The Idiot Gardener

WARNING: This site contains information on gardening, brewing, curing meat,

building shit and hunting, all done in a piss-poor manner. It is not suitable for the

feeble-minded, the weak and lame, those of a nervous disposition, vegans and

vegetarians (and those other ones that only eat fish and the occasional bacon

sandwich - I think they're called 'hypocrites'), those who practice any

manner of folk singing or dancing, people named Colin or fans of Barry Gibb.

Buffalo 3kW Induction Hob Review

When considering brewing, one potential waste of time has to be getting a large volume of wort to a rolling boil. Personally I use (make that..

Spear and Jackson Neverbend Fork Review

Now, if there’s one thing I’ve grown to love as I get older, it’s tools! I have tools that do all manner of things. I even have tools that do..

Qualcast GDB30B Strimmer/Brush Cutter Review

I needed a strimmer, but I wanted it to have the ability to cut brush as well. Look; let’s be honest here, my gardening approach does result in some..

Fermentis SafBrew Abbaye Yeast Review

I had a rare moment in the supermarket where I bought a bottle of every single French and Belgian beer available. Okay, it was only around 20 bottles, but out..

RHS Wisley Review

Fancy a nice day out? Thinking about maybe going to look at a garden? Then you might put RHS Wisley on your shortlist if you live in the South East of England...

Bio Green Phoenix Greenhouse Heater Review

When I built the Idiot Greenhouse, one of the issues I had to address was condensation. I tried using a double skin ceiling, a triple skin ceiling, and even a..

Wolf Garten Tools Review

Have you ever looked at something and thought, ‘I bet that’s going to be a pile of shit’? Well, I have. On more than one occasion...

Sarah Raven Seeds Review

I started gardening on a drunken whim. It’s true; I genuinely hated gardening with a passion. It was when I suddenly woke up sober and realised what I..

Eraza Slug and Snail Killer Review

There are some products that try to create a sense of expectation before highlighting what they do. Look at Andrex and its ‘Puppies on a Roll’, or..

Wusthof Classic Knives Review

If you’re experienced in the artistry of the charcutiere, then – to be honest, and as is already obvious – you’ll learn next to nothing..


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