The Ultimate Guide to Buying Garden Machinery in 2022: Everything You Need To Know

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Apr 27

What You Need To Know Before Buying Garden Machinery?

Before you go ahead and purchase garden machinery, you should know what type of machine you’re buying. There are different types of machines that are appropriate for different gardening tasks.

You should also know what your garden soil is like and how much water it can take before you start buying equipment. It’s important to know the size of your garden too because the size of the machine needed will depend on the size of your garden.


Choosing The Best Garden Machinery For Your Needs

For those who are new to gardening, choosing the right garden machinery can be a daunting task. There are so many different types of machines available on the market. It can be difficult to figure out which one is best for your needs.

In this article, we will discuss some of the key factors that you should consider before purchasing garden machinery. We will also share some insights on how to choose the best garden machinery for your needs.

The first thing you need to do is figure out what kind of gardening you want to do. This will help you narrow down your search and make it easier for you to find the right type of machine for your needs. For example, if you are looking for a shredder that can shred leaves into mulch, then most likely you would need an electric shredder.

However, if you are looking for a small tractor that can be used to plant trees and shrubs in your garden then you would need a gas-powered model.


The Most Popular Types Of Garden Machinery 

Lawn Mowers

One of the most popular options among garden tools is lawn mowers. With so many models and types available, finding the right one will be easy.

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The ever-popular way of keeping your lawn neat and tidy, without worrying about restrictions on power cord length, petrol lawn mowers are an excellent choice for many homeowners and professional landscapers.

Petrol mowers are ideal for larger gardens. They are more powerful than electric models and aren’t restricted by a cable. They are typically highly manoeuvrable and give an excellent finish on all types of lawn. Modern petrol engines are easy to start. Some models have to be pushed to make them move forward, these are known as hand-propelled or push mowers; the engine is only used to drive the cutter blade. On power-driven or self-propelled lawn mower models, the engine also drives a transmission.

These mowers require less effort to use; just engage the drive lever and the mower will move forward.

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Tractor/Ride On Lawnmowers are the ideal choice for those who have a medium to large area of grass to cut and need more power than a standard walk-behind mower. Easy to navigate, you can choose between manual or hydrostatic, collection bag or mulching facility.

These mowers are also a great choice for landscapers,residential committees and sports clubs.

When purchasing a tractor mower, consider the size of the garden, if you have any obstacles, for example trees, flower beds etc, and the type of terrain you have – is it rocky, hilly or flat?

Once you have established what you need, we’ll be here to help you make the right choice for your garden.

FEATURES TO LOOK OUT FOR

BLADES: Blades cut cleanly through the grass. The wider and stronger the blades, the more grass it can cut.

COLLECTORS: A fabric bag or plastic box that holds the grass clippings created while mowing your lawn. A larger grass collector saves repetitive trips to the compost heap.

CUTTING HEIGHT: This is simply the height above the ground that the lawnmower will cut the grass. A mower with several height cutting abilities allows you to cut the grass at different heights most suitable to lawn height at times of the year.

MULCHING: Re-cut the lawn clippings into smaller grass pieces and blow them back on to the lawn. This can be used to help fertilise your lawn. This can be an inbuilt feature or an additional add-on for several models.


Strimmers

Even though lawn mowers are the most efficient grass cutting equipment, they do not allow for detailed jobs because the cutters are positioned under the machine. This is restrictive on their reach. Which is why grass trimmers, also known as grass strimmers are the perfect addition to your garden machinery, allowing for a neat cut right up to the edge. There are different types too.

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Hedge Trimmers

Is a gardening tool or machine used for trimming hedges or solitary shrubs. Here are two different types of hedge trimmers.

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Leaf Blowers

Our leaf blowers are versatile garden tools that will save you a lot of time and energy when you’re cleaning up your garden. It’s very important to consider the size and type of the specific blower you want to buy, as well as its primary function.

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Choosing The Right Garden Tools Can Save You Money & Time

With the right tools, gardening can be a relaxing and rewarding pastime. 

However, it can also be a time-consuming task if you are using the wrong tools. If you’re looking to save time and money in the garden, there are ways you can do so. Choose the right tools for your needs.

Start by using an automatic feeder to feed your plants with water and fertiliser. This is especially helpful if you have a lot of plants or flowers in your garden. For example, if you plant tomatoes or other vegetables for your family dinner, an automatic feeder will allow them to grow faster and more efficiently than manually watering them each day.


Best Way To Maintain Your Gardening Tools For Long-Term Use

Gardening tools can wear out over time. It is important to have a plan for maintaining them for long-term use.

There are many ways in which you can maintain your gardening tools for long-term use and successful gardening experiences. You should clean your garden tools regularly. Make sure you are storing them properly and using the right tool for the job.


Millers Home & Garden

Millers Hardware was established in 1973 by Pat Miller Snr. The business is proud of its long history serving the people of Laois.  Product knowledge and customer service have allowed Millers to build a brand that brings value to the local customer. Hardware and Gardening supplies were the focus of the business for many decades. 

Whatever the make and model, our team is keen to provide an excellent service. All our work is fully guaranteed and undertaken by an experienced mechanic in our fully equipped workshop.If you require assistance choosing the right tool for the job, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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