If you’re thinking of purchasing a robotic lawn mower, such as a Husqvarna Automower, it’s important to consider things like the size of your garden. Unlike with manual mowers, automowers are designed specifically for certain sized areas. As such, if you pick a mower too small for your lawn size, you’ll soon find it’s struggling to meet your requirements. The installation kit for your new automower is also determined by the size and complexity of your lawn, so it’s important to assess this correctly in order to choose the machine that’s right for you.
The Automower Lawn Calculator
To help you make the right decision (and so you don’t have to walk around your lawn with a trundle wheel!), Husqvarna have created the Automower Lawn Calculator, which will help to determine the right Automower for your lawn size. This system is designed to use Google Earth imagery, and allows you to easily map out the perimeters of your garden space.
Using the Calculator
- Type your postcode into the calculator and select your address from the drop down menu.
- Use the plus and minus icons on the right-hand side of the screen to zoom in on your garden, then click the ‘I’ve found my lawn. Continue!’ button.
- Click around the edges of your lawn to mark out its size, and the Automower Lawn Calculator will work out how many square metres your garden is.
- Click done, then Husqvarna will suggest which models will be most suitable. You can narrow down your choice further by letting them know how complex or open your lawn is, inputting information about the slopes in your garden, and by ticking a box if you only want to see Automowers which can be used with the Automower Connect app.
The suggested Automower models will show information about how much time each would need to cut your particular garden size, and how much of the time your lawn would be Automower-free. Key features are also listed, and you can even pop in your email address to receive the suggested models via email!
Once done, come and see us at Bartram Mowers Norwich or Ipswich, or call 01603 458 916 (Norwich) or 01473 716 335 (Ipswich). We can arrange to come out and install your Automower for you too!