Trial: Stihl RMA 448 TC cordless battery lawn mower with Stihl Connect

I’ve been given a Stihl RMA 448 TC cordless battery operated lawn mower to trial in…

Review: Stihl FSA-56 strimmer

My review of the 36V Stihl FSA-56 strimmer, currently available for between £130 – 170 online,…

Review: RHS The Half-Hour Allotment by Lia Leendertz

I was lucky enough to win The Half-Hour Allotment in a competition in the first months of…

Book Review: Plant Lover’s Guide to Salvias

I can’t remember when or how I discovered Salvias, but last year I bought a few…

Book Review: Succession Planting for Adventurous Gardeners by Christopher Lloyd

As a novice gardener, there are gardening concepts we all struggle with (dappled shade vs light…

Review: Garland Super 7 electric heated windowsill propagator

To keep this review simple: it works, it’s £25, buy it. If you want to know more,…

Review: Garland Grow Light Garden

Being an impatient so and so occasionally, last winter I couldn’t wait to get sowing and…

Book Review: RHS Complete Gardener’s Manual

Without doubt, the RHS Complete Gardener’s Manual is one of the best bargains I’ve picked up…

Review: RHS Encyclopaedia of Plants and Flowers by Christopher Brickell

The RHS Encyclopaedia of Plants and Flowers is what you call a tome. It is vast.

Review: The Complete Gardener by Monty Don

The word ‘complete’ has never been so accurately used. What I love about Monty Don is…

Parrot Flower Power – iPhone app and Bluetooth sensor gizmo

For Christmas, Chris bought me a Parrot Flower Power – what is it? It’s a battery…