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  2. Kristen
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    Geka vs. Hozelock hose fiittings

    Re the hozeleak complaint I have trodden that road also. In my case it was invariably caused by one or more of 3 (maybe 4) acts of carelessness on my part.1) Use the brass/chrome connectors...
    Re the hozeleak complaint I have trodden that road also. In my case it was invariably caused by one or more of 3 (maybe 4) acts of carelessness on my part.1) Use the brass/chrome connectors rather than plastic ones, wherever possible. Yes the metal ones have plastic parts, but there is no...
    Re the hozeleak complaint I have trodden that road also. In my case it was invariably caused by one or more of 3 (maybe 4) acts of carelessness on my part.1) Use the brass/chrome connectors rather than plastic ones, wherever possible. Yes the...
    Re the hozeleak complaint I have trodden that road also. In my case it was invariably caused by one or more of 3 (maybe 4) acts of carelessness on my part.1) Use the brass/chrome connectors...
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  4. silu

    Solar powered water pump.

    That looks and sounds a great little set up @CanadianLori :thumbsup:I have a solar powered pump but it only stores a few hrs of use as long as no timer on it as well.. My panel is 12"x 18" though so titchy..
    That looks and sounds a great little set up @CanadianLori :thumbsup:I have a solar powered pump but it only stores a few hrs of use as long as no timer on it as well.. My panel is 12"x 18" though so titchy..
    That looks and sounds a great little set up @CanadianLori :thumbsup:I have a solar powered pump but it only stores a few hrs of use as long as no timer on it as well.. My panel is 12"x 18" though so titchy..
    That looks and sounds a great little set up @CanadianLori :thumbsup:I have a solar powered pump but it only stores a few hrs of use as long as no timer on it as well.. My panel is 12"x 18" though so titchy..
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  5. Gail_68

    Root Assassin spade

    Now hearing it from yourself Kindredspirit who as one and knowing what it is actually capable of doing, there's a lot of difference to how the video shows it ;)
    Now hearing it from yourself Kindredspirit who as one and knowing what it is actually capable of doing, there's a lot of difference to how the video shows it ;)
    Now hearing it from yourself Kindredspirit who as one and knowing what it is actually capable of doing, there's a lot of difference to how the video shows it ;)
    Now hearing it from yourself Kindredspirit who as one and knowing what it is actually capable of doing, there's a lot of difference to how the video shows it ;)
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  6. Mervyn Wilmington

    Hyundai gardening equipment

    I'm really surprised, and disappointed, to hear that Hyundai haven't responded to you - I really thought better of them.Glad you are happy with the B&D (which to be fair is pretty much a given...
    I'm really surprised, and disappointed, to hear that Hyundai haven't responded to you - I really thought better of them.Glad you are happy with the B&D (which to be fair is pretty much a given with their stuff), and hope it serves you well :)
    I'm really surprised, and disappointed, to hear that Hyundai haven't responded to you - I really thought better of them.Glad you are happy with the B&D (which to be fair is pretty much a given with their stuff), and hope it serves you well :)
    I'm really surprised, and disappointed, to hear that Hyundai haven't responded to you - I really thought better of them.Glad you are happy with the B&D (which to be fair is pretty much a given...
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  7. newtothis

    Help deciding on some tools

    thanks for all the advice
    thanks for all the advice
    thanks for all the advice
    thanks for all the advice
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  8. luciusmaximus

    Best Hosepipe

    100% agree Tricoflex is more expensive to buy but will last and last. I got 2 huge roles of it over 25 years ago and it is still going strong. It gets run over by cars on occasions and is left out...
    100% agree Tricoflex is more expensive to buy but will last and last. I got 2 huge roles of it over 25 years ago and it is still going strong. It gets run over by cars on occasions and is left out to use to fill horse's trough in the winter. I have used cheap hose in the past and it would last...
    100% agree Tricoflex is more expensive to buy but will last and last. I got 2 huge roles of it over 25 years ago and it is still going strong. It gets run over by cars on occasions and is left out to use to fill horse's trough in the winter. I...
    100% agree Tricoflex is more expensive to buy but will last and last. I got 2 huge roles of it over 25 years ago and it is still going strong. It gets run over by cars on occasions and is left out...
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  9. REMF33

