Be a Lumberjack and You’ll be OK with Our Guides to Chainsaws, Log-Splitters and Firewood Making

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Drew Hardy

Freelance Writer at Mowdirect
A keen allotmenteer with an interest in all things horticultural, Drew has a varied writing background with experience in a number of fields including garden machinery, lawn care and compost. His first experience with gardening was a cultivating a small plot he was given by his house master at school. He grew a decent crop of radishes and lettuce and sold them to a local shop, exhibiting his first, and last, sign of an entrepreneurial spark. Drew lives in North London with his wife, two children and a slightly bonkers cat
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Keep the home fires burning was Dick’s call to action yesterday, and this famous firewood plea was, of course, the title of a famous song. It was a chin up, chest out call to display the stiff upper lips of old Blighty and keep a warm smile of welcome and support glowing for ‘our boys’, … Continued

Battery Power is the New Petrol – Redback Is The New Battery Power. Happy 2018.

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Drew Hardy

Freelance Writer at Mowdirect
A keen allotmenteer with an interest in all things horticultural, Drew has a varied writing background with experience in a number of fields including garden machinery, lawn care and compost. His first experience with gardening was a cultivating a small plot he was given by his house master at school. He grew a decent crop of radishes and lettuce and sold them to a local shop, exhibiting his first, and last, sign of an entrepreneurial spark. Drew lives in North London with his wife, two children and a slightly bonkers cat
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As we lurch into the early weeks of the new year, blinking in the dim light of the chilly January dawn and wondering why our Christmas holidays were shorter than a list of Donald Trumps foreign policy achievements, I cannot help but notice that li-ion batteries are again being chatted about quite a bit. This … Continued

Christmas Is Over But The Sale Is Still On. Just. Great Deals Including Super Oleo-Mac. Hurry

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Drew Hardy

Freelance Writer at Mowdirect
A keen allotmenteer with an interest in all things horticultural, Drew has a varied writing background with experience in a number of fields including garden machinery, lawn care and compost. His first experience with gardening was a cultivating a small plot he was given by his house master at school. He grew a decent crop of radishes and lettuce and sold them to a local shop, exhibiting his first, and last, sign of an entrepreneurial spark. Drew lives in North London with his wife, two children and a slightly bonkers cat
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OK crop pickers. Listen up as I don’t have a lot of time. What do you mean why? OK. Since you ask… I have to take down the tree, put away all the decorations, bathe the dog after the gravy incident, clean up after the botched clean up after the useless tidy up after the … Continued

Let It Snow – But Clear Up Quickly – Have a Look At Our MowHow Snow Blower Guides

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Drew Hardy

Freelance Writer at Mowdirect
A keen allotmenteer with an interest in all things horticultural, Drew has a varied writing background with experience in a number of fields including garden machinery, lawn care and compost. His first experience with gardening was a cultivating a small plot he was given by his house master at school. He grew a decent crop of radishes and lettuce and sold them to a local shop, exhibiting his first, and last, sign of an entrepreneurial spark. Drew lives in North London with his wife, two children and a slightly bonkers cat
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I’ve taken Holly’s usual slot today as it would seem apposite to talk a little bit about snow. She doesn’t mind, by the way, as she’s decided to take the opportunity to do some more seasonal shopping and, to use her words, “find myself unexpectedly unable to get home in time for lunch so I … Continued

Sing a Song of Christmas – A Pocket Full of Gifts

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Drew Hardy

Freelance Writer at Mowdirect
A keen allotmenteer with an interest in all things horticultural, Drew has a varied writing background with experience in a number of fields including garden machinery, lawn care and compost. His first experience with gardening was a cultivating a small plot he was given by his house master at school. He grew a decent crop of radishes and lettuce and sold them to a local shop, exhibiting his first, and last, sign of an entrepreneurial spark. Drew lives in North London with his wife, two children and a slightly bonkers cat
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A Christmas song is a bit of a strange animal. I mean, most artists claim songs come to them in dreams, or when they are just sitting playing the piano or guitar, or thinking about stuff in general but a Christmas song is a deliberate act of making music about a pre-existing subject. Weird? I … Continued

