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  • Top 10 Best Trekking Poles in the UK 2020 (Leki, Black Diamond and More)

    Top 10 Best Trekking Poles in the UK 2020 (Leki, Black Diamond and More)

    Back when we were kids, or possibly even as far back as the Neanderthal days, we’d use a big stick when traversing challenging terrains and landscapes. Luckily technology has come on a fair bit since then, and we’re no longer at the mercy of finding the perfect branch. Instead, we can purchase a dependable pair of trekking poles to help with the walk ahead.Nonetheless, while they might seem like a simple purchase, these little poles are full of technical delights that can bewilder buyers. To shed some light, we’ve compiled a guide help you to find the right ones for you and your adventures, and from there we’ll show you our top picks on Amazon and eBay. So let’s have a gander, shall we?
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  • Top 10 Best Hiking Jackets in the UK 2020 (The North Face, Berghaus and More)

    Top 10 Best Hiking Jackets in the UK 2020 (The North Face, Berghaus and More)

    Love to be out on the trails all year round? A trusty hiking jacket is essential if you’re looking to protect yourself against the elements, and it's worth investing in a product that you know is going to be up to the job. However, as with most outdoor gear, the question is: what constitutes as being 'up to the job'? To help you identify the perfect hiking jacket for your needs, we’ve put together a simple buying guide with advice on the different styles, the waterproof technologies to look out for, and other subtleties that'll help you feel just that little bit more comfortable. From there we’ll show you our favourites for both men and women, all available from reliable sites such as Amazon and John Lewis.
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  • Top 10 Best Garden Sheds in the UK 2020 (Keter, Rowlinson and More)

    Top 10 Best Garden Sheds in the UK 2020 (Keter, Rowlinson and More)

    Do you find yourself running out of space in your home and in need of a solution? Whether for outdoor equipment, DIY tools, or even extra bits and bobs from the house, a shed is a great way of storing items both big and small neatly away. The good news is, if you have a spare patch of land in your garden, there will be a shed out there which will fit on it. Perhaps you need somewhere to put your BBQ away for the winter, or maybe you've done a big spring clean and need a place to stow items that you're not ready to throw away. Whatever your plan is for your shed, we've looked at the best quality options from Amazon, Argos and more to help you find the perfect addition to your garden.
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  • Top 10 Best Compost Bins in the UK 2020 (Envirocycle, Blackwell and More)

    Top 10 Best Compost Bins in the UK 2020 (Envirocycle, Blackwell and More)

    There’s nothing pleasant about having a pile of leaves, garden clippings and food waste in a big lump in your yard or allotment. However, if you’re a keen gardener, sticking them all in a well-designed compost bin can speed up the time it takes to turn this debris into a great resource for your plants and vegetables. So, to help you find your future gardening buddy we’ve put together a buying guide to show you what to look out for in a potential purchase. We’ve also included some recommendations of our favourites on Amazon, eBay and Argos. From small kitchen counter designs to large outdoor canisters that will store hundreds of litres, we’ve got a bin for every home and every budget. 
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  • Top 10 Best Potting Soils in the UK 2020 (Miracle-Gro, Westland and More)

    Top 10 Best Potting Soils in the UK 2020 (Miracle-Gro, Westland and More)

    Whether you know it as compost, potting soil or potting mix, this is one ingredient your plants simply can't live without, and choosing the right variety is essential for optimising their growth. From indoor houseplants to hydrangeas and succulents to exotic orchids, there's a potting soil type to suit any plant – the trick is knowing which goes with which! We've compared the ingredients, nutrients and drainage capacity from popular brands such as Miracle-Gro, Canna Terra and Westland. We've also measured the prices, reviews and features on Amazon and eBay and brought you our ultimate guide to choosing the best potting soil in the UK – enjoy!
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  • Top 10 Best Cooler Bags in the UK 2020

    Top 10 Best Cooler Bags in the UK 2020

    A cooler bag is a brilliant way to keep your food and drink fresh on the way to work, a summer picnic, or a beach barbeque. To make the shopping process easier, we've put together a buying guide and a list of our top ten favourites, rated according to practicality, capacity, and value for money.Whether you're after a small lunch bag to take to the office or a large backpack that can fit enough food for the whole family, check out our recommended products to buy at Amazon and eBay. We'll help you find the coolest cooler bag on the internet this year! 
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  • Top 10 Best Picnic Baskets in the UK 2020

    Top 10 Best Picnic Baskets in the UK 2020

    For many of us, there's no better way to spend time with our nearest and dearest than sharing food, drinks, and fun, but if we can do it in the sunshine, all the better. The right picnic basket will not only make packing and transporting everything a whole lot easier, but it can also keep your food cool or warm, or most importantly, intact! Whether you'd like a traditional set for a romantic trip or a family hamper for travel, this guide will help you work out which type of basket to go for. Chosen from Amazon, eBay and Argos for their great quality, features, and prices, we've also compiled the ten best options for 2, 4 and more, including wicker and insulated baskets and even backpacks. 
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  •  Top 10 Best Weed Killers in the UK 2020 (RoundUp, Weedol, and more)

    Top 10 Best Weed Killers in the UK 2020 (RoundUp, Weedol, and more)

    If you have a garden, you'll know all about weeds - they seem to pop up everywhere, including lawns, patios, and driveways. As with most chemical-based goods, there are a lot of things you should know before you buy a weed killer and unfortunately, there's no one-size-fits-all product! In this article, we'll explain all about the various types, so you can choose the right one for your needs.Then, check out our list of the top 10 weed killers to buy online at Amazon and eBay, including those from leading brands like Weedol and Roundup. We've assessed every product on the UK market to bring you the best selection - from eco-friendly sprays to glyphosate-free liquids that are safe to use around pets or children. Getting rid of weeds has never been easier!
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  • Top 10 Best Insect Repellents in the UK 2020 (Jungle Formula, Xpel and More)

    Top 10 Best Insect Repellents in the UK 2020 (Jungle Formula, Xpel and More)

    Whether you're spending your summer camping at home or backpacking abroad, we’re sure getting ravaged by insects isn’t on the itinerary. Nothing ruins a glorious day out quite like the crazy itch of insect bites, plus, more than just an annoyance, biting bugs can also carry diseases. This makes picking up a repellent high on the agenda of summer essentials. However, deciding on the right one can be difficult, especially if you have babies or kids in the family. Do you go natural or use the trusted mosquito destroyers Deet or Picaridin? Is a spray, roll-on, or even a pack of wipes best? Our buying guide will answer these questions, and our recommendations from Amazon, Boots and Tesco will help you decide which brand to go for. 
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  • Top 10 Best Cool Boxes in the UK 2020 (Coleman, Igloo and More)

    Top 10 Best Cool Boxes in the UK 2020 (Coleman, Igloo and More)

    Whether you’re camping, picnicking or simply hanging out with friends at the park or beach, a cool box or camping fridge is a summer essential. Yet for something seemingly so simple, it can be surprisingly difficult to figure out which to go for. In this guide, we're here to help you determine exactly what you need from your purchase, whether that's a great value, simple and straightforward cool box or a large 12V electric number to keep things chilled all festival long. We've also compiled a list of our ten favourites, all of which are available to buy from trusted sites such as Amazon, eBay and John Lewis. 
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