Wooden garden sheds are available to buy from most garden, hardware stores and online at places like eBay, Amazon etc. Prices vary dependent on what kind of garden shed you require, the fancier and larger ones obviously being the most expensive.
Uses for a garden shed vary and they may be used for storage, growing plants, hobbies, small businesses, children’s playhouses, the list is endless. Any garden can have a shed, there are many sizes available and you are sure to find something that fits your needs and space available.
As unlikely as it is that you would not find a shed that suits your needs or if you just fancy being creative, you can build your own wooden garden shed. The basics of this are quite easy and the most important requirement is that there is a stable base to build on. An easy and ideal way to ensure this is to lay a concrete base for your wooden garden shed.
When making plans for building your garden shed you should consider what is the optimum site in terms of your requirements. For example the ability to access all areas of your shed for painting, repair and maintenance is probably vital. Take note of trees which are nearby and could become a problem with overhanging branches or even root growth.
Do you need planning permission to build a shed in your garden? This may be required if you live in a listed building or your shed could be an eye sore to the local community or neighbours. Also do you want all the added extras such as power, lighting, insulation, painting and or security?
There are so many options when it comes to garden sheds and their designs, the mind boggles. Who knows the shed you build or buy could end up entering the garden shed of the year competition for its unique use or wacky innovations.