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How to get a lawn like Centre Court’s
June 27, 2016
How do you maintain a lawn? What’s the secret of keeping it lusciously green? We asked Richard Redman, our resident lawn care expert and gardening equipment buyer, to give us some tips. Read More
Pride in London
How We're Supporting Pride in London
June 21, 2016
It’s not long to go until London Pride 2016, and we are proud to be an official sponsor for the third year running, in collaboration with Ryman. Read More
Festival packing list
Summer Music Festival Packing List
June 20, 2016
This summer is packed with great music events, from World Music Day on the 21st June and Glastonbury on the 22nd, to lots of small local events like the Cambridge Folk Festival. Read More
Five of the best bike trails in the south of England
June 13, 2016
It's National Bike Week and we’re feeling motivated to dig out our bikes and take to the tracks. If you're wondering where to take your bike, have a look at our top five cycling routes for every rider – whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a keen beginner. Read More
Home Security for the Holiday Season
June 7, 2016
You’re off on holiday – the taxi’s booked, the suitcase is packed and you’re ready to go. But are you confident that you’re leaving your home secure? According to police statistics, homes with simple security measures in place are five times less likely to be burgled than those with none. So before you head out the door, take a look at our top five essentials for keeping your home secure while you’re away this summer. Read More
Portable barbecues for your summer adventures
June 7, 2016
Whether you’re heading to a festival, taking the kids on a camping trip or enjoying a day at the beach, we’ve got a barbecue for every kind of summer outing. With handy features such as detachable legs, interchangeable cooking surfaces and ultra-compact designs, they’re highly portable and make it possible to grill up a feast wherever you go. Read More
Our Top Gifts for Father’s Day
June 3, 2016
It’s not long to go until Father’s Day, that day of the year when we show Dad we care and treat him to cards and gifts. But if you’re stuck for ideas, save yourself the last-minute panic and get ahead with our top gift ideas to treat him to something he’ll love. Read More
What to plant in June
June 1, 2016
With many of your summer plants already in bloom and starting to show their fruit, it’s a good time to get ahead and start thinking about sowing seeds for a harvest later this summer – and even for winter and spring next year. Read More
How to make a hanging basket
June 1, 2016
Hanging baskets are a great way of adding some eye-level interest to your home – and they’re ideal if you don’t have a lot of ground space in your garden. Read More
Recipe: Minty Lamb Kebabs
RECIPE: Minty Lamb Kebabs
May 27, 2016
As if we needed an excuse to get out the barbecue, May 30th marks the start of National BBQ Week – and what better way to celebrate than with a rack of tasty lamb kebabs that’ll really impress your guests? So scrub up the grill, fire up the barbecue and get ready for a sizzling summertime feast. Read More
FSC® and Robert Dyas
May 26, 2016
Here at Robert Dyas we pride ourselves on our connection with FSC, allowing our customers to choose ethical, environmentally friendly products, without compromising on price, style and quality. Read More
RECIPE: Mexican Spicy Bean Burgers
May 26, 2016
Perfect for National Vegetarian Week! Read More
How to Change a Fuse and Plug
May 26, 2016
If an electrical appliance has stopped working, you might need to change its fuse or plug. Save yourself unnecessary electrician’s call out fees by doing it yourself. It’s easier than you’d think; here we show you how. Read More
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