Welcome to our how to page. We intend to add articles regularly with pictures as well
as text for easier following.
Some tools can be easily sharpened with just a vice and a
file. Keeping the original manufacturers angle on the blade is critical to having a good cutting and long lasting
edge. We show you an easy way to do this.
Does your lawn suffer from moss? We have a chemical free way
of getting rid of it and giving your grass a boost at the same time.
Plants benefit from being watered with rain water. Installing a rain diverter will fill your rain
barrel very quickly. All you need is a down pipe, a cheap diverter kit and a rain barrel. We have photos to
show you how easy it is to install one of these.
Collecting fallen autumn leaves can be a chore so why not put them to good use by making some
leaf mould. Its really easy to do and you can either turn the leaves into a mulch to put around the base of
your plants or a soil conditioner.
Make a Composter
With everyone on a, budget making things for free is a great way to save some money. Using free
wooden pallets you can make your own composter that will last for years. Its easily assembled and is large
enough to take all your garden and kitchen waste.
Make an Electric Slug and Snail
Snails and slugs will eat young plants, strawberrys and vegetables. A cheap and easy to
make homemade 9v electric fence around the perimeter is a good deterrent. These work
by sending an electric shock though them each time they try to get to your plants or veg.