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At STIGA, people put passion in any job that has to do with your garden. After many years in the world of gardening tools and machines, the Team has developped experience and competences. They are ready to give you the best advices and instructions to make the best out of your outdoor space. Do you really have a green thumb, or you just want to keep your garden smart and healthy? Whatever the answer, STIGA experts are here to make sure, gardening will have no more secrets for you!

17/03/2020

How gardening boosts our mental and physical health

Our gardens will be playing an important wellbeing role in our lives during the coming months, as we do all we can to keep mentally and physically healthy throughout the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

12/03/2020

What’s new in the world of gardening?

March is such an exciting time in the garden, with the days lengthening and the light levels improving. You can almost feel the plants priming themselves to burst into growth!

12/03/2020

Three simple ways to create your own wildflower area

Shakespeare mentions over 100 native wildflowers in his complete works. Sadly, however, we have lost 97% of our wildflower meadows in the past century, with a knock-on effect to many species of birds and insects. It’s estimated that meadows and other species-rich grasslands now cover less than 1% of the UK.

11/03/2020

Gardening Calendar - March 2020

Now is a great time if you want to transplant any shrubs or herbaceous perennials or plant new ones. Remember to incorporate a slow-release fertilizer to get the plants started.

27/02/2020

Music to mow to - our Top 20 ‘mow-tivational’ songs!

It’s that time of year when most gardeners will be thinking about giving their lawnmower its first outing of the year, storms permitting! Having been stored away in winter ‘hibernation’ for the past few months, some mowers might need a service before being ready for action.

06/02/2020

How to make the most of your extra day this leap year

Every four years, we get to enjoy the 29th of February, and that four-year cycle has come around again in 2020. But why DO we have a leap year? And how can we make the most of that extra day this month?

03/02/2020

Hints & Tips - February

Compost heaps have been lying dormant through the winter. It’s a good time to turn them with a fork or spade to get them moving, to break down the contents into crumbly nutritious humus to spread on your spring garden.

01/02/2020

Gardening Calendar – February

Winter frosts continue, so if you have not done so already, wrap some horticultural fleece around those tender plants.

24/01/2020

Top tips for a pawsome dog walk!

January is Walk Your Dog Month - but what, exactly, do dogs really enjoy about their walks? And what can owners do to make sure their pets get the maximum benefit?

16/01/2020

Hints & Tips for January

Snow in January can look lovely, but it brings its problems in the garden. It’s a good idea to knock off snow from the branches of your trees, shrubs and fruit bushes before the weight damages branches.