He could cut the lawn every day for a year and never get bored.
That’s because Stan Hardwick has 365 different mowers to try out.
The retired greenkeeper is fascinated by the machines and owns every type imaginable. Some date back to the mid-19th century.
With the grudging consent of his wife Margaret, 68, Mr Hardwick keeps his favourite examples in the conservatory and the front room for visitors to admire. The rest are stored in a huge two-storey shed at the bottom of the back garden.
Mr Hardwick, 69, who has been dubbed the Lawn Ranger, said: ‘Some of my mates think I’m mad, but pals I know from greenkeeping are quite interested.