Your garden is vulnerable

Sarah Coles
Hammock in garden
Hammock in garden

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Forget the Good Life, and living off your back garden: if you have any interest in the outdoors, then your local garden centre will be a money pit to you, sucking your hard-earned cash from your pockets as you walk through the door and think 'oh that's a clever idea.'

But while we spend a small fortune on our garden paraphernalia, the vast majority leave it in unlocked sheds or out on the lawn, and a new study reveals we could be leaving ourselves very vulnerable.