Take a look around your autumn yard and I bet all you can see are jobs to do.

Trimming, mowing, cutting, chopping, the list goes on. Well, with all that needs to be done, isn’t it nice to know there are plenty of smarter and easier ways to get these jobs sorted.

The Makita Garden Power range with its Lithium Ion technology – no chords, no fuel, no fuss approach is well worth a look.


36V(18Vx2) Mobile Lawn Mower
Powered by 36V (18Vx2) Technology, using two 18V Li-ion batteries
Dual battery fuel gauge
50L grass catcher with grass level indicator
Single lever for cutting height adjustment
XPT – eXtreme Protection Technology
Blade Type Rotary type 2 tooth
Width of Cut 430mm

36V (18V x 2) Mobile Lawn Mower
Powered by two 18V Li-Ion batteries
2 in 1 (Lawnmowing / Grass collecting)
Grass catcher with grass level indicator
Single two tooth blade
Single lever cutting height adjustment with 6 positions
Battery capacity warning lamp: One lamp for each individual battery
Foldable for easy storage when not in use
XPT (eXtreme Protection Technology) dust and drip-proof performance is enhanced for use in bad weather
Width of Cut 380mm


36V (18Vx2) Mobile Brushless Line Trimmer
BL Brushless Motor – new outer rotor design provides higher power and longer run time
36V (18Vx2) technology – provides the cutting head with more power
XPT eXtreme Protection Technology – protects the circuitry from dust and water
Automatic torque drive – automatically adjusts the speed and torque of the cutting head to maintain the speed of the cut even through dense grass
Electronic 2 speed
Reverse switch for easy removal of grass clippings
Continuous Run Time (approx.) 90mins w/ BL1830


36V (18Vx2) Mobile Hedge Trimmer 550mm
Powered by two 18V Li-Ion batteries
Lock off lever
5 position rotating rear handle: -Locks at 45° and 90° left and right and 0° -Makes vertical and angled trimming easier and faster
Variable speed control by dial for more versatility
Electric brake stops the blade gently but fast, allowing the user to quickly resume operation
Battery capacity warning lamp: -When remaining battery capacity decreases below a certain limit the motor automatically stops and solid light reminds you to replace the battery-One warning lamp for each individual battery
Blade Length 550mm
Continuous Run Time 42 – 57mins


36V (18V x 2) Mobile Chainsaw 250mm
Powered by two Li-Ion batteries
Soft start
Chain brake
Battery capacity warning lamp: one lamp for each individual battery
Chain oil level window
Soft grip for user comfort
Automatic chain oiling
New adjustment lever for easier tool-less chain tension adjustment
XPT (eXtreme Protection Technology)
Max. Output 800W
Net Weight 4.1kg
Overall Length 250mm

No cords, no fuel, no fuss. The Makita Power Garden range with their Lithium Ion technology certainly take the stress and strain out of gardening.

Drop by your local Mitre 10 and check them out.






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In the Garden is an exciting new local South Australian TV program on Channel 9 this Summer & next Autumn showcasing the best ‘green’ stories this state has to tell. Check out the latest in garden trends, new plants and top tips to keep those gardens blooming.