Gardening This Summer & The Tools To Help

Many of you will be out this summer doing the gardening so we have put together this guide and some of our best-selling gardening mobility products to ensure an enjoyable experience.

Plant maintenance

Pruning the roses will be something you want to keep doing for as long as possible. Deadheading is easy, beneficial to the plant and very satisfying.

Tools

When getting stuck in starts to be too strenuous there’s a whole range of mobility tools available to make the job easier. Take a look at our website for gardening that products for the disabled and elderly

Lawns

The effort that goes into a lawn depends completely upon the desires of the owner. Mowing and maintaining lawns is hard work except for the smallest piece of green and it’s well worth finding a trustworthy gardener to take on the job.

Garden services

Try Checkatrade or similar organisations, or possibly the local Repair with Care or similar agency will have a list of approved gardeners. Ads in the local shops can be fruitful but obviously wherever you find a gardener they’ll need references, be able to demonstrate their skill, and turn up reliably.

Paths

Look at the surface of paths to check they don’t get slippery at any time of the year. Wood is wicked so keep an eye on decking. Algae and moss are dangers too. Even in the summer uneven surfaces are just waiting to be tripped over. And while you’re flattening the paths, take a look at the lawn as well to remove hidden potholes.

Watering

Carrying watering cans or rolling out the hosepipe can become too hard a job. Perhaps you can set up water butts at strategic places to catch water from shed, garage and greenhouse roofs? Or if all else fails fill them yourself with the hose to last a while.

At More Than Mobility we have a range of gardening mobility products to help if you are a keen gardener.

Garden Kneeler

Getting up and down to those garden chores can be quite a strain on both the back and knees, especially in wet weather.   And for those jobs where you need a little height – just turn the Kneeler over for a comfy seat or handy step. Price £26.99

Easi Grip Garden Tools - Gardening Tools

These gardening tools are designed to minimise stress on the wrist so that the user can continue to work in the garden with less pain.  The angled handle ensures that the wrist is kept in a natural position and a non-slip grip provides greater comfort and control. Available in three products (fork, cultivator and trowel) or as a full set. Price from £14.99

Please visit our website for our other garden and daily living aids products.

Best Wishes

More Than Mobility Team

www.morethanmobility.com

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