Best Buy

product review: september 2020

This month the KG team have been trying out a range of garden snips. Here is our Best Buy and Top Picks selection BEST BUYGARDEN SNIPS These Japanese-made garden snips have slender blades made from SK85 carbon steel with a maximum branch diameter of 3mm. There is nylon webbing strap at the base of the handles to keep them together…

URGENT RECALL: Courgette ‘zucchini’

Mr Fothergill’s, the Newmarket based seed experts, have recalled stocks of Courgette ‘Zucchini’ with the batch code I on the packet (located after the printed use by date) as a small number of seeds could produce bitter tasting fruits. This follows a small number of complaints from customers who have experienced stomach pain and nausea after eating fruits. All remaining…

Trowels

Kitchen Garden Best Buy and Top Picks for July. This month the KG team has been trying out a variety of trowels BEST BUY ELEMENTS HAND TOOL SET This set contains three essential planting and weeding tools. The heads are made from heat treated and hardened carbon steel, with a hammer finish and powder coated. The handle is made of…
One to try: Dream Peppers

One to try: Dream Peppers

If you’re looking for a pepper plant that produces lots of fruit, says Tony Flanagan, why not try ‘Lemon Dream’ and ‘Tangerine Dream’? I tend to prefer the larger sweet peppers such as ‘King of the North’ and ‘California Wonder’ but last year I tried out a new variety (courtesy of Marshalls Seeds) which produces much smaller fruits, a snacker…

Hoes

Kitchen Garden Best Buy and Top Picks for May. This month the KG team has been trying out a variety of hoes BEST BUY MULTI-CHANGE® PUSH-PULL WEEDER This weeder has a wavy dual edge blade which you move backwards and forwards. The push movement traps the weeds and then the pull movement cuts through the weeds just below the level…