Wellington Boots – Care

Tried & trusted wellington boots are in many ways a prized possession among gardeners as they are the first thing we turn to before heading out to the garden. A good pair of well looked after wellies can be the difference between a long enjoyable day of work & a cold, wet miserable experience For ...

Best Ways to Erect Wind Break Netting

Rolls of wind break netting are a low cost way to reduce wind conditions in your garden & make your garden more pleasant for both you and your plants. Rolls come in various lengths, heights & colours and are most commonly used along boundary fencing to reduce wind & protect young hedging from wind chill ...

Wind block – Net or Natural?

Wind block - Net or Natural?
Being an Island nation we are often exposed to some windy conditions. This weather cam leave our gardens as no go zones until more clement weather arrives. Whether you live by the coast or in the midlands you can find yourself exposed to these conditions and the only solution or answer is to invest in ...

Recycling Bin Dos & Don’ts

Recycling Bin Dos & Don’ts
Given the week that is in it, we at The Garden Shop have decided to clear up some of the confusion around our recycling bins and figure what exactly what can and can’t be recycling and disposed of in our recycling bins at home. In Ireland each person accumulates around 35Kg of plastic waste each ...

Native Hedging Maintenance in Ireland

Native Hedging Maintenance in Ireland
Our native hedgerows are an important feature of our landscape and there are a number of steps in maintaining them that is important for their longevity & health Depending on the shape, condition & species within native hegding each hedge should be treated differently;   Native Hedging which is wide or has a wide base: ...

Wolf Garden Tools – Why We Love Them!

Wolf Garden Tools – Why We Love Them!
The Wolf Garten range of multi change tools at first seemed like a gimmick and in gardening gimmicks never last long. Wolf Garten tools have been around since  1958 when wolf introduced their first garden tool  and the very first electric lawn mower in Europe. Since then wolf garden as developed its garden tool range ...

Wolf Multi Change Garden Tools

Wolf Multi Change Garden Tools
People say ‘they don’t make garden tools like they used to’. Well, that is true, but with the wolf range of multi change tools that is true, because now they make even better tools than they used to. The wolf tools are a range of sturdy, practical and reliable tools for gardeners to use throughout ...

Patio Cleaner Spring Clean

Patio Cleaner Spring Clean
Patio Cleaners are a simple and safe way to remove algae and green mould from all stone features in gardens. Each spring, after the cold damp winter months have passed the garden generally looks the worst from wears and one of the ways to brighten up your garden is to revitalise your paths, paving, patio ...

Garden Furniture Restoration

Garden Furniture Restoration
After months of freezing conditions, wind, rain, sleet and snow our garden furniture can look the worst for wear come early spring. So, one of the first tasks on my list this year was to rejuvenate my garden furniture. For this you would need a few basic tools including sand paper, a paint brush and ...

Chainsaw Maintenance

Chainsaw Maintenance
Power tools, especially petrol powered and especially chainsaws require regular maintenance both for safety reasons and to ensure a smooth running & long lasting tool. Chainsaws are put through a lot of hard work and whether you can using them daily or just every so often they should always get regular maintenance First thing to ...
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