    Hozelock watering system question

    You need to screw the white piece into the timer before fitting to the tap. Then offer up the timer to the tap and turn in the direction shown below onto the tap thread. I found these instructions...
    You need to screw the white piece into the timer before fitting to the tap. Then offer up the timer to the tap and turn in the direction shown below onto the tap thread. I found these instructions for another hozelock timer but should give you the general idea:
    You need to screw the white piece into the timer before fitting to the tap. Then offer up the timer to the tap and turn in the direction shown below onto the tap thread. I found these instructions for another hozelock timer but should give you...
    You need to screw the white piece into the timer before fitting to the tap. Then offer up the timer to the tap and turn in the direction shown below onto the tap thread. I found these instructions...
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  10. martin-f
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    Conah 20 Metre Hose

    What might have caused it though we have an habit of pulling it out then stopping then doing more which probably hasn't helped it but we've had it 2yrs but otherwise mate still works well but he's...
    What might have caused it though we have an habit of pulling it out then stopping then doing more which probably hasn't helped it but we've had it 2yrs but otherwise mate still works well but he's going to look for something better to hold it, as I find unclipping the plastic hard.
    What might have caused it though we have an habit of pulling it out then stopping then doing more which probably hasn't helped it but we've had it 2yrs but otherwise mate still works well but he's going to look for something better to hold it, as...
    What might have caused it though we have an habit of pulling it out then stopping then doing more which probably hasn't helped it but we've had it 2yrs but otherwise mate still works well but he's...
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  11. Snorky85

    Anyone got a Miracle Gro Aerobounty??

    I go for cheap, really cheap, like right out of the recycle bin. You really don't need anything fancy for hydroponics.
    I go for cheap, really cheap, like right out of the recycle bin. You really don't need anything fancy for hydroponics.
    I go for cheap, really cheap, like right out of the recycle bin. You really don't need anything fancy for hydroponics.
    I go for cheap, really cheap, like right out of the recycle bin. You really don't need anything fancy for hydroponics.
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  12. jazzy

    Garden Tool Storage Box Security?

    Get hold of a corporation type paving slab, drill holes in each corner of the box. Sit the box on top of the slab and mark the four holes through the box on the slab. Then with a masonry drill,...
    Get hold of a corporation type paving slab, drill holes in each corner of the box. Sit the box on top of the slab and mark the four holes through the box on the slab. Then with a masonry drill, drill the four holes in the slab. Put in the four polyplugs for screws. Buy some really wide washers...
    Get hold of a corporation type paving slab, drill holes in each corner of the box. Sit the box on top of the slab and mark the four holes through the box on the slab. Then with a masonry drill, drill the four holes in the slab. Put in the four...
    Get hold of a corporation type paving slab, drill holes in each corner of the box. Sit the box on top of the slab and mark the four holes through the box on the slab. Then with a masonry drill,...
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  13. Graham B

    New handles for old tools

    Jiffy my hubby does it himself like you and also uses broom stems for many things :whistle:
    Jiffy my hubby does it himself like you and also uses broom stems for many things :whistle:
    Jiffy my hubby does it himself like you and also uses broom stems for many things :whistle:
    Jiffy my hubby does it himself like you and also uses broom stems for many things :whistle:
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  14. Mike Allen
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    Old Faithfulls.

    Great tool the bilhook. Comes in a variety of shapes. Yes! very easy to self inflict accidents with it until you get the balance of it. Fantastic when chopping/shaping stakes.Tools of...
    Great tool the bilhook. Comes in a variety of shapes. Yes! very easy to self inflict accidents with it until you get the balance of it. Fantastic when chopping/shaping stakes.Tools of yesteryear are still being used. Compared to some of yesterday that have passed their use by date.
    Great tool the bilhook. Comes in a variety of shapes. Yes! very easy to self inflict accidents with it until you get the balance of it. Fantastic when chopping/shaping stakes.Tools of yesteryear are still being used. Compared to some of...
    Great tool the bilhook. Comes in a variety of shapes. Yes! very easy to self inflict accidents with it until you get the balance of it. Fantastic when chopping/shaping stakes.Tools of...
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  15. kr236rk

    Lawn nightmare :-o

    Martin hubby as a grinder like yourself and they soon sharpen blades mate
    Martin hubby as a grinder like yourself and they soon sharpen blades mate
    Martin hubby as a grinder like yourself and they soon sharpen blades mate
    Martin hubby as a grinder like yourself and they soon sharpen blades mate
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  16. Matt-tropical

    Hose cart or not

    The sun is the biggist killer of hose pipes and then people treading on them when lead on the ground
    The sun is the biggist killer of hose pipes and then people treading on them when lead on the ground
    The sun is the biggist killer of hose pipes and then people treading on them when lead on the ground
    The sun is the biggist killer of hose pipes and then people treading on them when lead on the ground
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  17. Clare G

    Durable solar fairy light strings- recommendations please!

