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.

  • 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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  • 18/04/2016

    YouGov Research Reveals Almost One in Three UK Women Never Mow the Lawn

    New research, conducted by YouGov*, has revealed that mowing the lawn really is man’s work after almost a third of UK women admitted that they stay well clear of the lawnmower.

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  • 13/04/2016

    Advice: What to do if your grass trimmer line breaks?

    Line breakages happen to the best of us. We love switching on our grass trimmers when the weather is nice to do a spot of garden maintenance and it’s really annoying when suddenly our line snaps, or our trimmer spool is empty or breaks.

    People who have owned grass trimmers for decades will tell you that breaking the line on your grass trimmer is something that happens, and is inevitable to happen to all of us over time - but for new homeowners and young gardeners it can be worrying when a product is not feeding correctly. Fear not, an empty spool or broken line is not the end of the world, it is easily replaced and relatively low-priced to do so.

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  • 07/04/2016

    Three beneficial health effects of gardening

    When the topic of gardening comes up in conversation it certainly divides the opinions of Brits. Some of us are fully fledged green fingered wizards, some of us dabble with a few colourful plants and perhaps a lush green lawn , and some plain and simply see gardening as a massive chore. Whether you love it or hate it you may not be aware that gardening can actually have a very positive effect on your health. And here’s how:

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