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.

  • 07/04/2014

    Reasons why your lawnmower may not be working

    Spring has finally arrived! The sun is out and many of us are getting the lawnmower out for the first time this year, and getting ready to mow the lawn. For most, this is relatively painless, but for a few their lawnmower just won’t work. Find some of the most common reasons why your electric lawnmower won’t work and how to fix them.

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  • 31/03/2014

    How to make a compost heap

    Making your own compost is a great way to fertilise your garden for free. It can be made of almost anything and requires no technical skill. Ideally you should make your compost pile in the spring however you can make one at other times.

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  • 24/03/2014

    When to dethatch your lawn

    Thatch is an essential part of a healthy lawn. Too much however can prevent sunlight and rain water from reaching new blades of grass, preventing them from growing healthy and green. This article provides all the information you need to know about thatch and how to tell when your lawn needs dethatching.

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  • 17/03/2014

    Getting a green lawn

    Achieving a green lawn requires three main elements; regular maintenance, regular mowing and fertilisation. Each is just as important as the last and doesn’t require hours of backbreaking hard work!

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  • 09/03/2014

    Lawn scarifying for beginners

    Thatch is naturally occurring and is essential for a healthy lawn, however too much can have the opposite effect. Scarifying (or de-thatching) your lawn is therefore an important part of any lawn maintenance program and should be done regularly for a healthy green lawn.

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  • 02/03/2014

    Lawn care advice

    A fantastic looking lawn can be a brilliant feature for your house. It can be a place for sizzling a sausage on the barbeque during a summer party with friends, or a key selling point for your home. Follow our simple, easy to follow advice and achieve that lush green lawn with ease this summer.

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  • 24/02/2014

    Saving your garden after one of the wettest winters

    Large areas of the UK have been recently been hit with flooding. We know the damage flooding can have on homes, but its effects on your garden can be just as devastating.

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  • 17/02/2014

    How to shape your hedges and bushes

    The beginning of the year is often a good time to trim your hedges and bushes before the summer sun and warmer weather encourages them to grow. Often hedges and bushes are key visual features of your garden and make a real impact on how your garden looks.

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  • 09/02/2014

    Buyers guide to grass trimmers

    Grass trimmers are a great way to keep your garden looking neat and tidy. They can be used to cut long overgrown grass that you can’t cut with a lawnmower, or tidy areas of the garden that your lawnmower cannot reach, like around plants or the edges of the lawn.

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  • 03/02/2014

    How does a hover mower work and what is different with the Flymo UltraGlide

    Flymo have just launched its new electric hover mower – the UltraGlide. Its new Duo Tech system makes it the most advanced hover mower ever made, but what is it and what makes it so special?

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