Garden

Best Chainsaw Trousers UK – Expert Buying Guide & Review

We know that there’s a lot of jokes about health and safety. Sometimes there’s a fair point to those jokes. You can take a good thing too far. So let’s forget health and safety and talk about common sense. If you’re going to be using a high-speed ...

Best Chainsaw UK – Cordless, Electric and Petrol

If you have any type of wood in your garden, then you probably need a chainsaw. In fact, you may need more than one. If you know that already and just want to know which one(s) to buy, then you can skip straight down to our review section. This is ...

When and How to Sow Grass Seed – Planting & Preparing Expert Guide

Whether you’re sowing a new lawn or overseeding an old one, you want to do it at the right time and in the right way.  This guide will tell you everything you need to know. When to sow grass seed - the short answer The short answer to this ...

Gardening For Physical and Mental Health

Gardening is one of the very few activities which engages all the senses and which can give a decent amount of exercise, the level of which can be varied to suit your physical condition.  These days, very few people have large gardens at home, but ...

Best BBQ Smokers UK – Expert Buying Guide & Review

The sizzle of the barbeque is one of the most glorious sounds (and smells) of the UK’s warm season.  Meat smokers take this a step further.  They cook meat really slowly, so that it ends up beautifully tender as well as utterly, smokily delicious. ...

Best Loft Ladders – Take The Next Step [Buyers Guide]

The best loft ladders are a convenient halfway-house between stairs and regular ladders.  They are comfortable and easy to go up and down, but they take up much less space than a proper flight of stairs. If you’re in the market for a loft ladder ...

Best Gazebo – All Types, Complete Buying Guide and Review

Gazebos are a great way of creating outdoor living space.  They provide shelter from the sun and wind and if you get a waterproof one they protect you from the rain as well. If you’re already in the market for a gazebo and just want to know which ...

Best Grass Seeds UK – Grass Seed Reviews Buying Guide

At a quick glance, one patch of grass can look much like another, but, even if you’re not a gardner, if you look closer, it’s usually quite easy to tell a lawn which is designed to look good from one which is designed to stand up to hard work and ...

Best Lawn Feed UK – Complete Review & Buying Guide

There’s nothing quite like a lawn in a garden.  Not only do they look good, they are great places for humans (and pets) to spend time, whether that’s lounging, entertaining or playing.  With all the use the average lawn gets, it’s hardly surprising ...

Best Petrol Strimmer UK – Complete Buying Guide & Review

Cordless strimmers are handy for light work but there’s a definite limit to what they can do.  If you need a strimmer to chomp its way through serious vegetation, then you need a petrol strimmer.  Petrol strimmers are definitely more expensive than ...

Best Cordless Strimmer UK – Complete Buying Guide & Review

A good cordless strimmer will tidy the edges of lawns and around obstacles (like trees), quickly, easily and at least fairly quietly.  If you know you definitely want a cordless strimmer and just want some recommendations on which one to buy, then ...

Best Fast Growing Evergreen Climbers

If you’re looking to hide an unsightly feature in your garden, like the bin area, then fast-growing evergreen climbers can be your best friend.  They grow quickly and look good all year round.  What’s more there are fast-growing evergreen climbers ...

Best Petrol Lawn Mower UK – Petrol Lawn Mower Review & Buyers Guide

Green energy is all very well, but if you have a larger garden, and/or find it hard to (remember to) charge up cordless appliances, petrol appliances are the way to go.  You get all the maneuverability of cordless but when the fuel runs out you just ...

Best Decking Paint – UK [Full Review]

When it comes to protecting decking, a lot of people will automatically reach for wood oils and stains.  These give solid protection while preserving the natural appearance of the wood.  If that works for you then great, but if you fancy something a ...

Best Hover Mower – UK [Full Review]

If you’re of a certain age, you may remember an old advert with the tagline “It’s a lot less bother with a hover”.  That’s basically the appeal of hover mowers.  They are designed to make light work of mowing small areas to the sort of standard the ...

Best Fence Paint Full UK Review – [Year Round Protection]

Your fence may not be glamorous, but it may be the most important part of your garden, especially if you have children and/or pets.  It’s also probably one of the more expensive bits of your garden so it’s a good idea to take care of it and give it ...

Best Security Light With Motion Sensor UK – [STAY PROTECTED]

Good security lights can make it easier for you to reach your front door safely and harder for intruders to approach your house undetected.  In other words, for most people, good security lights are an investment purchase.  With that in mind, we’ve ...

Best Rotary Washing Line – [Full Reviews + Installation Guide]

Tumble dryers are bad for the environment, bad for your household budget and actually bad for your clothes.  Because of this, although air drying takes longer, it actually wins on sustainability, economy and gentleness.  You can air dry ...

Best Retractable Washing Line – UPDATED UK REVIEW

Even if you have a tumble dryer at home, using it is expensive, bad for your clothes and bad for the environment. Basically, you want to air dry if you possibly can, but that isn’t always easy. Your outdoor space may be too precious for you to want ...

Best Wood Preserver & Shed Preserver

Wood used outdoors has a lot to put up with, especially rain (lots of it for a lot of the year) and heat (some of the time), in fact, it often has to put up with rain and heat alternating over short periods of time. In addition to stress from the ...

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