Gardening in small spaces can not only be successful, it can be rewarding too. It’s amazing what can be packed in to create a colour sensation!

When it comes to working in a smaller garden, having smart tools really helps. Take hoses for example, in a small space, there’s no need to have a 15 or 30 metre hose tangling and taking up room. What you need is a space saver.

Pico Reels are ideal for the small space. With 10 metres of tangle free hose, there’s plenty of length to get to all spots in the yard. Weighing in at under 2 kilograms they are light enough to carry around or reverse it and leave at the tap. The slim 7.5mm hose keeps a constant and even spray even with low water. And when you’ve finished, just roll up and put away.

These Pico Reels are just the ticket for courtyard or balcony homes or even a boat or caravan as well. Sounds like a top gift idea you’ll find at your nearest Mitre 10 or Masters.

Small gardens don’t need lots of tools, ones that can do a number of jobs are the way to go. The Hozelock Ultra Twist fits that bill. The flow control makes sure you can be gentle on those newly planted or delicate plants. The 4 choice spray pattern gives a range of watering options:

– Rose is perfect for watering borders, pots and hanging baskets.
– Fast fill produces a high flow of water to quickly fill buckets and watering cans
– Jet is ideal for moving on unwanted bugs like aphids off your roses.
– The fourth spray pattern is a ripper – give it a twist, turn the dial to sprinkler, lock the trigger, lay on the lawn and turn on the tap.


About The Author

In the Garden is an exciting new local South Australian TV program on Channel 9 this Summer & next Autumn showcasing the best ‘green’ stories this state has to tell. Check out the latest in garden trends, new plants and top tips to keep those gardens blooming.