We’re hitting ‘weed critical mass’ over on the allotment. Our usual, regimental regime of weed control* has been thrown into chaos, thanks to the abundance of Euro football on the telly. We’ve been too busy watching England’s team of millionaire weaklings flop flaccidly out of the competition to bother with any gardening duties, so this weekend will be spent furiously beating back bindweed, ground elder and buttercups with our current weapon of choice, a long handled weed slice.
We love our weed slice. We love the way the small cutting head can work between plants in tightly packed borders. We love the way the weeds squeal with pain as the sharp steel cutting edge slices through their soft fleshy bodies.
In fact, we love our weed slice so much, we’ve managed to wrestle TWO more off the folks at Burgon & Ball, and we’re prepared to give them away to TWO lucky readers!
How to win
To stand with a chance of winning, simply log into Twitter, make sure you are following @thirstygardener and @burgonandball, and retweet our Burgon & Ball weed slice competition tweet with the hashtag #niceslice.
All names successfully completing the criteria above will go into into our ‘hessian sack of untold pleasure’, and the winners will be picked out randomly on 16th July 2016.
Check the Ts&Cs below, warn your weeds of their impending doom and GET TWEETING!
Terms and conditions Entries must be submitted by midnight Friday 15th July 2016. The winner will be selected at random from all entries fulfilling the criteria as stated above. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The winner will be drawn at random from all entries received by the closing date. Should the Promoter be unable to contact the winners or should the winners be unable to accept the prizes, the Promoter reserves the right to award the prizes to an alternative winner, drawn in accordance with these terms and conditions. Two Thirsty Gardeners are responsible for the first part of the promotion, which is the publication and adjudication of the prize draw. All other facilities connected with the provision of the prize are the responsibility of Burgon & Ball
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* Stare at weeds. Poke at weeds. Swear at weeds. Repeat.