    I have various lights powered by electricity, ive tried various solar lights and they last two minuets, the ones making the red/blue glow are 5W led colour changeable and only about £13 each well...
    I have various lights powered by electricity, ive tried various solar lights and they last two minuets, the ones making the red/blue glow are 5W led colour changeable and only about £13 each well worth the money easy to wire up and add a nice touch to the garden,It was lovely sat out late...
    I have various lights powered by electricity, ive tried various solar lights and they last two minuets, the ones making the red/blue glow are 5W led colour changeable and only about £13 each well worth the money easy to wire up and add a nice...
    I have various lights powered by electricity, ive tried various solar lights and they last two minuets, the ones making the red/blue glow are 5W led colour changeable and only about £13 each well...
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  18. clanless

    Push along

    Makes a lot of sense clanless for all the reasons you gave :) I had 3 lawns once.....2 now....and for the very small 3rd one I used a hand push qualcast. It was ideal. That piece of grass has...
    Makes a lot of sense clanless for all the reasons you gave :) I had 3 lawns once.....2 now....and for the very small 3rd one I used a hand push qualcast. It was ideal. That piece of grass has gone Now I use a Bosch cordless ....lightweight, very quiet, cheap, easy to use and stripes the grass.:)
    Makes a lot of sense clanless for all the reasons you gave :) I had 3 lawns once.....2 now....and for the very small 3rd one I used a hand push qualcast. It was ideal. That piece of grass has gone Now I use a Bosch cordless ....lightweight, very...
    Makes a lot of sense clanless for all the reasons you gave :) I had 3 lawns once.....2 now....and for the very small 3rd one I used a hand push qualcast. It was ideal. That piece of grass has...
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  19. Barry79

    Remove weeds at cracks and gaps

    It’s ok, the EU has agreed on the renewal of the 5 year licence and has a large backing from the U.K. Tuesday 28 November: CLA Rural Business Conference and Glyphosate - Defra in the media
    It’s ok, the EU has agreed on the renewal of the 5 year licence and has a large backing from the U.K. Tuesday 28 November: CLA Rural Business Conference and Glyphosate - Defra in the media
    It’s ok, the EU has agreed on the renewal of the 5 year licence and has a large backing from the U.K. Tuesday 28 November: CLA Rural Business Conference and Glyphosate - Defra in the media
    It’s ok, the EU has agreed on the renewal of the 5 year licence and has a large backing from the U.K. Tuesday 28 November: CLA Rural Business Conference and Glyphosate - Defra in the media
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  20. pilotax

    Minimal set of tools for a new allotment

    Fork Spade Rake Good boots Good gloves Loppers Hand saw ( branches etc) Secateurs Good flask (or camping stove) Maybe a secure shed And a comfy deck chair (sit back and admire your work)
    Fork Spade Rake Good boots Good gloves Loppers Hand saw ( branches etc) Secateurs Good flask (or camping stove) Maybe a secure shed And a comfy deck chair (sit back and admire your work)
    Fork Spade Rake Good boots Good gloves Loppers Hand saw ( branches etc) Secateurs Good flask (or camping stove) Maybe a secure shed And a comfy deck chair (sit back and admire your work)
    Fork Spade Rake Good boots Good gloves Loppers Hand saw ( branches etc) Secateurs Good flask (or camping stove) Maybe a secure shed And a comfy deck chair (sit back and admire your work)
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  21. silu

    Your Advice on the below would be appreciated

    I had one i secured it to the decking with these.
    I had one i secured it to the decking with these.
    I had one i secured it to the decking with these.
    I had one i secured it to the decking with these.
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  22. ChilliPepper

    Shredder for smaller, lighter garden waste?

    I thought ChilliPepper and PolyHive were looking to chop fine and green waste?
    I thought ChilliPepper and PolyHive were looking to chop fine and green waste?
    I thought ChilliPepper and PolyHive were looking to chop fine and green waste?
    I thought ChilliPepper and PolyHive were looking to chop fine and green waste?
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  23. Linz

    Need a new mower

    That looks amazing for £45 . Reviews are very good as well . May not last as long as premium brands , but I'm sure you'll get at least 5 seasons out of it :blue thumb:
    That looks amazing for £45 . Reviews are very good as well . May not last as long as premium brands , but I'm sure you'll get at least 5 seasons out of it :blue thumb:
    That looks amazing for £45 . Reviews are very good as well . May not last as long as premium brands , but I'm sure you'll get at least 5 seasons out of it :blue thumb:
    That looks amazing for £45 . Reviews are very good as well . May not last as long as premium brands , but I'm sure you'll get at least 5 seasons out of it :blue thumb:
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