Tag archives for: Gardening Tips

5 things you need to do to prepare your lawnmower for gardening season

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Did you know that letting your grass get too long before cutting it is unhealthy for your lawn? As spring arrives and the weather starts to get a bit warmer, it’s the perfect time to get out and start mowing your lawn. But, before you start trimming your turf, make sure your lawnmower is up to scratch and find out how to keep it running smoothly throughout the season.
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Your Simple Guide to a Pest Free Summer

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With those hot summer days fast approaching, pests around the home are set to become a common sight… but getting rid of these effectively doesn’t need to be difficult, especially if the right steps are taken and the right products used.

The key to keeping pests away is to keep your home clean. This includes mopping up food spills/crumbs, not leaving dirty pots to pile up and disposing of rubbish. It’s also recommended to keep sugar and other dry ingredients stored in sealed containers.Read more

Top 10 Gardening Tips to do this Spring

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The clocks have gone forward, the mornings are getting lighter and British Summer Time is on its way. It’s time to get back into the garden and get it back to full bloom after a long winter of neglect. We have our top 10 spring gardening jobs to help you clear up your garden and getting it looking good ready for the summer BBQ’s and garden parties.Read more

What Makes Gardening So Good for Your Health?

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When picking out healthy hobbies football, swimming and other sports probably spring to mind first. Gardening may not be the obvious choice, but there are numerous health benefits in tending to your flowers and shrubs. Gardening takes you outside in the healthy fresh air and lets you bask in the glorious vitamin D rich sunshine too. Still not convinced? Read on for more reasons why gardening is great for your health.

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Gardening Is Trowel & Error – Winter Gardening You Need To Do

Gardening Is Trowel & Error - Winter Gardening You Need To Do
When it comes to gardening, winter is often seen as a dormant season – a time to take a look back at what worked and what didn’t in your garden over the last year. But there is a lot more to winter garden than this, and planning for the year ahead.

To help you make the most out of your garden over the coming months, below we’ve shared some of the essential gardening tasks you should be carrying out between December and February.Read more

How To Drain Oil From a Lawnmower

How To Drain Oil From a Lawnmower

The lawnmower, particularly during March and October (traditionally the lawn cutting season), is an invaluable tool. To keep it working to its full potential, for as long as possible, it’s important to carry out regular maintenance.

Some of the key maintenance on a petrol lawnmower, during and at the end of the cutting season, is the draining of oil. In this post, we explain when you should and how you drain oil from your lawnmower.Read more