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Trimming back brush and weeds

Clearing your garden can be a real pain, but without proper maintenance your verges and lawns can become overgrown with weeds and pesky grasses. Ideally, you should get your hands on a regular garden strimmer or brush cutter, which should make light work of any pesky weeds. These can be used in conjunction with your lawn mower to […]

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Think about interior design!

Having been on a DIY hiatus as of late, i thought i would think get stuck into another passion of mine – interior design and collectables. You might have read other posts of mine, inlcluding making your own compost heap amongst other various gardening tips, so it makes a nice change to move inside for this post. […]

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Protecting trees at winter

It’s getting cold around these parts right now, so it’s time to start thinking about protecting your trees and perennials from the potentially damaging cost and frosty conditions. Problems can include cracking, decay and root problems which could cause the tree to die if not prepared for correctly. By following a few of these easy tips, your […]

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Winter Warming Tips

Keeping your self warm in winter is not always the easiest task, but there are a few things that can be done to help you during the colder winter months. Some conventional and some a little strange, but all will add an extra feeling of comfort to your home. Door excluders are great for preserving […]

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Winter DIY Tasks

When working throughout the winter months, it can be difficult to drum up enough enthusiasm to get things done. Despite this, there are plenty of things that can be done to ensure your home and garden is kept in top condition through into spring. A garden can become unruly if left without care over winter […]

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A fashion guide to working outside

Ensuring you are properly suited and booted for working outside may seem like an obvious and straightforward exercise, but (and at the risk of sounding like your Mother) taking extra care when choosing your outdoor work attire is still rather important. Spring is on its way, and whilst trying to keep warm whilst working outside […]

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Garden Jobs for May

The April sun has finally arrived. Summer is just around the corner, and May is the month where your garden gradually comes to life again. The soil will be warming up and ready for planting whilst the lawn should be growing well as the days get longer and lighter. May is the month of preparation! […]

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How to fell a tree guide

According to various statistics available on the net, more people are killed while felling trees than any other logging activity. When using dangerous equipment such as a stump grinder or chainsaw, your safety should be your main concern. Protective clothing should be worn throughout, as cutting trees using a chainsaw can be particularly hard on […]

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