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  2. wiseowl
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    Felco FEL2 Model 2 Original Secateurs

    Well you let him think that then @Jenny namaste . Be like me. My youngest grandson who is a young man now and thinking of his own home etc. And I have been told to leave all my gardening gear to...
    Well you let him think that then @Jenny namaste . Be like me. My youngest grandson who is a young man now and thinking of his own home etc. And I have been told to leave all my gardening gear to him in my will!! :heehee: :imphrt: He would also like my cottage too!! :wub2: Love that boy !
    Well you let him think that then @Jenny namaste . Be like me. My youngest grandson who is a young man now and thinking of his own home etc. And I have been told to leave all my gardening gear to him in my will!! :heehee: :imphrt: He would also like my cottage...
    Well you let him think that then @Jenny namaste . Be like me. My youngest grandson who is a young man now and thinking of his own home etc. And I have been told to leave all my gardening gear to...
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  4. Gizmo

    hoselock water system

    many thanks for your replys i have taken some more pictures for you to look at as the water is still running while its in different positions
    many thanks for your replys i have taken some more pictures for you to look at as the water is still running while its in different positions
    many thanks for your replys i have taken some more pictures for you to look at as the water is still running while its in different positions
    many thanks for your replys i have taken some more pictures for you to look at as the water is still running while its in different positions
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  5. stitch666

    Mountfield 414 not starting

    My mower has always been a problem to start especially when hot. I bought a small bottle of something called petrol enhancer from B&Q.Seems to have made quite a difference, but I dont know what...
    My mower has always been a problem to start especially when hot. I bought a small bottle of something called petrol enhancer from B&Q.Seems to have made quite a difference, but I dont know what it is.
    My mower has always been a problem to start especially when hot. I bought a small bottle of something called petrol enhancer from B&Q.Seems to have made quite a difference, but I dont know what it is.
    My mower has always been a problem to start especially when hot. I bought a small bottle of something called petrol enhancer from B&Q.Seems to have made quite a difference, but I dont know what...
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  6. Engelbert

    Spark Plug - wrong model fitted to trimmer - could it cause problems?

    If we were foing to develop a them of innuendo, then I would mention the worlds most inappropriately name moped with a small two stroke...the Norman Nippy....Oops! I just did! :whistle::biggrin:
    If we were foing to develop a them of innuendo, then I would mention the worlds most inappropriately name moped with a small two stroke...the Norman Nippy....Oops! I just did! :whistle::biggrin:
    If we were foing to develop a them of innuendo, then I would mention the worlds most inappropriately name moped with a small two stroke...the Norman Nippy....Oops! I just did! :whistle::biggrin:
    If we were foing to develop a them of innuendo, then I would mention the worlds most inappropriately name moped with a small two stroke...the Norman Nippy....Oops! I just did! :whistle::biggrin:
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  7. weedaway

    Which Lawn Mower Would You Choose

    I have used my Quad-cut a few times now, one of the reasons it impresses me so much is because the blades cut straight through long fibrous long leaves like phormium leaves and mulches them, all...
    I have used my Quad-cut a few times now, one of the reasons it impresses me so much is because the blades cut straight through long fibrous long leaves like phormium leaves and mulches them, all of my previous mowers would get the leaves wound around the centre spindle like thick lengths of...
    I have used my Quad-cut a few times now, one of the reasons it impresses me so much is because the blades cut straight through long fibrous long leaves like phormium leaves and mulches them, all of my previous mowers would get the leaves wound...
    I have used my Quad-cut a few times now, one of the reasons it impresses me so much is because the blades cut straight through long fibrous long leaves like phormium leaves and mulches them, all...
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  8. Tinkerbelle61

    Is this a propagator? But no ventilation?

