Three new lawnmowers, German engineered for reliability and strength

New for this year, these three lawnmowers from leading German engineering company Al-Ko are solid and efficient and have long warranties to give you peace of mind. The first, the Al-Ko Easy 4.2 PS Petrol Push Lawnmower is made for lawns around 800m2 in mind with a 42cm cutting width. The blades are powered by … Continued

Ten great machines to get your garden party-ready for the Bank Holiday weekend

With the Spring Bank Holiday next weekend many of you will be planning your first summer party of the year. You know, warm wine, cremated sausages and soggy puddings your neighbour always brings along. But at least you can make sure the garden in good shape – flower beds weed free and planted out, lawns … Continued

Grow your own vegetables, they taste so much better

Nothing beats the taste of fresh vegetables from your own garden! And if you don’t have your own plot, now’s the time to start work preparing one. You can start sowing the first salads this month. In this MowBlog edition, we talk about some basic garden advice on soil preparation to ensure success growing anything … Continued

Time for a good chainsaw to help clear away the storm debris

The recent gales have left branches and debris strewn all over the place just as we were hoping the worst of the weather was over. These blown-down branches need to be cleared away and you may well need a chainsaw to help – a bow saw is all well and good but pretty tiring after … Continued

Will Santa Be Able To Get Your Mower Down The Chimney?

The problem with buying someone a lawnmower for Christmas ( and it does make a brilliant present ) is that the old man with the white beard has a devil of a job getting it down the chimney. But as he always manages to get the gift under the tree with a bit of his … Continued

Ho, Ho, Ho! Christmas Crackers for the Garden

There’s an art to buying presents for Christmas. And most of us haven’t got it and need a shove in the right direction to buy something worthwhile and welcome. That’s not a gift which is either taken back as soon as decently possible or posted on Ebay within a couple of days. So here are … Continued

Two gifts from MowDirect to delight any gardener, and Rudolph !

It’s hard work being a reindeer at this time of December. That sleigh seems to get heavier by the year and it’s not a lot of fun pulling it, let alone flying. So that’s why we reindeer welcome the gifts of a lawn or garden tractor just as much as those receiving it. For we … Continued

Black Friday: Eight top garden bargains you must not miss

It’s Black Friday here at Mowdirect, with discounted prices on 30 products you can see on these pages and to whet your appetite here are eight top deals, so read on to see great bargains on garden machinery. You will save yourselves a packet as most of these will not be repeated and manufacturer’s are … Continued

Take back control in the garden – here are ten top strimmers and brushcutters for summer

While families pray for hours of unbroken sunshine for summer barbecues and country strolls, gardeners would like a bit of rain now and then for the flowers and vegetables, and especially the lawn. With no immediate prospect of black clouds on the horizon, apart from political ones, rougher patches of vegetation seem to keep growing … Continued

Top hedge trimmers from Tanaka with next-day delivery

Nothing shows off a well-maintained garden like a neatly-trimmed hedge and some are starting to look quite untidy. (You know who you are – Ed.) We always urge you to check there are no birds still raising their young before you start, but in many parts of the country, the young are fledged and flown. … Continued