Hints & Tips
Holidays are costing a fortune what with kids demanding ice cream and older members of the family who should know better spending oodles of spondulix on days out and visits to watering holes.
But you don’t need to spend a fortune on the latest machinery to keep the garden in order thanks to our brilliant summer sale.
There are bargains galore from mowers in all shapes and sizes up to a really large lawn tractor for parks and large gardens at a truly amazing price.
The first is from leading German manufacturing company Einhell.
Their Einhell GH-BC Petrol Brushcutter + Free Kit is a powerful little machine with a 23cm metal blade with three teeth for cutting back overgrowth like brambles and thick banks of nettles.
It also has a nylon trimming head for cutting lawn edges and lighter areas of grass. This automatically spools out more line when needed just by bumping the head on the ground.
The power comes from a 25cc engine which starts quickly and easily.
It costs just £129,95, £70 off the recommended price and is delivered free the next working day with a two-year warranty.
But you also receive a shoulder harness, helmet with faceguard and ear defenders, a fuel mixing bottle and 130 metres of spare line, making the whole package a great bargain.
If you have lawn edges to keep in trim this machine, new and exclusive represents a real alternative to petrol power.
The Redback E312DQ-2Ah Cordless Grass-Trimmer relies on a 2Ah lithium-ion battery which recharges quickly and doesnâ€™t use its power when left unused.
The trimming head tilts to the correct angle and is mounted on an aluminium shaft which is adjustable to suit the user.
It is an easy to use trimmer as it is both light and well balanced and the cutting head has a plant protector so you wonâ€™t trim the flowers in the border. Strong, twisted nylon line can be fed out by bumping the head on the ground.
The battery and charger are included in the price as are a power belt.
It costs £179, compared with the recommended price of £276 and it is delivered free the next working day with a three-year warranty.
Now a real bargain self-propelled lawnmower, new and exclusive to MowDirect.
The MowMaster 43PD 3-in-1 Self-Propelled Petrol Lawnmower has loads of features â€“ thee ways of dealing with the clippings and five cutting heights.
It also has larger rear wheels to handle less well-kept areas and has a grass box which holds 40 litres with an indicator to show when it needs emptying. The power comes from a 123cc engine.
And when you’re finished just attach a garden hose to clean out the underside to prevent corrosion.
It costs just £179, £70 off the recommended price and has a two year warranty with free next working day delivery.
The Einhell GC-PM 46 S-M Self-Propelled 4-Wheeled Petrol Lawnmower is a machine designed for a long life with a powder coated finish to the cutting deck to resist corrosion.
The power is from Einhell’s 139cc engine, a quick starter, and it has nine cutting heights and a 46cm cutting width and it is a mower to tackle all sorts of grass cutting challenges on medium to large-sized lawns.
If conditions allow you can fit the supplied plug and mulch the clippings.
It is a whole £100 off the recommended price at £199.95 and is delivered free of charge the next working day with a two-year warranty.
Another exclusive mower comes from Italy, the Oleo-Mac G53-TK Comfort 3-in-1 Petrol Self-Propelled Lawn Mower, and this one has a five year warranty.
This mower lets you collect the cut grass, mulch it and discharge it at the back and is powered by an Emak 159cc engine.
The grass box holds 60 litres and the mower has a 51cm cutting width and is aimed at lawns around 1200m2.
A powder-coated finish will resist the inevitable scratches and corrosion.
It is priced at £239, £160 off the recommended price and we deliver it free the next working day.
This is one we helped to develop, the Redback E142Q-2Ah Cordless Lawnmower.
The 40V battery charges quickly and fits other equipment in the Redback range – so you only need buy the tool and not the battery and charger for other equipment.
And like other equipment in the range it is far lighter than petrol-powered machines.
This has a 42cm cutting width and an adjustable handlebar and five cutting heights from 25mm to 70mm.The grass box holds 40 litres and has an indicator to show when it is full.
The price is £249, £150 off the recommended price and delivery the next working day is free.
The Einhell GC-PM 52 SHW 5-in-1 Hi-Wheel Self-Propelled Petrol Lawn Mower has five ways of dealing with the clippings.
You can either mulch or collect them, discharge to the back or sides, or simply let them fall back to the lawn â€“ useful for cutting those really unkempt areas which few people see.
It has the companyâ€™s unique Vortex technology and a special blade which cleverly lifts each blade of grass upright before cutting, giving a much neater finish.
A 173cc Einhell beats at the mowerâ€™s heart and it starts very easily with only a light tug needed to fire it up.
It costs £279.95, £220 off the recommended price and is delivered free the next working day with a two-year warranty.
Now a long-time favourite with our customers, a wide-cut mower, powerful and versatile equally at home on manicured lawns and orchards and paddocks.
The Oleo-Mac G53-TK AllRoad Plus-4 Self-Propelled Lawn Mower has a 196cc Emak engine and lets you discharge to the side and back as well as mulch and collect the cut grass – there is a giant 70-litre box.
The engine is another giant, 196cc with bags of power for the rougher areas like garden paths of small orchards.
It has high wheels at the back and cutting heights from 28mm to 75mm.
Priced at £299.95 compared with the recommended price of £499.95 it is a bargain machine, especially as it has a five-year warranty.
We deliver it free the next working day.
MowDirect are the largest retailer of lawn and garden tractors and ride-ons and here are a couple we have included in our summer sale, the first with a free garden trailer.
The Al-Ko T16-92HD Special Edition Lawn Tractor will tackle areas around 6000m2 and has a Briggs & Stratton twin-cylinder engine to provide the power.
Under the deck is a special Hi-Lift blade to increase the airflow and provide excellent grass collection, especially when itâ€™s wet â€“ it has a 220-litre grass box.
Hydrostatic drive makes it easy to steer around the garden and it has six cutting heights.
It has been designed to be comfortable to drive with a high-back seat and it has small wheels on the cutting deck to follow the contours of the lawn without scalping it.
A front bumper provides protection â€“ just in case.
Buy this tractor now and you receive a garden trailer worth Â£199. There is also a free MTD brushcutter and a free tow hitch.
The package costs Â£2299 and we deliver it free within two to three working days with a five-year warranty.
And for an extra fee you can receive it the following working day if ordered by 3pm â€“ even on a Saturday.
And finally one of the bargains of the year, especially if you have parkland or large areas of lawn to look after.
The Simplicity Contender SZT550 Commercial Zero-Turn Ride-On Mower is a top quality lawn tractor to maintain the largest areas with a 132cc cutting deck.
Powering it along is a 724cc twin-cylinder Briggs & Stratton engine designed for along and reliable life. And this machine is very manoeuvrable with two steering levers letting you turn on the spot and making it easy to mow around trees and other obstacles.
Cut grass is discharged to the side and there is a mulch plug suppled for more formal areas.
A high-backed seat make it very comfortable to drive and there is even cruise control and arm rests for longer straight runs. There are no fewer than 12 cutting heights.
The machine costs £4499 a massive reduction on the recommended price of £7999.
Deliver id free within three to five working days and there is a two-year warranty.
And if you want our help on any of items on our unrivalled site please give us a ring on 03454 588905.