News archive 2016

fireplace fireguard December 2016

Pre-Christmas deliveries

For pre-Christmas Fireguard deliveries please place your order by Wednesday 21st December.  This applies whilst stocks last. We will be closed from Friday 23rd December until Wednesday 4th January 2017. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a peaceful New Year from everyone at Garden Requisites.

Traditional Fireguard Christmas November 2016

Guards for Woodburners

Place your order this month for your bespoke fireguard to ensure pre-Christmas delivery. Traditional and Contemporary designs available. If your wood burner sits within a fireplace, or stands against a wall, we can make a guard to suit. Take a photograph and send it to us with some key dimensions and we’ll make the most

Fireguard Feet October 2016

Stove Fireguards

For pre-Christmas delivery, call us today to order your Traditional or Contemporary fireguards.  For special sizes please get in touch. The easiest way to work out the correct made to measure sizes will be to send a photograph of your stove and the relevant dimensions to  We will then talk you through the measuring process. We look forward

September 2016

A guide to our Fireguard Fixings

To make our fireguards more secure we can supply optional side fixings to keep the fireguard in place. The fixing set comprises a pair of wall plugs, eyelet screws and spring clips in a plain zinc finish. The wall plug and eyelet screw are fixed into the wall on each side of the fireguard. The spring

July 2016

New Square Planters

To create a mature green screen why not plant a series of our large Square Planters with Olive trees and silvery grey under-planting? We’re delighted to see Alex Forster using our new planters as the perfect solution for his client’s garden in Surrey. Galvanised steel planters from @GardenRequisite planted today. — Alex Forster (@gardenexcel)

Fireguard for Log Burners September 2016

Chilly Evenings Approach

Now is the time to start preparing for the chilly months ahead. If you’re fortunate enough to have a woodburning stove, get stacking the logs and have a look at our beautifully hand-crafted fireguards  in Traditional or Contemporary designs. Garden Requisites fireguards are available in four standard sizes to fit your fireplace. We also make made to measure fireguards

Steel planters with lavender May 2016

New Planters

Our planters are not to be confused with cheaper zinc galvanized alternatives in the marketplace. Each planter is fully welded from solid steel, so no self-assembly is required. The strong, heavy duty design is suitable for the most substantial shrubs and small trees and each planter has a raised base with drainage holes to avoid

April 2016

April Showers – Door Canopies

Do you need a made to measure door canopy to keep the rain off your door? We can make a bespoke canopy for your doorway. Choose from a range of Scoop or arched door canopy designs in one of our standard sizes, or we can make to measure specifically to fit your doorway. We can

Wall Top Trellis with Front Fix Posts August 2016

Wirework Trellis for extra privacy

If your garden is overlooked, or your neighbours feel too close for comfort, why not consider our elegant wirework metal trellis to add privacy to your garden. Garden Requisites can supply trellis panels as stand alone panels, with posts, or wall-top panels. Our hand-made wirework panels are available in standard sizes or made to measure options. Call us on

Contemporary window box with Astibe June 2016

Window Box News

Summer is here, so why not invest in one of our new window boxes? The perfect support for our pots and plant displays. Our latest window box designs ensure that every taste is catered for – choose from our traditional Wirework or Crescent Window Box, or opt for a more pared down Ironwork or Contemporary

March 2016

5 star review

We were thrilled to receive a lovely testimonial from one of our customers this week. “Garden Requisites. So, what’s in a name? Well, in this case the name is a misnomer really, for it brings to mind wheelbarrows, spades, watering cans …perhaps garden gnomes?… Not the beautifully designed and crafted metalwork sculptural features which complement

Zinc galvanized arch with double gates aldouire castle February 2016

The February Garden

February is the idea month to design your summer garden, incorporating permanent structures such as trellis and arches. All gardens look bare at this time of year, stripped as they are of all colour and mass of summer plants. So work out where you need privacy or where an arch would frame the view. Most

Contemporary-Log-Holder-Outside January 2016

Winter Warmers

Get prepared for the inevitable January snow and ice with one of our new log
holders and fireguards, available in Traditional and Contemporary designs.



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