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  • Top 10 Best Insecticides for the Garden in the UK 2021 (Provanto, Nuedorff and More)

    Top 10 Best Insecticides for the Garden in the UK 2021 (Provanto, Nuedorff and More)

    Are you a proud gardener in line for first prize at the neighbourhood flower show? Have you made it a goal to put homegrown veg on the dinner table? Either way, plant protection is a must here in the UK. One of the leading causes of plant degradation is insects sticking their noses where they aren't welcome, but with a good insecticide, it's easy to put a stop to this. Whether you're looking for the best insecticide for vegetable gardens, strawberries, roses or lawns, we've reviewed a range of options to wage war on every pesky pest from scale insects and spiders to aphids and mealybugs. Our list is stacked with top-shelf products from brands like Provanto, Nuedorff and Resolva, including both chemical bug sprays and natural, organic formulas that are guaranteed to be safe.
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  • Top 10 Best Outdoor Halloween Decorations in the UK 2021 (Tesco, Disney and More)

    Top 10 Best Outdoor Halloween Decorations in the UK 2021 (Tesco, Disney and More)

    Tis the season for bats, pumpkins, witches and ghosts - that's right, Halloween is fast approaching! You've probably already considered decorating the inside of your house, but displaying outdoor Halloween decorations  will seriously up that wow factor.From outdoor lights to pumpkin inflatables, there are plenty to choose from. That's why we've put together this guide with helpful tips and spooky garden decor ideas to inspire you. So read on for our ranking of the top 10 best outdoor Halloween decorations in the UK, from Amazon, Argos and eBay.
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  • Top 10 Best Bird Boxes in the UK 2021 (Fallen Fruits, Eva Solo and More)

    Top 10 Best Bird Boxes in the UK 2021 (Fallen Fruits, Eva Solo and More)

    If you're a nature lover, watching the day-to-day activity of the local birdlife is surely one of the best ways to spend your time, and it's always nice when we can lend a hand to help out our feathered friends. A bird box will allow you to do all that and more, providing robins, small birds and other passing residents with a place to nest and even rear their young.Bird boxes come in all shapes and sizes from those with cameras to fun, novelty designs, and it can be tricky to know which will actually attract birds to your garden. In this guide, we'll detail every key decision you need to make while browsing before counting down the ten best nesting boxes in the UK, all of which can be ordered from Amazon, eBay and John Lewis.
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  • Top 10 Best Outdoor Hanging Baskets in the UK 2021(Kingfisher, Sass & Belle and More)

    Top 10 Best Outdoor Hanging Baskets in the UK 2021(Kingfisher, Sass & Belle and More)

    Outdoor hanging baskets are a brilliant way to add greenery to your garden, balcony or patio. They’re handy for maximising space, and will let you display trailing plants, flowers, fascinating foliage or even veggies!  Sure, all outdoor hanging pots will serve the same purpose, but how do you know which one to choose? Fear not, as we've put together this guide to wire, wicker, plastic and ceramic hanging baskets and railing planters, along with our ranking of the top 10 best in the UK on Amazon and eBay.
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  • Top 10 Best Bee Hotels in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Bee Hotels in the UK 2021

    Bee hotels are rapidly gaining popularity in the UK as a garden must-have. Their contribution to the bee world is small but important, providing solitary species (such as mason and leafcutter bees) with a place to rest, recuperate and even nest their young. In turn, they'll also benefit you by encouraging bees to visit and pollinate your garden. Plus, they're a great educational tool for kids.As with real hotels, bee hotels come in many shapes and sizes, so it can be difficult to know which one to pick. Don't fret – we'll walk you through everything from height and location to which wood or materials encourage other insects to check-in. Then, we'll share our ten favourites to buy from Amazon, eBay and John Lewis, including bee and bug hotels, bee hotel kits and more. 
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  • Top 10 Best Camper Van Awnings in the UK 2021 (Vango, Kampa and More)

