Did you see this week’s offers in the weekend Independent and Sunday People ?

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
We didn’t want you to miss out on this week’s super-offers as seen in the I weekend Newspaper and the The Mirror’s Sunday People, so we decided to share with you some of our favourites…. MowDirect in the Sunday People – 20 September 2020 We enjoyed reading Adrienne Wild’s Gardening column, with all-too-important tips on … Continued

September Deal Time Must End Soon and Nuns Have Fun with Log-Splitters

Just before I get on to the whole September Deal time ending thing, I have to say that the other day, while browsing through some of our product review pages (I’d finished Cosmo and there was no Time Out available)  I read a lovely review of one of our products. The machine in question was one of our … Continued

Our latest offers from the Daily Express!

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
Have you seen our latest garden machinery offers in this weekend’s Daily Express? Our latest garden machinery offers, in this weekend’s Daily Express. I really enjoyed reading Alan Titchmarsh article in this weekend’s Daily Express on Saturday. Some really interesting tips on Dressing up your Garden, those pink Hellebores really were tempting to plant out … Continued

Top 3 Essential Garden Gifts for Father’s Day!

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
(Psss…. remember Father’s Day is coming up on the 21st June!) Father’s Day’s Garden Gifts 2020 If like me you always struggle to remember when Father’s day is, this is your gentle reminder that this year Father’s day is on Sunday 21st June. ( A weekend day! – Perfect to spend the day with your … Continued

Time for a good chainsaw to help clear away the storm debris

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
The recent gales have left branches and debris strewn all over the place just as we were hoping the worst of the weather was over. These blown-down branches need to be cleared away and you may well need a chainsaw to help – a bow saw is all well and good but pretty tiring after … Continued

Winter is Coming! Five Top Log-Splitters from Feider to Help Light Your Fire

As the cold season approaches, and every other blogger uses Sean Bean’s House Stark motto, ‘Winter is Coming’ from Game of Thrones as a strap-line to grab out attention, our thoughts gradually turn to winter fantasies of roaring fires in the hearth, the smell of woodsmoke gently pervading the air and possibly the faint scent … Continued

Racing to the Top – Our Lowest Priced Ride-on Ever is Still Knocking ’em Dead. Get One Now at This Season’s Price

Back in April I wrote you a blog about our new Racing 62OR Ride-On Mower. A Ride-on for under a grand. You may remember I said this… ‘Why rare? Why groundbreaking? Well, because finding a ride-on mower of this quality for under a grand is generally incredibly hard, if at all possible. In fact, finding … Continued

Top Autumn Deal – You Won’t Find a Tougher Tiller at This Price

As my regular reader will know, (hello Mum) I usually start my blogs with some witty story or social comment, appertaining to the subject only in a lateral sense, rambling on with the occasional Bon Mot, eventually leading to my actual purpose – to tell you about our good deals. Not this time. (See what … Continued

Mulch Ado About Autumn -See our Great Range of Feider Chipper Shredders

MacMulch: ‘Methinks I see a multitude of leaves. That fall like golden coin upon the green. Disease is harboured in those flaxen depths, And not a Feider Chipper to be seen. (Exit pursued by gardener) Exerpt from ‘Mulch Ado About Autumn‘ – by William Shakespeare) Yes I know. The play doesn’t exist. I wrote it. … Continued

Clean Up Now with our New and Exclusive Range of Wheeled Leaf Vacuums

Ah Autumn. To Shakespeare it is ‘That time of year thou mayst in me behold, When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang. ‘ To Keats is is ‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, close bosom friend of the maturing sun‘ and to the great Christina Rossetti it is ‘Mine avenue is all a … Continued