garden Checklist

Apr 2015

May Bank Holiday Garden Checklist | Kelly Harnett
If you have a garden the extra long weekend provides the perfect opportunity to get on top of all those jobs to ensure a stunning outdoor room for summer!

RHS Hampton Court Jacksons show garden April Update

Apr 2015

RHS Hampton Court Jacksons show garden April Update | Louise Tomlin
The house facades start taking shape and we have our first site visit to see the garden location...

Shade Solutions for Horses

Apr 2015

Shade Solutions for Horses
Most owners think about installing stables or field shelters to provide their horse with a warm and dry refuge during the harsh winter months but are not as tuned in to the challenges the summer w...

Guest Post: See Your Garden Spring into Life Every...

Apr 2015

Guest Post: See Your Garden Spring into Life Every Year | Guest Blogger
Jason Hornby, an award winning garden designer, shares how perennials can add consistent colour to your garden every spring and summer.

Summer healthcare for horses

Apr 2015

Summer healthcare for horses
How to treat and maintain your horse or horse in the summer months to maximise the care and wellbeing of your horse

Travel Tips for Horses

Apr 2015

Travel Tips for Horses
With the summer competition season well and truly under way, no matter how well schooled your horse is under saddle, you will not taste true success in the arena if your horse is stressed as a res...

What makes a great trainer?

Apr 2015

What makes a great trainer?
Emilie Faurie offers insightful experience and tips on what makes a great trainer and what to look out for in a horse

News, Topical Treats and more...April 2015

Apr 2015

News, Topical Treats and more...April 2015 | Louise Tomlin
Topical thoughts and spring update, plus news on the design competition for RHS Hampton Court Flower Show

Guest Post: Make Your Own Nesting Box and Help the...

Mar 2015

Guest Post: Make Your Own Nesting Box and Help the Wildlife In Your Area | Guest Blogger
Wildlife gardening writer, Jan Miller-Klein, provides step by step instructions on how to build a birds nest box.

A Royal Equestrian Engagement For Your Diary

Mar 2015

A Royal Equestrian Engagement For Your Diary | Kelly Harnett
If you are planning your summer excursions here’s one for the diary, a trip to the Royal Windsor Horse Show!

Planning for a Hot Tub Installation

Mar 2015

Planning for a Hot Tub Installation | Emma Wallace
So you’re thinking about purchasing a hub tub? There are lots of things to consider – in this blog post we explain the pitfalls and decisions you will have to make.

Get Ready to Roll Out The Green Carpet!

Mar 2015

Get Ready to Roll Out The Green Carpet! | Emma Wallace
In this blog, we’ve some advice on how to get your ‘Operation Clean Up’ underway starting by tackling the lawn!

Jacksons at the Agri-Expo 2015

Mar 2015

Jacksons at the Agri-Expo 2015 | Kelly Harnett
Kelly Harnett reports on the success of the Agri-Expo 2015.

As London Fashion Week Closes 'Garden Fashion Week...

Mar 2015

As London Fashion Week Closes 'Garden Fashion Week' Beckons | Emma Wallace
The RHS Chelsea Flower Show marks the London Fashion Show equivalent amongst the horticultural elite, so it is a great place to witness the trends that are likely to transcend from the gardener’s ...

Get your horse competition fit - Tips from Anna Ro...

Mar 2015

Get your horse competition fit - Tips from Anna Ross-Davies
As the weather warms up and the lighter evenings kick in, many riders will be turning their attention to the need to improve the fitness of their horse in preparation for the competition season. W...

Guest Post: What are your Options with Equestrian ...

Mar 2015

Guest Post: What are your Options with Equestrian Fencing? | Guest Blogger
If you’re going to be repairing or replacing your equestrian fences in the coming months you might find yourself thinking about the types of equestrian fencing available. In this blog post Alice B...

The Jacksons Guide to Planning Your Decking

Feb 2015

The Jacksons Guide to Planning Your Decking | Darren Staveley
Every garden decking project is different. In this guide our Decking Expert, Darren, offers some helpful advice.

Creating an Environmentally Friendly Outdoor Room

Feb 2015

Creating an Environmentally Friendly Outdoor Room | Emma Wallace
We’ve put together some suggestions for ways in which you can improve your ‘eco credentials’ in the home’s greenest room of all – the garden!

Fit to ride? Gain the competitive edge by improvin...

Feb 2015

Fit to ride? Gain the competitive edge by improving your personal fitness
Post the traditional Christmas blow out and party lifestyle associated with the holiday season, it’s the time of year when the pressure is definitely on to resolve to take better care of ourselves...

A Garden Fence Buying Guide

Feb 2015

A Garden Fence Buying Guide | Liam Minto
Thinking about purchasing a new garden fence? You might find your options may appear limitless. Here are some points from Jacksons Fencing to make your life easier.

Guest Post: Creating a Child Friendly Garden

Feb 2015

Guest Post: Creating a Child Friendly Garden | Guest Blogger
Your garden is a really important part of your family’s life. In this blog post expert landscape garden designers Aye and Susan from Aye Gardening Services share their knowledge on creating a chil...

