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.

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Troubleshooting: your lawn mower problems solved

Over its lifetime, your lawn mower can develop problems. The type of problems it will encounter are influenced by elements such as improper use and storage. Understanding your machine and the common problems can help you maintain and solve common issues with ease. Your first port of call should be the manufacturer’s manual, but here is a handy troubleshooting guide to help some of the questions you’ve asked us here at Flymo HQ in the past.
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10 top tips for storing your lawn mower over the Winter

Your lawn mower has been a faithful companion all summer, but now it’s time for its well-earned rest. You can’t just park it in your shed and leave it for months, expecting everything to be as you left it when spring surfaces. Spend some time tucking your mower in at the end of the season to make sure your spring reunion will be a harmonious affair.
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12 Plants for Improving Your Health & Home

From lavender to lemongrass, rosemary to aloe vera, plants can do wonders for our wellbeing, emotion and the environment around us. We’ve looked at our favourite outdoor and indoor plants renowned for improving both our health and our homes.
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We answer the top 5 most-searched-for gardening questions

Gardening is getting more popular, and we’re spending more time in the garden1, but it’s tricky knowing your herbaceous borders from your perennials, dandelions to creeping buttercups. However, for the novices and less green-fingered among us, Google has all the answers. From getting rid of weeds to growing vegetables, every year thousands of budding horticulturalists are searching online for ways to maintain and perfect their garden.
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Gardening tips for beginners

Approaching the prospect of gardening for the first time can be a daunting task. You may have big ambitions for your garden oasis but where do you start when you’re a beginner gardener?
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the best lawnmowers for small gardens

Buying a lawnmower for the first time? Here's what you need to know...

Whether you’re a new home owner looking to invest in a lawnmower for your first garden, or simply wishing to upgrade a hand-me-down from a family member, buying a mower can be a tricky task – electric or battery powered? Rotary or hover? Collection box or mulching?

Fear not, this handy guide will provide enough information to transform even the most novice of gardeners in to a lawnmower expert in no time, meaning making that all-important purchase will be a breeze!

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What to Consider When Choosing a Battery Lawnmower

Selecting the right lawnmower for your garden can be tough decision. With so many options and models on the market today it can be a little overwhelming. The best place to start is to understand your lawn care requirements and if whether you should opt for a; petrol, electric or battery mower. Of course, each fuel type has its pros and cons which come down the requirements of the garden.

If you’re leaning towards a battery lawnmower, here’s what you need to know…

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When is it time to replace your lawnmower?

Replacing your lawnmower is never an easy decision. Often you would have had your current lawnmower for many years and it has been a reliable accomplice in your quests for neatly cut lines across your lawn. If, however, your mower suddenly stops working the decision whether to repair it or replace it altogether isn’t very clear-cut (pun intended).

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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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