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A few of my favourite gardening things…

Good gardening things I've tried

'Gardening things' may sound a bit vague, but I wanted to tell you about a few of the best things that I've tried recently. I've bought or been given some items, and others have been…

May 28th, 2017 - Shop

My favourite new garden tools and books

My favourite new garden tools

Garden bloggers see alot of new garden tools and books at the beginning of the gardening year. This year, garden tools are lighter and stronger than they've ever been before. I've been given several brands…

March 26th, 2017 - Shop

Are gardening Black Friday deals worth it?

Gardening gloves and secateurs

I hadn't realised there were gardening Black Friday deals. I've been vaguely aware of Black Friday as a day when tech and gadgetry gets marked down. But I noticed that 'Garden & Outdoors' is featuring…

November 23rd, 2016 - Shop

Garden furniture to love – 4 best looks

Garden furniture styles for your garden

How do you choose garden furniture? Do you drift in to a garden centre and look for the offers? Or is your garden furniture an important part of your design? Ours has accumulated over the…

July 24th, 2016 - Shop

The best gardening supplies – what you really need now

Garden supplies - kit that really works

'Gardening supplies' is a funny term. It covers a whole category of extremely useful things that make gardening much easier. In the past, I used to muddle along with anything that came to hand. Then…

June 26th, 2016 - Shop

My 10 most useful and inspiring gardening books

My 10 best gardening books

Are gardening books dead? Can't we get all the info we need free off the internet? The best gardening books are the ones you go back to again and again. You don't need to recharge…

May 22nd, 2016 - Shop

7 essential garden tools to make your gardening life really easy

How to save money and buy the best, by only buying the tools you really need.

There are essential garden tools. And there are useful garden tools. Then there are useless garden tools. This post will show you how to invest in the first two, and avoid the last one. You…

January 24th, 2016 - Shop

The 5 best garden cookery books

Cookbooks for seasonal veg and fruit

You need garden cookery books if you grow your own vegetables or buy seasonal veg. They offer lots of easy, delicious recipes to make the most of your harvest or market bargains. You won't find yourself…

September 20th, 2015 - Shop