Tag archives for: Garden Appliances

Win a Smart Garden System Worth £1600! [Competition Closed]

Win a Smart Garden System Worth £1600! [Competition Closed]

Competition is now closed.

Put your feet up and enjoy your garden this summer with the chance to win a GARDENA smart system set worth £1600! A robotic mower will keep your lawn trimmed and smart devices will automatically water your plants whenever they need it. Even better, you can control the whole system wherever you go with the GARDENA smart app!

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Autumn Leaves Falling On Ground

5 Super Effective Ways to Tackle Pesky Autumn Leaves

A couple of autumn leaves fall onto your lawn. You don’t really notice. A few more fall on the grass and into the flower beds. No problem, they’ll release essential nutrients as they rot and help feed your plants. Then the autumnal foliage ups its game and seemingly overnight the whole lawn is obscured by a carpet of fiery hues. Time to break out the garden tools.

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Cutting The Hedge

3 Garden Appliances You’ll Need This Autumn / Winter

Gardening, you either love it or you hate it. Either way, gardening is an around the year job, from tending to your flowerbeds during the spring months to provide your bulbs with the best chance of blooming; through to de-weeding during the summer. Throughout autumn and winter, work within the garden doesn’t stop, and to help you stay on top of your garden during the final months of this year we’ve compiled a list of three of the essential garden appliances you should have ready for action in your shed.

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17 Common Garden Appliance Faults…And How to Fix Them [Infographic]

Your garden appliances, from your lawnmowers and chainsaws through to your grass trimmers and pressure washers, are invaluable in helping to keep the exterior of your home looking at its best.

But, without correct and regular maintenance, your garden appliances can develop faults. In this infographic we look at 17 of the most common garden appliance faults, and explain how to fix them.

Painting Of Autumn Tree

Essential Gardening for September and October

Having spent most of the year so-far working on your garden you may have thought that during August and September that you can sit back, relax and enjoy the sun within your garden, as your garden blooms with the bright colours of various flowers. Whilst in some respects this is correct, to ensure that your garden remains looking great there are still certain tasks which you’ll need to carry out over the next two months, as outlined below.

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Bench Covered In Snow

Winter Ready Garden

We are indeed starting to say goodbye to summer. To be fair after its poor performance I am more than happy to help it on its way out. I think it needs to take a long hard look at its 2012 season and ask itself ‘did I really give the great British people a summer they could be happy with?’

Whilst we wait, with bated breath for the cooler months to arrive there are some simple things you can be doing to get your home and garden winter ready.

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Get In That Garden

Get In That Garden

The warm, sunny weather is here and there shall be no excuses for not getting your garden up to scratch this weekend. Sort your lawn, flowers beds, drains, gutters, do a spot of painting, clean the deck, pressure wash the drive, your patio, your children- whatever it may be get your home looking fab. A little DIY does the body good. Sort your chores then fire up the barbie, meet your mates, hit your local, whatever your little heart desires!

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Better Late Than Never

The sunny British Summer (see: some nice weather for a few days) is finally upon us. What better time to take advantage and tackle any nagging unfinished DIY in and around your house and garden?

Right, you’re thinking why in the heck would I waste this weather on DIY? But it’s a known fact* that DIY completion is directly and positively correlated with capacity to feel pleasure. Simply, the more you DIY the more pleasure you’ll feel in all other aspects of your life. You thought the meal you had last night tasted pretty damn good? Now think, had you cleaned the gutters beforehand, suddenly that pork pie and Special Brew is tasting like a 5* Michelin meal washed down with Moet & Chandon. Or hey, maybe the 5* posh nonsense you were forced to eat is now tasting more like a good ol’ pork pie and brew.

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