Tending to your garden or allotment can be a lot of work. Weeds seem like they’re taking over when it’s only been a week, your plants and shrubs seem to shoot up a foot when we have sunny weather – and keeping on top of it all takes time and effort. So that’s where these garden tools come in… We’ve picked out a fantastic selection that are not only must-haves for gardeners, but make brilliant gardening gifts. Find out what they are below and remedy your garden woes!
To make sure you’re buying the best garden hose for your money, you need to know what exactly to look for. Below we’ve put together a brief guide with some key features – but feel free to skip to our top picks, in which we list the best garden hoses based on quality, durability and extra features – including expandable hoses, kink free varieties and more.
Spending time in and making a sensory garden is heaps of fun, with the sights, sounds, smells and other stimuli heaven to the senses. We’ve created a guide with everything you need to know, including what exactly a sensory garden is and how to create one. We’ve also listed some ideas for each sense, with recommendations for plants and flowers. Read on to find out more or skip to the section that’s most interesting to you!
Treating your wooden shed panels is crucial if you want your shed to look good and last for years to come. Garden sheds go through a lot, weathering storms, snow and sun, all of which can damage the wood and cause it to age and crack. This handy guide will cover the basics of how to treat a wooden shed, feature some of the best treatments for shed timber and detail the essentials of shed waterproofing.
Love the sound of birds tweeting, the sight of a hedgehog ambling along and the glimmer of turquoise as dragonflies flutter by the water? With the right know-how, you can enjoy all of this in your garden with just a few changes here and there.
Pressure washers are great for cleaning cars, patios, driveways and even greenhouses, but if you’re baffled by bars and flummoxed by flow rates, fear not! Have a read of our guide to pressure washers to find out what you need to know.
When it's cold outside early in the year, your seedlings will need a little more TLC to help them grow and thrive. Some vegetables, like courgettes, kale and purple sprouting broccoli, are highly sensitive to the cold when young, so they need starting off inside where it's warmer.