Easy Ways To Get Your Dressage Marks Up!

Jan 2015

Easy Ways To Get Your Dressage Marks Up!
Anna Ross-Davies on the most common ‘easy to fix’ mistakes made in a dressage test

Guy William's tips to bringing on a youngster

Jan 2015

Guy William's tips to bringing on a youngster
We asked top international show jumper and Jacksons Professional Rider team member Guy Williams, his advice on the best steps to take when bringing on a young horse intended for a career in show j...

On The Bit - Guest Blog

Jan 2015

On The Bit - Guest Blog
Equestrian tips and advice from International Equestrian professional rider Emile Faurie

Note from the CEO - January 2015

Jan 2015

Note from the CEO - January 2015 | Peter Jackson
So what have we got planned for 2015? Naturally, we will be working hard to maintain and improve Jacksons’ standing within the residential sector, manufacturing, supplying and installing beautiful...

Making light work of mucking out!

Jan 2015

Making light work of mucking out!
Love it or hate it, if you keep a horse stabled during the day, night or both, mucking out is just one of those incessant chores that has to be done on a daily basis. So if you want to minimise th...

Update: Jacksons Show Gardens Design Competition a...

Jan 2015

Update: Jacksons Show Gardens Design Competition at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2015 update | Louise Tomlin
The Jacksons Show gardens competition for 2015 was launched in early December following the announcement that the competition would have a new spin this year

What's Trending in the Garden in 2015?

Jan 2015

What's Trending in the Garden in 2015? | Emma Wallace
What’s destined to be hot in the world of garden design in 2015? Here’s what the pundits are anticipating we will be witnessing in outdoor rooms across the UK and beyond...

January 2015 - News, topical treats and more...

Jan 2015

January 2015 - News, topical treats and more... | Louise Tomlin
Thoughts of last winter's weather damage and Brian's retreat and a half was well worth waiting for!

Guest Post: Exterior Design Tips for Home Improvers

Jan 2015

Guest Post: Exterior Design Tips for Home Improvers | Guest Blogger
So, you’ve successfully completed a major renovation or extension to your home. Finally, you sit back, take in the view from your sleek, new bi-folding doors and then it hits you: the garden has b...

4 Tips to Make Your Garden Planning Perfect

Dec 2014

4 Tips to Make Your Garden Planning Perfect | Emma Wallace
Here’s a reminder that the Christmas break represents an ideal time to plan the perfect garden for next Spring!

Do you want to design a show garden at RHS Hampton...

Dec 2014

Do you want to design a show garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show? | Louise Tomlin
Following the success of the previous years, we are pleased to announce the popular Jacksons Show Gardens Design Competition, will run for a sixth year

Guest Post: Beat The Burglar This Festive Season

Dec 2014

Guest Post: Beat The Burglar This Festive Season | Guest Blogger
BBC’s ‘Beat the Burglar’ security expert, Michael Fraser, offers advice on how to avoid becoming a victim of crime this season.

The Great Gate Guide

Dec 2014

The Great Gate Guide | Liam Minto
Impressive entrance gates will deliver immediate prestige to your property, but more importantly will provide an added level of security to protect your home.

Garden Makeover Tips

Nov 2014

Garden Makeover Tips | Emma Wallace
Creating your perfect outdoor space takes a lot of effort and generally some form of investment, so make sure you spend your money wisely by coming up with a well thought out plan of action, as we...

Feeding your horse through the winter

Nov 2014

Feeding your horse through the winter
Feeding tips to maintain the condition of your horse during the winter represents a major challenge.

Jacksons had a very successful Futurescape event...

Nov 2014

Jacksons had a very successful Futurescape event... | Louise Tomlin
Futurescape at Sandown park for all Landscape Industry professionals

Jacksons Show Gardens autumn photo update

Nov 2014

Jacksons Show Gardens autumn photo update | Louise Tomlin
Sit back and watch the slideshow of the latest photos of the gardens in their autumn finery...

Winter Warmers: Using Your Outdoor Room In All Sea...

Oct 2014

Winter Warmers: Using Your Outdoor Room In All Seasons | Emma Wallace
Introduce some shelter and heat into your outdoor room so you can continue to use your garden during the cooler weather.

Is Your Home At Risk When The Clocks Go Back?

Oct 2014

Is Your Home At Risk When The Clocks Go Back? | Liam Minto
As it gets darker earlier every evening it's understandable that you may be concerned about your home and garden security. UK Crime Stats show that your concerns are justified.

Achieve Big Things With Small Gardens

Oct 2014

Achieve Big Things With Small Gardens | Emma Wallace
Are you a bit short of space in your garden? Here we explore creative ways to make the most of small gardens.

Buy British Day

Oct 2014

Buy British Day | Peter Jackson
This Friday is Buy British Day where the whole nation is encouraged to support British manufacturing and products. Peter Jackson shares why this is particularly important to him.

Growing for Booze: 10 Plants for Alcoholic Drinks ...

Sep 2014

Growing for Booze: 10 Plants for Alcoholic Drinks Making | Guest Blogger
Ever thought about brewing your own or making homemade wine? What about growing your own plants to make into alcoholic drinks? Here the Two Thirsty Gardeners share their top boozy plants with us.

