Ho, Ho, Ho! Christmas Crackers for the Garden

Dick Roberts

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.
There’s an art to buying presents for Christmas. And most of us haven’t got it and need a shove in the right direction to buy something worthwhile and welcome. That’s not a gift which is either taken back as soon as decently possible or posted on Ebay within a couple of days. So here are … Continued

Black Friday: Eight top garden bargains you must not miss

Dick Roberts

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.
It’s Black Friday here at Mowdirect, with discounted prices on 30 products you can see on these pages and to whet your appetite here are eight top deals, so read on to see great bargains on garden machinery. You will save yourselves a packet as most of these will not be repeated and manufacturer’s are … Continued

Cut Out the Effort & Tidy Up The Garden with this Easy to Use, Highly Affordable Mini Wheeled-Trimmer

Anyone who has ever used an old style brushcutter will know what I mean when I say…OW! Achey arms? Hurty back? throbby wrists? How I wished, the first time I used one, back in the old black and white days, that some bright spark would invent a simple, easy and smooth way to deal with … Continued

Autumn Preview – Exciting New Products Are On Their Way

As Summer rings its bell, starts to put chairs on the unoccupied tables and tells punters in a loud voice ‘Last orders ladies and gentlemen please’, we have nipped outside, looked at the sky and decided it’s time to get in early for the next shift. As Sean Bean may have said in an earlier … Continued

Last Chance to Grab a Bargain in Our Sizzling Summer Sale – Ends Soon

Yes. It’s that time of year again. Time to get yourself the best garden machinery bargain available before the sale ends and Christmas cards start appearing in the shops. Our Summer Sale has been quite an event, with the chance to pick up something very special for a once only price. These are genuine bargains, … Continued

Introducing Chipperfield PRO Tools – High Quality, Low Cost and the Best Value Around.

The grass is growing the hedges are untidy, the trees need pruning and the overgrown patches of weeds are unruly and unwelcome visitors that have arrived suddenly on our lawns. At least they won’t demand a state banquet and send mad tweets at 2 in the morning. But they do need to be dealt with. … Continued

Introducing Our New Range of Trimmer Line. Treat Your Brushcutter This Season.

The trimming season is upon us and, like a chocolate hungry toddler in a supermarket, your brushcutter is leaning out of the shopping trolley, whining and looking for a treat. Maybe your spool of trimmer line is about to run out? There’s nothing quite as frustrating as starting a trimming job, dealing with that patch … Continued

Get Racing – Three of the Best Multi-tools for Your Garden

Multiple tasks in the garden. Pruning trees, trimming hedges, edging the lawn. It never ends and it is time-consuming. On these occasions, a single function tool just won’t do. On these occasions, a good quality multi-functional tool with swappable attachments is the only thing. Like an all-rounder at cricket who can perform all the tasks … Continued

Enhance Your Trimming Season with Quality JR Brushcutter Accessories

What’s lurking in your long grass? Crouching in your crouch grass? Hiding in your overgrowth? Toys? Hedgehogs? Elvis playing poker with Lord Lucan? Whatever it is, you know the bits of potential jungle have to go, the edges of your lawn look like Hagrid and Gandalf’s beard have got together and set up home and … Continued

Save Money with my ‘Sizzling Six’ High-Quality Brushcutters

It’s official. The trimming season is upon us and somewhere lurking in your untrimmed grass and weeds, like a paparazzo outside Stringfellows, is the perfect garden for the summer. Barbecues, lazy Sunday afternoons and scratch games of football await. But first, you’ve got to get those weeds, paths, edges and overgrown badlands under control. So … Continued