Craven Collage Award for 'Best Practical Student'

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Bulldog Tools are the tool of choice at Craven College Centre for Horticulture. This is because we find they’re robust enough to withstand the rigours of student practicals. A recent visit to the Bulldog forge helped students appreciate what goes into making the tools they use every day and we took the opportunity to present…

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Posted in Things we like By Stuart Elsom On 24th March 2011 | 0 Comments

The World's Largest Spade at Myddelton House

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Here is the world’s largest spade at Myddelton House, in the Lee Valley Regional Park. The chap you can see standing on it is Andrew Turvey, Head Gardener. To read more about it’s time at Myddelton House, click here. Photo by kind permission of Lee Valley Park.

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Posted in Things we like By Stuart Elsom On 2nd November 2010 | 0 Comments

Rosebridge School

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Many former students of the nearby Rosebridge school have come to work with us over the years, and so we’re delighted to be able to give tools for the current students to work with. A number of students give up lunchtimes to work in the school garden, and together with the school’s gardeners they grow…

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Posted in Things we like By Stuart Elsom On 29th September 2010 | 0 Comments

Good Tools for Allotments

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We recently received this email from an allotment owner: Hi, I was reading your webpage and thought you may be interested in my story. 35 years ago I took on an allotment with my dad. I bought a Bulldog spade and fork and used them there. We had to give up the allotment in 1980…

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Posted in Things we like By Stuart Elsom On 15th September 2010 | 0 Comments

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