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Product Review: STIHL RMA 235 Cordless Lawn Mower

STIHL RMA 235 Cordless Lawn Mower

I was recently asked if I’d like to review a battery operated lawn mower by STIHL. In the box I found the battery, charger and a blade cleaner plus two very hefty instruction manuals, don’t worry though as the few pages of instructions are duplicated into several languages. From straight …

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Monty Don book launch for ‘Down to Earth’

Unrivalled gardening wisdom from Monty Don, including essential tips, knowledge and musings from his 50 years of gardening experience. Down to Earth can be purchased via amazon at I also meet up with Katie Lane from youtube channel Lavender & Leeks.

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Book Review: The Jam Maker’s Garden

The Jam Maker’s Garden is a beautifully presented book which gives clear instructions and confidence to the make the many recipes. The book has a little gardening section but it’s mainly about how to use fruit, vegetables and herbs in the kitchen. First it shows the basics of making jams …

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Product Review: Clarke Rotary Soil Sieve

I found this product was very easy to put together and use. Much easier than using a hand sieve and it quickly sieves the soil into a beautiful texture, good enough for sowing seeds directly. A product review of the Clarke Rotary Soil Sieve which I bought from

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Highgrove: A Garden Celebrated

Written by Bunny Guinness, Highgrove: A Garden Celebrated is a commemoration of the gardens of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. H.R.H. The Prince of Wales has been gardening at Highgrove for 35 years. This book spans a typical year and each chapter concentrate on every month and introduced …

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