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A keen allotmenteer with an interest in all things horticultural, Drew has a varied writing background with experience in a number of fields including garden machinery, lawn care and compost. His first experience with gardening was a cultivating a small plot he was given by his house master at school. He grew a decent crop of radishes and lettuce and sold them to a local shop, exhibiting his first, and last, sign of an entrepreneurial spark. Drew lives in North London with his wife, two children and a slightly bonkers cat
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Power cuts, storms, freezing temperatures. Yes, in the words of Eddard Stark,  Winter’s coming and there are a million and one hazards to deal with every time jolly Mr Freeze dons his white his puffer jacket, sticks his chilly hands in his pocket and comes to stay for a few months. Well, we can’t do … Continued

Choosing A Petrol Chainsaw

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
Choosing a Chainsaw| Feider PRO Petrol Chainsaw Range In our last post we looked at the new Feider Top handle Chainsaw, ideally suited for lopping and pruning. If you’re looking for a chainsaw for logging and sawing tree trunks, to cut thicker logs for firewood or cutting trees a conventional style Chainsaw is required. the Feider PRO 40, PRO 45 and PRO 55 are worth considering when choosing a chainsaw. Part of Feider’s new Home … Continued

NEW| Exclusive Feider Chainsaw Range

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
The Cutting Edge of Chainsaws MowDirect are exclusively launching Feider’s new Premium Chainsaw range in the UK market, just in time for Christmas 2020! The four new Chainsaw models in Feider’s range have been designed and built with premium, quality features.  Powerful all-rounders, for heavy-duty homeowner use, these versatile petrol chainsaws from Feider excel at pruning, limbing and small- to medium-scale felling. Perfect for cutting wood and … Continued

Ten top gardening bargains selected for the August bank holiday 2020

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
The bank holiday weekend in August is often a time to straighten out odd bits of the garden which are looking a little tired after the summer sun and gales. So here are ten top bank holiday bargains from out huge range of gardening equipment all at the keenest possible prices and from top manufacturers … Continued

Top 3 Essential Garden Gifts for Father’s Day!

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
(Psss…. remember Father’s Day is coming up on the 21st June!) Father’s Day’s Garden Gifts 2020 If like me you always struggle to remember when Father’s day is, this is your gentle reminder that this year Father’s day is on Sunday 21st June. ( A weekend day! – Perfect to spend the day with your … Continued

New Deals for A New Year. Welcome The New Season With One Of Our Exclusives

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Freelance Writer at Mowdirect
A keen allotmenteer with an interest in all things horticultural, Drew has a varied writing background with experience in a number of fields including garden machinery, lawn care and compost. His first experience with gardening was a cultivating a small plot he was given by his house master at school. He grew a decent crop of radishes and lettuce and sold them to a local shop, exhibiting his first, and last, sign of an entrepreneurial spark. Drew lives in North London with his wife, two children and a slightly bonkers cat
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Ah. 2020. Doesn’t it just have the ring, the chime, the vibe of a good year about it? Forget 2019, flung away like last year’s Christmas wrapping paper and consigned to the bin marked ‘Annus Horibilis’ forever to be forgotten. It’s time to move on, people. And, look, green shoots are already starting to push … Continued

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

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
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

Chainsaw: Preventing Injuries During a Cleanup following a Storm

With Storm Ciara causing havoc over the weekend, many of us have suffered serious property damage, from fallen down trees to blown down fences. The clean up operation has begun across gardens and properties around the UK.   Here at MowDirect we want to help and ensure garden machinery is used safely whilst getting everything back … Continued

Black Friday: Eight top garden bargains you must not miss

Norfolk journalist and countryman, now retired from daily newspaper life but still commentating and writing. Keen gardener, when dodgy back allows, and devout researcher of local ales and French wines. Married with two children who have flown the nest, but return regularly to empty the fridge. Living in listed country cottage which gets more expensive by the year to maintain. Retired but still writing regular columns and pieces for web sites.
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

Winter is Coming! Five Top Log-Splitters from Feider to Help Light Your Fire

As the cold season approaches, and every other blogger uses Sean Bean’s House Stark motto, ‘Winter is Coming’ from Game of Thrones as a strap-line to grab out attention, our thoughts gradually turn to winter fantasies of roaring fires in the hearth, the smell of woodsmoke gently pervading the air and possibly the faint scent … Continued