It’s Competition Time. “Three Little Words.” Win a Mower. Now Read On.

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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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This is tough. Very tough indeed.  Is it possible? Imparting this Information? Telling you everything? Promoting our competition? Using three words? Only three words? In small groups. Very short sentences?  Well, I’ll try. THREE LITTLE WORDS. Cue Inspiring picture. Somebody sack that picture editor! Right here goes. Pay attention everyone. New Facebook Competition. ‘Three Little Words.’ Win a … Continued

New Season – New Look.

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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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“The Secret of Change Is to Focus All of Your Energy, Not on Fighting the Old, But on Building the New”. This appropriate adage has been attributed to Greek Philosopher, Socrates, although on closer inspection, it turns out to be from a novel written a couple of millennia later and the ‘Socrates’ in question was … Continued

‘Batman Has Been Shot’ You Said? Welcome To Our New Look.

“Batman has been shot?” Holy Holly Ashcroft, does this mean the future of Gotham City is in doubt? Will the jibing Joker and the pernicious Penguin reign supreme, start a civil partnership and set up house in the Wayne mansion? No, sorry comic book fans, this is nothing to do with the caped crusader but … Continued

Three exclusive mowers offering reliability and value

Dick Roberts

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
Wet and windy it might be but the grass cutting season is nearly upon us. Many will open the shed door and decide that the old faithful mower, quietly rusting away under the garden furniture, simply will not do another season. If you are looking for a new mower here are feature-packed three machines which … Continued

We are having a clear-out so it’s time to bag a bargain

Dick Roberts

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
Frost on the ground, chill winds nipping the nether regions and paths slippery with ice. The British winter has hit hard after the amazingly mild New Year period when many of us were cutting the lawn. Well you can’t do that now but what you can do is have a look at our Clearance Zone … Continued

Ten top bargains from our special New Year sale

Dick Roberts

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
Take advantage of our end of year sale and bag yourself a bargain while beating price increases next year. We’ve put together ten top machinery deals which will save you a packet. And with the weather as it is you may even be able to use a mower before waiting for Spring next year. Just … Continued

A very Merry Christmas from all at MowDirect

Dick Roberts

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
First things first, a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all our customers new and old. Make sure you keep an eye on our blogs as we have some very exciting new gardening machinery to tell you about. And you know that our prices will at about the best prices available anywhere. … Continued

Black Friday: here are ten top bargains you really must not miss

Dick Roberts

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
It’s Black Friday here at Mowdirect with deep price cuts on 30 products you can see on these pages and to whet your appetite here are ten top deals, so read on to see great bargains on garden machinery. You will save yourselves a packet as most of these will not be repeated and manufacturer’s … Continued

Back To Blighty and Thoughts of Battery Powered Gardening.

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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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So. Here I am, back from the land of wine, escargots and incomprehensible opening hours, staring at my garden thinking Bungalow Ben, my neighbour who offered to ‘keep an eye’ on my garden, must have pitched a tent, got in some supplies and lived out here for a couple of weeks because it’s looking great. … Continued

Ten top gardening tools from Mountfield, one of Britain’s favourite brands

Dick Roberts

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
Many gardeners find a machinery manufacturer and stick to it for all their powered tools. And one of those is Mountfield, a favourite for years, with a wide range of machinery including mowers, tractors, brush cutters and a good selection of chainsaws. And if you’re considering giving the hedge another trim here’s a really popular … Continued