Hints & Tips
Here at MowDirect we have mowers for every type of lawn from small city back garden patches of green to ten-acre and more rolling gardens on estates and country parks.
Mowers from small hand propelled cylinder models to wide-cut tractors and also mowers to suit every pocket.
Added to that we have the expertise to advise you on the right mower for you taking all these considerations into account – just phone one of our team on 08454 588905 during office hours and they’ll give you the advice you need.
So let’s start with a simple machine, popular with those who have a smaller lawn but nevertheless want to keep it neat and good looking.
The Al-Ko 380HM Soft Touch Premium Hand-Propelled Cylinder Lawn Mower with Collector uses the motion of the wheels over the ground to turn the cutting blades.
It weighs only 9.4kg and is very manoeuvrable – you can also push it under overhanging bushes very easily, something which can be difficult with powered machines.
The cutting width is 38cm and it has four cutting heights from a very low 14mm to 35mm.
In spite of being small in stature – at least compared with lawn tractors – this is a very sturdy and popular little mower and also has the advantage of being very quiet when in use.
It costs £129, has a two-year warranty from the manufacturer and we deliver it free the next working day.
Many people still prefer an electric mower and here’s one from a company which has been a favourite for years.
Hayter Envoy Electric Rear-Roller Lawn Mower (Code: 100) has a 1400W electric motor and is a rear roller mower which leaves defined stripes, an ideal way of showing off a lawn to its best.
The cutting width is 36cm – 14in – and it has seven cutting heights down to a very low 13mm.
Ideal for a lawn around the size of half a tennis court, it has front fins to smooth the grass before it is cut which leads to a better finish.
And being electrically powered it is very quiet when in use, a welcome feature if you are close to neighbours and don’t want to annoy them.
The costs is £189, £20 off the recommended price, there is a two year warranty and FREE next working day delivery.
Now a mower new for this year and exclusive to MowDirect.
The Redback E137C Cordless Lawnmower (Tool Only) uses the latest lithium-ion battery for power.
These battery powered machines are increasingly popular for household equipment as well as garden machinery and there are three available although the 4Ah and 6Ah are suitable for this mower.
But once purchased they are compatible with the whole range of Redback’s garden tools.
This mower has a 37cm working width and five cutting heights from 25mm to 35mm.
It is supplied with a 40-litre grass box and being light it can easily whizz round garden obstacles, and there is a battery display mounted on the handlebars so you can check the charge level.
This one costs £149, £50 off the recommended price and is delivered free the next working day with a three year warranty.
Now the first petrol-powered machine and another new and exclusive for this year.
The MTX Mercury 40P Hand-Propelled Petrol Lawnmower (Exclusive Special Offer) is ideal for lawns around 400m2 and is fitted with a 98.5cc MTX engine.
The cutting width is 40cm and cutting heights are from 27mm to 75mm. The grass box holds 45 litres.
This is a hand-propelled model making it easy to navigate in restricted areas and around garden furniture.
It costs £139, £60 off the recommended price and has a two year warranty and free next working day delivery.
This next one is from the same company and already proving a popular value-for-money mower with our customers.
MTX Neptune 48S Self-Propelled Petrol Lawnmower, on exclusive special offer, is a sturdy little mower with a 48cm cutting width making it suitable for a medium-sized lawn.
This one has a 139cc MTX engine and a steel cutting deck giving it great strength and the ability to deal with rougher, grassed areas as well as lawns.
With this one, you can collect the clippings or discharge them at the back or mulch them.
Mulching is when the clippings are held for longer in the cutting deck before being dropped back to the lawn the size of tea leaves where they rot away, becoming a useful fertilizer. But only use this facility when the grass is dry.
The handlebars are adjustable to suit the height of the person mowing and there are six cutting heights from 25mm to 75mm.
It costs £229, £70 off the recommended price, has a two-year warranty and is delivered free the next working day. this is what our customers think..”Excellent value for money“, “Cuts very well and easy to use”, “Excellent product, backed up by an exceptional team of people”, “It’s quiet & runs lovely. The height adjustment is smooth.” check out more reviews here
Now a best seller and one that has attracted a string of positive reviews.
