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Best Cold Frames

Best Cold Frames

A cold frame can be a useful tool for gardeners, allowing you to extend your growing season at both ends of the year.

Attracting Wildlife to Your Pond

Attracting Wildlife to Your Pond

Even just a little pond can make a massive difference to the variety of wildlife you can attract to your garden.

My Favourite Pond Plants

My Favourite Pond Plants

Ponds can become a key feature of any garden, but to really get a pond looking its best you need the right plants

What plants grow well in acidic soil

What plants grow well in acidic soil

In general most plants like fairly neutral soil but there are some varieties that will only grow in acidic soil, read on to find out what plants will thrive in acidic soil.

Best Professional Petrol Hedge Trimmers

Best Professional Petrol Hedge Trimmers

When cheaper alternatives just wont cut it then its time to invest in some serious professional hedge trimmers.

Cleaning A Patio With Bleach

Cleaning A Patio With Bleach

he great thing about this method of cleaning your patio is that it is very inexpensive to do. Often we have what is needed in our cleaning cupboards.

Best Hedge Trimmers

Best Hedge Trimmers

For hedge trimming, there are several kinds of trimmers, and the right one will depend on factors, such as the type of hedge and size of the garden

Best Professional Petrol Strimmer

Best Professional Petrol Strimmer

After years working as a professional I can offer some great advice when it comes to purchasing the best professional petrol strimmer on the market today.

How to change your soils pH level

How to change your soils pH level

Your soils pH level can have a massive impact on plant growth, some plants will thrive in acidic soils while some will only grow in alkaline soils.

Best Fence Paint

Best Fence Paint

While keeping your garden fence maintained might not sound like a lot of fun, but painting or staining your fence or garden gate every few years will improve its appearance, preserve it for years, and keep the neighbours happy!

Best Fire Pits

Best Fire Pits

If you are looking to create that feeling of cosiness reminiscent of a campfire into your backyard, patio, or deck, a fire pit is great

Best Garden Forks

Best Garden Forks

If you have flower beds or are working on a vegetable garden, a garden fork is an essential tool every amateur or experienced gardener needs.

Best Electric Lawn Rake

Best Electric Lawn Rake

An electric lawn rake is used to cut through the thick build-up of thatch that develops on garden lawns. Thatch tends to be made up of dead grass, moss, weeds, and many other unwanted organic matter that stops your lawn growing healthily

Best Lawn Feeds

Best Lawn Feeds

Your grass requires nutrients to enable it to be lush, green and beautiful. More often than not, the nutrients that are in the soil, start to fade over time leading to an unhealthy lawn

Best Cordless Strimmer

Best Cordless Strimmer

A cordless strimmer can be used for garden maintenance such as tidying lawn borders, trimming tall grass, tackling overgrowth, and those hard-to-reach areas.

Best Soil Testing Kit

Best Soil Testing Kit

Understanding what type of soil you have can do wonders for the overall health of your garden. Soil Testers give valuable knowledge about your garden’s soil

Best Grass Seed

Best Grass Seed

There’s nothing better than looking out to your back garden and seeing a lawn of fresh, green, healthy grass. Get there quick with the best grass seed!

Best Lawn Scarifier

Best Lawn Scarifier

A garden can’t look at its best if the grass isn’t in tip-top condition. While there are many things that can help to keep it looking great, including regular mowing, one underrated tool is a scarifier.

Best Garden Spades

Best Garden Spades

A good spade will last you years, maybe even decades, that's why it's important to pick the right one if you are thinking of making a decent investment in a new spade. We have taken the time, effort and money out of this problem for you and examined the best garden spades currently on the market.

The Best Weed Burners

The Best Weed Burners

Weed burners are a great way for getting rid of weeds with little effort, plus who doesn't want to see those pesky weeds go up in flames?

Best Pruning Saws

Best Pruning Saws

A pruning saw is a short, often curved, saw created for sawing medium branches for the purpose of pruning, hence the name. Read our guide on the best pruning saws.

Best Garden Cultivator

Best Garden Cultivator

Cultivators are a great tool, even for small gardens. Cultivating soil is back-breaking work, work that some gardeners don't want to do and work that unfortunately, some gardeners are no longer able to do. But do not worry, this is where cultivators and tillers come in.

Best Pond Pumps

Best Pond Pumps

Our best pond pumps guide helps you with water projects in the garden, whether you want a simple pond or you're trying to make a statement

Growing Vegetables Our Biggest Ever Guide

Growing Vegetables Our Biggest Ever Guide

Welcome to our guide on growing vegetables. We hope to turn this page into a repository on all things veg! Keep checking back as we keep adding to the long list of veg.