Green Lawn Mowers
The latest generation of lawn mowers continue to improve in the environmental friendliness category. New regulations entering into force will help move the traditional gas powered lawn mower closer to a twenty-first century low emissions standard. Electric mowers, quiet enough to please the neighbors during early morning mowing hours,
The difference between the three types of mowers (push reel, electric and gas) is more about attitude and choice. We are schooled to choose a mower based on our specific lawn care needs, with lawn size commonly cited as a determining criteria. With their longer base and higher horsepower, gas powered mowers are marketed as suitable for larger lawns. Electric and reel mowers are marketed as practical solutions for smaller yards.
Mowing the lawn can be either a chore or a challenge.
If you are still reading, you may be one of them.
- Gas Mower: 2 or 4 stroke engines
- Electric Mower: Power Cord
- Cordless Electric: 36V battery
- Riding Mower
Push reel mowers, around in one form or another for close to two hundred years, consist of a base (metal reel with blades, attached to a set of wheels) and a handle for pushing the base.
Push reel mower technology continues to improve with today's models lightweight, with mowing widths ranging from 14-20 inches. Models with grass catchers, cup holders and other necessary extras are availale for the gadget lovers.
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