Hints & Tips
April is always a busy time in the garden with Spring growth producing a thousand and one jobs.
If it’s not the flower beds then the vegetable plot needs attention. And once those are sorted there are patios to spruce and the drive to weed.
And then there’s the small matter of the lawn.
But don’t despair, we’re here to make life easier with great deals on all manner of garden equipment, much of it exclusive to MowDirect and all with FREE delivery to the UK mainland.
So here are ten top deals to to make life easier in your garden this spring and summer.
New and exclusive for this year, the MowMaster 43PD 3-in-1 Self-Propelled Petrol Lawnmower will handle small to medium-sized lawns up to around 600m2.
This mower has five cutting heights and lets you either collect the clippings -there’s a 40-litre grass box, or mulch them when conditions allow, you can’t successfully mulch wet clippings.
The grass box has an indicator to show when it’s full.
Where there are longer areas of grass you can cut it and let it drop behind the mower.
It has a 123cc engine strong enough to cope with sloping lawns and thick grass, and it starts easily. A steel cutting deck gives it excellent rigidity and a wash port built in to the deck means you simply attach a garden hose to clean it after use.
It costs just £199, £50 off the recommended price, has a two-year warranty and FREE delivery the next working day.
Here’s what one happy customer wrote “Great Little Mower. Fast delivery, easy to assemble, not too heavy to manoeuvre, does the complete job & a great price!!”
Hayter has, for many years, been manufacturing great British mowers and this little machine is ideal for small to medium-sized lawns.
Their Motif 41 Push 4-Wheel Lawn Mower (Code: 437) is light and easy to work around flower border and along paths.
This has a tried-and-trusted 150cc Briggs & Stratton engine with the power to cut thick and wet grass with ease and it is a very easy starter with no priming or choke necessary.
It is fitted with a friction disc to protect the engine should you hit something solid and it has eight cutting heights from 25mm to 55mm. The grass box holds 50 litres.
It costs £249, saving £150 on the recommended price and has a three-year warranty. We deliver it FREE the next working day. Customer comments about this mower include…”Excellent Mower and service by MowDirect
manouverable, easy starting, powerful and robust machine.”
This next one is a mower which we helped to develop.
The Redback EC137CF-4Ah Cordless Lawnmower uses the latest battery technology and is a very light little mower weighing only 15.5 kg making it easy to use and manoeuvre.
It has a 37cm width of cut and is suitable for lawns around 400m2.
The grass box holds 40 litres and it has five cutting heigts from 25mm to 75mm.
A charger is supplied with the mower and there is a display on the handlebars to show how much charge you have left.
The battery will fit all the other garden machinery in the Redback range.
The mower, battery and charger cost £299 compared with the recommended price of £457.
It has s three-year warranty and FREE next working day delivery.
As one happy Redback mower purchaser recently wrote…”Well recommended mower from a well recommended seller at a very Good Price. Thank You.”
From the USA comes the Lawnflite 19SPW 4-in-1 Self-Propelled Petrol Lawnmower, new for this year and exclusive to MowDirect.
Lawnflite is a leading manufacturer or garden machinery and this is a stand-out machine for the price as it offers four ways of dealing with the cut grass.
You can collect it in the 60-litre grass box or mulch it and in the rougher areas of the garden you can discharge it to the side or back – features only usually available on more expensive machines.
There is an indicator to show when the box is full.
A 135cc engine is easy to start and mean on fuel and it has a throttle control so you can regulate the revs according to the conditions.
It has eight cutting heights – 25mm to 65mm – and large drive wheels to make it easy to steer.
It costs £269, £130 less than the recommended price and has a two-year warranty and FREE delivery the next working day.
This mower has been a best seller for some time and has proved very popular with excellent reviews, including…
“The mower is well powered and nothing in my un-even and bumpy lawn troubled it. The mower is easy to manoeuvre and has handle height adjustment. I couldn’t ask for more. Thanks!”
From Britain’s favourite brand, the Mountfield SP533 Self-Propelled 3-in-1 Petrol Lawn Mower is a bigger mower than the previous ones with a 51cm cutting width so it can tackle larger lawns – say up to around 1200m2.
There is a Mountfield’s own 160cc engine and a 60 litre grass box. And it has cutting heights from 25mm to 90mm.
It is also supplied with a mulch plug.
The steel cutting deck has a powder coated finish to resist corrosion and give it a longer life.
This mower is one of our highly rated Super-Stars. You can see what previous customers have to say by clicking here.
