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Gardman enhances core categories for 2018

New products and sub-ranges will be introduced to Gardman’s core gardening brands in 2018 to continue to meet the needs of the traditional gardener and to improve its category proposition.A new premium range of plant support products will be ... 
8 September 2017

Strata's sturdy garden storage

Strata Products has launched its new 300-litre Ward Garden Storage Box. The design incorporates hinged butterfly lids which allows the box to be positioned tightly against a wall; the easy to assemble flat-packed box can be built in less than 3 ... 
28 July 2017

Have you got The Buzz?

Specialist home and garden pest control supplier STV has re-launched its perennial Love Summer campaign with a focus on The Buzz outdoor insect control and citronella range of products.Highlights of The Buzz range include colour-change candles which ... 
28 July 2017

Great reaction to Outback's Bar-Grill

After its prototype sold out shortly after its launch last year, UK supplier Outback International unveiled its new Bar-Grill barbecue at a major trade exhibition.A major attraction at this year’s Solex Outdoor Living Exhibition, the barbecue-bar ... 
28 July 2017

Outdoor protection from Roxil

The new Roxil Outdoor Protection range from Safeguard Europe is said to keep patio and outdoor wood looking good for up to 10 years while maintaining its natural aesthetic. Roxil Wood & Patio Cleaner is designed for exterior surfaces such as ... 
28 July 2017

Getting Creative in the kitchen

The chef’s basket is a versatile multi-function kitchen utensil from Creative Products. Made from tough stainless steel, the fold-flat, easy store, compact design quickly expands into a flexible basket that lets you cook, boil and deep fry foods ... 
28 July 2017

Centurion Europe cleans up with Mellerud

The exterior care range from Mellerud is now available exclusively from Centurion Europe.Mellerud products, which aim to provide effortless cleaning power and protection, are designed to tackle a variety of outdoor and garden tasks include Algae and ... 
27 July 2017

Makita extends outdoor maintenance range

Four new machines have been introduced to Makita's range of outdoor maintenance and grounds care equipment with the latest 4-stroke MM4 engine technology at the heart of two of them.The power and performance of the MM4 engine, which Makita said ... 
27 July 2017

Glue Dots available from Wilsons

The new range of hardware and DIY adhesives from Glue Dots International is now available from Wilsons, Colchester. Glue Dots’ range of double-sided adhesives are said to bond instantly which makes home repairs and DIY projects quick and easy. Ivan ... 
27 July 2017

Campingaz Master Series Black Edition for serious barbecuers

In a bid to target the premium end of the market, Campingaz has introduced the Master Series Black Edition. Available in 3 and 4 burner versions, it has been developed for ‘serious barbecue enthusiasts’ that demand the same functionality and ... 
27 July 2017

A brighter post box from Burg Wachter

The Malaga solar-powered post box from Burg-Wachter features an integrated solar panel that charges the battery during daytime which in turn powers an LED back-lit house number display panel on the front.The built-in light sensor ensures the panel ... 
20 July 2017

Lightweight workwear from Snickers

The newest LITEWork trousers, shirts, shorts, T-shirts and jackets from Snickers offer all the features and functionality of Snickers’ other Next Generation working clothes but without the heavier weight fabrics. These are super-light, quick-drying ... 
20 July 2017

Scruffs' tough Victory

The new Victory boot from workwear brand Scruffs is a high spec, anti-static safety boot that features a Vibram outsole, which is designed to deliver lightweight durability and sure-footed comfort.The hardwearing boot boasts a steel toe and steel ... 
20 July 2017

Extra window security from Abus

Complementing its door bars, the latest offering from Abus is a comprehensive range of window grills ensuring any exposed window area can be made completely secure. UK Crime Stats confirmed burglary is on the increase, with 38,313 reported break-ins ... 
20 July 2017

Introducing the new premium Wine Cooler range from Husky

Drinks cooler specialists Husky has launched a new collection of A energy rated, feature-packed Wine Coolers, designed to keep the contents in perfect condition, all at an affordable cost.The Husky Signature Wine Coolers are available in two sizes ... 
20 July 2017

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