I carry new and second-hand spades, forks, rakes, and hoes. Also shears and pruners plus trowels etc. I do not carry soil or fertilizers. I am now stocking hose pipes and fittings including sprinklers.
This the only section where I have specified the power tools rather than in the Power tool section. I do not buy powered gardening tools at the wholesalers unless there is a really good deal so most, if not all will be used. I occasionally pick up antique and farming tools.
Second hand £5 New £6.
I usually have some shovels but rarely pick up trenching or other specialist spades.
I now have a modern version of the Post digging (or grafting) spade at £12 Second hand ones will depend on quality and purchase price
As with the spades. £5 second hand, £6 new
I do get pitch forks and occasionally Potato forks.
The dutch hoe has a flat profile the Swan Hook is upright. A Stirrup hoe has a thinner blade which is angled to sit flat to the ground.
New £5 Second Hand £3
Cultivators are three (or more) prongs off set to disturb and dig into the soil. I now have some new ones to compliment the second hand ones that are at present in short supply (both long and short handled.)
New £5, second hand £3.
Grass rakes £5.
Also a quantity of claw weeding tools
Edging spade.The better ones have a foot rest. £3–£5
Smaller hand tools
New £1.50 –£2. Second hand 50p–£1.
I usually have a selection varying quality hand tools including weeding tools and mini-cultivators.
I also have some new telescopic trowels and forks at £5 each
And a Knife for weeding between slabs (I do not usually have the brush as I do not rate them)
I get kneelers in from time to time. There are 2 basic types. I have the right hand one, although it has some paint on it.
New or second hand they are £5 . I reckon the older ones are better but the customer is king.
I have new and second hand in stock
I sharpen all my reconditioned shears and will sharpen yours for £3
£6 each. I get 10 times more edgers than forward facing.
New ones are £8–£15 depending on design and quality. At present I have new & second hand versions of both sorts.
Two basic types. Cross cut are like a small shear, Anvil the blade hits the stop as shown.
I rate anvil loppers but you pay for the quality. I have new and second hand in stock.
Single length Lopper £5–£8
Extendable Cross cut £12
Extendable Anvil £15
I now have some new long handled loppers for high branches £15
As with loppers there are the two types
Second hand £2 New: Cross cut £2–£3.50, Anvil £4-7
I pick up various cultivators, weeding gadgets and antique tools. See my specials for anything of interest
Axes & Blades
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Hand axes £5-7. Felling Axes £6-£15. Machettes £6 (army ones, if I get them are £30). I keep Machetes out of sight for safety reasons
At present I have, several new felling axes, also Machete in stock
I have pruning and/or lambs foot hand knives £5 each
Debatable whether this is gardening or building. £6-£10. 1 in stock
Mattocks have a broader front blade. £8. Adzes have just a forward facing broad blade. One mattock in stock
Antique and specialist picks will vary according to cost.
I often pick up hand scythes and sickles £5 each but full sized Scythes start at £15 when I get them.
I have a few styles of gloves. Polka dot ones shown. I have also some gardening ones
Also Pvc coated, and rubber and normally the yellow ones as shown below
All gloves £1 a pair
£1 per pack. Quantity depends on the length, I don’t tend to stock gardening wire.
Hose Pipe Fittings
I have a tray of Hose pipe fittings and taps at present including new ones of the most popular types, plus nozzles, and sprinklers.
I have a 15ft armoured hose pipe not on a reel for £5
I do not have any new 5ltr sprayers at present
I have some strong Rubbish sacks going for £2 a roll.
Lawn mowers, Hedge trimmers, strimmers, chain saws, blowers, even Shredders… I get them. But I do not go looking for them unless asked to. I do not carry petrol on the van for insurance reasons. Nor pressurised gas. I warrant my tools, subject to use and condition.
*Hedge trimmers £15-£25,* Mowers £25+, *Strimmers £15-£25, *Chain saws £40 *Blower, vacuum £30+
1 rotary , 1 motorised grass rake, 4 Strimmers, 5 trimmers, and 2 blow/ vacs, and 1 garden shredder.
I also have a pond vac.
Strimmers (design varies) £15-20 each