Hints & Tips
Many of you will have given the lawn an autumn feed which will have produced a late flush of grass and kept the garden looking vibrant.
But you will need to keep the lawn trimmed to encourage it to keep growing before the winter snow and frosts set in.
And while you will need to raise the cutting height a little don’t do so too much yet – wait until the weather gets chillier.
If you need a new mower you will do well to buy one now so that it will be ready for next Spring – just give it a thorough clean before you put it away for the winter after the last cut of 2014.
Hayter makes some of the best machines available and have a reputation for manufacturing mowers that last. So here are three of their best.
Hayter Spirit 41 Petrol Push Rear Roller Lawnmower (Code: 617) has a 41 cm cutting width so it is suitable for smaller to medium sized lawns where you need a perfect striped finish.
This striped effect comes from the ribbed rear roller which lets you cut right to the edge of the lawn. There is a 155 cc Briggs & Stratton engine designed for very easy starting.
It also has a cutter bar friction disc so the crank will not bend if you hit a solid object and it has an aluminium chassis and the cutting deck is lined to prevent rusting.
Cutting heights are right down to 13 mm and the grass box holds 55 litres.
It costs £285 compared with the recommended retail price of £359 and it has a three year warranty from Hayter. We deliver it for free the following working day.
This next one, the Hayter Harrier 48 Autodrive B.B.C. Lawnmower with Variable Speed (Code: 493) has a 48 cm cutting width making it suitable for larger lawns.
And you can set the speed at which you want to mow – between 1.5 mph and 3 mph. It is also fitted with a blade brake clutch so there is no need to turn the engine off when emptying the grass of or crossing gravel paths.
The deck is made from aluminium lined in ABS plastic which will minimise corrosion and noise. Again there is a full width ribbed rear roller for that perfect lined finished you often see on the lawns of fine country houses.
The engine is from Briggs & Stratton, 190 cc and giving bags of power. The grass box holds 70 litres and there are seven cutting heights from 13 mm to 60 mm.
The recommended selling price is £999 but we have it listed at just £799 and you also receive a 10 litre steel jerry can worth £24.95 absolutely free.
It has a five year warranty and free next working day delivery and arrives with a free bottle of engine oil.
And the Hayter Harrier 48 Autodrive Lawnmower with Variable Speed (Code: 490) has a 48 cm cutting width and is suitable for larger lawns and has a Briggs & Stratton 190 cc engine especially easy to start with just a light pull on thre starter cord.
Cutting heights are from 13 mm to 60 mm adjusted with a single lever, the ABS deck liner will reduce noise and give it a long life and a cutter bar friction disc will prevent damage to the crankshaft.
Indeed, Hayter gives a lifetime guarantee against the crankshaft bending.
It has a massive 70 litre grass box so you can keep mowing for longer periods.
It costs £719 against the recommended retail price of £899 and is delivered free the next working day.
With it comes a free steel jerry can worth £24.95 and a free bottle of engine oil. It has a five year warranty from Hayter and we deliver it free the next working day.
See here for our full range of Hayter mowers and remember you can always give us a ring if you want more information before choosing a new mower.
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