Mower Advisor
Hi there, let me introduce myself, I’m Mike. I live in a lovely house with my wife Heather and two beagles called Buster and Bunty.
I've decided to do a lawn and garden make over this year so that my family can enjoy the summer season ahead. I thought it would be a nice idea to document in an ongoing series of video blogs to show the progress and results.
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Review - Murray 18V Lithium-Ion HedgeTrimmer IQ18HT

Today I am unboxing and reviewing the Murray 18V Lithium-Ion Hedge Trimmer, putting it through it’s paces to tidy my garden hedge.

I should clarify something…
I’m not an accomplished gardener, neither am I a professional lawn care expert. I just have different sized lawn areas which currently are in a poor state due to weeds, moss and the two Beagles. I also have walled areas and a pond to consider.
With this in mind...
I'll be using professional services for aeration and scarification and weed killing. I don't own the equipment needed for these tasks and even if I did I wouldn't necessarily know what to do. Plus, I am quite work shy when I know having the right equipment will do manual labour in a fraction of the time!

I’m hoping though to pick up some tips from these professionals when they come around for my own future lawn care use.
The Journey and Reviews
I'll be reviewing lawn mowers and garden tools throughout the year, which I hope you will find of some use. I'll also be giving you general tips that I find online or learn about during this journey to help us keen gardeners.
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Review - Murray 18V Lithium-Ion Grass Trimmer Kit IQ18GTK

Today I am unboxing and reviewing the Murray 18V Lithium-Ion Grass Trimmer Kit, find out how this copes with trimming my lawn.

For more information about this product please visit the Murray website:

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Review - Murray Cordless Lawn Mower 18V Li-Ion IQ18WM44

Today I am unboxing and reviewing the Murray 18V Lithium-Ion IQ18WM44 cordless lawn mower.
For more information about the mower please visit the Murray website:

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Review - Murray EQ500X Petrol Lawn Mower

Today I am unboxing and reviewing the Murray EQ500X petrol lawn mower. This petrol lawn mower is powered by a Briggs & Stratton engine.

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Seeding and feeding

Seeding and Fertilising the lawn. Lets hope the grass grows back!

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Scarifying the lawn

10 days after applying the weed killer, it's time to Scarify the lawn, removing all the dead grass & moss (Bunty is not amused).

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Applying weed killer

Watch the Vlog to see how the lawn specialist applies the weed killer to my lawns and his recommendations in the application process.

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Aerating the lawns

The importance of Aeration and the benefits to my lawn.

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The Lawn Areas

My garden has different sized lawn areas, here I talk through each lawn area and the challenges I’m faced with.

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The grass before we start

I’m just showing the lawn here with the dogs on it. I’ve been asked to sort out my lawn because we’re going to test some products on it.

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