Black Friday: Eight top garden bargains you must not miss

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

Sweep Away the Autumn Cobwebs with these Top Quality Feider Leaf Sweepers

A new broom sweeps clean, so they say. Well, that’s all very well but a new, quality, well-built Feider Sweeper sweeps even cleaner and you have to expend far less energy clearing your back garden. By now, any regular readers will know that products from our new and exclusive brand Feider, with its ongoing mission … 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

New BackPack Leaf Blower – an Autumn Special that will Blow You Away

As Autumn’s golden glow approaches and the Indian summer finally throws her scattered belongings in a Gucci case and bids a tearful farewell, our thoughts turn to falling leaves and bonfire toffee. Then, as our departing guest turns at the door briefly to remind us her cousin, ‘Regular Summer’, has pencilled in late June for … 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

Chipperfield Pro Garden Tools – Highly Affordable and Just The Job

Hey you. Look. Look out of the window. Yes, you. See that yellowy, bright glowing stuff coming out of the sky… that’s sunshine that is. I think you’ll find the sun is doing its best to make up for a poor start to the season with a mid-season flourish (rather like Everton, West Ham and … Continued

There’s Still Time To Order a Great Gardening Gift For Christmas – But Hurry!

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A keen allotmenteer with an interest in all things horticultural, Drew has a varied writing background with experience in a number of fields including garden machinery, lawn care and compost. His first experience with gardening was a cultivating a small plot he was given by his house master at school. He grew a decent crop of radishes and lettuce and sold them to a local shop, exhibiting his first, and last, sign of an entrepreneurial spark. Drew lives in North London with his wife, two children and a slightly bonkers cat
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White Christmas, Green Christmas or OMG it’s Christmas, whatever our Christmas is looking like, it’s way too late to deny that it is just around the corner. And as everyone ticks off presents from their list, Roy Wood, Noddy Holder and Mariah Carey gaze with joy at their Christmas royalty payments and Turkeys start to … Continued

Christmas Is Coming – Get Your Top Gardening Gifts Here

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A keen allotmenteer with an interest in all things horticultural, Drew has a varied writing background with experience in a number of fields including garden machinery, lawn care and compost. His first experience with gardening was a cultivating a small plot he was given by his house master at school. He grew a decent crop of radishes and lettuce and sold them to a local shop, exhibiting his first, and last, sign of an entrepreneurial spark. Drew lives in North London with his wife, two children and a slightly bonkers cat
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Yup. It’s here. It’s December, it’s cold, and even a grumpy Scrooge clone like me is starting to be able to hear the seasonal sounds of Slade, Wizzard and George Michael without scowling and kicking the radiogram whilst pointing out, at a loud volume to anyone who is listening, that ‘Fairytale of New York’ is … Continued

Mitox has the answer when it comes to clearing away fallen leaves

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.
Swirling winds are sending the leaves tumbling and they need to be cleared away regularly. For if left on paths and drives they can become matted down with tramping feet and car tyres and will become slippery and dangerous. And if left on borders and vegetable plots they will stop essential moisture penetrating the soil. … Continued