All articles tagged as: highland life

Husqvarna Automower Challenge - Day 1

For a bit of background on this see my first post on this. But, in summary, I am a participant in the automower challenge. Day 1 It's here! Many of the other participants have posted 'unboxing' videos or reviews. Mine was professionally installed by Chris of MacGregor Groundcare, so he unboxed it... therefore I have this... There, Done. First Impressions First impressions of the physical unit are very positive. The 450X Automower® is well designed and feels robust, as does the charging station (which is good, as it does ram it at a reasonable speed regularly!) One minor irritation in the des…

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Husqvarna Automower Challenge - Day 0

I'm not a gardener, nor do I pretend to be, but I do like cool technology and when I saw the Husqvarna Automower® I was intrigued. When they accepted me to take part in the automower challenge I was somewhat surprised; I guess I'm not the normal target market for these things but what is, effectively, a grass-cutting robot is right up my street. Day 0 I can't really call this Day 1, as I don't have the Automower® yet. Today someone from my local Husqvarna dealer, MacGregor Groundcare, came out to survey 'my garden' (and entertain the dog!), which I expect was selected as one of the larger spa…

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