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Sneeboer trowels… explained…

Sneeboer trowels… explained…

We currently sell six different Sneeboer Trowels (not quite a tongue twister, if only we sold them on the seashore): Sneeboer Old Style Dutch Tr...
An ingenious solution for sustainable children's birthday or Christening gifts

An ingenious solution for sustainable children's birthday or Christening gifts

Money boxes are, perhaps, becoming one of the most outdated Christening or naming day gifts you could buy. Thanks to technology and expedited by C...
Buy Once, Buy Well.. from the oldest scissor-makers in the Western world

Buy Once, Buy Well.. from the oldest scissor-makers in the Western world

Which ‘made in England’ hand tool company is used by, and therefore bizarrely unites, the disparate worlds of Saville Row tailors, the Ministry of...
Our second selection of Sneeboer Skatewood trowels

Our second selection of Sneeboer Skatewood trowels

Last year we had an idea. To make the nicest trowel we know, look even nicer. To be the ultimate gift for gardeners – something that looks stunnin...
Hultafors. All about the axes. Right?

Hultafors. All about the axes. Right?

Perhaps it’s time to rethink and reframe how we think of Hultafors - to think rulers first, axes second. Yes, Hultafors are world-renown axe maker...
Swap saccharine Mother’s Day gifts for something useful + long lasting

Swap saccharine Mother’s Day gifts for something useful + long lasting

 Mother’s Day is coming up on the 27th March and the wave of pastel coloured, ‘female friendly’ gifts are already infiltrating social feeds and sh...
New great stuff from Niwaki

New great stuff from Niwaki

Not a day goes by when we don’t have Niwaki in our hands if we are in the garden. Renowned for making ‘great stuff from Japan’, we have been wanti...
Black Whiteley's are BACK in stock!

Black Whiteley's are BACK in stock!

We are pleased that Whitely's black scissors are now back in stock! All the Whiteley' Scissors and snips are excellent quality. Given they are ma...
Why Sneeboer garden tools are worth the wait (and the investment)

Why Sneeboer garden tools are worth the wait (and the investment)

You know the adage – good things come to those who wait. This is probably never truer than with Sneeboer garden tools because... they take a whil...
Buy Once. Buy Well. Buy Leatherman.

Buy Once. Buy Well. Buy Leatherman.

There are few companies that become so successful that their names become the default reference point (such as Biro, Hoover and Velcro). Leatherma...
Picking the perfect pruning saw

Picking the perfect pruning saw

We like wilderness - or we should say - we don't like overly 'precise' gardening.  This isn’t entirely born out of laziness – whilst we can, of co...
Protection, pockets & pleasing on the eye...

Protection, pockets & pleasing on the eye...

The whole point of wearing an apron is to protect you from getting mucky – to stop you ruining your clothes. Of course the Carhartt apron does thi...