Solidly-built and made for all sorts of grass cutting challenges, the Oleo-Mac G53-TK AllRoad Plus-4 Self-Propelled Lawn Mower, is from a leading Italian manufacturer and has a wider cutting width making it suitable for larger lawns.
With this one you can collect the clippings and mulch them and also drop them at the side and back, making it a really versatile machine. The grass box holds 70 litres.
It is powered by an Emak 196cc engine, with plenty of power to tackle rougher ground as well as sloping lawns.
And it is fitted with extra-large drive wheels to give extra grip.
There are over 70 reviews from previous customers on this mower here.
Priced at £319.95 it offers excellent value for money especially as it has a five year warranty. Delivery the next working day is, again, free.here are a few comments from happy customers about this machine…”GREAT MOWER, GO FOR IT!“,”really pleased I bought this mower“, “Great quality and features. Cut was perfect.”, “easy to use and a wonderful looking machine, strong and robust build.”
Now another new and exclusive mower for this year, very well designed and made and with a reliable Briggs & Stratton 163cc engine.
The Morrison Oxford 48RS Self-Propelled Petrol Roller Lawnmower has an aluminium deck to keep the weight down and resist corrosion – and it has a 15 year warranty.
This one has a rear roller to leave a striped finish and will cut right down to 10mm – the length to which bowling greens are often cut and a specially-designed cutting blade.
And with the rear roller, you can cut right up to lawn edges without the risk of it toppling into the flower beds.
It costs £499 and has a free ten-litre jerry can delivered with it as a free gift. There is a five-year warranty from the manufacturer.
Now one from a tried-and-trusted British manufacturer and a firm favourite with the British public.
The Hayter Harrier 56 Autodrive Lawnmower with Variable Speed (Code: 560) has a 190cc Briggs & Stratton engine and lets you mow at the speed you choose – faster on the flat, straight lawns and more slowly on the curved sections.
And it has a cutter blade friction disc to eliminate damage to the crank should you hit something solid.
It has a 56cm cutting width and cutting heights which go right down to 13mm and it will leave a striped finish thanks to its ribbed rear roller.
The cutting deck is made from aluminium which is lined with polymer to further resist corrosion and with a 70 litre grass box can tackle the largest lawns.
This mower is priced at £975 compared with the recommended price of £1149 and is delivered free within two to three working days with a bottle of engine oil.
And as a free gift there is a 10-litre jerry can worth £24.95. This mower has a warranty from Hayter for ten years.
Now a couple of lawn tractors, and on this first one you can order as late as 3pm Friday and have it delivered the next day for a small extra fee (delivery is normally FREE and within two to three working days.)
The Mountfield 1530H Lawn Tractor has twin non-overlapping cutting blades which give a better finish to the lawn but also assist with grass collection when it’s wet due to the increased currents of air they produce.
It has a cutting width of 84cm and with its hydrostatic transmission drives much like and automatic car.
Power comes from a Mountfield 452cc engine and the grass box holds 240 litres. Cutting heights are from 25mm to 80mm.
This is a very easy and comfortable tractor to drive with its adjustable, padded seat and moulded steering wheel.
When you’ve finished mowing just attach a garden hose to the cutting deck to clean it out.
You can also buy a deflector kit for longer grass and a mulch plug as optional extras.
The tractor costs £1799, £200 off the recommended price and it has a five-year warranty.
And finally a giant of a machine made for estates and large gardens and with contractors and local authorities in mind. And it’s at a very keen price for such a large mower.
Simplicity Contender SZT550 Commercial Zero-Turn Ride-On Mower has a 724cc Briggs & Stratton twin-cylinder engine.
It has a really wide 132cm cutting deck which is fitted with small wheels to follow the contour of the ground and prevent scalping.
Cut grass is discharged to the side, but for lawns a mulch plug is supplied.
It is very comfortable to drive with a high-back seat and arm rests and you can even engage cruise control where appropriate.
The recommended retail price is £6999 but we are selling it for £4499, delivered free within four to six working days.
There is a two-year warranty.
Have a browse on our site and you will see that we have a massive selection of mowers.
And remember we are here to help you on 08454 588905 if you are not sure which mower is best for your lawn.