I Do Want To Go To Chelsea!

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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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No. I have not morphed into a fanatical ‘blue is the colour’ oligarch nurturing football nut. I am talking about the annual Chelsea Flower Show which, this year, is. amongst other things, showcasing that oft neglected area of our modern lifestyle, the urban garden. One of the biggest events in the RHS calendar, the Chelsea Flower … Continued

Snap Happy June and Diesel The Dog Win Quality Hayter Mower and earn their Stripes. Our Top Three Pics

Ah. Another sunny smile on the happy face of another worthy winner. I love it. As you can see, our main picture today is the winning entry of our recent competition. I have been asked to pop a couple of lines down about our top three photos as the usual ‘photo comp blog’ guru (Drew) … Continued

We Love Stripes & You Can Win this Hayter Spirit If We Love Yours!

You may have noticed that our current competition on Facebook is called ‘Show Us Your Stripes’ and we are asking for you to take a photograph of stripes. Not just stripy lawns but ANY stripes. Sergeant stripes, tiger stripes, pyjama stripes even the ones you got from sunbathing with your top off in front of … Continued

“And The Winner is.” Karen Laing wins the Mountfield HP180 – one of our Super-Stars.

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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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Our spring competition is over and we have a worthy winner, the witty, short and sweet entry of Karen Laing made us all laugh and we were pretty unanimous when it came down to it. She wins the ever-popular Mountfield HP180, one of our major, highly-rated Super-Stars with more than 80 4/5 star reviews We asked … Continued

A Scariliy Scrumptious & Scrupulously Sought After Scarifier – The Einhell GC-SC 2240P

Everyone is talking about this Einhell GC-SC petrol scarifier, which seems to have taken our customers by storm. Dick has blogged about it, Drew has blogged about it and I’m supposed to be writing about something else, but even I had to wake up, smell the frappuccino and stick my pretty nose (and it is pretty) … Continued

What Scarifier is best? Ask The Customers. It’s What Product Reviews Are For

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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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While wandering aimlessly down the aisles of John Lewis’ kitchenware department the other day, I, quite by chance, overheard a rather disturbing conversation. Two classic north London scrummy mummies were idly chatting about shopping online as their huge, industrial sized baby-buggies, casually blocked the passage of anyone who wanted to have a quick shufti at the … Continued

Spring is here and don’t we know it. It makes me want to be a poet. The season makes us all reflect, what’s new for spring from MowDirect?

Well if you look at my poem at the end you’ll find out . But in the meantime, it cannot be denied, the sun is out, the temperature is, very gradually, crawling its way quietly upwards with its shoes in its hands like am inebriated husband on the stairs, and green things are starting to pop … Continued

Need A New Lawn Mower for Spring? Everyone Loves A Hayter – Pre-Order Yours Now

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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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It’s drizzly, dreary and downright damp outside, but the temperature is slightly up, so those of us who ache throughout the winter to get out into our gardens are already donning waterproofs, the jumpers we got for Christmas, filling flasks with hot drinks and stamping about working out what we are going to do. We are … Continued

The Party’s Over, the Sale is Nearly Done. What Does 2017 have to Offer? Redback’s Quiet Power!

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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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Happy New Year! Yes I know it’s me again, but to be honest Holly only just crawled, blinking, out of the big candle-lit cave of jollity she has been living in for the past couple of weeks and it might take her a few days, now the pine needles have been vacuumed, the cards recycled and … Continued

Happy New Year! Our Best Selling Log Splitter is Still in the Sale. But Sale Ends Friday 6th Jan!

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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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Yes. It is me, it is I. It is your very own Drew Hardy. Holly is still partying somewhere so I have stepped into her expensive designer shoes to deliver the Tuesday blog. I hope you had a very jolly, peaceful  and enjoyable festive season. I myself enjoyed being with my family, receiving some truly … Continued