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Garden inspiration

All the top tools and helpful hints you'll need to protect your garden from cold winter weather.

Garden inspiration.

We've picked out the best tools to help you prepare your garden for winter. Protect your grass and remove fallen debris with a leaf blower. Use a hedge trimmer to cut back any broken branches, and grab your ladders and extension leads - because it's time to put up those Christmas lights!

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Light the way for Santa

No matter how big your outdoor space is, you can easily get into the festive spirit with fairy lights, path finders and door decorations. If you have the space, why not go all out with novelty lighting – add Christmas characters, a light-up reindeer or project snowflakes all around. Well…it is Christmas!

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Grab a ladder

Use a ladder for securing outdoor lights to high places such as trees or roofs. Wait for clear weather conditions and have another person with you when doing this, so they can hold the ladder steady.

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Fixing your lights

To attach your lights and decorations, fittings will need to be purchased separately. We recommend suction hooks for windows, cup hooks for walls and specialist gutter hooks for gutters.

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Big on batteries

Battery powered lights are the easiest to operate outdoors as you don’t have to worry about reaching sockets. Just make sure the battery pack is in a safe and reachable spot to turn them on and off.

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Extension leads

For mains powered, use an indoor socket, making sure cables can safely go through windows or doors, and are thin enough so they can be closed after. Or use a weatherproof outdoor socket.

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It's all in the prep...

Winter months bring unpredictable weather. Be prepared for unexpected storms, strong winds or even cold snaps of frost and snow with helpful storage and essential garden tools.

By keeping your garden tidy now, you'll help prepare and protect it for the chilly months ahead.

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Sturdy storage

With a variety of options such as sheds, storage boxes or greenhouses, there’s something for every garden. Easily pack away seasonal items or delicate objects that could be damaged by bad weather.

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Safety for smaller spaces

Reduce weather damage with covers for your furniture, benches and BBQs. If you can’t bring your plants inside, try a cold frame. They’re smaller than a greenhouse but will keep your plants safe.

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Hedge your bets

Trees and bushes will often take the brunt of a storm. A hedge trimmer is a quick and easy way to neaten the edges and remove any broken branches. For those hard to reach spots, try a pole saw.

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Need a chainsaw?

For bigger tasks, a chainsaw might be more powerful and effective. Or maybe you're stockpiling wood, ready for your log burner when winter nights draw in. Check out our handy chainsaw buying guide to find the best one for you.

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Turn your garage into a more functional space.

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Same time and effort neatening your edges.

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Why buy at Argos?

The great outdoors doesn’t exclude your garden and no matter the time of year your garden can look tidy. It need not be a labour-intensive task with modern machinery. Hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, lawnmowers and shredders are easily affordable. Take some garden inspiration from us – use features like solar lights, chimeneas and garden furniture to give your garden some character. Check our clearance pages to see if there are any discounts on garden products.