LAWNMOWERS DIRECT SERVICE UPDATE - IMPORTANT NOTICE
Providing customers with expert free advice is a huge part of what makes us stand out from other online lawnmower sellers. As a business we have been trading since 1898 and our staff are all specialists, from our helpful customer service team to our knowledgeable sales staff and well qualified engineers. Between everyone here were bound to have the answer to almost any question you could throw at us. All our advice from buying to operation guides as well as general garden information can be found from this page, so you’ve come to the right place to find the answer to your question.
We believe that offering a comprehensive range of information and free advice to help you through every step of finding the right garden machinery is an absolutely vital part of our business, and without it we be just another anonymous online seller. As it happens, our combination of great customer service, expert advice, a clean and simple website as well as our highly competitive pricing makes us one of the most well-known names in the world of garden machinery.
While we’re always adding new advice, we’re also open to suggestions. If there’s anything you think should be here just drop us a message using the form you’ll find on the contact page and let us know. You can also contact us at any time during our office hours and speak to an expert for buying advice or product queries.
Lawns are living things so need to be treated well to keep them looking lush and green all year round. Our lawn calendar will let you know what you should be doing and when to keep your turf looking as good as possible.
With the rise in popularity of wood burners in recent years, we have written a guide to help you prepare your logs and kindling perfectly.
When used improperly a chainsaw can be a really dangerous piece of equipment, but when used correctly they are incredibly useful. Read our guide and stay safe when using your new chainsaw.
Make light work of garden branches and twigs with an efficient garden shredder, and use our helpful guide to work out which one will be the best for your garden.
Leaves get absolutely everywhere in the autumn months, and clearing them with a rake can be incredibly labour intensive. Read our guide and ease the load with one of the leaf blowers and garden vacuums we offer.
Perfect for commercial use and larger grounds, a Billy Goat leaf vacuum might be the best option for you. Read this guide for advice about which might be most suitable.
Save money and time with an efficient multi-tool such as the Efco Multimate.
Determine which hedge trimmer or cutter will be most effective for your home.
Read on to find out which of the petrol 4 wheel rotary mowers are the best sellers – and see if they might be suitable for you.
For a crisp strip in your lawn, pick one of our best selling petrol rear roller lawnmowers.
Pick from our smaller electric lawnmowers to suit your garden. An easier option than petrol, and more affordable than battery lawnmowers, electric mowers are perfect for smaller gardens.
Not sure about the process of buying a lawnmower online? Have a look at our guide for help.
Narrow down your search for a new brushcutter or line trimmer with our buying guide.
For fields and meadows you will require a rough grass or field mower capable of cutting longer grasses. Find out how to pick the right one.
An Italian powerhouse, Bertolini cultivators are very large, useful machines. Make sure you’re investing in the right one by reading our guide.
If you’re looking for the ultimate crisp striped lawn, you’ll need a high quality cylinder lawnmower. Pick from our range to find one which will suit you.
Mulching can make mowing easier, and improve the quality of your lawn. Pick from our mulching mower range now.
Is a four wheel rotary lawnmower the right choice for you?
Not sure how to buy the best lawnmower for you? Our guide will point you in the right direction.
Bosch produce some fantastic lawnmowers, read all about the advantages now.
Do you need a rotavator, a tiller or a cultivator, and which one is best? Read on to see which might suit you.
With so much choice, which lawnmower should you pick?
A Husqvarna Automower will make your gardening substantially easier. Read this guide to make sure yours is correctly installed.
Bee lawns help boost the insect population, and they’re very easy to maintain too. Win win!
Lawnmowers can be a bit temperamental if you’re not sure how to look after them – treat the right and they can last years and years.
There is little worse than a pest problem, and if rats or mice have found their way into your home it can be incredibly difficult to get rid of them. Read our guide and hopefully you’ll soon have an ex-pest problem.
Your lawnmower might work well all season long while it’s getting regular use, but if you put it away for the winter without carrying out some basic maintenance work you might really struggle to start your mower come spring. Check out our infographic to make sure you’re doing everything right.
Read our guide and help narrow down your search for a new chainsaw. If you need more advice please just get in touch!
The next ‘big thing’ in ground care, robotic mower sales are increasing every year. But which robot lawnmower will be best for you?
Keep your chain in tip-top condition with our beginner’s guide to sharpening your lawnmower chain.
Most chainsaws can be used with different chains, but which one will be best for yours?
Spring is for planting, and we’ve plenty of hand tools to help get you started. Read on to find out about the best planting tools on offer.
Looking for a bit of a garden tidy-up? You’ll need to read our guide to pruning tools to find the best options for you.
Read our guide about aeration and scarification and find out which tools will be most appropriate for your garden.
Sometimes a lawnmower isn't the right tool for every patch of grass. Read our guide to the best cordless brushcutters and garden trimmers for your garden.
Need something quiet and efficient to tackle the places a lawnmower can't reach? Have a look at our guide to the best electric brushcutters and grass trimmers to find out more.
There's no need to master axe technique – a handy log splitter will do the trick. Read our guide to the best log splitters here.
If you're not sure what size Automower you need, Husqvarna have provided the perfect solution. Map your garden to calculate area and they will even suggest the best option for you!
Good hand tools are essential to any happy gardener. Read our guide to the kinds of hands tools that are out there, as well the brands to look out for.
Petrol brushcutters and grass trimmers have that little bit more power, making even things like dense brambles easy work. Read our guide to the best petrol brushcutters and grass trimmers here.
Hand held leaf blowers and vacuums are a popular choice of leaf-clearing tool due to their easy handling and manoeuvrability. Have a look at some of our recommendations here.
Backpack leaf blowers are a great tool for some of the bigger clearing jobs involved in the autumn, offering a mixture of power and usability. Read about our top picks here.
For large gardens or small commercial projects, petrol is the way to go when it comes to leaf blowers and vacuums. Read about some of our top choices in this handy guide.
Electric leaf blowers are quiet and simple to use and maintain, and therefore ideally suited to smaller and urban gardens. Read about some of the top available options here.
Have you received a new petrol lawn mower from us? Follow this simple video to make sure you have checked over everything once it arrives with you.
Learn how to drain oil from your petrol lawn mower quickly and easily (without any mess!) using the Briggs & Stratton Oil Removal Pump.
Quickly and easily drain oil from your petrol lawn mower without the use of a drain kit (you will need a cloth, and a container to hold the old oil).
Make sure you are running your mower with the correct level of engine oil - running without enough or too much engine oil can cause engine damage which will not be covered by warranty.
Protect your hands while changing your lawn mower blade by following our simple video guide. You will need a replacement blade suitable for your mower, and a block to prevent the blade moving while you work.
You will need to change your mower spark plug about once a season to ensure easy starting. You will need a spark plug, and a spark plug spanner.
Let’s start by looking at what different kinds of chainsaw chain there actually are, so you know what all the different terms mean.
Many first-time or small-project buyers will splash out on more expensive chainsaw types to avoid injury or parts malfunctioning. However, budget chainsaws are built to the same standards as the more expensive models.
The best chainsaw sharpeners quickly and effectively bring dull blades back to life. We offer the Multi-Sharp kit, as it is a single pack that offers all the necessary tools for sharpening blades.