Hints & Tips
Gales, sleet, snow, typical January weather.
But if you need a new mower – yes, the grass will grow again and sooner than you think – now’s a good time to buy.
We have new stock of three top-selling machines just arrived and one of these will be the right machine for the majority of British lawns.
First there is the Mountfield SP180 Self-Propelled Petrol Lawn Mower, a machine that has been a best seller and is exclusive to MowDirect.
This is a really solid mower from a favourite British garden machinery company with a reliable 125cc engine from Briggs & Stratton.
Made for lawns up to 800m2 in area it can tackle thicker, rougher grass areas as well as smooth lawns and has cutting heights from 25mm to 70mm and a grass box which holds 55 litres of cut grass.
For rougher areas you can leave off the grass box and let the clippings fall behind the mower and when you are finished the handlebar folds down so it takes less space in the shed.
The cutting width is 45cm and the cutting deck is made from steel so it will have a long life.
This mower has a two-year warranty and costs £249, £100 off the recommended price. We deliver it FREE OF CHARGE the next working day.
A recent customer commented ‘Very good product, good value and easy to assemble.’ See what other customers think of the mower here.
Another exclusive mower just in can handle areas up to 2000m2 and is robust enough to tackle rougher areas.
The Oleo-Mac G53-TK AllRoad Plus-4 Self-Propelled Lawn Mower comes from a leading European manufacturer and has a massive 196cc engine.
This one lets you collect the clippings as well as mulch them – it has a 70-litre grass box – and you can also discharge to the back and side where a smooth appearance is not so important like paths and small paddocks and orchards.
If versatility and the ability to manage a range of grass-types are important to you, then this four-in-one lawn mower from Oleo-Mac is the perfect choice.
Cutting heights are from 28mm to 75mm and a steel cutting deck will give it a long life – the mower has a five-year warranty.
Large 280mm drive wheels make it easier to use on rough ground.
‘Good For Large Gardens’ commented a recent customer and simply ‘Fabulous‘ said another. Other reviews are here.
It costs £349.95, £200 less than the recommended price and is delivered FREE the next working day.
And another popular machine, this one from a long-established British company is this one, the Hayter Spirit 41 Petrol Autodrive Rear-Roller Lawnmower (Code: 619J).
With a41cm cutting width it is ideal for lawns around 500m2 and has an aluminium cutting deck to give a long working life.
It has seven cutting heights from 13mm to 65mm and will give an excellent smooth finish thanks in part to front fins which smooth the grass before cutting.
A 125cc Briggs & Stratton engine provides the power and the cutting deck is lined with plastic to resist corrosion and dampen the noise of the cutting blade. The grass box holds 55 litres.
Another notable feature is the friction disc which prevents to the crankshaft should you hit something really solid.
A recent customer commented ‘The mower started first time and I have had no running issues. I particularly appreciate how effortlessly the height adjuster works. The roller leaves a good striped finish and the collector bag is a good size, it also attaches/detaches nicely.’ Other reviews are here.
It costs £429, over £60 less than the price recommended and has a three-year warranty, free oil and FREE next working day delivery.
Our full list of mowers is here, but if you’re not sure which one is right for you please give us a ring on 03454 588905, we’re here to make sure you buy the right machine for your garden.