    Hi allI have been lucky enough to get my hands on a greenhouse from a relatives house move, with it came a number of items. One is this, which appears to be a propagator but it does not have...
    Hi allI have been lucky enough to get my hands on a greenhouse from a relatives house move, with it came a number of items. One is this, which appears to be a propagator but it does not have any ventilation.I’ve googled the make and wiki says “Breveté SGDG was a French type of patent that...
    Hi allI have been lucky enough to get my hands on a greenhouse from a relatives house move, with it came a number of items. One is this, which appears to be a propagator but it does not have any ventilation.I’ve googled the make and wiki...
    Hi allI have been lucky enough to get my hands on a greenhouse from a relatives house move, with it came a number of items. One is this, which appears to be a propagator but it does not have...
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  9. Fat Controller

    Electric tillers

    You could go down the no-dig route as it less labour intensive. For the price of an electric tiller you could get a delivery of mushroom compost. Pay them a fiver tip and they may hump it into...
    You could go down the no-dig route as it less labour intensive. For the price of an electric tiller you could get a delivery of mushroom compost. Pay them a fiver tip and they may hump it into your back garden. Mushroom compost is a good conditioner for clay soil, worms will mix it in over...
    You could go down the no-dig route as it less labour intensive. For the price of an electric tiller you could get a delivery of mushroom compost. Pay them a fiver tip and they may hump it into your back garden. Mushroom compost is a good...
    You could go down the no-dig route as it less labour intensive. For the price of an electric tiller you could get a delivery of mushroom compost. Pay them a fiver tip and they may hump it into...
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  10. hans

    Old greenhouse structural problem

    HiI have not read all of the above in case it has already been said.Its just the way aluminium oxidizes and degrades over time, there is nothing you can do really even the expensive ones...
    HiI have not read all of the above in case it has already been said.Its just the way aluminium oxidizes and degrades over time, there is nothing you can do really even the expensive ones covered in plastic will blow up after a while where the moisture gets underneath from condensation. The...
    HiI have not read all of the above in case it has already been said.Its just the way aluminium oxidizes and degrades over time, there is nothing you can do really even the expensive ones covered in plastic will blow up after a while where the...
    HiI have not read all of the above in case it has already been said.Its just the way aluminium oxidizes and degrades over time, there is nothing you can do really even the expensive ones...
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  11. Hobbynut

    Hey Hoe!

    Hi @Hobbynut I am also pretty weak and feeble, so I use a border fork, and only attempt when the ground is a bit damp, not like concrete. The advantage of a fork is that you are not trying to...
    Hi @Hobbynut I am also pretty weak and feeble, so I use a border fork, and only attempt when the ground is a bit damp, not like concrete. The advantage of a fork is that you are not trying to force through a large area at once. Slowly, but surely... or to quote a Welsh proverb from my youth...
    Hi @Hobbynut I am also pretty weak and feeble, so I use a border fork, and only attempt when the ground is a bit damp, not like concrete. The advantage of a fork is that you are not trying to force through a large area at once. Slowly, but...
    Hi @Hobbynut I am also pretty weak and feeble, so I use a border fork, and only attempt when the ground is a bit damp, not like concrete. The advantage of a fork is that you are not trying to...
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  12. lolimac
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    What is your favorite/most useful garden tool ?

    Would have to be the garden rake that my grandfather made 60+ years ago. Was given to me by my Mum when i moved into my first house.
    Would have to be the garden rake that my grandfather made 60+ years ago. Was given to me by my Mum when i moved into my first house.
    Would have to be the garden rake that my grandfather made 60+ years ago. Was given to me by my Mum when i moved into my first house.
    Would have to be the garden rake that my grandfather made 60+ years ago. Was given to me by my Mum when i moved into my first house.
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  13. Howard Stone

    Tool for moving heavy plant pots.

