Prev Next

All the Tools to Get Your Garden Ready for Summer

Posted on

Spring has reluctantly sprung, and it is time to get the garden in order ready for the summer (keeping our fingers firmly crossed that it's as good as last year's!) After a long winter, the garden is probably ready for some TLC and the month of April is an ideal time to prepare for late Spring and early Summer. There are many post-winter jobs that need to be undertaken during these early spring months in order to get your garden looking it's best and to repair some of the damage caused by the cold weather.

But help is at hand to lighten the load; you can hire a huge range of gardening tools and equipment from Tool Hire Express to get the job finished quickly and to ease the burden of those more difficult jobs. We have reviewed in this blog some of the best equipment to hire during the springtime, to help you get back to your deckchair and newspaper a bit more quickly this year...

Pressure Washer Hire

Perhaps one of the most satisfying jobs in the garden, a pressure washer effortlessly removes layers of dirt and vegetation to bring your patio or decking area back to life. It is quite astounding to see the difference that a pressure washer can make, and the quality of finish is not something you can achieve with just water and a brush! So, give it a go, but don't be surprised if other family members insist on having a turn too....

Hire a Pressure Washer

STIHL Petrol Brush Cutter Hire

Brush Cutter and Strimmer Hire

Brush cutters and strimmers are used to cut through thick grass and vegetation that is too long for the mower to tackle. They are much faster alternatives to using manual cutting tools and will power through dense vegetation with ease, whilst also accessing hard to reach areas. These lightweight and agile tools are perfect for Gardeners who need to efficiently clear dense vegetation in a neglected garden.

Hire Brush Cutters & Strimmers

STIHL Petrol Hedge Cutter Hire

Hedge Cutter Hire

A perfectly groomed hedge provides the finishing touch to your garden and will be the envy of the street! Whether you prefer intricate designs or simple, straight edges, our lightweight hedge trimmers will make quick work of it. We stock hedge cutters from the leading manufacturers in a range of sizes to suit all requirements, including longer reach models to access tricky areas. If you need to reach tall hedges, why not consider hiring some low-level access equipment to get the job done safely?

Hire Hedge Cutters

Petrol Lawn Mower Hire

Lawn Mower Hire

Achieving that picture-perfect lawn is no mean feat and a high-quality lawn mower is an important tool to get that professional finish. Tool Hire Express stock a range of lawnmowers including standard models, pedestrian rotary mowers and ride-on rotary mowers. Our petrol mowers have no cords and therefore less restrictions, meaning you can glide through the work with ease. If you have a large area to cover, it may be worth considering a regular ride-on lawn mower hire to get the bulk of the work done quickly. With delivery options available, it could provide a convenient solution for large lawns or to maintain multiple locations.

Hire Lawn Mowers

Rotavator Hire

Rotavators are powerful pieces of gardening machinery used to breakup and aerate soil prior to planting bulbs or laying turf. Rotavators use a set of blades or rotors which spin and break though the soil to improve drainage and level the area. Rotavators are the perfect option if you need to level your garden before you lay new turf or grass seed and come in either large or small sizes depending on the size of your garden.

Hire Rotavators

Wood Chipper Hire

Wood Chipper and Garden Shredder Hire

Taking garden waste to the local waste recycling centre can involve multiple trips, heavy lifting and lots of mess and debris in the car afterwards. There is an easier way to get rid of garden waste and if you have a particularly large garden clearance project coming up, it may be worth considering the hire of a wood chipper or a shredder. Our range is ideal for disposing of branches, garden debris and green waste into biodegradable material. The waste can be recycled back into the garden as mulch and used for various landscaping projects, including on paths and borders.

Hire Wood Chippers & Garden Shredders

Turf Cutter Hire

Our petrol turf cutters are designed to cut consistent strips of turf away from the soil quickly and effortlessly. Removing the top layer of turf is essential if you need to landscape or relevel the lawn, or if you need to prepare for groundworks or utilities works. The turf can be removed, rolled and reused, saving on the cost of buying new turf for your project.

Hire Turf Cutters

Reclaim Your Garden Shed and Hire Equipment from Tool Hire Express!

For a one-off gardening project it can seem unnecessary to invest in equipment that you will only need for the short-term, or that you will maybe only use once or twice a year. Hiring equipment means you can avoid paying out large sums of money for equipment that will then remain in the shed. And, without all that bulky garden equipment lying about, the possibilities of what you can use your shed for are endless!

Of course, for professional Gardeners, hiring equipment rather than buying prevents significant investment and maintenance costs and means you can hire what you need on a seasonal basis, changing your equipment as necessary depending on the project. At Tool Hire Express, all our gardening and landscaping equipment is fully maintained and safe to use and you can be certain that you will get the most modern and up to date equipment available to increase your productivity.

Speak to our experienced team about the project you are completing; we can advise on the most suitable piece of equipment and maybe even suggest one that you have never heard of!

Hiring from Tool Hire Express

How to Hire from Tool Hire Express

Our experts can provide useful advice on which products are available to help with your gardening projects.  To hire from Tool Hire Express, you can call into any of our 34 locations across the UK (as well as our A-Plant Plant & Tools locations) and speak to our experts. If you are a regular hirer, it will be worth opening an A-Plant account which gives you access to products across all our specialist divisions. Or, for a one-off hire you can leave a deposit relative to the equipment you want to hire and provide two forms of identification (including a photo ID and a utility bill), and you will be ready to go! If transport is an issue, we also have delivery options available, speak to our team for more information.

All Tool Hire Express stores are accredited with the Hire Association Europe’s ‘SafeHire’ certificate, giving you peace of mind that the equipment you hire has been serviced and maintained to the highest standards.


Please leave a comment using the form below

Post a comment

Data Protection Statement

Please note: The contact details you provide in this form will only be used to administer your enquiry. Please be assured we will treat your information with the utmost care and the data you provide will never be used or sold to other companies for marketing purposes. Please click on the Privacy Policy for more details.

Marketing Preferences

Please let us know if you would like us to contact you or not, by selecting one of the options below.

Please select your contact preferences

*Please be aware, if you chose not to receive our marketing communications, you will still receive transactional communications regarding your enquiry.