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Back Care For Gardeners
Back Care For Gardeners
Gardening can be very strenuous on your back. This article outlines how to take some of the back pain out of gardening....
Bee/Wasp Stings & Anaphylactic Shock
Bee/Wasp Stings & Anaphylactic Shock
How bee and wasp stings can cause a severe allergic reaction in some people known as anaphylaxis or anaphylactic shock. How this can be life threatening in sever cases…...
Bonfire Safety
Bonfire Safety
the law surrounding garden bonfires and why it will be easier for some people to have them as opposed to others. Steps and guidelines you should follow if you’re…...
Defensive Planting for Household Security
Defensive Planting for Household Security
Don't resort to ugly barbed wire or broken glass to secure your property against intruders, a few well-chosen plants will do the job just as well and look much better....
Garden Safety in the Snow
Garden Safety in the Snow
A snow covered garden looks enchanting but there are dangers under that glistening white blanket....
Garden Skin Care
Garden Skin Care
The things you can do to prevent health problems occurring to your skin whilst gardening. How you need to protect your skin whatever the season....
How to Tell If a Tree is Safe or Needs Felling
How to Tell If a Tree is Safe or Needs Felling
Before felling a dangerous tree check that it's necessary, safe and legal...
Is Your Garden Legally Safe?
Is Your Garden Legally Safe?
How can you ensure that you are using your garden in a way that keeps you safe from legal action?...
Ladder Safety
Ladder Safety
Everyone needs to use a ladder now and then. By following a few simple rules, you can stay safe....
Making Your Garden Secure
Making Your Garden Secure
We show you the simple steps to take that will keep you secure and help keep thieves out of your house and garden....
Pollen Allergies
Pollen Allergies
How you can reduce the effects of pollen allergies both in terms of how and when you spend time exposed to pollen and also in your choice of the types of things you…...
Repetitive Strain and CTD
Repetitive Strain and CTD
How basic health and safety practice can prevent or lessen the risk of suffering from RSI and CTD whilst gardening. What can happen if you don't take precautions?...
Safety of Garden Ornaments and Statues
Safety of Garden Ornaments and Statues
Adding statues, water features and ornaments to a garden creates focal points of interest but attention must be paid to safety when choosing and placing them....
Sun Safety: Choosing Hats and Sunglasses
Sun Safety: Choosing Hats and Sunglasses
Keeping safe from over-exposure to the sun means using hats and sunglasses in the garden as well as protective skin products....
Treating Bee Stings and Bites
Treating Bee Stings and Bites
How to treat the more common stings and bites inflicted by insects in the UK. The dangers of anaphylactic shock and how to recognise and treat it....
What to do in the Event of Poisoning
What to do in the Event of Poisoning
How there are several objects in the garden that can cause poisoning. What to do if you suspect you or another person have been poisoned and things you can do before…...
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