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The Future of Gardens Man has always looked for ways to save time and make chores easier and simpler. From the dawn of humanity, evolution has been driven by the simple urge to expel less energy while carrying out day to day tasks. And one area which is most work heavy is the garden.

Cutting

the

grass,

trimming

hedges,

The UK have been rather slow to get with

and we can all think of things we’d rather be

weeding, planting, repotting, fertilising‌ all

the

doing with our weekend.

these jobs are big on the sweat but also big

There

on rewards. A neat, pretty garden is the prize

about working to the bone and smugly

But there is an easier way. A robotic

from all the time, energy and dedication

engaging in competitive busy-ness. But

lawnmower can remove the process of

that comes with it. Sadly, many of us simply

we are gradually learning that ignoring

keeping your lawn trim and healthy from

don’t have the resources to available to

the help available is simply cutting our

your to-do list entirely. And while they might

create a garden paradise. But what if it was

nose off to spite our face. Finding ways

seem like a space age idea, the technology

possible to remove one of these big jobs

to make automation work for us gives us

is surprisingly simple.

entirely and still have a gorgeous garden?

more free time to spend doing what is truly

In fact, you could improve the health and

important, while often providing an even

On installation, a guidewire is installed

beauty of your lawn by not lifting a finger.

better result than we could have hoped

around the perimeter of the garden, and

for ourselves.

around any large obstacles such as garden

programme is

on

something

domestic

robots.

inherently

British

Robotic lawn mowers have long been

sheds, flower beds and trees. A base station

a common sight in gardens around

Lawn mowing is a big task, whether you

where the mower charges is connected to

Europe, and thanks to specialist supplier

choose a petrol or electric mower. Going to

mains power. The lawnmower leaves its

and installers like James Scott, Autolawn

the petrol station to pick up petrol and oil

base station and works its way around the

founder, robotic lawnmowers are now

or locating the extension lead are just the

garden, cutting the clippings into such small

available in the UK.

beginning of an intensely tedious chore,

pieces that they disappear into the lawn

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