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Allotment hand push mowers

Allotment Hand Push Mowers

Cutting grass on an allotment is a dilemma. An allotmenter wants to concentrate on growing fruit and vegetables, but the reality is that their plot paths and borders need to be maintained. A quick – and cheap – solution is required to stop grass and weeds getting out of control. Grass Cutting Options The following […]

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backsaver spade

Backsaver Spade Review

Autumn and spring is a great opportunity for an allotmenter to get fit through digging! A typical allotment is approximately 250m2. That is a lot of digging… In truth, digging over an allotment is not most people’s preferred way of exercising. The task of digging over an allotment is one of the biggest obstacles, both […]

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Juicers

Fruit Juicers

Introduction To Fruit Juicers (And Blenders) Eating fresh, sweet, homegrown fruit is wonderful! Cooking and creating deserts from fruit is certainly one of my family’s highlights of the year (find ideas in allotment recipe books). And a fruit juicer can have it’s place too, particularly useful for young children and for busy Mum’s wanting a healthy […]

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Mail order plants - plugs

Mail Order Plants

The cold March weather has filled up my warm growing spaces at home and frosts are still common in the mornings. This has stopped my plan of growing our annual garden flowers from seed. We are surrounded by local garden centres, but this year I want particular colours and to try different varieties of plants. […]

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Best allotment strimmers

Best Allotment Strimmers

Best Allotment Strimmers What are the best allotment strimmers? You can use the best allotment strimmers to easily cut grass and maintain paths and borders on an allotment. Choosing a strimmer for home use is more straightforward. It is possible to keep a lawnmower and complement with an additional grass trimmer for hard to cut […]

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Best Garden Strimmers

Best Garden Strimmers

Best Garden Strimmers Gardens come in all shapes and sizes and have different challenges like slopes, vegetation, walls and borders. Choosing from the best garden strimmers is a case of matching the strimmer for the task it needs to do.  The good news is there is a wide range of strimmers to meet almost any need, but […]

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Best weed puller

Best Weed Pullers

Best Weed Pullers Dandelions may look pretty in the right place (wild in a field), but on a garden lawn they grow and seed very quickly, and can ruin a gardener’s dream of a manicured lawn. Once established, dandelions – and other similar weeds – are difficult to remove without damaging the lawn due to […]

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