Review: Spear & Jackson Traditional Stainless garden tools

I was given a set of Spear & Jackson’s Traditional Stainless series of garden tools to…

Key features of our new Premiere Polytunnel

I’m really excited because we’ve been given one of Premiere Polytunnels premiere range products and I…

Review: Stihl HLA 86 telescopic, battery powered hedge trimmer

Earlier this year I was given a battery powered Stihl HLA 86 telescopic hedge trimmer to…

Review: Henchman 4.2m tripod ladder

Henchman sent me one of their 4.2m tripod ladders to trial for an unbiased review. To…

Review: Felco No.2 secateurs

Over the last month or so I’ve been trialling the Felco No.2 secateurs, which, until other…

Review: Spear & Jackson traditional garden hand tools – hand trowel, fork and transplanting trowel

Having used Spear & Jackson’s hand tools on my allotment in London for a number of…

Review: 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…