Hints and Tips

Practical hints and tips from Flymo. Find a range of articles dispelling common myths to practical advice on attracting worms - the lifeblood of your soil.


5 tips for maintaining a nice garden while you're on 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.
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Mother's Day Gift Ideas

As Spring quickly approaches us, it brings with it, the promise that the winter is behind us, an army of daffodils in bloom, and the question of what to buy your Mum for Mother’s Day. Luckily, Flymo can provide the answer!
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Easimo and mini trim homeowners essential

Easimo Rotary Mower and Mini Trim Pack - A first time homeowners essential product.

The Flymo Easimo 900W and Mini Trim Pack is powerful, affordable combination of products and an essential addition to your new home.

After years of saving, you have finally taken the big step and moved into your first home, your first big time responsibility begins now! Maintaining the cleanliness of your house can become a chore, and with the weather finally warming up, the sun staying out longer, your new house and lawn is the place to get to know your surroundings and an opportunity to have your friends and family over.

For new homeowners, the last thing you want, is the stress of spending endless amounts of money on new lawn equipment, whilst also having to purchase expensive furniture and ornaments to match the new décor.

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5 hedgerow plants to pick this spring

Flymo Guest Blog Post – Richard, Two Thirsty Gardeners: Departing from lawnmowing and hedge trimming for a moment, Richard from Two Thirsty Gardeners, a blog passionate about gardening, food and drink, joins us for a guest blog post on five hedgerow plants to pick this spring perfect to use in the kitchen.
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Robotic lawnmower in the docking station

Great Christmas gift ideas for gardening enthusiasts

This is a difficult decision at the best of times, but buying a great Christmas gift for a keen gardener can be even harder, especially if you don’t know much about gardening yourself.
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Hover Mower

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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Watering the lawn with a sprinkler

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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the best lawnmowers for small gardens

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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Flymo UltaGlide cutting over the edge of the lawn.

Tips for buying a lawnmower

One of the biggest mistakes you can make when buying a new lawnmower is to buy one because it has the most power and the biggest motor. If you have a small lawn and buy a lawnmower with a large motor, it is likely that you will never get to use the lawnmower to its full potential.

Instead of using the power as a guide as to which lawnmower to purchase, look at the size of the collection box. This will often indicate the size of the garden they are built for. A bigger grass box often means that it is suitable for a bigger garden. If your lawn would never fill the grass box, then it’s probably not the correct lawnmower for you.

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