There are many gardening tools and devices available for keeping your lawn in prime
condition and a lawn roller is one of the most important -
Lawn rollers are extremely heavy and are usually filled with sand or water, so they are excellent at ensuring your lawn is flat and smooth. You’ll get your lawn looking just the way you want it.
Other tools to consider buying to keep your lawn looking its best are a broadcast or lawn spreader for dispersing new grass seed and fertiliser evenly, a lawn edger to keep all you edges tidy, an aerator to create air channels in your lawn and a lawn scarifier for removing dead material around the base of grass shoots.
A lawn roller is not a cheap garden item to buy but most models are made from top
quality materials and built to last -
It’s not essential to roll your lawn every year and some gardening enthusiasts use their rollers more often than others depending on the general composition and condition of their lawns.
A roller really comes into its own when you need to plant new grass seed or an area
of your lawn has become tatty and worn and requires re-
It’s crucial for the new seeds to be bedded firmly into the lawn to ensure germination
and to stop them being dislodged by the wind or eaten by birds. A roller for your
Many years ago it was traditional for people to tread on newly laid seeds in order
to embed them into the lawn -
A roller is a very basic piece of equipment compared to many other device available
these days -
The most common width for a roller is 50 centimetres, although other sizes are available.
Many lawn rollers are made from rust-
A 50 cm roller filled with water will weigh around 70kg, but this rises to around
120kg when filled with sand -
Some rollers come with a handy scraper bar fitted which removes debris from the roller drum as you are pushing or pulling it across your lawn. This is particularly useful if your grassed area is damp or strewn with leaves.
A lawn roller is also excellent at levelling out your lawn and flattening any unsightly
mounds of loose soil, mole hills or grass lumps, and of course it’s great for bedding
in new turf or sods if that’s the route you’ve gone down for creating a new lawn.
Once you own a lawn roller you’ll wonder how you ever got your lawn in tip-
Many of today’s outdoor rollers have a blade fitted along the top which helps to remove any debris which is picked up by the barrel during rolling.
We have an extensive range of traditional rollers which are hand-
If you are a serious gardener and take pride in having a well maintained lawn, you
really need to consider investing in a lawn roller -
Keen gardeners spend many hours tending their lawns -
There are several manufacturers featured here so there are plenty of models to choose
from. We’ve teamed up with many of the UK’s most reputable gardening stores to help
you find the grass roller most suited to your needs -
A garden roller has an important ‘roll’ to play in keeping your lawn in tip-
It helps to keep your lawn smooth, flat, level and healthy -
Finding the best roller for your needs is not easy -
We bring you an extensive range of lawn sand or water-
rollers, lawn edgers and lawn spreaders from leading UK suppliers of garden equipment
and accessories -
You can compare prices for rollers -
When it comes to choice, quality and price and reliability -
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