Lawn Mowers Help Keep a Yard Looking Fantastic
Lawn Mowers are landscaping machinery designed to cut grass and other vegetation, usually to keep a lawn uniform. Its use has been spreading since the mechanization of agriculture and commercial greenhouses became more popular.They are typically self-propelled, either by engine power or by a riding mechanism; it is possible to also power it entirely with electricity from an external power source such as a wall outlet or an outlet on the mower itself.
The machine can be either manually operated or automatically controlled in various ways. Some lawn mowers cut grass and other vegetation and then mulch them in the mower to prevent the material from returning to vegetation. Some mulching mowers leave a small number of grass clippings on the ground. They are powered by an internal combustion engine, with the power taken straight from its crankshaft via a reduction gearbox.
Types of Lawn Mowers
Lawn mowers are typically categorized as cutting grass, broad-leaved plants, or leaving them uncut. It is termed the "cutter vs. mulcher" distinction, and in the US, where most lawn mowers are sold, their price is based on this distinction alone. However, it is important to realize that there are pros and cons to different types of lawnmowers depending on the type of lawn being cut by a particular machine; the choice depends on both what species of plant(s) an area has and how often it is being cut or not.
Cutters are designed for cutting grass alone. They typically can cut more thickly and more often than mulching mowers. They do not work well on tall grass or weeds because they clog up. Some are called "scythe" mowers and are mounted on large wheels. They can only spin in one direction, so the person pushes the mower in one direction while the blades cut facing away from the person, then turns it around so that it will cut facing toward them.
Mulchers are made for cutting grass and decomposing its clippings into fine mulch (small fragments of organic matter). The mulch becomes food for the lawn or is used as a soil amendment in garden beds. It is the most common type of mower sold. You only want to prevent your lawn from getting clogged up or make it look beautiful. This mower typically leaves the grass blades and a small number of cover material clippings on the lawn, usually less than 10 percent.
Popular Brands of Lawn Mowers
- Husqvarna - Husqvarna is a name that is known around the world for power tools and mowers. Husqvarna prides itself on its quality, safety, innovation, and service. It has been manufacturing lawnmowers since 1905. Husqvarna offers one of the widest selections of lawnmowers in North America. There are over 1,600 models in Husqvarna's portfolio of products, including push lawn mowers, walk-behind pest control lawn mowers, riding lawn mowers, and utility mowers.
- Craftsman - Craftsman is a brand specializing in power tools and lawn mowers but has branched out to include other power tools. Craftsman prides itself on its quality, innovation, and service. It has been manufacturing lawn mowers since 1899 and is also one of the oldest names in the industry.
- Cub Cadet - Cub Cadet was started in 1948 as a Briggs & Stratton Corporation division. Today it continues to be a privately held company consisting of companies including R&H Lawnmower Co., Inc., JL International, Inc., Equipment Distributors Co. Inc., LJ Machinery Co., Inc., and the brands of Cub Cadet Corp.
- Honda - Honda Lawnmower Company is the North American subsidiary of Honda Motor Company. It has been manufacturing lawn mowers since 1991. Its headquarters is located in Greensboro, North Carolina.
- Toro - Toro is branched out from snow throwers and lawn mowers, which have been in the business since 1939. Today Toro offers over 350 lawn mower lines around the world. Toro's products include walk-behind and ride-on mowers, tractors, trimmers, and other consumer products.
- Snapper - Snapper is a subsidiary of J & E Industries Inc. It manufactures power equipment such as garden tractors, snow blowers, and lawn mowers. Snapper has been manufacturing lawn mowers since 1954 and currently offers over 600 types of mowers distributed throughout North America and Europe.