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BBQ Safety & Gas Cylinders
BBQ Safety & Gas Cylinders
General barbecue safety tips and how to remain safe around a barbecue. How to store and operate gas cylinders. Food storage, preparation and barbecuing food safely....
Digging and Raking Implements
Digging and Raking Implements
A description of the main digging and raking tools. How they're designed for the task they're used for and the many variations to suit different jobs....
Erecting Fences
Erecting Fences
The basics of erecting a garden fence – the different reasons to want a garden fence and how that will determine the type of fence you choose and other considerations…...
Garden Lighting
Garden Lighting
Outdoor lighting adds a new dimension to the garden not only to highlight garden areas or features but also to illuminate those hazardous areas....
Garden Seating
Garden Seating
Sitting in the garden is one of the greatest pleasures worth indulging in. This article looks at making sure what you are sitting on is safe....
Garden Theft Prevention
Garden Theft Prevention
Why gardens have become such an attraction for thieves and ways in which you can reduce the chances of becoming a victim of garden theft...
Garden Trampoline Safety
Garden Trampoline Safety
How you must lay down some strict ground rules to your children and their friends about what they can and can’t do before playing on a garden trampoline. Carrying out…...
Hot Tub/Garden Jacuzzi Safety
Hot Tub/Garden Jacuzzi Safety
How you should check the water quality of your hot tub regularly and make sure it’s the right temperature. How to keep you and your children safe....
How to Sharpen Your Garden Tools
How to Sharpen Your Garden Tools
Contrary to what people might believe, keeping garden tools sharp is actually important for safety reasons as they are less likely to slip and hurt someone....
Is Your Garden Hose Safe?
Is Your Garden Hose Safe?
The benefits of garden hose reels and why you need to be aware of the problems of lead contained within some garden hoses and why you should buy ‘water safe’ hoses…...
Ladder Safety
Ladder Safety
Everyone needs to use a ladder now and then. By following a few simple rules, you can stay safe....
Safe Solar Powered Water Features
Safe Solar Powered Water Features
Solar powered water features are a great way to get round some of the inconvenience and safety issues of getting mains water out to the garden....
Secateurs and Shears
Secateurs and Shears
the difference between secateurs and shears and which tool is appropriate for which job. Things to consider before buying and how to use them safely and maintain them…...
Small Garden Tool Safety
Small Garden Tool Safety
How to minimise the risk of injury and adopt a safety first approach to using small gardening tools. How they should be stored and maintained....
Tractor Mower Safety
Tractor Mower Safety
How tractor (ride on) mowers can be a very useful time saving device. The importance of following the manufacturer’s manual and other safety tips to bear in mind....
Using Axes and Hatchets
Using Axes and Hatchets
How to use an axe or hatchet safely and the importance of roping off an area where you intend to work. How to practice safe axe ‘etiquette’ and the importance of…...
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