News archive 2017

Bath Christmas Market December 2017

Bath at Christmas

High quality British products are always a joy to source and finding so many huddled together at the market was inspiring. We bought some local cheese made in deepest Somerset and craft ale from Wiltshire. The silver jewellery, knitted jumpers and velvet hats were a delight, as were the fabulous food and drink stalls. Nothing

Door canopy in black November 2017

A Genuine Sale?

Yes! This truly is a genuine sale of mostly bespoke sized door canopies, fireguards and window boxes. Visit our Offers page now before they’re gone. John & Co deny ever having made any products with incorrect dimensions, so the reason that we have a small quantity of door canopies, porches, fireguards and window boxes remains a mystery

metal fireguard October 2017

Guards for Log Burners

Our Traditional Guards or Contemporary Fireguards offer the perfect stylish solution to your woodburning stove problem –  keeping Fido and children safe from fire. Of course, it may be that you need to keep Tiddles and the grandchildren safe, either way, our Traditional or Contemporary fireguards will ensure that there’s a design and finish to suit

Iron Porch September 2017

Porch Canopy Protection

A zinc door canopy or porch can offer the protection we may need during the extremes of weathers here in the UK. As storm season approaches and the visit from Ophelia looming, the arrival of a tropical storm is still thankfully an unusual visitor, however, being prepared is always a wise decision. Adding a strong

Large Metal Planter August 2017

New Planters and Troughs

If you are planning a trip to a gardening show or plant fair this summer, then now’s the time to buy a large planter or trough. Fill your boot with evergreen shrubs and flowering plants for an instant colourful display worthy of Best in Show! Our planters will last a lifetime and require no self

July 2017

Send a photo in & receive 10% off your next order*

Do you have any of our products in your lovely garden, over your door or in front of your stove? If so, send them in. We’d love to share some of your images on our website, as we receive so much wonderful feedback from our customers. Don’t worry about the quality, just email the photograph

Door canopy in ellipse design June 2017

Which climbing rose?

Just like strawberries and cream, roses and arches are a perfect match, but which rose to choose?  Which arch to choose? Our favourite climbing roses are the fabulous claret Tess of the D’Ubervilles and pink Gertrude Jekyll; both highly fragrant old roses that have a long flowering season and are a delight to behold. All

Crescent window box May 2017

May News

May is the perfect time of year to think about filling our lovely window boxes with seasonal plants.  Why not take advantage of our window box offer?  If we have any stock left, you’ll receive 10% off the painted price for any standard sized wirework window box. Our crescent window box shown is a timeless

Passion Flower Contemporary Trellis April 2017

Easter News

It may not be the best photograph in the world, but our beautiful Passion Flower is shown here growing up our Contemporary Trellis Panel. This fine specimen was given to us as a cutting from our good friend Clive and has thrived in one of our zinc galvanized troughs. Our Passiflora Caerulea is filled with

Garden Requisites Showroom March 2017

New showroom and office

We’ve now moved into our lovely new showroom and spacious offices in the village of Batheaston opposite The Forge, our previous home. The new address is 286 High Street, Batheaston, Bath, BA1 7RA. Recent additions to the Garden Requisites’ range include troughs with trellis and square planters which can be seen at our new showroom, along

February 2017

X-Large Planters for Sumptuous Spring Displays

For your fabulous spring planting, be sure to use a planter that’s large and durable enough for the life expectancy of your plants.  Our heavy duty, solid steel planters will provide the ideal solution, and yes we can make bespoke sizes. Please get in touch on 01225 851577.

door canopy with trellis January 2017

Free Delivery on 4′ Canopies

Order any 4′ canopy and receive free delivery – saving £39.50.  This offer is valid on orders for 4′ canopies placed in January 2017, delivered to a UK mainland address. To place an order please call us on 01225 851 577. Offer valid until January 31st 2017.



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