    I think you'll probably be ok so long as the base and sides are strong enough. You'll just need those ratchet ties on the sides to pull the sack truck flush against the side. A small chock at the...
    I think you'll probably be ok so long as the base and sides are strong enough. You'll just need those ratchet ties on the sides to pull the sack truck flush against the side. A small chock at the back of the sack truck plate might help the base sit better.
    I think you'll probably be ok so long as the base and sides are strong enough. You'll just need those ratchet ties on the sides to pull the sack truck flush against the side. A small chock at the back of the sack truck plate might help the base...
    I think you'll probably be ok so long as the base and sides are strong enough. You'll just need those ratchet ties on the sides to pull the sack truck flush against the side. A small chock at the...
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  14. Olivia9801

    Any tips re my faulty Hozelock sprinkler

    I have got many good years of use our of my Hoselock Rectangular Sprinkler Pro, but it also stopped oscillating recently. It still made all the right clicking noises when you manually turned it...
    I have got many good years of use our of my Hoselock Rectangular Sprinkler Pro, but it also stopped oscillating recently. It still made all the right clicking noises when you manually turned it so I was happy it wasn't anything terminal. Following the advice from this and other posts I spent...
    I have got many good years of use our of my Hoselock Rectangular Sprinkler Pro, but it also stopped oscillating recently. It still made all the right clicking noises when you manually turned it so I was happy it wasn't anything terminal. ...
    I have got many good years of use our of my Hoselock Rectangular Sprinkler Pro, but it also stopped oscillating recently. It still made all the right clicking noises when you manually turned it...
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  15. 2nd_bassoon

    Talk to me about wheelbarrows

    And when moving a loaded barrow, there can be as much or more force needed to hold it steady sideways as lifting or pushing. Capsizes are not uncommon! :rolleyespink:
    And when moving a loaded barrow, there can be as much or more force needed to hold it steady sideways as lifting or pushing. Capsizes are not uncommon! :rolleyespink:
    And when moving a loaded barrow, there can be as much or more force needed to hold it steady sideways as lifting or pushing. Capsizes are not uncommon! :rolleyespink:
    And when moving a loaded barrow, there can be as much or more force needed to hold it steady sideways as lifting or pushing. Capsizes are not uncommon! :rolleyespink:
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  16. mazambo

    Pressure washer problem

    Sometimes there's a gasket or O-ring that gets brittle and doesn't keep the seal. Worth changing those regularly anyway. If I get leaks on connectors, a lot of times that solves it. But I'd agree...
    Sometimes there's a gasket or O-ring that gets brittle and doesn't keep the seal. Worth changing those regularly anyway. If I get leaks on connectors, a lot of times that solves it. But I'd agree with @HarryS - there can be quite a difference in quality of the connectors
    Sometimes there's a gasket or O-ring that gets brittle and doesn't keep the seal. Worth changing those regularly anyway. If I get leaks on connectors, a lot of times that solves it. But I'd agree with @HarryS - there can be quite a difference in...
    Sometimes there's a gasket or O-ring that gets brittle and doesn't keep the seal. Worth changing those regularly anyway. If I get leaks on connectors, a lot of times that solves it. But I'd agree...
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  17. Clare G

    Durable solar fairy light strings- recommendations please!

    I have always found that the facade of the little solar collectors on these go cloudy quickly. I got a couple of extra seasons out of mine by using a Mr. Cleans scrubby to or extra fine sand paper...
    I have always found that the facade of the little solar collectors on these go cloudy quickly. I got a couple of extra seasons out of mine by using a Mr. Cleans scrubby to or extra fine sand paper to clear some of the cloudy bit and then used floor wax. Yes, that horrible stufff we used to put...
    I have always found that the facade of the little solar collectors on these go cloudy quickly. I got a couple of extra seasons out of mine by using a Mr. Cleans scrubby to or extra fine sand paper to clear some of the cloudy bit and then used...
    I have always found that the facade of the little solar collectors on these go cloudy quickly. I got a couple of extra seasons out of mine by using a Mr. Cleans scrubby to or extra fine sand paper...
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  18. clanless