Time to Be Prepared – Tips and Information on Snow Blowers

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Drew Hardy

Freelance Writer at Mowdirect
A keen allotmenteer with an interest in all things horticultural, Drew has a varied writing background with experience in a number of fields including garden machinery, lawn care and compost. His first experience with gardening was a cultivating a small plot he was given by his house master at school. He grew a decent crop of radishes and lettuce and sold them to a local shop, exhibiting his first, and last, sign of an entrepreneurial spark. Drew lives in North London with his wife, two children and a slightly bonkers cat
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Dick has again treated us to a vision of our possible near future in his blog and, as some forecasts are saying, points out that snow could be on the way. He, quite rightly, has highlighted a couple of top Oleo-Mac Snow Blowers (the Artik 52 Single-Stage and the Artik 56 Dual Stage, both great deals) … Continued

Black Friday Sale – Deals A-Plenty – Get Them While You Can

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Drew Hardy

Freelance Writer at Mowdirect
A keen allotmenteer with an interest in all things horticultural, Drew has a varied writing background with experience in a number of fields including garden machinery, lawn care and compost. His first experience with gardening was a cultivating a small plot he was given by his house master at school. He grew a decent crop of radishes and lettuce and sold them to a local shop, exhibiting his first, and last, sign of an entrepreneurial spark. Drew lives in North London with his wife, two children and a slightly bonkers cat
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Black Friday. I know. It sounds like some horror film from the eighties where a bunch of college kids who can’t get home for the vacation due to a mysterious snow storm, have to spend the night at the college and are stalked by some scary creep in a boiler suit wielding a well-sharpened and … Continued

Blow Me! Redback Blower Has Plenty Of Puff Says Pro Gardener.

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Drew Hardy

Freelance Writer at Mowdirect
A keen allotmenteer with an interest in all things horticultural, Drew has a varied writing background with experience in a number of fields including garden machinery, lawn care and compost. His first experience with gardening was a cultivating a small plot he was given by his house master at school. He grew a decent crop of radishes and lettuce and sold them to a local shop, exhibiting his first, and last, sign of an entrepreneurial spark. Drew lives in North London with his wife, two children and a slightly bonkers cat
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I can still see leaves everywhere. When will they go? It’s funny, when you see them on the trees you stare at them for a while and think to yourself  “Wow. That’s a lot of leaves” (yes, I really know how to live). But when they hit the ground around this time of year they … Continued

Smashing Pumpkins at the Quiz Of The Week and a Big Slip for Shouty Mal

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Drew Hardy

Freelance Writer at Mowdirect
A keen allotmenteer with an interest in all things horticultural, Drew has a varied writing background with experience in a number of fields including garden machinery, lawn care and compost. His first experience with gardening was a cultivating a small plot he was given by his house master at school. He grew a decent crop of radishes and lettuce and sold them to a local shop, exhibiting his first, and last, sign of an entrepreneurial spark. Drew lives in North London with his wife, two children and a slightly bonkers cat
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If you read these blogs regularly (both of you) and have the standard quotient of wits about you (which you undoubtedly have) you may just have picked up that I am partial to the odd beer. This means that my local hostelries are positively queueing up to throw cheer and bonhomie at me, particularly at … Continued

Autumn Mowing – The Italian Way

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Drew Hardy

Freelance Writer at Mowdirect
A keen allotmenteer with an interest in all things horticultural, Drew has a varied writing background with experience in a number of fields including garden machinery, lawn care and compost. His first experience with gardening was a cultivating a small plot he was given by his house master at school. He grew a decent crop of radishes and lettuce and sold them to a local shop, exhibiting his first, and last, sign of an entrepreneurial spark. Drew lives in North London with his wife, two children and a slightly bonkers cat
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You may well think that, being autumn, this is the time to hang up your hunters and sit back with a big mug of tea, watching ‘Strictly’ on catch-up and scoffing chocolate like your life depended on it. Not so old fruit. Your onesie and maltesers sponsored ‘Gogglebox’ opportunity has not come just yet. Due … Continued