Gardening Under Lockdown

Gardening Under Lockdown

Gardening under the Lockdown conditions caused by the coronavirus crisis has been the one thing for many people which has kept them sane. The plant & seed companies were as busy as the supermarkets with queues just to get onto their websites. Then, when garden centres opened in mid-May, many people flocked to them to buy plants and other products to beautify their gardens. My little front cottage garden is full of colour and my…

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Mowers Matching into Spring

Mowers Matching into Spring

After the high winds and almost constant rain in January & February, I’m sure I’m not the only one looking forward to longer days and warmer weather. It makes us all feel so much better. It also means we can finally get started on those gardening tasks. A good place to start is tidying the garden by cutting back winter shrubs, pruning trees and raking winter leaves and debris. Clear up anything the winds spread…

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Fenland Spirit offer 5 tips on winter lawnmower maintenace

Fenland Spirit offer 5 tips on winter lawnmower maintenace

Winter is here and we have top tips to prepare your lawnmower for next spring. Clean out debris from underneath your lawnmower. Grass compacts under the deck; scrape it out and give it a dose of WD40 or equivalent – this reduces your deck rotting and grass clogging around the belt. Empty all fuel by running it empty. If you just empty the tank, the fuel in the carburetor can block the tiny jets inside…

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