Garden & Leisure

  • What to plant in June

    At Leekes we are passionate about helping you get the most out of your garden and with a great range of tools, plants and decorations for your garden, we'd love to see you soon There is plenty to keep you busy in your garden this June, from planting, sowing and harvesting, to maintaining and pruning what you have already planted. With temperatures hopefully getting warmer and with more sunlight hours, your garden will be flourishing. Whether you have a large allotment or just a few potted plants…

  • Utilising your garden space

    Are you uninspired by your garden? Do you have a lot of wasted space or not sure how to make the most of smaller areas? Fret no more as we have come up with a number of ways of how you can transform your outdoor space with function and style. Layout One of the most simple ways to make the most of your garden is to look at the layout. Adding zones will add interest and a natural flow to your garden. This is possible regardless of how big or small your garden is. Adding a curved pathway will break…

  • National BBQ Week

    National BBQ week is fast approaching and is happening for an amazing 23rd time! From the 27th May to 2nd June households, pubs, restaurants and everyone in between will be encouraged to dust off their barbeques and embrace outdoor cooking. This week is not just about enjoying delicious bbq food, but also about spending quality time with your family and friends. To make sure you are ready and prepared for the week-long event we have created a quick list of the must-have items. Our recent post about…

  • Summer Dining - Ideas and Solutions

    Who doesn't love being able to eat and drink outside during the summer months? We know the lovely British weather isn't always blue skies and blazing sun, but that doesn't have to stop your al fresco experience. Whether you're wanting to relax outside in the day, or host parties in the evening, we have come up with the best ideas and solutions for outdoor dining. Furniture It sounds obvious but investing in a good garden furniture set will make outdoor dining 100 times easier and a lot more comfortable.…

  • BBQ Technology with Weber

    With so many types of barbeque out there, with different ranges of technology, it can be difficult to know which one to go for.  Weber has a whole range of barbeques, so whether you are a bbq professional or a complete newbie, read on to find the right one for you.   Charcoal Charcoal barbeques are normally seen as the traditional and cheaper option to cook your food. The charcoal gives a lovely smokey flavour, as long as you leave the lid on! Rule number one from Weber is to cook with the…

  • Garden Furniture Trends 2019

    Need some inspiration for your garden furniture this year? With summer just around the corner, we have picked some of our best lines for you to create the perfect garden space to entertain and relax. Whether you are having a total revamp, or just want to add to what you currently have, read on to find your new garden furniture addition. Hartman Titan Range The big trend for 2019 is aluminium. Set to be a best seller, the clean, sleek lines of the  Hartman Titan outdoor corner set will look…

  • How To Take Care Of Your Fire Pit

    With summer sneaking upon us, it’ll soon be time to fetch out the garden furniture and with firepits being an ever-growing garden accessory for your summer dining, this blog has compiled a list of some useful tips for protecting your firepits. Firepits have become a welcomed addition to a patio or outside area and are a perfect accent for entertaining family and friends and keeping that warm glow on those cool summer evenings. However, while all garden furniture care is important the firepit often…

  • Outdoor heating

    What could be better than spending evenings out in the garden watching the sunset? With the high temperatures of the summer tapering off, and the evenings starting to get rather chilly, it might be a good time to invest in some outdoor heating. This is where our selection of affordable outdoor heating options comes in. Whether you’re crazy about chimeneas or quite fancy a firepit, we’ve got just the thing here at Leekes. Chimeneas Not only do chimeneas provide that all-important warmth but…

  • National Allotment Week: 13th–19th of August

    With National Allotment Week just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to embrace your inner horticulturist. Whether you’re a bit of a beginner or a gardening-pro, we’ve got everything you need to get involved here at Leekes. From the power tools of the trade to rakes and spades, our collection of gardening essentials is ideal for your allotment and beyond. Want to get involved but don’t know where to start? Apply to your local council for an allotment space or just head out to the garden…

  • Garden Furniture Buying Guide

    Your garden is an extension of your home, so why not give it the attention it deserves? Make the most of the good weather by using your outdoor space to relax and dine with friends and family. As the focal point of your outdoor space, your garden furniture needs to reflect your personal taste and style. At Leekes, we understand that finding the perfect garden furniture to complement your gardens aesthetic can be a little daunting, so we have compiled some helpful tips and hints to consider to help…

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