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All You Need To Know About Chainsaw Trousers

Chainsaw trousers are an essential part of chainsaw safety equipment and should always be worn when operating chainsaw machinery. They come in various styles that offer different levels of protection, so knowing what you need is important for getting the job done safely. At Gustharts, we answer some of the most frequently asked questions about chainsaw trousers to help ensure your safety, including how to choose the right chainsaw trousers for your needs.


How To Cut A Tree Down In Your Garden

Overgrown trees can cause potential problems to your home and neighbours, especially in bad weather. Large branches can come loose and cause damage to your home, and loose debris can become a hazard to your family and neighbours. Here at Gustharts, we can tell you all you need to know about cutting down a tree in your garden and how you can do it yourself.


How To Keep Your Garden In Top Condition With A Grass Strimmer

Keeping your garden in top condition requires regular maintenance, ensuring your lawn and shrubbery do not become overgrown. A grass strimmer is a fantastic piece of garden machinery to cut back long grass and give your lawn a nice edging. Here at Gustharts, we want to advise you on how to use a grass strimmer efficiently to keep your garden in top condition. From how to prepare your grass before cutting to what type of grass trimmer to invest in, read on!


Hedge Trimming Tips: What You Need To Know About Cutting Garden Hedges

Garden hedges are a great way to improve your garden, and there are various types of hedges to suit your preferences. Garden hedges must be trimmed at least once yearly to ensure that no dead branches cause other plants to become diseased and ruin your garden’s look. Here at Gustharts, we want to advise you on how to trim various styles of garden hedges to create a picturesque exterior.


Top 10 Tips To Prepare Your Garden For Spring

Gardening is never usually done during the winter due to the cold temperatures and lack of growth from grass and trees. Your garden will begin to grow in spring; however maintaining a picturesque garden takes a lot of preparation. Here at Gustharts, we want to give you 10 top tips on preparing your garden for the spring.


Keep Your Garden Tools Rust Free With These Tips

Taking care of your garden requires a lot of maintenance. Several tools, such as shovels, shears and chainsaws, are used for various gardening jobs. Now and then, rust can form on garden tools, which can take away from a tool’s stability or the functionality of some garden machinery. Here at Gustharts, we’ve covered everything you need to know about cleaning garden tools and how to prevent your tools from rusting again.


How To Keep Your Lawn Fresh In Winter

Keeping your lawn healthy requires a substantial amount of time, effort and maintenance, especially in winter. However, there are several steps you can take to keep your lawn in pristine condition during the colder seasons. Here at Gustharts, we’ve covered everything you need to know to keep your lawn fresh in winter, from how often to cut your grass to winter lawn care! Table of contents How to cut grass When maintaining your lawn, knowing how to cut your grass properly is essential to keeping your garden looking neat. No... Read More


How To Keep Safe While Using Garden Machinery

Keeping your garden tidy requires a lot of maintenance, often with garden machinery. Using garden machinery can be dangerous if certain tools are not used correctly. Here at Gustharts, we’ve covered everything you need to know regarding  keeping safe whilst using garden machinery.


How To Care For Your Hedges In Winter

Hedges, like any other plant, require their fair share of maintenance in order to maintain your garden and keep it looking healthy. Here at Gustharts, we want to advise you on the importance of hedge trimming and how to take care of your hedges in winter. Table of contents The importance of hedge trimming To help take care of your hedges, it is important to know exactly how important the maintenance is. So why exactly is hedge trimming needed and what damage can be done if it’s left too long?... Read More

Stihl online policy changes!

Big news coming out of STIHL this morning with regards to changes in their online sales policy!  Until now, the shipment of certain products via online sales was prohibited and instead these products had to be collected instore with a personal handover. With immediate effect, this policy has now been lifted…… with the exception of a couple of items! “We (Stihl) are changing the rules around the shipment of products to allow you to ship all products, with the exception of chainsaws and spare parts, direct to the end customer... Read More