The best strimmers for the perfect garden finish

Strimmers may not be at the top of shopping lists when it comes to gardening tools, but it’s always a great idea to have one handy for those hard to reach spots that your mower can’t get to.

They are the perfect tool for those choppy looking edges often left after a good lawn mowing, or for those clusters of grass around garden furniture, trees and anything else you might find in your garden. Read on to see Kitchen Garden’s strimmer selection for keeping your lawn looking trim and neat.

BLACK+DECKER 36 V Lithium-Ion Strimmer

The BLACK+DECKER 36 V Lithium-Ion Strimmer is a fantastically ergonomic tool perfect for overgrown spots around walls, fences or flowerbeds leaving a tidy finish to any garden.

This strimmer is powered by enhanced E-drive technology, a high-torque system creating enough power to prevent clogging when cutting thicker grass.

The 30cm cutting swathe as well as the 8500 RPM allows for fast cutting for larger gardens. The power select lets you optimise the run time of the strimmer too.


  • Cordless strimmer
  • Auto Feed System
  • Lithium ion batteries Included
  • 30cm cutting swathe
  • 8500 RPM

Flymo 9669523-01 Contour XT Electric Grass Trimmer and Edger

The Flymo contour XT electric line trimmer has a 300W motor, with a cutting width of 25cm designed for small to medium gardens. The feed mechanism is double auto feed too, providing a higher cutting power.

This is a brilliant 2-in-1 trimmer allowing you to trim, edge and protect your garden with ease.

The 1.5mm silent dual auto line limits noise, so you wont get any complaints from neighbours. Weighing in at 2.8kg the Contour XT is super lightweight and ergonomic as well.


  • 300W motor
  • 25cm cutting width
  • Double auto feed
  • 2-in-1 trimmer
  • 2.8kg total weight

Bosch Grass Strimmer Universal Grass Cut 18-26

The Universal Grass Cut18 is designed to prevent any irritating back-pain whilst trimming. The scythe-like V-shape of the handle with telescopic height adjustment allows for much more comfortable handling and better posture.

What’s more, the IntelliFEED spool automatically feeds line, removing any need to bend down for manual adjustments or bumping.

When pressing on the foot pedal the handles can be manoeuvred for edging or lowered for trimming underneath garden furniture or bushes.


  • 2.5Ah battery capacity
  • 26cm cutting diameter
  • 120 – 140cm height adjustment
  • Line length: 6m
  • 2.7kg total weight

Greenworks Cordless Grass Trimmer and Scythe 2-in-1 GD40BC

The Greenworks trimmer is great for trimming edges precisely and quickly without hassle. It’s easy-to-start, cordless and comfortable to use. All you needs is a 40 V battery and off you go.

The Greenworks trimmer has an automatic thread feed of 2mm so you don’t have to repeatedly pull the trimming thread from the roll by hand.

There’s also a 2-in-1 feature letting you use the trimmer with 40cm cutting width for tricky areas and a scythe option with a 25cm cutting blade for taller grass or small shrubs.


  • 40cm cutting width
  • Double thread with automatic typing
  • Includes 25cm cutting blade and shoulder strap
  • 40V Li-Ion battery (not included)
  • 5300 RPM

WORX WG163E.1 18V 20V MAX Cordless Grass Trimmer

The WORX WG163E.1 Grass Trimmer boasts a whopping 3 tools in 1 as well as two wheels to increase stability and control whilst trimming your garden.

This tool will allow you to tackle those awkward areas as the trimmer head can be angled from 0° to 90° making sloped surfaces and low-lying objects easy to get around.

The WG163E.1 has been designed with an additional Command Feed function, providing uninterrupted supply of line to the cutting spool.


  • 3-in-1 tools
  • Up to 90° slope
  • Command Feed
  • 20V 2.0Ah lithium battery pack
  • 30cm cutting diameter
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