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UPDATE 26/03/20

To our valued customers, Following government guidelines announced Monday evening our showroom is now closed. However, we are still working behind closed doors to support you, our much valued customers, to the best of our ability, while keeping our staff and customers health and wellbeing at the very forefront of our minds. Our sales and […]

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UPDATE – 02/11/20

Following the recent announcement of a second lockdown, we will be closing our showroom fromThursday 5th November, with minimal staff working behind closed doors to fulfill telephone andonline enquiries and orders. We will be providing click and collect and contactless delivery on allorders of machinery and parts. Please contact us on our normal phone number, by email or byusing the ‘contact us’ form found on our website. While the showroom will be closed to the public, our workshop will remain open to fulfill winterservice and repair work. As we will be working with reduced staff please use our online booking form, where possible, to bookin prior to bringing your machine in to us. For those booked in for collection, we will call you back toarrange a suitable time for collection. We would like to sincerely thank you for your continuing support.

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UPDATE 12/05/20

To our valued customers,   We are pleased to be reopening our showroom and workshop tomorrow, Wednesday 13th May, normal opening hours.   In order to keep our staff and customers safe, we will be keeping in-line with social distancing guidelines, to include:   – We will be limiting the number of customers in the […]

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UPDATE 31/03/20

As of this week and for the foreseeable future our Stratford store is closed, including the workshop. We have made this decision to keep our staff, their families and the wider community safe during these times. However, my colleague Lauren and I will be working from home and on the end of the phone, email […]

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When to Start Cutting Grass | Is There a ‘Best Time?’

When is the Best time to Start Mowing the Lawn? In most cases, the majority of lawn mowing is carried out between March and October but is there a ‘best time’ to cut your grass? The best time to start cutting grass changes depending on the season. See below for a more detailed guide on […]

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10 Simple Steps on How to Service Your Petrol Lawn Mower

1. First things first, read the manufacture’s manual Many people who think that their lawn mower is in need of a service are quick to jump onto Google and find out how to do it. All lawn mowers will come with a manufacturer’s manual that will help guide you through the maintenance process. All mowers […]

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Green Therapy: How Gardening is Helping to Fight Depression

Sydenham Garden feels out of step with its surroundings in urban south London. Fringed by houses on most sides, with a school on its doorstep, it is hard to imagine that this small patch of green space is bringing a new lease of life to people struggling with their mental health. The site, run by […]

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The 7 Best Mulching Mowers to Revitalise Your Garden

SIMS have been hard at work hand-selecting some of our favourite mulching lawn mowers to help keep you summer garden looking fresh and stunning. Mulching mowers are fantastic at cutting grass into fine pieces and redistributing them to help fertilise your lawn and garden, and SIMS has over 14 unique mulching mowers on offer to […]

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How to Buy With Confidence When it Comes to Gardening Services

When getting your garden ready for the summer, it’s best to use a trusted local professional. Here, some Devon and Somerset-based experts give their advice on the jobs they do at this time of year – and explain why they are proud to be members of the Buy With Confidence register of approved traders. As […]

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British Lawnmower Racing Season Under Way

Riders raced their customised mowers around the track in Billingshurst, to mark the start of a new season. Sky News reports the full story and has some excellent footage on this years’ competition.  Toni Magean Finds it’s a Busy Time for Plants, Insects… and Pests I’m not sure we had frost, but it was close. […]

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