Aldi Garden Offers

Supermarket chain Aldi have a range of garden products on offer from the 1st of April 2013. Hand tools available include a flat packed wheelbarrow, loppers, shears and a ratchet pruner. There is also a cordless mini hedge trimmer with interchangeable grass shear and trimming blades. Then from the 4th of April they will have more gardening offers. These include…

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Replacing the cutting line on a Flymo strimmer

Here is a video demonstration I thought might be useful if you have a Flymo trimmer. Pre wound strimmer spools are available to buy, but it is cheaper to reuse the empty one by winding new line onto it. In the short video below on-line retailer eSpares show you how to do this step by step.        

Garden Tidy Up Offers @ Lidl

Lidl are currently running a Spring Garden Tidy Up promotion. Offers include a lawn edger for £4.99 (pictured), flexible 30 litre tubs, secateurs and various hose pipes and hose accessories. They also have a couple of electric powered tools, a cultivator and a strimmer style grass trimmer. There is also a self propelled 46cm lawn mower with a 4-stroke 140cc…

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Free Bee Friendly Seeds

The Soil Association are offering free packets of bee-friendly organic phacelia seeds as part of their Keep Britain Buzzing campaign. Keep Britain Buzzing aims to get neonicotinoid pesticides banned which they believe are harming the bee population. The Soil Association is also promoting bee-friendly organic farming and bee-friendly habitats. To learn more and claim a free pack of seeds visit the Keep…

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Lidl Garden Pump Set

German supermarket chain Lidl have an offer on their website for a Garden Pump Set which is available from the 11th of March 2013. It comes with a three year manufacturers warranty and the specifications look impressive.

The Postman Brought A Thompson & Morgan Catalogue

My postman dropped the latest Thompson & Morgan catalogue through my letter box this morning. Guess what I will be reading tonight.

Troubleshooting a Lawn Mower

Here is an American video giving a basic guide to troubleshooting problems with petrol driven lawnmowers.