Thinking of thinking outside the box? We did! And we found 3 great garden tractors from not-so-well-known brands… Hello and welcome back to our blog after a bit of a break! As always we are super busy here at Just Lawnmowers, but today I put “write blog” on the top of my (never ending) list! If you’ve experienced a pretty miserable and wet start to the year (join the club!) you might be feeling as cheerful as we are, now that we’ve ...

Well it looks like Summer is in full swing so if you can drag yourselves away from your Pimms on the lawn or that obligatory game of croquet with the in-laws then we want to tell you why your lawn could benefit from buying a side discharge garden tractor. Some ride-on mowers collect the grass clippings, while others mulch them back into the lawn. Lawn tractors with side discharge decks are ideal for longer grass in wilder areas such as overgrown ...

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If you are in the market for a new lawn tractor and have decided that you will collect the grass clippings, then a rear collecting garden tractor is the way to go. These tractors will collect up the grass clippings into a collection bag as you mow, which you then empty, either by a lever, button or by physically taking the bag off and emptying it. In some cases you will want to mulch the clippings as this provides vital nutrients back to your gra...

Garden tractors are now more popular than ever, and that could be because they are now more affordable than ever before or it could be because the latest designs means they are suitable for more compact gardens. Once you’ve used a garden tractor you will never want to return to your trusty lawnmower. Easier to operate and more efficient in every way – they really do put the fun back into gardening! However, like with all garden machinery ...

Well 2016 was quite a year, we “quietly” introduced you to Lithium-Ion battery technology and we expertly guided you through the myriad of different lawn mowers and various other types of garden machinery. We gave you our expert opinions on battery, petrol and electric. We even launched a new website “cordlesspower.co.uk” which has just gone from strength to strength. We may only be at the beginning of 2017 but we haven’t been resting o...

If the month of April lives up to her reputation, then the recent showers across the country will be here to stay. Great news for your grass, but perhaps a bit more work for you! This is a great time to put some seed down if your lawn is looking a bit weathered. Over seeding can help recover those bald patches, especially under trees or in front of those football goals! If you are worried about a difference in colour when the new growth comes th...

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If you’re sick and tired of working up a sweat pushing your lawn mower around your garden, emptying grass boxes every few meters, and loosing those precious hours on your days off, then keep reading! We’ve chosen our top five tractors we recommend this season for first time owners and those who already have a garden tractor but fancy an upgrade, or just something different. Tractors can come in all different shapes and sizes but they ...

Read this post to gain an insight into garden tractors. If you need advice on how to choose the correct lawn tractor for you then look no further. Here we explain some vital differences between different ride on mowers....

Ever wondered what's so great about front-deck ride-on lawnmowers? Well look no further! Here we explain some of the main advantages of front-mounted garden riders and what makes them different to mid-mounted lawn riders. ...

This is the final instalment from our blog series regarding the incredible range of tow-behind garden tractor accessories from Agri-Fab. Agri-Fab have so many exciting products which will turn your garden into the masterpiece that you’ve always dreamed of. This post talks about the remaining Agri-Fab products, including rollers, sweepers, chemical sprayers, mowers, and the master platform....

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How to sow a lawn from seed

Advice and Tips , How To , Jobs , Lawn Care / 5th September 2017
If you want a perfect lawn but don’t want to break the bank then you can sow your own! This is called seeding a lawn, and there is really only one way to do it successfully. Follow our handy guide and you should see excellent results in no time at all. The first thing to consider when sowing seeds is that they need to germinate. I am sure we don’t need to give you a science lesson here but you might be interested to know that to germinate seeds you need to provide the ideal conditions. And the ideal conditions for growing grass seeds are warm soil, damp from rain, and with no competition from weeds for growth. So the ideal time that these conditions are at their best is late summer and early autumn. In fact, September is generally thought to be the best month the get this type of project off the ground. Grass seeds can take around 14 ...

September Gardening Advice & Ideas

Well September is here and already we are noticing shorter days, cooler evenings and the smallest hints of Autumn. This is a good time to give your grass that much needed maintenance, it still needs mowing but now is a good time to clear out any moss or weeds, and give those edges a really good sort out. Take the time now to clear out your borders and tubs and containers. If you’re wanting to sow some seeds then choose from our list below, these flowers are ideal. Candytuft (grows quite big and best planted at the back of your borders otherwise it may end up hanging over your path and being ruined) Sweet Peas (needs a bit of help to grow in the right direction so consider growing against something and using canes as they grow) Calendula (very colourful try spreading these out a bit) Cat grass seeds (these are a good idea to grow in an a...

How to sow a lawn from seed
Advice and Tips , How To , Jobs , Lawn Care / 5th September 2017

If you want a perfect lawn but don’t want to break the bank then you can sow your own! This is called seeding a lawn, and there is really only one way to do it successfully. Follow our handy guide and you should see excellent results in no time at all. The first thing to consider when sowing seeds is that they need to germinate. I am sure we don’t need to give you a science lesson here but you might be interested to know that to ger...