Garden & Allotment Safety

Help keep your outdoor space safe by following our tips:

  • Put it away – make sure tools etc. are put away out of sight in a shed or lockable storage
  • Store hazardous materials carefully – pesticides, fertilizers, gas cylinders, flammable liquids, BBQ’s etc. Don’t keep large amounts and use signage so its visible to the emergency services
  • Security-mark your property – with your postcode to act as a visible deterrent to thieves
  • Clear rubbish – don’t let rubbish pile up it can be a target for arsonists, dispose of it properly
  • Secure the perimeter – consider planting “spikey” plants such as pyracantha, or roses this will discourage people from climbing over fences

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