Hints & Tips
We don’t think anyone has more mowers for sale than us, from little hand-propelled machines which use the motion of the mower to turn the cutting blades to powerful lawn tractors made for taking on lawns of several acres.
So here are ten top machines across a wide range of prices and cutting widths – you should find one from this list to suit your requirements.
Have a look at these pages and you will see what we mean, and if you need advice remember you can call us on 08454 588905 and speak to one of team – we’ve got many years of experience in the garden machinery business.
The first is from a leading mower manufacturer and has been a best seller for several years.
The Mountfield HP183 Petrol Rotary Hand-Propelled Lawnmower, on special offer is a powerful little machine with a 148cc Briggs & Stratton engine, made to be easy to start.
The cutting width of 45cm makes it suitable for lawns up to 800m2 and it has a large grass box.
And what’s more it is a good collector of clippings due to the shape of the cutting deck.
Cutting heights are from 20mm to70 mm adjusted with a single lever.
It costs £199, a full £100 off the recommended price and is delivered free the next working day with a free mulch plug worth £20.
Mulching is when the clippings are held in the cutting deck and chopped down to the size of tea leaves and dropped back down to the lawn where they rot away.
But only mulch when the lawn is dry.
There is a two year warranty from Mountfield.
You don’t find many mowers like this next one, the WOLF-Garten Expert 40EA Self-Propelled Electric Lawn Mower.
The 1600W electric motor drives the rear wheels as well as the cutting mechanism and with its 40cm cutting width is a genuine alternative to petrol-powered machines.
This mower lets you switch from collecting clippings to mulching them just by flicking a switch.
Cutting heights are from 25mm to 80mm and there is a clever cable system, called Flick-Flack, which keeps it away from your feet.
It costs £239, £40 off the recommended price, and it is delivered free the next working day with a five year warranty.
Here’s one from Italy and exclusive to us.
The Oleo-Mac G53-TK Petrol Self-Propelled Lawn Mower is on special offer and is solid and gives lawns an excellent finish.
It has a 159cc Emak engine and has a 51cm cutting width so it can handle lawns around 1200m2 with ease.
Cutting heights are from 28mm to 75mm and the machine has a powder-coated finish to resist corrosion and give it a longer life.
It costs £239, £150 off the price recommended and has a five year warranty and free next working day delivery.
You can also buy a mulch plug for an extra £20.
The Greenworks G-MAX 40Li-40V Lithium-Ion 3-in-1 Cordless Lawn Mower (G40LMK2X) produces a continuous running time of 40 minutes, enough to cut a lawn around 500m2.
You can re-charge the battery to 80 per cent capacity in an hour. A full re-charge takes two hours.
There are five cutting heights from 20mm to 80mm and a grass box which holds 50 litres. And you also receive a mulch plug free of charge.
It comes with charger and battery and if you want other garden equipment like a hedgetrimmer or leaf blower you only need buy the machine as you already have the battery.
Now one which starts as easily as the car in your drive.
The Einhell GC-PM 46/2 SHW-E Hi-Wheel Self-Propelled Petrol Lawn Mower is started just by turning the key.
And the starter battery is charged as you move along.
It has plenty of power to tackle thicker grass as well as flat lawns and is a very sturdy mower with a powder-coated finish to resist corrosion.
The cutting deck has a grass comb to smooth the lawn before it is cut leading to a better, more even finish.
With this one clippings can be collected or mulched or discharged to the rear or side – useful for the rougher areas where appearance is not so important.
If you do want to collect the grass box holds 70 litres.
The cutting width is 46cm making it suitable for lawns up to 1200m2.
It costs £299.95, £100 off the recommended price, is delivered free the next working day and has a two year warranty.
If you prefer your lawn to have a neat, striped finish you need a mower with a rear roller and this one should be on your shortlist.
The Lawnflite LF43-SPBR Self-Propelled Rear-Roller Lawn Mower has a 240cc Briggs & Stratton engine, an easy starter and cutting heights right down to 15mm and up to 65mm
The cutting width is 43cm and the grass box holds 55 litres and there is also a mulch plug.
The cutting deck is made from polymer to resist corrosion and keep the weight down.
Being a rear roller mower it will cut right up to lawn edges.
It costs £349, £100 off the price recommended, has a two year warranty and free next working day delivery.
Now a mower from a British company, the Cobra MX46S40V Cordless Lawnmower.
This has a cutting width of 46cm and can collect, mulch and discharge the cuttings to the side making it a mower for all sorts of cutting challenges.
It is a self-propelled mower powered by two 40V batteries with built-in power indicators.
It costs £439, £10 off the recommended price and has a two year warranty and free next working day delivery.
The Einhell GC-PM 51/2 SHW-E 4-in-1 Hi-Wheel Self-Propelled Petrol Lawn Mower (with Electric Start) is made for really large lawns and like its smaller brother starts just by turning a key.
It has a 173cc engine and six cutting heights from 30mm to 80mm. And a grass comb at the front of the machine clears the debris and evens out the grass before it is cut to give a better finish.
With this mower you can either collect of mulch the clippings or discharge them to the front or back.
You can also disengage the drive to make it easier to move around garden furniture and the like.
It costs £399.95, a useful £150 off the recommended price and it is delivered free the next working day. There is a two year maker’s warranty.
Finally, a couple of machines for people with really large gardens.
The Lawnflite Mini Rider 60RDE Ride-On Mower has a Briggs & Stratton engine and six-speed Transmatic transmission to make driving it a piece of cake.
Large rear drive wheels mean it has plenty of grip on wet grass and you can collect, mulch or discharge the clippings – the rear grass deflector and mulch kit are optional extras.
Cutting heights are from 38m to 95mm and the grass box holds 150 litres. And the 60cm cutting width and 46cm turning circle mean it can handle large lawns very easily.
It costs £1199, £150 off the recommended price and we deliver it free within two to three working days with a two year warranty.
And finally a lawn tractor from a leading American company.
The MTD DL96T Lawn Tractor is made to cut paddocks, orchards and meadows and is powered by a 420cc ThorX engine started with a key and solidly made to last.
The cutting width is 96cm and the cutting deck pivots and has small wheels which prevent scalping.
If you want to use it on formal lawns you can buy a mulch kit as an optional extra or a grass box. There are five cutting heights.
It costs £1299, is delivered free within two to three working days and has a two year warranty.
You can see an enormous range of garden equipment on our site and if you are looking for something particular please ring us on 08454 588905.