Two Rear-Roller Mowers That Earn Their Stripes (and Give You Yours)

Don’t blink, just pinch yourself. No. You are not dreaming, it’s still sunny and…gasp…warm! The grass has been growing and the sky is the colour of a Manchester City shirt rather than Gandalfs’ pants. So what better time to take a look at two of MowDirect’s fabulous, exclusive rear-roller mowers. We have sourced these sleek … Continued

Look After Your New or Old Mower with a Protective Cover from Accessory Experts JR

You may be planning to buy a shiny new mower. You may well have bought one already. Great. Ride-on? Walk-Behind? Petrol powered? Battery? Lovely. Have you bought a cover? No? What? If you spent a fortune on a lovely car, let’s say an Aston Marten Vantage (sorry, had to stop there to wipe away some … Continued

My Six Super Lawncare Deals For The Easter Weekend

Writing an Easter-time blog without using any egg-based jokes is about as hard as trying to get a straight answer out of a politician. However, I shall try my hardest to do eggsactly that…DOH! Well, I’m only human. As I look out of my window, thinking about where to hide the Easter eggs so my … Continued

New for 2019. Introducing Hyundai – Affordable Quality & a Cut Above

As spring gradually makes itself comfortable, dumps its backpack on the sofa and stretches out on your favourite armchair, hogging the remote, we ask the question ‘what is new this season?’ Easy. At the risk of boasting, we have a host of shiny, new machines to show you, all of which are hand-picked for their … Continued

Aerate and Give Your Lawn a Drink with the Great Value Al-ko 38p Petrol Aerator

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Drew Hardy

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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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What a summer it’s been. Hotter than a fireman’s trousers and drier than a desert rat’s boots. And it’s all left our lawns looking rather the worse for wear in so many places. However, when the rain does come again (and we’ve seen some already) you need to make sure your lawn, rather like me … Continued

How To Stripe Your Lawn – It’s Easier Than You Think

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Drew Hardy

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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What a weekend. In the FA Cup final, Chelsea managed to bore their way to a 1-0 win against the equally dreary Manchester Utd (dreary not being a word I thought I would ever use about them – well done José). This once glorious occasion that used to be watched by everyone, even people who … Continued

Sunshine After The Rain – Scarify Now And Enjoy Your Lawn

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Drew Hardy

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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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Let’s go back. Way, way back to the nineties. A time when the Spice Girls were sticking their tongues out and telling us what they really, really wanted, when none of the ‘Friends’ had yet resorted to plastic surgery and bandannas were cool. (Editor’s Note:… Bandannas were NEVER cool Drew). Whatever. Back when homemade dance … Continued

Why Do We Aerate Lawns?

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Drew Hardy

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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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I’m a little wary, not to mention weary, of saying Spring is here. But…er…it seems to actually be here now. Honest guv. And our lawns are looking glum and in need, of more than ‘a bit of TLC’. More like a long spell of major pampering and a grovelling written apology followed by a good … Continued

Spring Clean Your Lawn – Scarify and Make Your Grass Happy

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Drew Hardy

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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A short while ago we sent out a newsletter to all our subscribers on the benefits of scarifying, full of advice and tips and information. It seems only fair to share that information with you, our blog readers, so here is a potted version with some useful links and a few tips to help you make … Continued

A Little Bit Off The Top – How To Do The First Mow of The Year

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Drew Hardy

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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The dreaded B from the E appears to have retreated back to whatever eastern European fairytale it came from, wagging its snow-flecked, forked tail behind it, the sun is shining, the air is a little warmer and your grass is definitely growing. It is often said that the most popular weekend for taking your first … Continued