Kitchen Garden Best Buy and Top Picks

Here are our favourite gardening products for October, chosen for their quality, effectiveness and value for money.

BEST BUY

ELECTRIC GARDEN SHREDDER

This QS2500 quiet drum shredder is ideal for shredding garden waste up to 40mm (1½in) in diameter. Supplied with a practical plunger for increased throughput on heavier loads, an engine power of 200W, a 50 litre collection box and a 10m (33ft) cable length.

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KG VERDICT

An excellent product, perfect for dealing with those thinner branches, twigs and hedge cuttings that would otherwise take a long time to break down. The long cable length is a boon, and the collecting bin has excellent capacity. Easy to operate and quiet.

Quality: 5/5
Effectiveness: 5/5
Value for money: 5/5

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COBRA
www.cobragarden.co.uk
TEL: 0115 964 5915
PRODUCT CODE: QS2500
PRICE: £199.99

TOP PICK

URBALIVE WORM COMPOSTER + STARTER PACK

Suitable of indoor or outdoor composting, this worm composter is made up of trays where worms transform food scraps into vermicompost and worm tea, collected from a sump at the bottom. Includes a comprehensive starter pack.

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KG VERDICT

This is the complete package. Very well designed, and with the starter pack you have all you need to make lovely nutrient-rich compost and worm tea.

Quality: 5/5
Effectiveness: 5/5
Value for Money: 5/5

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WIGGLY WIGGLERS
www.wigglywigglers.co.uk
PRODUCT CODE: F9620-CO1
PRICE: £129.95

TOP PICK

WIRE MESH COMPOST BIN

This compost bin is ideal for composting leaves. A self assembly kit, it has a wide set mesh to facilitate aeration, a wooden frame that has been treated with a water-based solution for durability. Dimensions: 70 x 70 x 70cm (27½ x 27½ x27½ in) – 342 litres.

KG VERDICT

The kit us relatively easy top put together ( all you needs is a screwdriver) and the end product is a perfectly functional and useful leaf bin. Very light so easy to move to different places in the garden.

Quality: 4/5
Effectiveness: 5/5
Value for Money: 4/4

PRIMROSE
www.primrose.co.uk
TEL: 0118 903 5210
PRODUCT CODE: TE12001
PRICE: £24.99

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