Buying Guides

Looking to buy a new gardening tool? Then you are in the right place. Flymo has a range of buying guides to help you find the best tool for the job, with all the options explained without the fuss and jargon of other guides.

Contour 500E Plant Gaurd 3

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 can’t reach, like around plants or the edges of the lawn.

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Robotic Robotic Lawnmower

Buyers Guide to Robotic Lawn Mowers

Robotic mowers are a great way to cut your lawn without having to lift a finger. As their popularity has grown, so have the number of different types of robotic mower available to buy on the market.

With this a number of different mower features have been developed to differentiate them from their competitors, but there are a number of key features that you should always consider when buying a robotic mower.

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Blower vac

Buyers Guide to Garden Vacuums and Leaf Blowers

Keeping your lawn and surrounding property clear of leaves and debris can be a struggle, especially in the autumn when the leaves from the trees fall and make your garden look untidy.

Fallen leaves are not only be a slip hazard and, but if they fall on the lawn in large numbers, they can prevent sunlight from reaching the lawn - which is essential for healthy grass growth.

Removing leaves and debris from your property can often be done easily by using a lawn rake, however if you have a large number of leaves it can become quite a physically demanding and time consuming task.

This is why many people are turning to leaf blowers and garden vacuums. Not only do they help speed up the process of collecting fallen leaves and debris, but they also help to reduce the physical effects of collecting leaves, such as a sore back from repeatedly bending over.

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Easicut 5500 Hedge shot

Buyers guide to Hedge Trimmers

Without regular cutting and maintenance your hedges and bushes can soon get out of control and take over your garden. This is why having a good hedge trimmer is essential.

When looking to buy a hedge trimmer it’s important to consider a number of factors. The biggest factor is the height and thickness of your hedges, as this will influence which features you need on the hedge trimmer you are about to buy.

There are three main types of hedge trimmers available to buy;

  1. Electric
  2. Petrol, and
  3. Battery
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Lawnrake Compact 340

Buyers Guide to Lawn Rakes

The principle aim of a lawn rake or, lawn scarifier as they are sometimes known - is to remove dead organic material like grass and moss from your lawn. This helps essential sunlight and oxygen reach the grass, helping it grow.

Lawn scarification is an essential lawn care strategy for all lawns and should be done at least once a year; therefore making the lawn scarifier you buy an important decision. However, before parting with your money, there are a number of important factors to consider when buying a lawn rake.

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UltraGlide cuts over edges

Buyers Guide to Lawnmowers

You want to keep your grass and garden looking great but don’t want to pay over the odds for doing so? This is why buying a new lawnmower is such a big decision for most people - with so many features and options to consider where do you begin? Our lawnmower buyer’s guide is a great place to start and will help you select the ideal lawnmower for the type, size and shape of the garden you own.
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