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I sometimes regret only making it to 5' 11". It’s not that I am short, in fact I am two inches taller than the UK average, but in the world of horticulture 5' 11" is not tall enough to prune the average hedge!

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Friday, July 03, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

You can now keep up to date with everything I'm up to by checking out The Fat Gardener twitter page.

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Sunday, June 21, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

Green gardening is now firmly established in the country’s psyche. The BBC use organic products in all their TV shows and chemical solutions are mentioned less and less or not at all. We are also constantly told to recycle, compost, ‘grow-our-own’ and use FSC timber products.

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Saturday, June 13, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

Most of us have broken a spade or fork handle at one time or another; it is usually during normal use and is always inconvenient.

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Sunday, June 07, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

The hammer and sickle has come to symbolise the industrial and agricultural worker and was most famously used as the emblem of the USSR. Today, Quality Garden Tools still supply a symbol of industrial and agricultural hard work in the form of the Haemmerlin wheelbarrow.

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Thursday, June 04, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show never fails to inspire me when it comes to its garden and plant displays, but what about all the other ‘stuff’ that fills the site? There is almost no type of garden sundry that cannot be bought at Chelsea – from tractor mowers to hygrometers and from wellington boots to bird boxes. This year I spent a couple of hours walking down Eastern Avenue assessing the garden tools and accessories on display.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

If the rest of the world is in financial meltdown, then the horticultural world hasn’t heard! This year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show may have had fewer £¼ million gardens, but was none the poorer for it.

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Monday, May 25, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

I often write about how hard we try to find exciting new garden products for Quality Garden Tools, but this year at the Chelsea Flower Show I think we have found a whole range!

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Saturday, May 23, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

I wrote some weeks ago about a few of my favourite garden tools and today I am following this by writing about the UK’s best selling garden tools – secateurs.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

As we enter the second half of May we start to see the beautiful Summer foliage of Japanese Maples.

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Saturday, May 16, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

This weekend my daughter planted her first garden. This was a big deal for two reasons; firstly because my daughter would be free to design her own ‘patch’ and secondly because I would have to relinquish some of my precious space!

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Sunday, May 10, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

A big thanks from Quality Garden Tools to all our customers who helped us enjoy our best month ever in April.

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Wednesday, May 06, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

Well, after the wonderful March sunshine we have been treated to a wet Easter bank holiday. Despite humanity’s love of hot, sunny days I am sure mild, wet conditions are much favoured by plants. My garden is exploding into life in all areas except one – the lawn.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

One of my favourite sights during April is seeing the new Hosta shoots begin to poke their heads into the warm(ish) Springtime sunshine.

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Wednesday, April 08, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

March has seen some wonderful early Spring weather for most (if not all) of us. This has meant that many ‘Seasonal Gardeners’ have stepped outside earlier than usual this year.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News

One of my major concerns when it comes to gardening is not unduly hurting the environment. I am not an organic gardener, but I do try as much as possible to reduce any negative environmental impact I may cause.

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Saturday, March 21, 2009 By Dominic Elsom News


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