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But don’t be tempted to cut it too short, in fact now is the time to raise the cutting height of your mower a bit to keep a lush surface.
This is often the time of year when olds faithful mowers which have given a lifetime’s service give up the ghost and if you are looking for a new machine now’s good time to buy before manufacturers set their prices for the next season.
So here are ten top exclusive deals on top quality mowers which will give long years of service and reliability.
Many are new for this year and all are from major manufacturers.
The first is the Morrison Surecut 3-in-1 Petrol Push Lawnmower, a really well built mower from a New Zealand manufacturer using a Briggs & Stratton 125cc engine designed to fire up after three presses of the primer.
This has three ways of dealing with the clippings. They can either be collected in the 42 litre grass box, mulched and returned to the lawn, or discharged at the rear – this is handy for the less formal areas.
Morrison mowers are renowned for their very low cutting height and this will cut right down to 15mm.
The cutting width is 42cm making it easy to scoot around garden obstacles and along lawn edges – large rear wheels give it great manoeuvrability.
These mowers are only available in the UK through MowDirect.
It costs just £199, £50 off the list price and is delivered free the next working day with a free 10-litre steel jerry can worth £24.95. And there is a five-year warranty.
The MTX Neptune 48S Self-Propelled Petrol Lawnmower is currently on special offer, and at a special price.
Powering it along is a 139cc MTX engine, developed over two years to be mean on fuel and emissions and a steel cutting deck gives it great rigidity.
It can deal easily with rougher grass as well as the smooth. And with this mower you can discharge to the rear an d mulch ad well as collect the clippings – there is a 65 litre grass box.
There are six cutting heights from 25mm to 75mm and with a cutting width of 48cm it is suitable got medium to large seized-lawns.
This great value mower costs £229, £70 off the price recommended. We deliver it free the next working day and there is a two-year warranty.
The Redback E137CQ-2Ah Cordless Lawnmower has been developed in collaboration with MowDirect and offers a genuine alternative to petrol power.
It relies on the latest battery power technology from Redback using Samsung lithium-ion cells and comes with a quick charger which will re-charge the battery in 70 minutes.
Being a hand-propelled machine it is easy to move around flowerbeds and has a 40-litre grass box.
Cutting heights are from 25mm to 75mm and the handlebar has a battery display to show how much charge is left.
The recommended price is £347 but we have it for sale for only £249. Delivery the next working day is free and there is a three-year warranty.
Now one from a leading German engineering company.
The Einhell GC-PM 46 S-M Self-Propelled 4-Wheeled Petrol Lawnmower has a 139cc Einhell engine. The cutting width is 46cm so it is ideal for medium to large-sized lawns, handling smooth lawns and rough areas with equal ease.This one has cutting heights from 30mm to 80mm with nine positions and has a large 50-litre grass box which collapses so it takes little storage room. And should you prefer to mulch the clippings, a mulch plug is provided.
At £249.95 it represents excellent value and there is a two-year warranty.
We deliver it free the following working day.
Now another from Morrison new for this year, the Morrison Rocket Combo Self-Propelled Petrol Lawnmower.
This is another top quality well-engineered mower, which will either collect the clippings, mulch them or discharge at the back.
It is powered by an ever-reliable Briggs & Stratton 140cc engine which starts very quickly and easily and has enough power to tackle rougher areas and sloping lawns with ease.
And with the lowest cutting height of just 10mm it will leave a smart, bowling green type finish.
The working width is 46cm and the grass box will hold 46 litres of clippings.
With this mower you also receive a free 10-litre steel jerry can worth £24.95.
Delivered free the next working day it has a five year warranty and costs £299, £100 off the maker’s recommended price.
Now one which has been a best seller for some time.
The Oleo-Mac G53-TK Comfort 3-in-1 Petrol Self-Propelled Lawn Mower, on special offer, is from an Italian manufacturer and has a 159cc Emak engine besting at its heart.
And it’s an easy starter.
The engine will power the mower along at a comfortable 3.6km/h and is powerful enough to tackle sloping lawns and thicker grass.
It has a 51cm cutting width so it can cut lawns around 1200m2 quickly and has cutting heights from 28mm to 75mm.
The cutting deck is powder coated to resists corrosions and scratches.
It costs £249.95, £150 off the recommended retail price and has a five year warranty. The mulch plug is included in the price.
Delivery the next working day is free.
Now on where the engine starting couldn’t be easier, just turn a key.
The Einhell GC-PM 46/2 SHW-E Hi-Wheel Self-Propelled Petrol Lawn Mower with Electric Key Start has a 139cc Einhell engine – and you don’t even have to re-charge the battery as it does it automatically when you’re mowing the lawn.
It has a large fuel tank and plenty of power to tackle all types of cutting challenges.
The front of the cutting deck is fitted with a grass comb which smooths the grass before it is cut, leading to a smoother finish.
Cut grass is either discharged to the rear, mulched or collected in the 70-litre grass box.
The width is cut is 46cm so it can tackle medium to large-sized lawns, say around 1200m2.
The cutting deck is powder coated for a long life and to resist scratches.
The mower costs £299.95, £100 off the recommended price and has a two-year warranty. We deliver it free the next working day.
Now another from leading Italian manufacturer Oleo-Mac, and another best seller.
The Oleo-Mac G53-TK AllRoad Plus-4 Self-Propelled Lawn Mower is a strong mower for all challenges and can discharge clippings to the back and side where a smooth finish is not needed or collect or mulch the clippings if required.
The grass box holds 70 litres.
The mower has a really powerful Emak 196cc engine and offers cutting heights from 28mm to 75mm with six settings. And
with an engine like this it can take rougher, sloping lawns in its stride.
Large rear driving wheels help with this and also minimise marking the lawn when it’s wet.
It costs £S319.95, a massive reduction on the recommended price of £499.95.
It is delivered free the next working day with a five year warranty from Oleo-Mac.
Many of you prefer your lawn to have a neat, striped finish and this one from one of Britain’s favourite brands will certainly deliver and at an excellent price.
The Mountfield SP180R Self-Propelled Petrol Rear-Roller Lawnmower has the company’s 100cc engine and is fitted with a rear roller to deliver the all-important finish.
And it also means you can mow right up to the edges of flower beds and paths without fear the machine will fall into the flowers.
It is also fitted with a skid plate to stop the mower grounding on uneven patches and scalping the turf.
It has a 46cm cutting width and a 55 litre grass box with an indicator to show when it’s full.
Cutting heights are from 20mm to 70mm with five positions.
It costs £379, £100 off the recommended retail price and there is a five year warranty.
We deliver it free the next working day.
And finally another rear roller mower, really solid and suitable for larger lawns.
The Morrison Oxford 54RS Self-Propelled Petrol Roller Lawnmower has a 54cm cutting width and is powered by a Briggs & Stratton 163cc engine, a really easy starter.
There are cutting heights from 10mm to 70mm with six positions and a 70-litre grass box.
This is the mower to achieve a perfectly-striped finish to large lawns which show off the house better than anything.
This mower costs £799 and is delivered free the next working day. There is a five-year warranty from the manufacturer.
Keep an eye on our site for great deals on garden machinery. The lawns will need attention for several weeks yet. And this is a great time of year to scarify to keep the lawn healthy for autumn growth.
Not to mention all the work needed in the vegetable garden where a tiller can save injuring your back.
And remember you can ring us on 08454 588905 if you need any help selecting the right machine for you purposes.