Hints & Tips
The mowing season has arrived with a vengeance with the grass growing quickly after all the winter rains.
Many people at this time of the year try to fire up their old faithful machine and find that it needs to be consigned to the great lawn mower heaven in the sky.
But there’s a mower for every size of lawn and every pocket from under £100 to over £1000 and here are ten top mowers from £50 to £500 to give you an idea of what is available.
The selection can be a bit daunting so take your time to brows our lawnmower pages before making your choice.
Remember you can always give us a ring – 08454 58890508454 588905, nine to five Monday to Friday.
So here’s the first, the perfect mower for small lawns, the Flymo Micro Lite Electric Hover Lawnmower.
It weighs just 4.5 kg and floats over the lawn on a cushion of air making it really simple and almost effortless to use.
It has two cutting heights – 10 mm and 33 mm – and has a 1000 Watt electric motor powering plastic cutting blades.
It is light to carry, easy to store and safe to use with a safety lock-off button.
It has a one year warranty from Flymo, we deliver it free the next working day and it costs £49.95.
Now one on special offer, a mower from a British company with a long and proud heritage.
The Hayter Envoy Electric Rear-Roller Lawn Mower (Code: 100) and currently on special offer, is made with lawns around the size of half a tennis court or maybe a bit bigger, in mind.
It has a 1400 Watt electric motor, has a 14 in cut – 36 cm – and will produce a beautiful striped finish with its split rear roller.
It has six cutting heights from a very low 13 mm up to 60 mm and is built with front fins to smooth the grass before it is cut leading to a more even finish.
This one costs £169, £30 less than the recommended retail price and has a two year warranty.
We deliver it free the next working day.
Now one from another favourite garden machinery company.
The Bosch Rotak 32R Electric Four-Wheel Roller Lawnmower has a strong 1200 Watt electric motor and can cope with thicker grass and also has a rear roller for that traditional striped finish.
It has been designed with rear wheels to avoid scalping the lawn and can also cut right up the edge of walls and flower beds.
This one has a cutting width of 32 cm and has cutting heights from 20 mm up to 60 mm. The grass box holds 31 litres.
It has a two year warranty and is delivered free the next working day. And it costs £99.95.
Now another mower from a German engineering company, this one petrol powered.
The Al-Ko 42BA Hand-Propelled 3-in-1 Petrol Lawn Mower has a cutting width of 42 cm and is intended with those with small to medium sized lawns as it will be easy to manoeuvre around garden ornaments and furniture.
Al-Ko’s 140 cc engine has been designed to run quietly with excellent fuel economy and starts easily.
With this mower, you can either collected the clippings, discharge at the back, or mulch them and return them to the lawn.
There are seven cutting heights from 28 mm up to 75 mm and it has a 65 litre grass box, very large for this size of machine.
It costs £199, is delivered free the next working day and has a two year maker’s warranty.
Now one on exclusive special offer, the Mountfield SP180 Self-Propelled Petrol Lawn Mower, a top mower exclusive to MowDirect.
This mower is cracking value for money with a Briggs & Stratton engine, 148 cc and packed with power and can cope with thicker grass with ease.
There are five cutting heights from20 mm up to 70 mm adjusted with one lever and a 55 litre grass box.
The cutting width is 45 cm – 18 inches – making it suitable for medium sized lawns, say around the size of a tennis court or a bit bigger.
It is sturdily built with a steel cutting deck which will contribute to giving the mower a long life.
It is on special offer for £249, a full £100 off the maker’s recommended retail price.
There is a two year warranty from Mountfield and free next working day delivery from us.
Now one of our own the MD 51SP, a high wheel mower that can handle rougher areas where you can either discharge or collect the clippings or mulch them and return them to the lawn where they rot down and become a useful fertilizer.
With a cutting heigh of 51 cm it is suitable for medium sized to larger lawns. There are ten cutting heights from 25 mm up to 90 mm and a 163 cc engine with a large fuel tank.
The grass box can hold 65 litres and the handles fold down so it takes less room in the garden shed.
This mower costs just £269.95, £130 less than the maker’s recommended retail price.
Free next working day delivery and a two year warranty complete this great value package.
This one’s on special offer and has proved really popular this year as it offers such great value for money.
The Oleo-Mac G53-TK AllRoad Plus-4 Self-Propelled Lawn Mower, currently on special offer, has four way of dealing with the clippings including discharge to the side, particularly useful when dealing with orchards and rougher areas of grass.
An Emak 196 cc engine gives bags of power and three cutting heights from 28 mm to 75 mm means you can tackle a variety of cutting tasks.
It has extra-large drive wheels to make it easy to use on rougher terrain and a massive 70 litre grass box to keep you mowing longer.
It costs £299.95, a huge reduction on the maker’s recommended retail price of £499.95.
It has a three year warranty and free next working day delivery.
That last one was made in Italy now over the pond for the American made MTD S46SPOE Petrol Self-Propelled Lawnmower with an electric start.
This mower has a 173 cc engine and a 46 cm cutting width. And an electric starter means there’s no tugging on a recoil starter rope.
This one will either collect the clippings, discharge them to the back or mulch them. The grass box holds 70 litres.
Cutting heights are from 28 up to 92 mm made by two levers with six settings.
Buy this mower and you will receive free Wilkinson Sword Secateurs worth £29.99. These will be sent out separately.
The mower costs £339, £40 less than the maker’s recommended price and has a two year warranty. Free delivery is made the next working day.
Back Britain for an iconic mower, with green livery and a gentle puttering engine symbolising the traditional garden.
The Hayter Spirit 41 Petrol Autodrive Rear Roller Lawnmower (Code: 619) is intended for a smaller to medium sized lawn with a 16 in cutting width – 41 cm – and extremely well built with an aluminium cutting deck to give it a long life.
This cutting deck is lined to give it a longer life and dampen noise.
There is a full width rear roller to give a striped finish and a Briggs & Stratton engine for easy starting and reliability.
It cuts right down to 13 mm and has front fins to smooth the grass before it is cut leading to a better finish.
A friction disc stops the crank shaft bending if something solid is hit.
This mower is £69 less than the maker’s recommended retail price at £390. It has a three year Hayter warranty and free next working day delivery. And it has a bottle of engine oil as an added bonus.
The Lawnflite LR48-SPBR Self-propelled Rear-Roller Lawn Mower has a 161 cc Briggs & Stratton engine and a polymer deck which will not rust and is resistant to the inevitable accidental collisions with trees and garden furniture.
It will cut down to 15 mm and has a massive 70 litre grass box and the rear roller is split for easier turning.
With a 48 cm cutting width, this mower is suitable for larger sized lawns.
It costs £469, a hefty reduction on Lawnflite’s recommended price of £629. We deliver it free the next working day and there is a two year warranty.
These are just ten top mowers from £50 to £500 and therer are loads more to choose from on our site, so have a look at these pages.
And remember, you can always give us a ring on 08454 58890508454 588905 if you’re not sure or want more advice.
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