The recommended price is £459 but we are selling it for £329. There is a three-year warranty and FREE next working day delivery.
And from the same stable comes a rear roller mower at a great price.
The Mountfield SP180R Self-Propelled Petrol Rear-Roller Lawnmower will leave a neat, striped finish to the lawn and has Mountfield’s own 100cc engine.
With a rear roller mower you can cut right up to the edges of flower beds and paths without the mower toppling into the plants.
It has a 46cm width of cut and cutting heights from 20mm to 70mm. The grass box holds 33 litres.
The cutting deck is designed so you can fit a garden hose and clean it out after use, giving it a longer life by reducing corrosion.
At just £399, you save £100 on the recommended price and it has a two year warranty. We deliver it FREE the next working day.
Now some other important pieces of garden equipment which will give you a garden the envy of your neighbours.
Lawns need a spring clean just like houses and this great piece of kit is a very sound investment. As one pleased owner wrote…“Awesome Machine…it cuts the grass quickly, the collection box is light and easy to use, it starts first time every time with little effort and is very easy to change the cutting height setting. I love my new ‘wee beastie’.”
The Einhell GE-SA 1335P Petrol Combi Scarifier / Aerator an aeration roller with 20 knives to leave small slits in the lawn which allow moisture to penetrate to the roots.
And a second roller has 26 spikes which tease out moss and dead grass which stop new growth flourishing. Einhell’s own 53.2 engine provides the power to turn the rollers.
The working depth can be adjusted with three options and the handlebar can be adjusted to suit the user. One recent customer wrote ” Excellent product…I’m a very satisfied owner. ”
This very handy machine costs £269.95, £130 less than the recommended price and it has a two-year warranty.
We deliver it FREE the next working day and it comes with FREE oil.
Another machine the gardener’s armoury is the brushcutter and this versatile model is a great buy.
The MTD SBC26 Petrol Brushcutter has both a strimming head with nylon line for trimming lawn edges and a 25.5cm metal blade for the rougher established weeds like bramble and gorse and thick banks of nettles.
It is fitted with a 26cc engine designed for a long life and comes with a shoulder harness. The cowhorn handles make it easy to use in a sweeping motion so you can cut large areas quickly.
It has a bump feed head so that when strimming, more line can be fed out just by bumping it on the ground.
It is great value at £119, has a two-year warranty and free next working day delivery.
And this machine is particularly popular at the moment as thick weeds put on a spurt.
The MD Tondu Wheeled Trimmer Mower, another of our highly rated Super-Stars, is light and easy to use but nevertheless very effective with a trimming head drive by a four-stroke motor.
Light and easy to push along the thick nylon line is strong enough to cut three thick established banks of weeds and with its snub nose can be pushed under low branches and garden furniture and close to walls and fences.
It is especially effective o roadside verges where ride-ons and lawn tractors struggle and on the sides of ditches and banks.
With a working width of 56cm and adjustable cutting heights it can clear large areas quickly. And folding handlebars make it easy to store and transport.
This has proved a very popular machine.
‘Easy to use, rips through thick brush very quickly,’ says one recent customer, “Fantastic…a real brute….tackles the lot and does an amazing job. I wish we had got one years ago.” says another. Other 4/5 star reviews can be seen here.
It is delivered from with five sets of strimming line. Ten additional sets can be bought for £20.
It costs only £299, saving you £100 on the recommended price.
And finally, if your lawn is just a big too big for a mower and you have narrow paths and gates which would make a lawn tractor an impossibility, this could be the answer.
The Lawnflite 2-in-1 Ride-On Mower has a working width of 60cm but can still take on a 2000m2 with ease.
A 190 Briggs & Stratton engine provides the power and it has been designed to mulch the clippings as well as discharge them.
It has a six-speed Transmatic drive so it is easy to navigate and has an adjustable seat.
Cutting heights are from 38mm to 95mm. One customer recently wrote “Good. I totally endorse the machine as fully worth its price.”
It is priced at £1199, a whopping saving of £200 on the recommended price. There is a two-year warranty and FREE Premium Delivery within two to three working days. Our Premium Delivery Service means your ride-on arrives assembled, tested, tuned and cleaned ready to go.
But you can order this by 3pm Friday and have it delivered on Saturday for a small extra sum.
These are just a few of the machines on our unbeatable site, the largest in the UK offering garden machinery.
If you can’t see what you want give us ring on 03454 588905 and our product advisors will be happy to help.