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Spring Seasonal Blog

February 2021

The first official day of spring this year is Saturday March 20th, 2021. But with the snow and ice finally gone and temperatures rapidly rising, it feels like we’re already heading towards next season – spring is definitely in the air! Whether you’re thinking about revamping and #springcleaning your garden, wardrobe, or home, hit the refresh button with these products picked by @josiesmithmedia from some of our @forgeshopping #essentialretailers


ASDA – Kneel Pad @ £3.00

A comfortable kneel pad to help protect your knees whilst gardening. Product code: 6299906

ASDA – Bio-Degradable Pots 6cm x 6cm, 24pk @ £1.00

Super-handy for initial stage propagation from seeds to seedlings to establish root growth and plant strength. Made from recycled paper fibres. Product code: 5614630


ASDA – Professional Anvil Secateurs @ £4.50

Professional quality die-cast aluminium body secateurs with an anvil cutting action for cutting woody and dead stems up to 15mm diameter. Hardened steel blades with a non stick coating. For living and green stems secateurs with a bypass cutting action are recommended. With an easy action thumb lock to close the secateurs and soft grip ergonomically designed handles for comfort and an aide to accurate working. Product code: 5341789

Poundland – Astonish Peach Blossom & Tropical Breeze Cleaners 

New Astonish cleaners in Peach Blossom and Tropical Breeze. These concentrated disinfectants can be used to eliminate germs and bugs on surfaces around the home, including e.coli and salmonella.  They’re also great as a deodoriser in sinks, drains and toilets. They kill 99.9% of enveloped viruses, including coronaviruses! Astonish have also added surfactants so the product is also a cleaner – so can be used to clean floors, fridges, bins, cloths, surfaces, toilets, sinks.. the list is endless! This concentrated formula can be used neat or diluted 1:40 for use as a disinfectant. The product is not flammable.


ASDA – Tan Lightweight Hooded Parka @ £30.00

This great longer-length, seasonal transition piece has a drawstring hood, high-cut neck, press stud fastenings, zipped front, multiple pockets, a lightweight construction and is fully lined. It’s 100% cotton.


ASDA – Khaki Leather Effect Shacket @ £24.00

This super-stylish, new season wardrobe essential has a leather effect outer, semi-sheen finish, collared neckline, long sleeve, button-through front fastening, waist-length hem, 2 chest pockets and is made from 100% polyurethane.


Poundland – Plastic Drinks Dispenser 

Great for entertaining outdoors with our plastic drinks dispenser which also comes with screw top for refilling. Check out Poundland’s complete range in store for all your outdoor living needs!


One Below – Elbow Grease products

It’s time to roll up your sleeves and tackle a very early #springclean Elbow Grease is the truly fantastic No.1 Degreaser for use all around the home. The ultimate power degreasing properties of this cleaner make it the only cleaner you will ever need. The uses are endless! Elbow Grease cleans pots, pans, kitchen tops, ovens, microwaves, showers, sinks, BBQs, and much, much more!


ASDA – Trend Glove @ £2.50 per pair

General purpose gardening gloves. Complies with EN 388. Intended for domestic garden use. Styles may vary. Product code: 6566888


ASDA – Khaki Textured Jersey Joggers @ £14.00

I really like the slightly unusual texture of these joggies – they make for a fashionable break from the lockdown norm!

They feature a deep elasticated waistband, front seam detailing, and they’re tapered with a full-length leg and chevron textured weave. (Fabric composition: 67% polyester 30% viscose 3% elastane.)


ASDA – Black Hanging Wall Planter @ £35.00

Get your garden organised in time for the new season with this black hanging wall planter from George Home. Designed in sleek black with 9 galvanised steel plant pots that can be removed, it offers a chic place for showcasing your faves. It’s made of steel (H 66.5 x W 66.3 x D 13cm) The metal frame is designed to be mounted to a wall or fence with 9 galvanised metal planters. (Weight limit: 13.6kgs = 30lb)


ASDA – Trigger Sprayer @ £1.00 

With an adjustable nozzle for focused and diffuse spaying, this sprayer is versatile and suitable for water, pesticides, herbicides, and fertilisers. Also great for any home-made cleaning products you might have/cleaning products you want to decant. Product code: 6299910