    Top 10 Best Camper Van Awnings in the UK 2021 (Vango, Kampa and More)

    Camper van awnings are a great way of gaining extra sheltered space when living that sweet, carefree van life. Maybe your family has recently outgrown the size of your van, and you're looking for a tent awning, or you're just chasing some extra weather protection with a porch or canopy awning.Whichever it may be, our top 10 of the best camper van awnings will have your needs covered. Featuring plenty of self-supporting drive-away awnings from reputable brands like Vango, Kampa and Olpro, you can set to planning your next camping trip in full confidence of your equipment's ability to weather it all.
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  • Top 10 Best Garden Trellises in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Garden Trellises in the UK 2021

    If you're a keen gardener yet to own a trellis, you may wonder what benefits one could possibly bring to your outside space. The truth is there's much more to a garden trellis than meets the eye. They can be used to transform plain spaces into decorative feature walls adorned with climbing plants, they can support growing vegetables, you can even use them to separate and conceal parts of your garden. The options are pretty much endless!If you're currently looking for a garden trellis, you may be struggling with where to start. After all, they come in all shapes and sizes! Don't fret because our buying guide will explore all the options available, from black metal arches to cheap and cheerful modern plastic walls. We'll walk you through everything you need to consider before buying, then we'll count down the best garden trellises in the UK from online stores such as Amazon and eBay. 
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  • Top 10 Best Gardening Aprons in the UK 2021 (Fallen Fruits, Esschert Design and More)

    Top 10 Best Gardening Aprons in the UK 2021 (Fallen Fruits, Esschert Design and More)

    Gardening is perhaps one of the most underrated hobbies out there. Therapeutic and slow-paced but with plenty of long-term gains, it's a great opportunity to practice mindfulness and patience in our frantic world. However, if you're planning on doing a bit more than keeping your geraniums watered, you're going to need some helpful gear – and that's where gardener's aprons come in. Both protective and useful in the way they allow you to have all your equipment to hand, an apron made of hardy fabric with ample pockets is essential for any perennial gardener. Thanks to this guide, you'll have everything you need to make the perfect choice. We've also included a list of our ten favourite garden aprons for inspiration, including a tool belt alternative and designs for ladies and kids.
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  • Top 10 Best Sprinklers for Lawns in the UK 2021 (Gardena, Hozelock and More)

    Top 10 Best Sprinklers for Lawns in the UK 2021 (Gardena, Hozelock and More)

    Garden sprinklers can be used as an irrigation system to keep grass in top condition, or as a fun way for the kids to cool off in the summer. There are many varieties, with impact and oscillating sprinklers being the most popular designs. So if you haven't used sprinklers yet, we recommend you give them a go for watering and maintaining your lawn.To help you pick the best one, we've put together a guide on water pressure, range and coverage. We know it can be a daunting task, especially if it's your first time using one. That's why we've included a ranking of the top 10 best garden sprinklers in the UK, including products from big brands like Hozelock and Gardena available on Amazon, eBay and Argos!
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  • Top 10 Best Outdoor Wall Lights in the UK 2021 (Philips, Nordlux and More)

    Top 10 Best Outdoor Wall Lights in the UK 2021 (Philips, Nordlux and More)

    Whether they're guiding you safely up your driveway on a winter's evening or lighting up your patio for a summer garden party, wall lights are an essential garden fixture, whatever the season. As well as serving a practical purpose, they're incredibly stylish, allowing you to experiment with your favourite décor styles outside. However, wall lights come in various shapes and sizes, and two can look and work completely differently from one another.From traditional brass lantern-style wall lights to stainless steel solar-powered LEDs with motion sensors, there is a whole range to choose from. It always helps to be armed with a little knowledge before diving in, which is exactly why we've written this buying guide. We'll walk you through everything you need to consider, then we'll show you ten of the best outdoor wall lights in the UK. 
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