Author: Jack Bennett

How to Choose a Garden Hose: Reviews and Buying Guide

For any homeowner who enjoys playing in the dirt, manicuring their landscapes or just keeping the yard tidy, the importance of a reliable garden hose cannot be overstated. They come in many sizes, styles, types and colours, while boasting of features like microbial protection and kink resistance. With so many …

Best Secateurs [Buying Guide + Reviews]

Here’s a crucial gardening tool that every homeowner can’t do without. Whether you want to prune some plants in your garden or enjoy your hobby of shaping Bonsai trees, you’ll need the right tool for the right job. Of course, you could always use loppers, pruning saws and hedge shears. …

Best Lawn Mower: Reviews and Buying Guide

As with any yard work, the type of equipment used solely determines the outcome. Go ahead and ask all the lawn experts – it doesn’t matter if you consider yourself a Picasso with the mower. It still doesn’t matter if you are the local grass whisperer. Using an ineffective tool …

Best Gardening Books: My Top 5 Picks

Whether you’re a hobbyist gardener or a career farmer, nothing beats having a tried and tested set of blueprints to help you along the journey. From fruits to flower beds, how to prune climbing roses, and how to prepare the ultimate garden, there’s a book for every gardener. While some …

Best Garden Hand Shears [Buying Guide + Reviews]

When it comes to gardening tasks, pruning has to be the most important and demanding job. There’s just something fun about snapping some blades through uncut weeds and unsuspecting hedges. When done regularly, pruning can help keep your plants in shape, prevent disease and encourage flower blooming. But to achieve …

The Makita HW101 Compact Pressure Washer Reviewed

Introducing Makita’s entry-level pressure washer, the HW101 is indeed a basic pressure washer without all the usual bells and whistles. But like I always say, there’s nothing wrong with an appliance that actually does the one job it’s meant to do perfectly. With a weight of 6.3 Kg, 240V on …