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Karcher Pressure Washer from FFX Review

FFX sent us vouchers to purchase a Karcher K2 240v 100 bar compact pressure washer and other products for the purposes of this review. FFX is a large, independent supplier of tools, construction consumables and many other products and is based in Folkestone, Kent.

This year, I have been determined to buy a pressure washer to clean my driveway and the paths around our house. Luckily, FFX asked if I would like to choose an item from their website to review so I immediately started looking at the pressure washers on their website. FFX sells a wide range of tools, hardware and consumables, clothing and protection as well as garden and outdoors products.

Karcher K2 Compact Pressure Washer from FFX

Pressure Washers on the FFX Website

The FFX website has a good choice of pressure washers for several brands. I was pleased to see that there were a range of prices too.

My shed is not the largest so I looked for a more compact pressure washer. I have had a pressure washer before and it was quite bulky and very noisy. FFX have details of their products that are quite detailed Continue reading Karcher Pressure Washer from FFX Review

Brighten up your garden with bedding plants

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A splash of colour gives any garden that edge. Bedding plants are a great way to add some colour that will last for months and give your garden the wow factor. With so many varieties to choose from though, it can be difficult to know where to start.

Here, plant supports specialist Suttons utilise their knowledge of bedding plants so that you can effectively create a garden that oozes colour:

Types of bedding plants

With more than one option available to you, bedding plants come in the form of seedlings, plugs and those stored in pots and trays.

Opting for seedlings will provide you with between 100 and 400 seeds sown in trays and filled with compost. Just be aware that you will need to pot the baby plants into Continue reading Brighten up your garden with bedding plants

How to Build a Raised Garden

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Gardening is a fantastic hobby to pick up, and it’s perfect as Spring is just around the corner! One reason that most people believe they can’t garden is the lack of space – most people assume gardening requires a mass amount of space. Although plants do require space to grow, a great remedy for your tight space is a raised garden bed! Not only are they aesthetically pleasing, they’re versatile, fun, and easy!

Depending on the amount of space you have available will determine the quantity of materials you Continue reading How to Build a Raised Garden

Tidying the Garden for Spring

Tidying the Garden for Spring #SponsoredPostThe time of year has come around again to think about tidying the garden for spring.  There has been quite a lot of rain here lately.  Due to the damp ground, I have put off tidying the garden so far.  This is something that is on my list to do within the next couple of weeks, probably when the children are on holiday from school so that they can help me.  They love gardening.

Tidying the garden for spring – Our to do list

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