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Garden Buildings


All garden buildings are delivered free of charge to the UK mainland. If you have special delivery requirements or are located offshore, please contact the office for details.
The buildings are delivered directly within approx. 4-6 weeks, dependent on seasonality.

All Other Products


If ordered together with a garden building and delivered to the same place in the UK mainland, your order will be delivered free of charge.
Please note: delivery charges apply to products other than garden buildings. Rates are determined at cost and will be calculated based on weight during the checkout process.


All orders above £200 qualify for free delivery 

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Liveoutside garden products are committed to innovative product development and manufacturing. Our products are manufactured to the highest standards. Advanced treatment process with permanent wood preservative provides complete protection against rot and insect attack for up to 10 years. Please notice that 10 years guarantee applies only to products which have no contact with the ground. Otherwise durability of the wood is reduced.


The life of a building depends upon it's foundations. It is vitally important that your base is firm, level, square and large enough to accommodate the building you have ordered. Ideally, your garden building should be installed on a flat concrete slab which is unlikely to sink or break up. A thickness of 50 to 100mm is required, depending upon the size and type of building that you have ordered. As an alternative, concrete paving slabs or decking bases may be laid but they should still be level, unlikely to sink at any point and completely cover the area of base required. If you have any doubts concerning the base seek advice from a local builder.

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All of the timbers are pressure impregnated using the most advanced formulation of permanent wood preservative which guarantees our products for many years against decay, weathering and insect attack.


Pressure treatment is a lifetime preservative treatment. The preservative is forced into the timber under pressure in a vacuum and penetrates below the surface. All other treatments apply a coat of stain to the surface of the timber only. With pressure impregnated timber, the chemicals are permanently fixed in the wood.

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All liveoutside garden buildings can be delivered to your door complete with a professional full installation service for as little as £345.

Our experienced builders will have your building erected and ready for use on the same day for maximum convenience and minimum disruption. If you cannot be available on the day of installation the installers will gladly carry on with the work without anybody being home. To order our professional installation service please choose this option on your shopping cart at the time of making your purchase.

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£200 

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What to grow in the garden instead of a lawn?

Probably everyone would like to have a nice lawn in their garden. Such a dream is not always easy to fulfil. Many owners of small gardens, and even experienced gardeners have a problem with establishing and maintaining a lawn. The English like to say that all it takes is to sow grass seed and then mow at least twice a week for 100 years. Are they joking? Yes, but the joke contains a grain of truth.

The lawn is always that element of the garden that needs the most work, and yet the results are often less than satisfactory. Grass must be mowed at least once, and preferably twice a week, and in addition needs to be fertilized and regularly watered and aerated. The larger the lawn, the more work and costs. Not everyone has that much time and patience to properly cultivate a lawn. So perhaps it is worth replacing it with something else? The easiest way is to plant a flower meadow that you need to mow just twice a year. This solution is cheap, but the effect is not to everyone’s taste. A flower meadow looks natural or even wild and so does not fit into most people’s idea of a garden. You can also replace a lawn with a so-called gravel garden, but this is quite expensive. However, it’s a one-time expense, and in addition, such a garden requires no care, apart from picking up any rubbish that the wind blows in. Both these solutions are, however, quite radical. A much more effective and easier solution is to reduce the surface of the lawn in favour of other garden arrangements pleasing to the eye.

A great idea is to set up an arbour, pavilion or garden house. No one needs convincing about the functionality and usefulness of such structures. It is nice to enjoy an afternoon cup of tea in an arbour. If you do not have a sufficiently large garden, and you want a substitute for a secluded corner, surrender part of the lawn in favour of paths, along which wooden flowerpots can be set. Above these you can install pergolas, and at the end of the path place a bench, or a special arched pergola with bench. Climbing plants planted next to this will grow quickly and make this a peaceful corner, in which you will be able to read or take a nap.

Where grass refuses to grow, which is usually in shady parts of the garden, you can arrange a place in which to relax. Wooden decks are ideally suited to this. Thanks to pressure impregnation, when once these have been laid on a bed of sand, they will serve you for many years without any maintenance. Such a wooden terrace is an ideal place for setting up a hammock, swing, or a set of garden furniture that will fit in nicely with the architecture of the garden. Another equally interesting solution is to build a pond with a waterfall. The murmur of the water, the view of colourful fish, and watching birds arrive to take a drink has a calming effect. Great pleasure will be had from admiring the pond from a small bridge built over it. If you do not want a pond, you can create a large flowerbed, the construction of which will require the use of stakes driven into the ground side by side, flowerbed borders, railings, roll borders or even railway sleepers. Within the flowerbed or outside it you can plant a herb garden. Ideally suited to this is a hexagonal hotbed. If you like the smell of herbs, you should locate your herb garden near the house, to be able to catch the fragrance of fresh herbs even through the window. There are many interesting alternatives to a lawn in the garden. Of course, the decision to get rid of the lawn needs serious thought. What‘s most important is the owner’s imagination and inventiveness, because the possibilities are truly enormous.

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