Cheap pallets can make an ideal DIY shed

Continuing our series on becoming self-sufficient one step at a time, we look at one of the best-known features of most gardens... the shed

As your garden progresses, the collection of garden tools and equipment inevitably expands, and sooner or later you need to look at the delicious possibility of building a garden shed.

More than a mere tool store, a shed can also be a handy place to take a break or even brew a cuppa – they can be as large and fancy as you please. Up to a point.

However, sheds with a ground area of more than 5m2 or higher than 12m tall may need a building permit and payment of a one-off ‘shed tax’ taxe d’aménagement.

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