    Net pond scoop

    Well, that's exactly what I use for skimming the surface of the pond clean of leaves and debris, clanless and, to scoop up mud from the bottom of the pond I bought two small small mesh covers for...
    Well, that's exactly what I use for skimming the surface of the pond clean of leaves and debris, clanless and, to scoop up mud from the bottom of the pond I bought two small small mesh covers for cakes which have worked perfectly!!:heehee:
    Well, that's exactly what I use for skimming the surface of the pond clean of leaves and debris, clanless and, to scoop up mud from the bottom of the pond I bought two small small mesh covers for cakes which have worked perfectly!!:heehee:
    Well, that's exactly what I use for skimming the surface of the pond clean of leaves and debris, clanless and, to scoop up mud from the bottom of the pond I bought two small small mesh covers for...
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  19. MGBessent

    Help for Watering Can on a Pump

    Haha Thank you, She did ask for a 10 liter one so ill respect that and assume she knows what shes doing
    Haha Thank you, She did ask for a 10 liter one so ill respect that and assume she knows what shes doing
    Haha Thank you, She did ask for a 10 liter one so ill respect that and assume she knows what shes doing
    Haha Thank you, She did ask for a 10 liter one so ill respect that and assume she knows what shes doing
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  20. JWK

    Spray lance recommendation

    @Loofah Toolstation was started up by the same guy who founded Screwfix then sold it to Kingfisher (B&Q) - so there is a lot of rivalry between the two chains. You will find them very close...
    @Loofah Toolstation was started up by the same guy who founded Screwfix then sold it to Kingfisher (B&Q) - so there is a lot of rivalry between the two chains. You will find them very close together in many towns.
    @Loofah Toolstation was started up by the same guy who founded Screwfix then sold it to Kingfisher (B&Q) - so there is a lot of rivalry between the two chains. You will find them very close together in many towns.
    @Loofah Toolstation was started up by the same guy who founded Screwfix then sold it to Kingfisher (B&Q) - so there is a lot of rivalry between the two chains. You will find them very close...
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  21. moonraker

    Whats been the most waste of money tool you've got?

    I got a cheap flame thrower thing. It's rubbish on weeds - by the time the weed is scorched, the brickwork or whatever else behind is getting way too hot. It's brilliant for starting bonfires with...
    I got a cheap flame thrower thing. It's rubbish on weeds - by the time the weed is scorched, the brickwork or whatever else behind is getting way too hot. It's brilliant for starting bonfires with though, so it still has a purpose.
    I got a cheap flame thrower thing. It's rubbish on weeds - by the time the weed is scorched, the brickwork or whatever else behind is getting way too hot. It's brilliant for starting bonfires with though, so it still has a purpose.
    I got a cheap flame thrower thing. It's rubbish on weeds - by the time the weed is scorched, the brickwork or whatever else behind is getting way too hot. It's brilliant for starting bonfires with...
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  22. Fat Controller

    Shredder - can it be fixed?

    Nah, I put my boot through that :heehee:
    Nah, I put my boot through that :heehee:
    Nah, I put my boot through that :heehee:
    Nah, I put my boot through that :heehee:
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  23. Fat Controller

    Pressure washer lifespan

    Good news! I found a place selling a replacement nozzle and hose for a smidge over £30 delivered. An equivalent would be around £200 or so, so I think £30 is worth a punt even if I only get...
    Good news! I found a place selling a replacement nozzle and hose for a smidge over £30 delivered. An equivalent would be around £200 or so, so I think £30 is worth a punt even if I only get another year or two out of it.
    Good news! I found a place selling a replacement nozzle and hose for a smidge over £30 delivered. An equivalent would be around £200 or so, so I think £30 is worth a punt even if I only get another year or two out of it.
    Good news! I found a place selling a replacement nozzle and hose for a smidge over £30 delivered. An equivalent would be around £200 or so, so I think £30 is worth a punt even if I only get...
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