PRODUCT REVIEWS: GARDEN TWINE (February 23)

You could say twine is one of the essential accessories that you need for your garden for a wide range of tasks, from securing bean frames to tethering tomatoes

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TWINE IN A TIN

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Crafted in strong galvanized steel, with a tough powder coating this tin holds 120m of strong three-ply jute twine. The lid features a hole to dispense just enough twine for the job at hand. The ‘British Meadow’ design displays delicate meadow flowers and butterflies

BURGON & BALL
www.burgonandball.com
TEL: 0114 233 8262
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PRICE: £10.99

KG VERDICT
This beautifully designed tin keeps your spool of twine intact as you use it. The jute twine is easy to draw out and at 120m there’s plenty of it. This would make an excellent gift for any green-fingered folk you know.

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SOPHIE CONRAN STRIPED TWINE

Made from 70% cotton and 30% polyester, this striped twine can be used for such tasks as tying up flowers and herbs, wrapping up home-made cakes and gifts and securing jam jar covers in place.

BURGON & BALL
www.burgonandball.com
TEL: 0114 233 8262
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PRICE: £10.99

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KG VERDICT
If you’re looking for a strong, adding a decorative flourish to flowers or herbs together, or for tying the tops to jams and pickles for example, this bi-coloured (cherry red and white) twine is an excellent option. 200m in length, there’s plenty of it and offers very good value for money. It can also be used for outdoor tying task too.

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JUTE GARDEN TWINE

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This is a 250m pool of soft, 100% jute twine. Both natural and biodegradable, it can be used for general gardening tying tasks, marking out seed lines or for making bean frames.

TWO WESTS & ELLIOTT
www.twowests.co.uk
TEL: 01246 451077
PRODUCT CODE: BPT
PRICE: £4.25

KG VERDICT
In a lovely bottle green colour, this 250m three-ply twine is perfect for a whole range of tying jobs on the veg plot. A strong, natural fibre, this spool of twine will last you a long time and offers good value for money.

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