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New products at GreenFingers

by John - May 8th, 2013.
Filed under: GreenFingers, New Products.

GreenFingers has hundreds of new products today

Twin Feeder and Hook Set

Twin Feeder and Hook Set £9.99
Now you can attract many types of wild birds to your garden with this delightful Twin Feeder and Hook Set which is elegantly decorated at the top and features an ornate finial. It comprises a heavy duty metal pole two hanging hooks and two metal feeders one for peanuts and the other for seeds. Easily assembled this is a wonderful and safe way to feed your feathered friends and observe their antics close up. The poles screw together which increases strength and rigidity while the ground spike makes assembly easier and also aids in supporting the pole. BTO approvedWith disappearing habitats and climatic changes the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) both recommend the year-round feeding of garden birds to maintain a healthy and viable flock of native species. Feeding requirements are greater in late autumn and winter when natural resources are in shorter supply and high energy levels are also needed during spring when birds are busy breeding and raising young. Once you have established a feeding regime

Vitax Sulphur Candle

Vitax Sulphur Candle £11.38
The Vitax Sulphur Candle is a solid disinfectant for empty greenhouses. Working to kill fungal spores and pests this is a ready-to-use coarse powder made with wick and sulphur. Vitax are well-known for their range of impressive lawn care products and the Sulphur Candle is a specialist solution for a specialist problem. Fumigates an average 8 x 6 ft greenhouse 225g

Taste of Italy Seeds - Sweet Pepper Peperone Rubens Lungo Rosso

Taste of Italy Seeds – Sweet Pepper Peperone Rubens Lungo Rosso £2.69
Sweet Pepper Peperone Rubens Lungo Rosso is a green fruited Biscayne type that turns bright red with long broad shouldered slightly tapering fruits with thick flesh. Ideal for grilling Peperone Rubens will produce an abundant crop over a long season if picked regularly. Flowering period: Jun-SepSowing months: Jan-AprPosition: Full sunPeppers are best grown under glass or protection but can be grown in sunny positions sheltered from the wind. Prepare the soil by digging trenches and apply generous quantities of well-rotted manure or compost at the bottom then cover with soil. Sow seeds in late January to April under protection and maintain a minimum temperature of 15C. Sow seeds 13mm deep into pots of good compost transplant to individual 7.5cm pots when large enough to handle then transplant to growing bags containers or direct into the glasshouse soil. Delay planting outside until after all danger of frost is passed and soil temperature is at least 15C. Plant in rows 70cm apart and allow 60cm between plants. Keep well watered and feed when the flowers begin to set fruit. Harvest regularly to obtain fruits until the late autumn. Quantity: 200 seeds

Vegetable Seeds - Lettuce Webbs Wonderful

Vegetable Seeds – Lettuce Webbs Wonderful £1.99
Still the premier garden lettuce in most people’s vegetable patch this variety has large wrinkled leaves with a big tight centre of crisp white leaves. It is outstanding whether the summer is wet or dry and always slow to run to seed. Sow thinly from spring to mid summer 6mm deep in drills 38cm apart. A moist well drained soil which has had plenty of compost during the previous autumn is best. In very hot weather it is best to water the soil before sowing and to make sowings during the early afternoon.Thin out gradually to 30cm apart and harvest when the head feels firm when gently pressed.Quantity: 150 seeds

Yeoman FSC Premium Long Handled Patio Knife

Yeoman FSC Premium Long Handled Patio Knife £14.99
Remove weeds and moss from between your paving slabs in a few easy strokes. This fantastic quality patio knife from market leaders Yeoman is made from the finest materials offering outstanding value for money. This tool has a carefully sharpened and angled blade making this the ideal tool for getting into those slim cracks between paving stones or into the small gaps you find between the walls of your house and the garden path. It’s sharp point is also useful for digging out moss and those pesky weeds that manage to break through even the smallest pits in tarmac. The head is manufactured from polished stainless steel to prevent rust minimise soil adhesion and reduce resistance during use making your task much easier. Finished with a solid and durable turned oak handle you can be sure that this tool is built to last. Quality tools make beautiful gardensProduct specifications:Dimensions: H: 155 x W: 9 x D: 4cmWeight: 0.9kgPlease note: Weights and dimensions are approximate and for guidelines only.

Alan Titchmarsh Seeds - Herb Chives

Alan Titchmarsh Seeds – Herb Chives £1.99
Undemanding and very easy to grow Herb Chives are an essential addition to your herb garden they are a decorative perennial herb producing a clump of spear-like dark green leaves with a delicate onion flavour. Their leaves and edible flowers make them indispensible for garnishing potato salad soups and other savoury dishes. Chives are also ideal for edging paths and borders and make an excellent companion plant deterring pests such as carrot root fly and attracting bees and butterflies to their pretty pink blooms. Butterfly and bee friendlyEdible flowersHarvesting period: May-NovSowing months: Mar-Jun Position: Full sun or semi shadeHeight: 40cmSpread: 30cmStart off in a seed tray in a cold frame or indoors and plant out in your vegetable plot. Fill a seed tray with good free-draining damp seed compost. Sow seed 6mm deep and cover with a very fine sprinkling of dry vermiculite or finely sieved compost. Place seed and tray inside a propagator or seal inside a polythene bag and keep at around 18-25C until the seeds germinate in about 14 days. Do not exclude light as this helps germination. When seedlings are large enough to handle transplant into 7.5cm pots or multi-cell trays. Plant out once the plants are approximately 10cm tall into well prepared soil allowing 25cm between each plant and 37cm between each row of plants.Once established chives require little aftercare. Lift and divide overcrowded clumps in spring. Quantity: 1000 seeds

Battery Heated Insoles

Battery Heated Insoles £9.99
Ideal as the temperature seems to be dropping on a daily basis you can keep your feet nice and toasty with these super Battery Heated Insoles. Manufactured from soft EVA materials the insoles connect to a battery pack via a lead contained inside a mesh fabric pouch that securely fastens around your leg with a strap. What

Folding Shovel

Folding Shovel £5.99
A handy tool that is bound to come in handy as we head toward the winter season this Folding Shovel is useful accessory for keeping around the home. Practical and light this shovel is ideal for clearing your driveway / pathway and for digging your wheels out of snow as and when winter strikes. Small and compact the Shovel is helpful for when you

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