IF 2022 is the year you sow a hobby in gardening, you’ll need the right kit.
But like a well-watered border, costs could soon add up. Here, we look at buying the essentials as a first-time gardener – without costing the earth.
TURN ON YOUR GLOVE: Bag a bargain with a blue finger. Two pairs of large soft-grip gardening gloves at Homebase are £4.00. Regular price is £3 a pair.
DO NOT FORGET: Wilko’s fork and fork set are just £2 each, while Rolson’s carbon steel forks are available for £10 at The Original Factory Shop. And Black & Decker’s 30in poly fan rake has been reduced from £12.95 to just £6.45 at Homebase.
SAVE: £6.50 on rake fans
GRAB A BUNDLE: Save by getting a bunch of stuff in one go. A ten-pack of garden tools – including pruners, weeders, hand fork, trowel, hand rake, transplanter, hand spray and gloves – are down from £62.78 to £43.95 at manomano.co.uk
HAS WATER DOWN: The Strata 6.5l plant watering can only set you back £4 from The Original Factory Shop. Or check out the Homebase clearance sale. The 4.5-litre gray watering can is now £4 only, down from £16.95.
NERD: Save up on a book to help guide you through your new hobby. RHS: Year-round gardening is now half price, down from £20 to £10 at theworks.co.uk.
MONEY IN REFUNDS: Save on bulbs and plants from Gardening Express by shopping through Topcashback. New customers can get up to 13% back. Go to topcashback.co.uk/gardening-express.
FREE: See if you can pick up tools, potted plants, and other gardening chores for free on Freecycle, Freegle, Freelywheely or Trash Nothing – or very cheaply via Gumtree and Facebook Marketplace. This not only saves you money, but also prevents unwanted items from ending up in the landfill.
And save on larger items you only use occasionally – such as hedge trimmers, lawn mowers and saws – by borrowing from a neighbor or by banding together to buy one. that you can share.
- Price is correct at the time of shooting. Offers / offers are subject to availability.
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TESCO has a deal with Clubcard for the Progress ‘Go Healthy’ 28cm sauté pan, down from £30 to £15.
REFUND a six-pack of Mr Kipling Cherry Bakewells for just 95p at Asda, down from £1.90.
Apply for a British Airways American Express credit card by February 28 and you’ll receive a Welcome Bonus of 10,000 Avios, double the regular sign-up bonus of 5,000 Avios.
This is one of a series of new offers available. Learn more at americanexpress.com.
THIS gorgeous Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir candle, above, is £50. Or trade it for a Wild and Pomegranate Figure candle, below, from The Original Factory Shop for £4.
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