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Cordless Garden Tools

Cordless Gardening Tools

We’ve come a long way in the last couple of decades regarding cordless gardening tools. In the past, if we wanted anything electric in the garden or yard, we had to use a wired tool. That has changed as lithium-ion battery technology has improved over iterations. We’re now at a point where, while it’s not […]

Stihl Battery Packs

Stihl Battery Packs

If you’re looking for battery-powered equipment, Stihl battery packs are unparalleled. Stihl caters to almost all use cases. From the occasional touch-up in the garden to professionals who will require hours of power to do the job effectively. They achieve this by producing a range of different-sized lithium-ion battery packs. Each pack will provide a […]

Cordless Garden Tools

Cordless Garden Tools

Cordless garden tools are becoming increasingly popular as the cutting edge of lithium-ion batteries continues to improve. Every few years we get a little more power density in the battery cells and with that comes greater endurance and utility for battery-powered machinery. At the forefront of this innovation is Stihl, which manufactures a solid range […]

Compact Electric Tools

Compact Electric Tools

At Douglas Forest and Garden, we’ve been strong proponents of Stihl products for years. They produce solutions for almost every niche you can think of, producing tools for everyone from professional arborists to those of us doing a bit of puttering around the garden. And for those of us who don’t need the biggest and […]

blowers for smaller areas

Blowers for Smaller Areas

If you’re looking for leaf blowers that won’t blow your bank account, Stihl is probably the best option. In addition, to be having many of the best quality products on the market, they are also offered in many different shapes and sizes to accomodate many different use-cases. The result is that you don’t have to […]

electric tools for professionals

Electric Tools for Professionals

Electric garden tools have a lot going for them. They’re light, easy to handle and pack great power to weight ratios. This makes them perfect for many tasks around the yard. However, the Achilles heel in most electric garden tools is power density. Batteries typically don’t have enough charge for long-term use as you’d expect […]

Electric Garden Tools

The Best Electric Garden Tools

We’ve been stocking electric garden tools since they first started making headway with the advent of newer, better battery technology. At the forefront of this new wave of lightweight, easy to use tools has been Stihl. These guys know how to build a great power tool, and they certainly know how to make a great […]

best performing stihl imow

The Best Performing iMow

No matter what your budget or garden size, you probably want the best performing iMow at the right price. If you’re looking for a Stihl iMow, this post will give you some suggestions based on features and price. The Best Performing iMow on a Budget The Stihl RMI 422 is the budget option in the […]

electric lawnmower - the right choice for domestic

When Is an Electric Lawnmower The Right Choice?

Is an electric lawnmower the right choice for your needs? We’ve been providing lawn and garden machinery to our customers for decades now. Lawnmowers come in many configurations and sizes, and if you’re very discerning about getting the right tool for your needs, the choices can be a bit overwhelming. Saying that there are some […]

Cordless Or Petrol Powered Machinery

Choosing Between Cordless Or Petrol Powered Machinery

Choosing between cordless or petrol-powered machinery can be tricky when you have a few different considerations pulling you in different directions. This article will give you a framework and quick over to help you decide between regular and battery-powered garden tools more easily. Choosing Between Cordless Or Petrol Powered Machinery Consider your trade-offs when deciding […]

Cordless Landscaping Solutions

Cordless Landscaping Solutions

Cordless landscaping solutions are growing in range and in performance. What does it mean to go cordless in the garden or at work as a landscaper? The benefits are clear for anyone who has had to contend with tangled extension cables or a jump start chord that jumps plenty — but doesn’t start. Battery operated tools […]

Battery-operated Machinery

Battery-operated Machinery

For years, reliable battery-operated machinery was a pipe dream. While battery technology was being explored as early as 1912, it wasn’t until the 1970s that lithium batteries became available commercially. Lithium to Lithium-ion Before the advent of lithium-ion technology, the idea of using batteries for something like an electric leaf blower would have seemed insane. […]

Stihl's Electric Sweeper

Stihl’s Electric Sweeper

Stihl’s Electric Sweeper, the KGA 770, may be pricey, but it’s potentially one of the best battery powered machines you can get for large areas. Whether it’s a warehouse, a school, or a petrol station, the KGA 770 makes light work of the task at hand and helps you free up time for other tasks. […]

Electric Leaf Blowers

Electric Leaf Blowers

Electric leaf blowers have a lot of advantages in comparison to your regular petrol powered motors. While they’re not as powerful, you gain a great deal of advantages in terms of usability and handling. Suffice to say, a cordless leaf blower is a great option for many households and for those of us who don’t […]

Professional Battery Kits

Professional Battery Kits

Professional Battery Kits are the thing that’ll change your electric garden equipment from a ‘nice to have to a fully functional replacement for your regular old petrol-powered or plug-in range of equipment. There are many advantages to battery-powered landscaping machinary. It has lower energy costs, not just because it’s better for the environment, but also […]