Alfresco Accommodation For Dogs

Aug 2014

Alfresco Accommodation For Dogs | Emma Wallace
Alfresco Accommodation For Dogs. There are plenty of reasons why an owner might choose an outdoor kennel for their dog.

Everything You Need To Know About Choosing An Auto...

Aug 2014

Everything You Need To Know About Choosing An Automatic Gate | Peter Jackson
Everything You Need To Know About Choosing An Automatic Gate from safety to maintenance agreements.

Winter Feeding tips - Part 2

Aug 2014

Winter Feeding tips - Part 2
It’s easier to maintain a horse rather than try to bring it into condition following a significant weight loss so carrying a little bit of ‘extra’ before the cold weather really takes a grip is ac...

Be Prepared To Face The Floods

Aug 2014

Be Prepared To Face The Floods | Rob Hunt-Cooke
Be Prepared To Face The Floods. Jacksons Flood prevention tips

Hot Hot Hot, Shade Solutions from Jacksons

Jul 2014

Hot Hot Hot, Shade Solutions from Jacksons | Liam Minto
The different garden shelters and shade solutions from Jacksons Fencing

Training boredom busters from Hannah Biggs

Jul 2014

Training boredom busters from Hannah Biggs
Tips from professional rider Hannah Biggs and how to keep on top of training for both rider and horse

Is Your Fence Fit To Face The Elements?

Jul 2014

Is Your Fence Fit To Face The Elements? | Liam Minto
A blog post to help make sure your fencing or fence is fit to face the elements.

Common faults in the dressage rider

Jun 2014

Common faults in the dressage rider
You may not be competing at Hickstead this week, but any keen showjumper will be interested in receiving tips from a rider who conquered the renowned Derby bank and went on to win the Hickstead De...

Do You Have A Pet Friendly Garden?

Jun 2014

Do You Have A Pet Friendly Garden? | Emma Wallace
It’s not just the two legged inhabitants of the home that are likely to enjoy time in the garden this summer, the garden also represents a natural paradise for pets during the warmer months. But i...

Get Your Beer Garden Ready For The World Cup!

Jun 2014

Get Your Beer Garden Ready For The World Cup! | Lauren Soutan
Get Your Beer Garden Ready For The World Cup! All too often beer gardens don’t feel like a garden at all, and are frequently just used as a convenient smoking area. With the World Cup just around ...

Restricting access to playing fields

Apr 2014

Restricting access to playing fields | Nick Bishenden
Restricting access to playing fields may sound like a simple job, but this is not always the case.

A Carport is the simple way to save de-icing your ...

Apr 2014

A Carport is the simple way to save de-icing your windscreen | Nick Bishenden
A Carport is the simple way to save de-icing the windscreen on your car.

Preparing For A Show

Mar 2014

Preparing For A Show
Preparing fot an equestrian show by Guy Williams. For international show jumper Guy Williams, preparing for a show is an almost weekly occurrence so he has his strict routine down to a tee.

How To Maintain Your Motivation As A rider - Guest...

Mar 2014

How To Maintain Your Motivation As A rider - Guest Post
Whether you are a professional equestrian athlete or an amateur leisure rider, for the majority of us there is an innate desire to improve our riding skills and techniques.

Stop Vehicles And Mud On A Grass Verge

Feb 2014

Stop Vehicles And Mud On A Grass Verge
Stop Vehicles And Mud On A Grass Verge. A grass verge churned into mud by vehicles parking or driving over it is never a pleasant sight.

Call the Physio

Jan 2014

Call the Physio
Just as us humans now regularly have access to a wide range of health specialists (osteopath, physiotherapist, podiatrist, dermatologist to name but a few) it is now equally common place for the h...

Tragic Accident Highlights Importance Of Secure Fe...

Nov 2013

Tragic Accident Highlights Importance Of Secure Fencing For Horses
A horrific accident last weekend, which ended in two horses being killed after escaping from a field in Suffolk, has highlighted the importance of adopting the right physical security measures to ...

Concrete or Wooden Fence Posts?

Sep 2013

Concrete or Wooden Fence Posts? | Nick Bishenden
We discuss the positives and negatives of concrete and wooden fence posts. If your are sitting on the fence deciding whether to purchase treated wooden fence posts or concrete fence posts, this bl...

A Fence Exposed to Strong Winds

Apr 2013

A Fence Exposed to Strong Winds | Nick Bishenden
Sometimes fences have to be installed in areas subject to strong winds. Whether a garden that backs onto an open field, the fence location is positioned near the coast or the fence needs to be pl...

Fence Panels or Traditional Fencing?

Mar 2012

Fence Panels or Traditional Fencing? | Nick Bishenden
Both Fence Panels and Traditional methods of fencing have advantages and disadvantages over each other. Here are some of the advantages of Fence Panels and then some of the advantages of traditio...

Fencing products to help reduce Christmas crime

Dec 2010

Fencing products to help reduce Christmas crime | Liam Minto
Fencing products to help reduce Christmas crime.

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