Wooden decking can quickly become covered by a green film, especially in shadowy areas. You may have wondered from time to time whether wood decking can be cleaned with a high-pressure cleaner – here, we show you how to clean wood decking properly and what you need to be aware of.
Whether you are a professional or a private user, wherever your lawnmower reaches its limits, clearing saws and brushcutters make an ideal choice. We have a few tips for you to ensure that the mowing line will continue to deliver optimal cutting performance and remains stable for longer, even after a long period of storage.
Since the introduction of E10, anyone who mixes the fuel for their chainsaws using petrol from the petrol station and two-stroke oil has no doubt wondered whether E10 is also suitable for use in chainsaws, clearing saws and other similar tools. We have summarised the key facts about E10.
STIHL brushcutters provide great ease of use and robust technology.
Observing some useful tips on how to service and maintain your tool will ensure that your brushcutter will continue to work safely and reliably in your garden for many years to come.
The start of autumn and winter also marks the start of the annual chain saw season. It’s time to get your chain saw out of your shed and get to work cutting wood for your fireplace as well as many other jobs that need doing. But before you get going, you should check to see whether your chain saw is working properly.
Some garden owners are perfectly happy cutting back their hedges the ordinary way. But others blossom into true artists when it comes time to trim. To create topiary shapes, it’s best to choose densely growing, typically evergreen species, such as box or yew. Thick branches that branch into finer and finer twigs form the main lines of the finished shape. To train the branches in the right direction, fasten the flexible twigs with wire.
Colourful blossoms in spring, verdant green in summer, magnificent orange and red leaves and berries in autumn, and beautiful frosty branches in winter: Hedges shape the feel of a garden and make the change of the seasons a vivid experience for everyone to see and enjoy. What’s more, they play an especially important role in the ecosystem by providing a home as well as protection from the wind and the weather to a wide range of animals. Hedges also prevent excessive evaporation and soil erosion by protecting the soil from heat and strong gusts of wind.
Building a nesting box is fun, especially with the kids. It’s a great way to learn about working with tools, nature and animals. Here’s how you can build a nesting box with a little skill.