Garden Inspiration - Our Favourite Pinterest Boards

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I love browsing Pinterest for inspiration in the garden and everything else in my life. With so many boards dedicated to beautiful photography, gardening tips and advice, it's easy to lose hours immersed on Pinterest. I thought I'd share our favourite Pinterest boards in the EGI office with you today. Hopefully, it will give you some ideas and inspire your next garden project.

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Brand New! Claber Aqua-Magic Irrigation System

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Hello fellow gardeners. We have great news today. Claber has released the much anticipated Aqua-Magic system. Designed to offer convenient drip irrigation to remote areas in the garden with the use of a solar powered pump. The Aqua-Magic irrigation system works with any existing water butts or containers without the need to connect to an electrical supply or mains water supply. Claber has also made an easy to assemble water tank to accompany the Aqua-Magic system.

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Soaker Hose or Drip Line - What's Best?

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We get asked this question quite often, and it already features in our Frequently Asked Questions, but we thought we'd dive in deeper to give you a much better look at the differences between soaker hose and drip line. So, what's best? Each performs roughly the same job but do so in very different ways. Both types have their advantages, so picking one over another as the best choice isn't straightforward for the uninitiated. In this product guide, we'll explain what each can do, why one may be better than the other and ultimately try to help you pick the right one for your requirements.

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New Hozelock Multi-Tap Connectors for 2016

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The last of our series discussing the new Hozelock products for 2016 finishes with the addition of the new multi-tap connectors, useful for creating multiple outlets from a single garden tap. We're excited to see Hozelock develop an innovative solution to add on to their multi-tap connectors. We're also pleased to see an update to existing models.

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New Hozelock Easy Drip Watering System

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Hozelock – Britain’s leading watering experts – will be launching their NEW Easy Drip watering system in early 2016 with complete kits starting from £32.99 (RRP). Promised to be blissfully easy to understand, install and have complete compatibility with other systems makes this product something to look forward to. Use in conjunction with one of Hozelock's new water timers for automated watering, allowing you to save time and safeguard your plants health when on holiday. 

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New Hozelock Water Timers for 2016

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Hozelock has been busy over the last year designing a new range of watering products to help keep gardens lush and healthy with ease. Today I'm going to take you through the new Hozelock Water Timers, promising to revolutionise automatic irrigation by integrating smart technology to their new range. The most promising addition is the Hozelock Cloud Controller. Read on to find out more.

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Happy New Year: What's to come in 2016?

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New beginnings, fresh starts, reaffirmations of love and promises for a brighter future all come to mind as we ring in a New Year. For us, it's the start of something we've been planning and preparing for all winter. What's in store for Easy Garden Irrigation in 2016? Expect to see great improvements in customer service, more help guides and most importantly, lots of giveaways.

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Preparing Irrigation Systems for Winter - A Simple Guide

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The days are getting shorter, and the weather is becoming bleak. It must be winter! Ensuring you decommission your irrigation system correctly will mean no nasty surprises when you come to start it up again next spring. Following is a simple guide to precautions you can take to ensure your irrigation system doesn't get frost damage through the winter months. I know what you're thinking, "I can't think of anything worse than doing garden work this time of year", but you'll be glad you did. Save yourself time and money from replacing damaged parts when you come to restart your system in the new year.

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Temporarily Closed Until Friday 31st July

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[Update 31/07/15] - We're now back open and ready to take orders again. Thank you for your patience. Hello, and thank you for visiting our online store. Unfortunately, we have temporarily closed our checkout for much-needed maintenance and to perform a full stock take for our year end accounts. You will still be able to browse the entire site and also create a shopping list, but we have disabled the checkout. We appreciate this is an inconvenience for our much loved regular customers, and for anyone that has just come across us...

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10 Water Saving Ideas for the Home & Garden

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Water is the most vital resource we have. With an ever growing population worldwide and less and less clean water available, it is important to act now to reduce water waste and to make our consumption more sustainable. We all have a part to play on an international scale, but what can we do to be more water wise? We have put together a simple list of small (and large) changes you can make to help reduce water consumption in a meaningful way. By cutting back your use, you can make savings on your bills, too. We're not going to pretend that by following these tips we're going to save the world, but at least it's a start.

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