My husband is well aware of the hazards of being in our garden having had the odd flowerpot or two lobbed at him by me over the years.
So when I read that, according to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, flowerpots are the second most dangerous thing in the garden after lawn mowers, it was good to get affirmation that I obviously wasn’t the only one using flowerpots as a means of persuasion.
However, on reading further, it transpired that being hit by low flying flowerpots isn’t actually the danger. The official reason is that they are one of the prime tripping hazards in a garden.
In many areas across the UK, local councils have introduced the wheelie bin in order to reduce litter, improve tidiness and make it easier for residents and bin men to move our household rubbish. Unfortunately looks were never high on the agenda during the manufacturing process and these bins have now become an unsightly addition […]