Product Reviews


Gardening Shoes – Boring?

So …. it has just started to rain and you realise you’ve left the cushions out on the garden chairs, you rush out across the lawn then you remember you’re still wearing your slippers! When you’ve done this several time you will begin to leave a pair of shoes by the back door to change into, but to be practical they need to be waterproof and easy to slip into when you’re in a hurry, which means buying gardening shoes […]


Review – Gtech Cordless Grass Trimmer

If you have been following my blog you will know that I moved into my current house in June 2015 inheriting two very over-grown gardens; you can following my progress here. My previous house had three large lawns so I employed a couple to mow and trim it once a fortnight, however, my new front garden only has a small lawn so I am going to mow and trim it myself. Because it is quite small I purchased a small, […]


Are you Looking for a quieter Lawnmower?

One of the most distinctive sounds of summer is the loud roar of a neighbour’s petrol lawnmower being started on a Sunday morning. Thanks to new powered gardening equipment range, EGO Power+, noise disturbances when mowing the lawn are a thing of the past. The EGO lawnmower whispers in at 83 decibels*. To put this in perspective, a food blender is 86 decibels whilst a petrol lawnmower is said to be 106 decibels – just 3db more than an aeroplane […]


Review – EGO Power+ Cordless Hedge Trimmer

I have never had a garden with a hedge until I moved into my new house three weeks ago. There is a tall Leylandii hedge running down the length of the front garden, separating my garden from my neighbour’s, and a smaller Hawthorn Hedge running around the edge of the rest of the front garden. Both hedges required a trim when I moved in and would need trimming a couple of times a year going forward so I knew I […]


Hozelock 4 Way Tap Connector – Review

My garden is around 15 years old so is quite well established and requires little watering, however there are three areas which I have to keep an eye on during hot weather. The three main areas are; the sunny patio containing trees and shrubs in pots, the patio nearest the house which holds my Acers and a few planting containers and a medium sized flower bed at the front of the house. In order to make watering as easy as […]