Correct storing of a li-ion batteries is crucial to ensuring the lifespan of the battery. This is something you need to take into consideration, especially when storing your tools over winter as Lithium-ion batteries are highly susceptible to temperature. Temperatures that are too high or too low can cause the cells to suffer permanent damage. In rare cases of batteries being stored incorrectly for long periods of time, it is even possible for the battery to become completely unusable, this is called deep discharge.Deep discharge is when the entire battery capacity is depleted. This usually happens when batteries are stored empty of charge and then discharge themselves even further. If self-discharge occurs for too long, this causes deep discharge. This results in permanent, irreversible damage to the battery. To avoid this happening and to extend the lifespan of your batteries, please read our storage tips for the winter months below.
Hints and tips on how to get a beautiful green lawn this summer. From tackling common lawn diseases to how to cut the grass properly, Flymo is here to help with easy, practical advice on taking care of your lawn.
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Having a nicely-kept lawn isn’t simple an expression of vanity; in fact, the benefits from keeping a healthy lawn go well beyond it just looking good, to the extent where your outdoor space can become your own personal haven. Often, it doesn’t take large numbers of backbreaking hours to create a beautiful garden that you can be proud of.
New build houses often offer limited garden space so it is important to use this space wisely. Planning the layout and keeping design simple are easy ways to manage a new build garden without the hassle of constant maintenance. Focus on one section at a time to make your workload manageable and so you can see progress quickly.
The grass trimmer is a versatile machine that can become a very handy companion in keeping your lawn looking its best. Trimmers come in many different shapes and sizes based on the propulsion system, however with all types, the principles are the same.
Wherever you live, at some point in the year the temperature will drop and your lawn will freeze. When this happens you should avoid walking on your lawn as much as possible. Walking on a frozen lawn can cause the blades of grass to swell and potentially rupture.As the grass blades burst, it damages the cell structure causing the grass to turn grey/black in colour. When the grass is frozen you should also try and avoid mowing the lawn.
Having a healthy green lawn is something many house proud Brits dream about. We don't ask for much, just a place to relax in the sun, stage summer evening barbeques and a space for kids to play.Many of us also use our gardens as a place for pets to run free, however there are things we must consider when doing this to ensure their safety.
If there is one thing that spoils a beautiful cut lawn it has to be ragged and untidy lawn edges – especially if you have an eye for attention to detail!
Growing a perfectly green lawn requires just three things: regular maintenance, regular mowing and fertilisation. These activities need to be done year-round, so it is worth putting your plans on your calendar to get the best results!
Thatch is an essential part of a healthy lawn. Too much however can prevent sunlight and rain water from reaching new blades of grass, preventing them from growing healthy and green.
Getting a great looking lawn and garden is relatively easy. Follow our monthly guides telling you what to do and when, to help create a garden your neighbours will be envious of! Also see more in depth articles on jobs in the garden each month here.