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I bought this MTM 2 stroke leaf blower as an impulse buy and it was well worth it. I needed a leaf blower to clean out the autumn leaves in my farm machinery shed (I can't sweep in there, too much junk!), and after doing 10 minutes research, I decided ...

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I've given up buying seeds at my local nursery. They only have brand name seeds, and they have a very boring selection. For the last couple of years I've been buying all my vegetable seeds online, from organic/heirloom suppliers. I save seeds every year, so once I buy a packet ...

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After deciding that I wanted a new splitting axe, I did some research and settled on the compact yet versatile Fiskars X17. Although it's not quite heavy enough to split huge chunks of red gum, it's light enough to make easy work of peppermint gum and other lighter Eucalypts, and ...

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If you're using CFL lights in a grow tent, and need some airflow, one of the simplest solutions is to add a small solar powered fan. As long as your lights are on, the fan will spin. I recently purchased a $5 solar fan, designed to be clipped on to ...

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I just bought myself an Autopot hydroponic window box. Autopot is a really simple "off the shelf" hydroponic system based around the gravity fed Smart Valve - which basically only allows nutrients into your pots when they need it. You simply connect a reservoir of nutrient to the valve and ...

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My closest hydroponics store is over an hours drive away, and it's not even a very good store. So when I decided to buy some Hydroton, I thought I'd probably be able to get it from one of the major gardening stores in my area, but I found NOTHING. Most ...

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I've just bought one of the smallest hydroponics grow tents available, it's only 80cm x 80cm x 45cm, but I reckon it's going to be big enough to get me started. I'm planning on running a simple DWC hydroponics system in it with only 4 plants (2 chili and 2 ...

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About 2 months ago I set up a small indoor germination and seedling grow light system for growing indoor pepper plants using LED lights, and to be blunt, it worked a treat. I went with an ultra cheap DIY approach and bought a 12v adapter and some 12v LED strip ...

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Mini greenhouses are a great way to get delicate seeds to germinate - the trays are small enough to easily carry inside on cold nights, and they weigh next to nothing. I was a total failure at getting chillies to germinate before I got one of these. They're kinda cute ...

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It doesn't matter if you're a retired suburban gardener, or a hardcore hiker or woodsman - quality tools can mean the difference between hating what you're doing, and LOVING it. The Bahco Laplander is a tool you will LOVE - as with all good tools, it's a joy to use ...

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