Flymo Gardening Blog

Whether you are a gardening enthusiast or simply starting out, the Flymo gardening blog can provide tips and advice on how to make your garden the envy of all your neighbours.

The Flymo gardening blog is updated twice a month and contains helpful buyers guides for garden tools, gardening tips and advice on what seeds to plant each month and more.

  • 26/09/2016

    Technological Advancements & The Progression of the Lawnmower

    In the last decade, countless innovations that improve our daily lives (most of the time) continue to reach consumers. In recent years alone, we’ve witnessed the evolution of 3D printing, seen high-powered drones introduced into the market and had our first peak at virtual reality headsets, which offer an interactive and fully immersive experience. An area that has seen a huge growth in innovation is one we’re no stranger to, Autonomous Robotics. 

    The word ‘Robotics’ sounds futuristic, however, it’s an area we know extremely well and specialise in at Flymo - the robotic lawnmower is one of our leading products.

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  • 19/08/2016

    Dishing the dirt on five common gardening myths

    Bats are blind. Apple seeds grow in your stomach. Goldfish have a three second memory. What do these three things have in common? 

    They’re all commonly believed myths.
    And whilst everyone enjoys the occasional old wives’ tale that has been passed down through the generations, did you know that the gardening world in particular is full of myths that could actually be compromising the welfare of your garden? That’s why we’ve gone undercover to dig up and dispel five of the most common misconceptions about gardening. Check them out:

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  • 28/07/2016

    5 tips for maintaining your garden while you enjoy a summer holiday

    The summer holidays… I think we all agree is one of the most exciting events of the year, with the promise of sun, sea and sand, most of us can’t wait to wave goodbye to the grey skies of Britain and escape to a sunnier climate. 

    There’s just one problem that many jetsetters have to face – how will your garden stay looking lush while you’re away? Unless you have friendly neighbours you can rely on, there’s a few steps you need to take to ensure that your garden will stay stunning throughout the summer season. But there’s no need to worry - by following these 5 top tips, you will return to a garden just as perfect as you left it.

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  • 20/07/2016

    Playing in the garden: Preparing your garden for children this summer

    Summer time means only one thing, it’s time to get outdoors! 

    For children, summer is by far the best time of year – when else can you spend hours on end in the wonderful outdoors? However, as we all know, as children become more active, the need for somewhere to play gets bigger! 

    The garden can be an amazing place for your little ones to burn off excessive energy and keep healthy -however, it can sometimes be tricky maintaining a pristine garden that is a completely hazard free environment. 

    That’s why we’ve put a few quick and simple tips together, ensuring you can keep your lush green lawn whilst making sure it’s the best place for your child to play;

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  • 18/07/2016

    Lawn Disease: How to avoid it and how to cure your lawn problems

    Lawn disease is the last thing you want this summer. It’s something that affects a number of gardens in the UK and can be confusing, as it’s often difficult to identify the cause.

    It’s good to keep in mind that lawn diseases are most commonly fungus and can be treated easily. An early diagnosis is important to ensure that the disease does not spread and damage the rest of the lawn.

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  • 13/06/2016

    How to buy a cheap lawnmower that's perfect for your needs.

    Summer is quickly approaching, and can bring common challenges for the gardener is us! Such as dividing the time and effort between keeping our gardens in good shape, and enjoying them in the sunshine. 

    Knowing which lawnmower to buy, and which suits your garden, can most definitely be a challenge - but to help find the best mower for your needs at a more cost effective price, try our following points.

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  • 13/06/2016

    Do you ever ask yourself "Where can I buy a cheap mower?"

    From the cheap and cheerful to the all-singing-all dancing; how do you begin to decide which lawnmower is the best for you, and where to buy it from?

    There are many different places available to you online, to buy a lawnmower which suits. Whether you're looking for something that's new and top of the range, or something which is reconditioned and used but still useful!

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  • 23/05/2016

    Keeping your pets safe and your garden green - Pet friendly lawn care!

    Having a healthy green lawn is something many house proud Brits dream about. We don't ask for much, just a place to relax in the sun, stage summer evening barbeques and a space for kids to play.

    Many of us also use our gardens as a place for pets to run free, however there are things we must consider when doing this to ensure their safety.

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  • 04/05/2016

    The benefit of environmentally friendly products

    Protecting the environment is something that should be top of everyone’s agenda. Each week, in the UK, we’re reminded by facts and figures in the news about our ever growing carbon footprint. This, accompanied by warnings about the damaging effects of some products on the atmosphere, the state of our ecosystem, and the predicted effects of global warming can leave us feeling a bit overwhelmed – but nevertheless Britain is acting.

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  • 30/04/2016

    Flymo UltraGlide - Reviewed

    The UltraGlide is one of the most popular and in demand machines Flymo has produced. We believe it makes mowing quicker and easier than ever before, but don’t take our word for it. 

    We spoke to Flymo customer, John Irving from Hebburn in the North East,  who told us what he thought of the UltraGlide.

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