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Reliable Garden and Lawn Equipment

Reliable Garden and Lawn Equipment

At the beginning of every year we take a review of our products, check the state of the industry and ask ourselves if we can do better. At the end of that we take our top picks and write a little about them. We’ve already covered a large number of areas this year. Now is […]

Best Ride On Lawnmower 2022

The Best Ride On Lawnmower in 2022

At Douglas Forest and Garden, we’ve been lawnmower and tractor mower suppliers for years. We started with our primary focus on mowers back when we were a local brick and mortar business. We’ve supplied ride on lawnmowers in Cork for decades, so we know the industry inside and out. And as is the case with […]

Tractor Mower Equipment

Tractor Mower Equipment

The type of tractor mower equipment you have can unlock a great deal of functionality for your machine. While anyone who owns a tractor mower knows the benefits it provides, many people are unaware of what the right ride-on mower accessories can offer. So let’s take a quick look at what else your tractor mower […]

getting a sit on mower

Getting a Sit On Mower

A sit on mower is not a small investment. You need to ensure that it meets your requirements without issues. For example, you might not want to get an entry-level machine if you have large areas to cover, such as a couple of GAA pitches requiring regular mowing. At Douglas Forest and Garden, we provide […]

what tractor mower is best

What Tractor Mower Is Best For Your Yard?

What Tractor Mower Is Best For Your Yard? Do you need something with power and a towbar, or do you need something with a bit more finesse? If it’s your first-ever tractor mower, this can be a gamechanger. Not just in terms of getting the work done efficiently, but in terms of the sheer pleasure […]

choosing a ride-on lawnmower

Choosing a Ride-On Lawnmower

Choosing a Ride-on lawnmower can take a lot of time and consideration. With so many options with different features and brands, it can be hard to be certain in your decision. Whether you’re planning to purchase a Zero-Turn or a regular tractor mower will depend on a few factors, such as the size of the […]

Zero-Turn VS Tractor Mowers

Zero-Turn VS Tractor Mowers

With ride-on mowers, comparing Zero-Turn VS Tractor Mowers can be a challenge. With so many options out there with different features, it’s hard to know what’s going to suit you best. While professional tractor mower users will have a different set of criteria, for domestic Zero-Turn Mowers we have these tips and considerations to help […]

best tractor mower accessories

Best Tractor Mower Accessories

What are the best tractor mower accessories for sweeping, spreading or aerating? It depends on the size of your workload and the make and model of your machine. In addition to having one of the most extensive ranges of ride-on lawnmowers in Ireland, we also provide a full range of accessories for Cub Cadet and […]

Pro ZTL lawnmower

Pro ZTL: Cub Cadet’s Z5

Pro ZTL lawnmowers are high precision machines which require skill to operate safely. But in return for the steep learning curve needed to master a ZTL comes vastly improved speed and efficiency. We’re happy to include the Cub Cadet Z5 to our list of Pro Zero Turn Mowers. For professionals, this machine has everything you […]

Professional Zero-Turn Lawnmower

Professional Zero-Turn Lawnmower: The Ultima ZT1

A Professional Zero-Turn Lawnmower is by far the best you can get in terms of speed, durability and efficiency. And on the top of this range is Cub Cadet’s Zero-turn Pro Mowers. The ZT1 54″ is Cub Cadet’s 2019 model. It is the result of over 63,000 working hours of research, design and testing — […]

sit-on mowers

Sit-On Mowers: Our Two Best Mowers

At Douglas Forest and Garden, we provide some of the best sit-on mowers. It’s essential to have a solid tractor mower when you have to manage a large garden, yard or field. We stock a full range of both Stihl and Cub Cadet mowers for all situations. Here are our two top picks for most […]

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Zero Turn and Tractor Mowers: A Comparison

When comparing Zero Turn and Tractor Mowers for residential users, it comes down to a few key points.  At Douglas Forest and Garden, we have a large selection of both Zero Turn and tractor lawnmowers.  Why Choose a Zero Turn? A Zero Turn’s biggest pro is its manoeuvrability. They can quickly get around flower beds, […]

ride on lawnmower sale

Ride On Lawnmower Sale: 3 Great Discounts

We have a Ride On Lawnmower Sale at Douglas Forest and Garden this winter. While we stock various models of Cub Cadet, we have three great deals currently on Stihl’s range of tractor mowers. Stihl (Formerly Viking) mowers are well known for their quality. When it comes to ride on lawnmowers, the best time to […]

lawn care tips

Winter Lawn Care: 4 Tips For 2019

As Autumn shifts further towards winter, we’re not getting many dry days. If you haven’t done so already, you may be waiting to pull the lawnmower out for final mowing session. Here are a few winter lawn care tips to help keep the grass in excellent condition, especially if this turns out to be a […]

Store Your Tractor Mower

How to Store Your Tractor Mower During Frosty Periods

In Ireland, we usually don’t have to worry too much about sub-zero temperatures. When you properly store your tractor mower this is almost a non-issue. However, if the weather is due to get very cold and you don’t plan to use the equipment, there’s no harm in taking precautions.  These directions should be suitable for […]