Garden Safety Tips & Advice from Experts...
Gardening is a fruitful and relaxing pastime enjoyed by millions of people in the UK. But over half a million accidents occur outdoors at home each year. Without inducing panic or hysteria, SafeGardening's team of experts goes through the different areas that can cause concern and offers practical advice to keep everyone safe.
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Latest Comments
  • SafeGardening
    Re: Raised Flower Bed Gardening
    @edislaw. That's correct and useful extra information to point out. Thanks
    20 October 2014
  • Edislaw
    Re: Raised Flower Bed Gardening
    Make sure, however, that you don't build it against somebody else's property. If you do you may cause dampness in their wall and be…
    18 October 2014
  • Bunty Hepplethwaite
    Re: Poisonous Berries
    @the-keeper. Yes but parents cannot expect schools to take on every responsibility in relation to young children. I would say this is a parent's…
    14 October 2014
  • the-keeper
    Re: Poisonous Berries
    With all this information, and the suggestion that small and while they are young children, should be made aware of these dangers at home! Then…
    13 October 2014
  • SafeGardening
    Re: Poisonous Berries
    @Shoshanna. Great idea...we will do some research and make some suggestions in the future.
    30 September 2014
  • shoshanna
    Re: Poisonous Berries
    It would be really useful to indicate a possible safe alternative to the poisonous plants listed. For example, my plan of covering a long metal…
    28 September 2014
  • anniehall
    Re: Poisonous Berries
    @Ann. You should call your vet and tell them how many the dog ate...they'd be much better placed to advise you.
    16 September 2014
  • ann
    Re: Poisonous Berries
    I think my dog may have eaten some yew berries he he seems ok should I be worried?
    13 September 2014
  • Bill
    Re: Tractor Mower Safety
    I am seeking advice on the use of a ride on type mower that is used on small grass verges between the highway and public foot path. There is…
    10 August 2014
  • Flee
    Re: Safety of Garden Ornaments and Statues
    I have several solar powered gnomes for my garden but I am concerned about water getting into the bottom where the…
    27 April 2014
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