Having spent the spring and summer months working on your garden to create your own little slice of paradise, why let your garden suffer during autumn and winter by leaving fallen leaves to clutter your flowerbeds?
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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.
As you think about autumn (which officially begins the week commencing September 22nd), you may think about the frosty mornings which see your lawn glisten in the low sun or the hearty meals which you can soon look forward to as winter arrives.Read more
The blade on your lawnmower may appear robust, but it is susceptible to damage, especially if it comes into contact with more than the grass you’re cutting. In fact, your lawnmower’s manual is likely to state that if you hit a foreign object with your lawnmower, such as a stone, you should immediately check the blade.
However, few of us do this despite a damaged lawnmower blade having a detrimental effect on the cut of your lawn. But, replacing the blade on a lawnmower isn’t a difficult task and by following the advice below you should be able to replace your lawnmower blade in little more than 5 minutes.
During the grass cutting season, which traditionally runs between March and October (weather dependent) your lawnmower is a vital garden appliance, and one which is called into action on almost a weekly basis.
As a result, it comes under a lot of stress which can result in faults developing. Key to minimising the risk of such faults is to provide your lawnmower with regular maintenance, and this includes draining the oil at certain points during the cutting season, as outlined below.
Life is messy, but with these 27 simple yet effective tips there’s no reason why you cannot clean it and add a bit of sparkle to your home, garden and car – and all for little outlay but big rewards.Read more
Rod Stewart once sang “the first cut is the deepest” and when it comes to your lawn this can be true if you haven’t taken the time to care for it. In fact, the first cut of the year is, without doubt, the most important, and can set the pattern for the rest of your mowing season.Read more
A survey conducted last year revealed as homeowners, we spend on average £30,000 on our gardens in our lifetimes. But it’s possible to turn your garden into an oasis without spending a small fortune – as explained in this infographic.
The garden is our own little slice of paradise and a great place to relax. But according to a 2014 survey conducted by GardeningExpress.co.uk, during our lifetimes we are spending an average of £30,000 on our gardens. Gardening needn’t be expensive if you follow the tips below.
It seems that every day is a national day of something or other. One of the most recent days being October 12th, which we were reliably informed was Farmers Day. At eSpares we thought that it’d be a good idea to build on the Farmers Day theme to provide some helpful gardening tips and tricks.