Hints & Tips
There’s still time to buy that special gardening friend a gift for Christmas that will be cherished all year long
So here are ten top last minute stocking fillers any one would love on December 25 as they are all really useful.
And none more so that this one the Einhell MSF 570 Manual Snow Plough, a cracking little machine for shifting the white stuff when it starts puthering down.
It works on the principle of the Archimedes screw, taking in the snow and moving it to the right as you walk along.
It has a working width of 57 cm and has a double handlebar for ease of use. Built of strong plastic, it is so much easier than a shovel to use and is the ideal way to clear paths around the house and garage. You can even use it to clear small drives around the garage.
It costs just £25 and has a two year maker’s warranty and we deliver it the next working day completely free.
Next out of Samta’s sack is the MD Saw Horse with Chainsaw Attachment, an excellent gift if you know anyone who cuts a fair bit of firewood.
This is a very simple device and one especially useful for people nervious of using a chainsaw.
The sturdy log horse frame has been fitted with a simple sheath which pivots to cut the wood making the whole log cutting process much faster and less tiring.
It is adjustable according to the size of log and can take logs up to 20 cm diameter.
After use it folds flat for simple storage – the whole thing weighs just seven kg.
We have this handy device for sale for just £49.95, delivery is free the following working day and it has a two year manufacturer’s warranty.
Now another handy machine which will make someone a great gift.
The Stiga Snow Electric 31 Snow Blower is ideal for small properties, is very simple to use and yet can save hours of back ache when the snow does fall.
This has a 1100 Watt electric motor powerful enough to throw the snow up to five metres away.
It has an intake height of 23 cm and slides along on snow shoes on hard surfaces making it ideal to clear paths around the house, patios and even short garden drives.
The handle is telescopic so it can be adjusted to the height best suited to the user. And all you do is plug it in and switch it on, nothing could be simpler.
The maker’s recommended retail price is £99 but are selling it for £89. It is delivered free the next working day and there is a two year maker’s warranty.
This next one buried in Santa’s sack is a number of gifts all in one.
The Einhell BG-PT 2538 Petrol Grass Trimmer – Triple Bonus Offer is a powerful German-engineered machine which will save loads of time and effort trimming back the edges with garden shears.
A 25 cc engine provides plenty of power, is easy to start and above all is reliable. The twin line feed at the strimming head is automatically fed out just by bumping it on the ground.
It costs just £69.95 – the maker’s recommended retail price is £149.95 – is delivered free the next working day and has a two year warranty from Einhell.
This next one is a great machine, simple to use and above all efficient.
The MD Sweep 26 Lawn & Leaf Sweeper, currently on special offer, will take all the effort away from clearing leaves from lawns and drives.
As you push it along revolving brushes sweep the leaves into the container. Simple as that.
It can be sued in the summer for clearing drives, patios, tennis courts and the like and can clear away acorns, pine cones dry grass and all manner of dirt and grime.
The 66cm width makes clearing large areas easy and fast and whe n the container is full it is simply unhitched and passed between the handlebars for emptying on the compost heap.
It cost £89.95, £90 less than the maker’s recommended retail price. Again we deliver it free the next working day and there is a two year warranty.
This next one peeping from the top of the sack is an essential little machine of you want a spick and span lawn.
The Einhell BG-SA 1231 Electric Scarifier / Aerator has 42 claws to tease out thatching and moss to let the light and moisture through to the roots.
A 1200 Watt electric motor is at its core and above all it is very light compared with petrol-powered machines.
The catcher at the back can hold 28 litres and it has three working depths from 3 mm and 9 mm.
It costs £79.95, £70 off the maker’s recommended retail price. There is a two year warranty from Einhell and delivery the next working day is free.
Now a machine from a leading USA company relying on battery power.
The latest lithium-ion batteries are the secret behin the Greenworks 24v Cordless 25cm Chainsaw (20097AT), a light machine which gives the power of petrol but without the weight and fumes.
It is very inexpensive to use and will give 50 cuts on a single charge. The chain is automatically lubricated and the chain itself is tensioned simply by turning a dial.
It comes with a battery charger, is safe to use and costs just £119.95, £80 less that Greenworks recommended price.
It al;so comes with a free chainsaw helmet complete with visor and ear muffs.
We deliver it free the next working day and Greenworks provides a two year warranty.
OK, so instead of giving one present, how about giving four.
The MD 4-in-1 Multi Tool is a great gift with four garden gadgets all powered by one engine.
With this tool you have a hedge cutterm line trimmer, brush cutter and long reach pole pruner.
There is a 25.4 cc engine, reliable and easy to start, and the various attachments are dead easy to fix without reaching for the tool box.
The line trimmer is perfect for going around lawn edges and the brush cutter is a hard metal blade with three teeth.
The long-reach hedgetrimmer has a 37 cm reach and can tackle 2.4 cm stems. And with the long-reach pole pruner you can deal with higher stouter branches.
There are loads more extras available at special prices.
Delivered free the next working day, it has a two year maker’s warranty and costs £129.95.
If you have an open fire or wood burner there will be many times you wished you had a log splitter.
Well here’s one that won’t break the bank and will make a great present.
The Einhell BT-LS 44 Electric Log Splitter, currently on special offer comes from a leading German engineering company and will save hours of time, a possible a damaged back as well.
It can handle logs up to 25 cm in diameter and 37 cm long. The hydraulic power comes from a 1500 Watt electric motor producing four tons splitting power. It has a limiting device to stop excessive strain.
Both hands are needed to operate the splitter, a useful safety feature and it has transport wheels to make it easier to move around.
Einhell’s recommended retail price is £229 but we are selling it for only £169. There is a two year warranty and free next working day delivery.
And the last one in Santa’s voluminous sack is a great little mower which anyone would be very grateful to receive.
The Mountfield HP180 Petrol Rotary Hand Propelled Lawnmower, on special offer, has a steel cutting deck and a 148 cc Briggs & Stratton engine which is really easy to start and ultra reliable. It also has a throttle control.
The cutting width is 18 inches making it suitable for small to medium sized lawns.
The cutting deck is designed to make for better grass collection by enhancing airflow. The grass box holds 55 litres.
Cutting heights go from 70 mm down to a very low 20 mm.
It costs £199, £100 less than the recommended retail price. We deliver it free the next working day and there is a two year warranty from Mountfield.
There is still time to order that special gift but you can always give our sales team a ring on 08454 588905 if you want further advice.
And our web pages contain loads of Christmas gift suggestions.
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