TOP 10 | Garden Tractors and Ride On Mowers for 2021

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With spring around the corner, it’s time to get the garden back in shape and look forward to spending more time outdoors. Our TOP 10 | Garden Tractors and Ride On Mowers for 2021 is an essential guide for those looking for a new ride-on or lawn tractor in 2021. Choose from leading brands Mountfield, Feider, Oleo Mac, … Continued

New year, new machines, here are ten innovative products to make life in the garden easier

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.
As the UK’s leading garden machinery store, we are constantly expanding our range of goods with new, innovative and exciting products to take advantage of new technologies and engineering developments. Just as plant breeders come up with new varieties each year and expand their offerings so machinery companies develop and refine their lists, so here … 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

Top of the Top Handle Chainsaws | Feider

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.
New!  Semi-Pro Top Handle Chainsaw. A few weeks ago we launched Feider’s new Home and Semi-Pro arborist chainsaw range, due to popular demand and numerous customer enquiries about these new models, we’ve decided to focus today’s newsletter on the Feider PRO 25 Top Handle Chainsaw and provide some guidance on why and when to use a Top Handle Chainsaw and some Safety Guidance. We … 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

Garden101: Importance of Enriching the soil during the winter months

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Enrich your soil for success in the garden With autumn firmly setting here and shorter days drawing in, opportunities to work in the garden and outdoors is starting to slow down. Most crops and plants have already been harvested, and flowers are fading after their summer shows. Grounds are starting to look bare, with soil … Continued

Did you see this week’s offers in the weekend Independent and Sunday People ?

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.
We didn’t want you to miss out on this week’s super-offers as seen in the I weekend Newspaper and the The Mirror’s Sunday People, so we decided to share with you some of our favourites…. MowDirect in the Sunday People – 20 September 2020 We enjoyed reading Adrienne Wild’s Gardening column, with all-too-important tips on … Continued

Our latest offers from the Daily Express!

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Have you seen our latest garden machinery offers in this weekend’s Daily Express? Our latest garden machinery offers, in this weekend’s Daily Express. I really enjoyed reading Alan Titchmarsh article in this weekend’s Daily Express on Saturday. Some really interesting tips on Dressing up your Garden, those pink Hellebores really were tempting to plant out … Continued

Top 3 Essential Garden Gifts for Father’s Day!

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(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

Battery power makes essential gardening jobs less tiring – and no petrol fumes

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.
Battery power has gone a long way in the last ten years or so and is starting to revolutionise garden machinery. It’s possible that in years to come the trip to the garage with a petrol can will become a thing of the past as technology improves – there is even a ride-on lawn tractor … Continued