LEAF-FREE GUTTERS Clear your gutters out of soggy leaves that have collected during autumn and winter before the hot months arrive and make it a fire hazard. A STIHL leaf blower with a gutter kit attachment is the perfect tool to rid your gutters of unwanted debris, quickly and easily.
A CLEANER HOME & OUTDOOR SPACE Winter can bring mould, grime and even algae to your decks, windows and driveway. Give it a spring clean! Blast away quickly and easily with a STIHL high pressure cleaner. It'll lift off the dirt to reveal a cleaner surface and you can start enjoying
HEDGES For a solid, rectangular or square style hedge, it's best to trim several times a year from Spring through to Autumn. To keep the top level of your hedge, place a line of string just above the hedge as a guide for a straighter cut. A STIHL hedge trimmer will make
LAWNS For a better, vibrant lawn this spring and summer, treat it to a regular feeding and watering. Apply a high nitrogen slow release fertilizer. Some fertilizers need only be reapplied between 6 to 12 weeks. For a thicker, healthier lawn, mow it as regularly as once a week – it
Wood for Open Fires All wood will burn equally well in a good wood-burning stove. But not every kind of wood is suitable for open fires. Sparks Conifer wood tends to trap the wood gas created inside the log. As the piece of wood gets hot, high gas pressure can therefore build up
If your lawn mower blade is dull. You should sharpen the blade twice each season to help maintain a green, healthy lawn. A sharp blade not only cuts grass much cleaner but, it helps reduce your lawn mowing time. Hobden's Small Engine's can do lawn mower blade sharpening while you
Thanks to their sophisticated technology and sturdy construction, STIHL chainsaws require very little care and maintenance. During the season, this is likely to be confined to checking the chain regularly and keeping the cutting links sharp for a better cut and to protect the engine. Here are a few tips for storing your equipment
Make a home for your little friends in the garden. It only takes a little bit of DIY skill to build a nestbox - and it's easy. Here's what you need: Round timber, approx. 20 cm in diameter Hammer and nails (60-80 mm) Drill (25-30 mm drill) Sawhorse Chain saw
A home-made flower trough created from a tree trunk is a decorative feature in any garden. Here we show you the professional way to make it. Here's what you need: Round timber, approx. 30-35 cm diameter 2 smaller round pieces for the feet, approx. 30 cm long, approx. 20 cm
There's room for a rustic garden bench in almost any garden. And it makes a nice quiet spot for you to relax. Follow our material and construction instructions to build a full-size one for adults. By the way, it's really easy to make a child-size one for the little ones, too.