Lawn care UK 2022: everything you need to get your lawn in great condition and maintain it through the seasons
To achieve lawn perfection can take a lot of time and effort, but grassy greatness isn’t impossible for those with less time and a few choice accessories to help them out
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For some folk it’s not a colourful flower border or thriving veg patch that is the mark of gardening excellence, but a pristine lawn: a flat stretch of grass with year round lush green colour, precision edges and not the merest hint of a daisy in sight.
To achieve lawn perfection can take a lot of time and effort, but grassy greatness isn’t impossible for those with less time and a few choice accessories to help them out.
The good news is that once you’ve invested in a good quality lawnmower and / or strimmer you can get the rest of the items on a budget, although spending a little more can often significantly increase the performance of many garden tools.
To give you an idea of what you might need we’ve put together a list of lawn tools to consider, along with a few things that will help keep the grass in top condition, picking out a star purchase for each category. Soon you’ll be mowing, trimming, raking and feeding your way to grass glory.
What you need at a glance:
- A cheap, reliable mower: Bosch Rotak 32-12 Corded Rotary Mower, 1200W
- Or a cheap, reliable cordless mower: Bosch Rotak 34 Cordless Mower
- A strimmer for parts your mower can’t reach: Stihl FSA 45 Cordless Grass Trimmer
- A quick -growing, effective grass seed: The Grass People Superstar Grass Seed
- A rake for clearing moss and cuttings: Wilkinson Sword Lawn Rake
- An edging tool for perfectly neat edges: Spear and Jackson Elements Edging knife
- A sprinkler to keep your lawn ideally watered: Hozelock Round Sprinkler Pro 314m
- Edging shears to cut lawn adjacent to plants: Bahco Edging Shears
- A bulb planter for a splash of colour: Fiskars Ergo Bulb Planter
- Great lawn feed: So & Mo subscription service liquid lawn feed