Hints & Tips
Now’s the time of year to turn over the soil on vegetable beds and allotments providing it’s not too wet or frosty.
Land tilled now will let in not only moisture but the winter frosts as well and kill of pests in the soil and give you a better seed bed when it comes to spring planting.
So here are three great tillers currently on special offer in our warehouse clearance sale.
First is the Earthquake MC43R Petrol Mini-Tiller, the perfect machine for turning over the soil and rooting out weeds and letting in the light and moisture.
The tilling width can be adjusted from 15 cm to 25 cm so when the plants start growing you can till; between the rows as well.
This tiller has a 43 cc Viper engine with high torque gearing to keep the tines turning even in heavy or compacted soils.
It weighs just 14 kg and has integrated wheels to make moving around easier. And these wheels can be adjusted to allow for variation in its standard 4 in working depth.
It costs £229 and you can buy a useful edging kit for £29 and a dethatcher kit for £99 turning this tiller into a great garden workhorse.
It is delivered free the next working day and has a two year warranty from the makers.
Thisnext one is from one of the country’s favourite garden machinery companies and is the Mountfield Manor Compact 36 Cultivator.
This has a 100 cc Mountfield engine and four 24.5 cm rotors driven by a belt to help prolong the tiller’s working life.
The working width is 36 cm making it a good choice for small plots and it has depth skids which are adjustable to let you set the working depth.
The handlebars are adjustable for more comfort while working and there is a transport wheel to make it easier to move around.
This one costs £249, £30 less than Mountfield’s recommended retail price, and you receive a ten litre steel jerry can worth £24.95 when you buy this one.
It has a one year warranty from the makers and we deliver it free the next working day.
And the third machine is the is a firm favourite with allotment holders, the Bertolini BT190 Front-Tine Cultivator with Reverse Drive currently on special offer.
This has a 192 cc four stroke engine from Emak and has a chain drive to the four tines. And a really handy feature is the reverse gear, useful for getting out of sticky situations if you get dug in or tight corners.
The handlebars are adjustable and a front transport wheel and the whole is mounted on a steel chassis with a reinforced transmission guard.
This machine currently has £150 of the maker’s recommended retail price as it is only £429. Delivery is free the next working day and there is a two year warranty from Bertolini.
We have a huge selection of machines on our site and dont forget you can give us a ring if you need personal advice.
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