Now you have another way to digest shed news in one place over at shed.info

There is a new shed on the allotment – we have just launched a 1990’s style portal – www.shed.info – it will collect the best shed news from around the web in one place. Myself and Alex will be using it as a way of attracting more people to the joys of shedism but from…

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Black Country Living Museum – Shed

From our Just Sheds flickr group. Black Country Living Museum – Jerushah the Tilted Cottage – shed This is from the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley, West Midlands. The museum was established in 1975, and the first buildings moved here in 1976. Since then a 26 acre site has been developed, with the unique…

Can you get a decent shed for less than £250?

I get a lot of people finding shedblog by searching and finding “cheap sheds” but looking for £100 sheds – but it was a post from 2009 and things have changed a lot.. the price of timber has gone up and people are expecting better quality buildings for their cash nowerdays – but the days…

Waltons Shed Clearance Sale

Too late for entry for Shed of the year 2011 – but be a great starting point for next year. Walton’s Value Overlap Apex Sheds The Walton’s Value Overlap Garden Shed collection comprises five garden sheds that each provides affordable quality. Every garden shed utilising an overlap structure offers great storage capacity for general garden…

Homebase has 20% off selected sheds this weekend

There are 20% off selected sheds from Friday 6th – Monday 9th May there is no need for a voucher code as the reductions have been made on site   Apex Shed – 6.5 x 10.2ft Was £739.00 Now £591.20 Save 20% Plastic Apex Garden Shed 8 x 6. 172/8659 Was £549.99 Now £439.99 Save…

What difference does 4 inches make – in the shed world that is?

Had this interesting email from Waltons – saying their sheds are “Taller, Stronger and Better value than the competition. On average 4 inches taller and with floors included as standard across the range or sheds are better built AND better value.” I did some digging ok I sent an email and got this reply. “With…

I must be getting old I want a posh shed!

While looking at flickr for sheds (as you do) I came across these from the Posh Shed company – I have not heard of them before but I bet Alex has. There claims is valid for off the shelf, but you sheddies always pimp your sheds to be unique to you anyway… When you are…

Some great new sheds added – everyone unique

It’s great to see a wide range of sheds added to readersheds.co.uk over the past week ranging from a great American Shed, hand build pub sheds and lovely Summerhouses, it shows that why not join them and Share your shed for Shed of the year 2011! Red Shed Edward Garland Warwick, RI USA The Horatio…

So long and thanks for all the sheds….

No I am not locking the shed door for the last time and dissipating from the shedspace (shame I hear some of you say) When I first saw this shed on Flickr it was title Douglas Adams’ Shed that grabbed me, then of course the great shed. It got me wondering & searching the web,…

Sheddie Running out of cash? Pop to the ATM shed

My mate Rob (non sheddie , beer) sent me this photo he took on his recent trip to that America. A natty looking US style shed, with an ATM built in. The shot was taken in Breckenridge, Colorado Look you can see it here as well View Larger Map have you seen any odd uses…

New year sheds – a good start to 2011 officially year of the shed

Happy new year sheddies – yes it’s a few days late but you know what it’s like. We have had some great sheds added over the Xmas and New year period, great Garden offices and a wonderfull unique Shed Inspired by Antonio Guadi and the Russian architect, Gavril Baranovsky! Cotsmill Garden Office Simon Davis Winchester,…

Buy a shed in the early January Sales

A few shed companies are having early New year Sales Waltons Get £50 OFF Any Greenacre Log Cabin, Home Office, Corner Cabin or Garage at Waltons.co.uk – Buy Now With Low Prices and Low VAT – Voucher is Subject to availability, Waltons.co.uk reserves the right to withdraw the offer it at anytime – Valid until…

Swedish TARDIS – A work in progress

Swedish sheddie ydrolina has Shared their unique TARDIS shed hope they finish in time and they don’t freeze pah us UK sheddies would have given up when the first snow fell 😉 Stockholm, Varmdo, Sweden The nothernest Tardis on earth ? Maybe…. We had a water well that needed protection against the cold winters of…

A great looking shed : Head Weeders Office

It’s great to see a shed being completed and the photos updated on readersheds.co.uk 🙂 – as the sheddie Frotter says “I just realised that i never got around to posting the pics of the finished beast. Just stuck a few final ones on the end for completeness, inc an up to date one of…

Church charity calendar – features sheds

Thanks to @colinshelbourn for the tip off on this breaking shed story. of course my headline is boring compared to their “Shed fever at Ulverston church” WORSHIPPERS at a South Lakeland church have come up with an unusual focus for a commemorative calendar featuring – garden sheds. Ulverston Parish Church, known as the church of…

The shed fun never stops in Zummerzet

With the cold weather a peak into a sheddie lifes who seems to enjoy things A great pub shed called the the gem saloon, Bodge City in Zummerzet the gem saloon and owner big A simply says “Bodged it all single handed when not driving steam trains.”

Are you in shed heaven? these sheddies are

With only 8odd months to go until Shed of the year 2011 (ok Iam pushing it) here is some inspiration from existing sheddies who think their sheds are heaven sent. – Why not Share your shed over at readersheds.co.uk Heaven Shed Georgina Rose Shire Bottom of the garden The Fuzzpottery Laurie Leonard A happy garden…

Singing from the same shed – live music in your shed

We recently had the famous Songs from the shed added to readersheds.co.uk. songs from the shed Jon Earl Clevedon N Somerset But it’s not the first sheddie who has had live music in their sheds, here are a couple of them and the shed is a rocking! THE MAGPIE TAVERN SEANY G margate kent ISAACS…

A shed at 12,095ft in the Rockies

My friend rob was recently in that America (for the great beer festival) he managed to sober up and sent me this photo of a shed in the Rockies – sheds get everywhere.

