How to Sharpen Tree Loppers

Working in the garden can be hard work. I know from my own experience, the list of jobs seems endless and one task can lead straight into another. At times like these it is easy to cut corners and miss off tasks which are important, but do not seem urgent at that particular time. One […]

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How to Dethatch a Lawn the Best Way

How to Dethatch a Lawn the Best WayThatch occurs naturally in most lawns and is generally not a problem. However, there are times when thatch can build up and cause lawn problemsWhat is Lawn Thatch?The grass in lawns grows, matures and then dies off in a cycle. So what is lawn thatch? Well it is […]

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String Trimmer vs Edger

There is actually quite a lot of confusion as to the difference between a string trimmer and a lawn edger. The reason for this stems from the fact that many string trimmers are described as having edging capability. And, to a certain degree they do, but what they do not have is the ability to […]

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How To Clean And Lubricate Hedge Trimmer Blades

If you have ever owned a hedge trimmer you will know that following use the blades have picked up a combination of sticky sap, dust, leaves, wood dust and anything else they may have come in contact with. This will not immediately affect the performance of your trimmer, but if you do not deal with […]

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How To Use A Compost Tumbler

Making your own compost is a great way to provide your garden with something that is rich in nutrients and will promote almost all types of growth. It is also great in that it uses plant and other organic material that would otherwise have to be removed from your garden for disposal elsewhere. In addition, […]

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Push Reel vs Gas Mower

It is easy, when thinking about push reel mowers for visions of our grandpa struggling to push a heavy and cumbersome old mower around the lawn on hot summer afternoons. However, the truth is that push reel mowers have come a long way since your grandpa’s days. They’re a lot easier to push than you might […]

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How Do Misting Fans Work?

If you’ve ever been at the beach on a hot day, have you found that being near the waters edge, even if you don’t go in, feels cooler?The reason for this is that water at the shore is heavy with moisture from the sea and as the moisture evaporates it uses the energy from the […]

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Best Cordless Electric Hedge Trimmers Clippers 2019

Best Cordless Electric Hedge Trimmers Clippers 2019Hedges and sculpted shrubs can look absolutely fabulous on your property, enhancing the beauty and décor of your garden. However, if left to their own devices they can also look an unruly mess. In such a case, you’re going to need something a little bit better than a pair […]

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Best Rain Barrels 2019

We look below at what makes a good rain barrel, but before we get to that here’s a table of our top rain barrel picks. We reviewed 5 of the best ones available and present our findings here. Our pick of the bunch is the Good Ideas RW50-OAK Rain Barrel which we believe combines great value […]

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