James Thornton

Hi and welcome to Garden DIY. I am James Thornton and produce the content for all the gardening and DIY articles on the site. I am an avid gardener and DIYer with over 25 years’ experience while also being a gadget geek when it comes to new products in the garden industry. I hope you find my insights and opinions helpful.

Best Log Stores Reviews UK

Best Log Stores

Wood burning stoves are a great investment, providing an affordable way to heat your home without relying too much on gas or electricity. Even just subsidising your current heating system with a wood-burning stove can save a lot of money in yearly energy bills, while also reducing your carbon footprint, making it a great option …

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Best Grass Seeds Reviews UK

Best Grass Seed Reviews UK

Choosing the best grass seeds for your garden isn’t always easy. If you’ve never seeded the lawn before it becomes even tougher, with all kinds of products claiming to be the best that money can buy. However, it’s vitally important to select the right type of for your garden, because not all grass seeds are …

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Best Cordless Strimmer Reviews UK

Best Cordless Strimmer Reviews UK

Garden strimmers are a great tool for lawn maintenance, especially in gardens with irregularly shaped lawns that are difficult to cut using a lawnmower. The best cordless strimmer can easily navigate around tight bends and near objects like fencing and walls without taking any damage, making them a great garden tool to have in the …

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Best garden trolley carts reviews UK

Best Garden Carts & Trolleys

A garden cart is an excellent alternative to a wheelbarrow, offering many advantages over its two wheeled counterpart. Perhaps the biggest advantage is the fact that it can carry much heavier loads than a wheelbarrow, with most having a far higher capacity, allowing you to transport more things around the garden. Some items are simply …

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Best Garden Sieves Reviews UK

Best Garden Sieves

Tigerbox Premium Quality Powder Coated Steel Garden Riddle/Soil Sieve Set This product from Tigerbox is perfect for filtering out debris from soil, with mesh holes ranging from 6mm to 12mm, making it easy to find the right size for your needs. The metal construction provides great durability, especially the mesh material which is treated with …

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