garden water Storage

Why not harvest your rainwater? It is easy to save water from your down pipe to your chosen water storage. It also allows you to help the environment locally by saving your water from saturating the ground. Plants love rainwater and its not got added chlorine like your tap water and it is an easy […]

Issues with garden drainage?

In those wet and winter months mud and rain can become a massive issue. A mud pit/ waterlogged area is not a nice place to enjoy your outdooe space. Excess water can even be an issue for foundations and any out door paved areas as well; especially long term. Where and what is causing the […]

Soakaway Kits – Spudulica home and garden

Soakaway Kits at Spudulica Do you need a soakaway to store and divert water to prevent localised flooding in your garden or driveway? A soakaway can store water and allow it to seep into the ground slowly, preventing a build up of water and allowing it time to get into the surrounding soil. It can […]

Summer Break – Garden Tips

Looking after your garden when your away   The summer holidays are about to start, and most of us are looking forward to a summer break. It might be a week abroad, a family weekend catch up or a series of days out. Our gardens are going to taking a back seat to our activities. […]

Now available – Divertron Pumps

Automatic water pump – Turns on and off automatically to provide pressurised water from a tank, well or any source on demand.     These pumps are great! They are so simple all they need is the pipe attaching and plugging in and they will give you pressurised water to easily match mains pressure on […]

Hose Pipe Ban

Hose Pipe Ban Planning Following on from a recent blog about saving water its been announced that a hose pipe ban from united utilities will come into force in north west England on 5th August. As well as the ongoing ban In Northern Ireland. The main restrictions include: Watering a garden and/or plants using a […]

Rain water vs Tap water

  Something to think about depending where you are in the UK Maybe something you have not realised can be an issue when watering your plants.   Its not something that crosses your mind when you install your outdoor taps from your indoor water. It’s something new to me too. Who knew tap water could […]

The Water Butt Tap

Yes maybe a boring subject possibly………………. But unless you have a water wheel or mad inventor style pump system how are you going to get your rain water out of your water butt?? Some water butts come with a tap attached and others have a flat area near to the bottom for you to create […]

Rain Water Diverters

Rain water Diverter kits – is it worth it?? A small piece of kit that can help to regulate the amount of water you are storing; usually in a garden water butt. It looks unimpressive a tube a box like contraption and maybe a washer or two. You’ll probably install your water butt and find […]