The most useful spade you will ever own

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Over the years Bulldog Tools have manufactured dozens of different spades for diverse uses within the landscape and construction industries. Often these spades will be only very slight adjustments to the design of an existing product, for example a longer handle, a different hand grip, a narrower tool head or even a new colour for…

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Posted in About Bulldog By Stuart Elsom On 17th April 2012 | 0 Comments

Which Hoe?

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Hoeing is a technique used on allotments and in gardens to break up and loosen the soil allowing better water absorption, to remove weeds, and to make seed drills for planting. British made Bulldog hoes are available in a number of different shapes and styles to suit soil conditions and hoeing techniques, but many gardeners…

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Posted in About Bulldog By Stuart Elsom On 14th March 2012 | 0 Comments

Gardening and the Olympics: The Big Dig

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Boris Johnson and Seb Coe launched the Capital Growth event ‘The Big Dig’ at Sutton Community Farm last week. We joined in with the world’s largest spade! The Big Dig is on the weekend of March the 17th and 18th and is open to participation by individuals and teams. Here’s what Capital Growth say about…

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Posted in About Bulldog By Stuart Elsom On 1st March 2012 | 0 Comments

Winter Pruning

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Winter is a good time to prune trees and large shrubs as they are best pruned when dormant. This dormant period runs from late Autumn until late Winter and wounds tend to heal quickly once Spring arrives and growth begins again. Although there are some exceptions to this rule (Birch trees are pruned in Autumn…

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Posted in About Bulldog By Stuart Elsom On 15th February 2012 | 0 Comments

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