Yours truly gets a mention in the Washington Post oh and sheds

I did an interview with Washington Post columnist Adrian Higgins ages ago before Shed Week 2010, and my bit and a great piece of sheds has been published. Adrian writes about some International sheds & famous sheds and has some passion remembering his shed days back in Blighty, its a great read. When I was…

Are you a Kiwi sheddie – then this is for you?

We have a few wonderful sheds from New Zealand on readersheds.co.uk like the following The Pip Laura Northland, New Zealand The Cabana Andrew Reeve Nelson, New Zealand Type 40 KiwiDoc Christchurch, New Zealand But now a gardening magazine down that way is running a shed of the year like competition, so if you are a…

Weird Shed of the week –alloy boat shed

A great example of a shed where you would not expect one – on a boat – well after my shedboat sighting on holidays Iam not surprised anymore anyway this is from Oz owned by Stewert and I hope we get some more pictures soon and an explanation. This shed is specially built to fit…

Song Sheddies Elena Thomas & Dan Whitehouse

You may remember sheddie Elena Thomas, she of the fabric covered sheds, well know she has her own and it’s not just being used for art type things, its used as a performance space. Song Shed Elena says… I had covered a few sheds, and was having fun with them, and the people I met…

Hub for Amateur astronomers to watch meteor shower is shed

From ITN news Amateur astronomers turned their telescopes to the night sky to watch the meteor shower. Some parts of the UK witnessed spectacular fireworks in the skies last night as the annual Persied meteor shower reached its peak. Every August, the Earth ploughs through a swarm of dusty particles shed by a passing comet,…

Shed on a boat or a boat shed you decide

I recently came back from a lovely holiday in Croatia, its a great country and I even spotted a few sheds, but this one took the biscuit It even has a garden at the front, shame I did not have a readersheds business card to leave on the boat for the owner.

Tesco offer DIY flatpack home for £9,999 – it’s really a big shed

The dailymail “reports” Supermarket giant Tesco is well known for selling everything a shopper could need – and now that includes property as they offer a DIY flat-pack home. The company, better known for selling groceries, wine, clothes and electronics, has launched a range of large, self-assembly log cabin style residences. Shoppers can pick up…

What is it with twitter & sheds? #swapwordinfilmwithshed

Their was a twitter trend last night for a few hours (it’s still going on a bit) for this hash tag. #swapwordinfilmwithshed any idea who came up with it? I saw a few of my followers using it so just jumped on the bandwagon! Some of my favourite ones Everything You Wanted To Know About…

Random shed : The Disco Shed

Sometimes a shed that gets entered into shed of the year that takes on a life of it’s own and I think the The Disco Shed has.. Transforming the concept of what a DJ booth can, and in the name of fun, should be, inside, you’ll find all the usual stuff you might find in…

Want to show you love sheds? then get a Tshirt

Just a reminder we have some great Tshirts for sale. buy one and show you love sheds. we also have White tshirts and Mugs and baby grows for that early start for sheddies all at our CafePress shop

Cmon on boyos- the Welsh Sheddies – Some great sheds from the valleys

As you may not know Iam a proud Welshman and great to see some great Welsh sheddies on readersheds. The Unicorn David Perrott Darowen Pub Shed Browndog’s Matt Browne Ynysddu South Wales A pagans retreat lloyd south wales Bide-a-while Marion Swansea, Wales Tardis Flagship RonS South Wales Summerhouse Boys and their Toys Brett Exton South…

Weird but great shed : The Hickshaw (a rickshaw shed, for hicks)

A great unique “garden office” from one of our American sheddies. Its a multi-functional, portable (on wheels), AND built from salvaged materials-shed structure. The goal was to make it as small and simple (to construct) as possible, and as multi- faceted, as I could. “The Hickshaw” was designed to serve as a micro- shed, sauna,…

Pigeon loft shed in Teignmouth, south Devon

Thanks to Joni for sending this great example of Pigeon sheds. The sheds are no longer used for racing pigeons but used as everyday sheds, so at least they have not got torn down. Have any of you sheddies got any pigeon sheds used for their original purpose or has anyone converted them into something…

Norfolk & Southwold Suffolk Sheds

My mate Rob was away on his beer travels and sent me these lovely sheds from Norfolk & Suffolk. It’s not just pubs he notices which is great!

The Small Animal Hotel in Liverpoool

The Small Animal Hotel Victoria Corcoran and Craig Hailes Back garden in Bowring Park, Liverpool Our shed is in our back garden and it is our business. It is a large summerhouse with 4 windows down one side and a stable door, we also have a 2ft veranda. Our shed is called The Small Animal…

Sheds an introduction for new readers

You may have stumbled on this blog by accident or from twitter (follow us) You may want to find out about Sheds, well we have sheds by the shed load ,well saying we have sheds is not quite true our mothershed site www.readersheds.co.uk has all the sheds, we just report on them, interview sheddies, talk…

When did that happen? now over 1400 sheds on readersheds

Unfortunately the 1400th has not added any images yet. but as the owner says “225+ drinks all for use rather than show collections all on display 350 minitures, 3000 beer mats,350 glasses,60 horsebrasses, 80 branden beer mugs, yard & 1/2 yard of ale,Austrian beer steins, braded whisky sets.A collection of 1000 matcg books, antiques from…

When is a shed not a shed when it’s a Generic Escape Capsule

Sometimes I don’t allow certain things to go live on readersheds.co.uk because they are not technically a shed, but this one I allowed as the concept could be turned into a shed I think, this is what owner Adam Norton has to say or do you think he’s taking the Micheal? The Generic Escape Capsule…