The Inside Scoop on Electric Reel Mowers

The Inside Scoop on Electric Reel Mowers

If you’ve ever mowed with a reel lawn mower, then you know they can cut like a dream with the right conditions. However, mowing on days when conditions are perfect can be few and far between. If you’re looking for an environmentally-friendly way to mow your lawn without dealing with the imperfections of a reel mower the electric reel mower is the perfect compromise. Why Electric Reel...

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Zero Turn Lawn Mowers

Zero Turn Lawn Mowers

The volume of zero turn lawn mower sales has been growing over the last few years while the number of conventional riding lawn mowers has been declining. In fact, the demand for zero turn lawn mowers has increased so dramatically that some companies no longer even make the conventional riding models. When comparing rear-engine riding lawn mowers, conventional and zero turn are the two types....

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Reel Lawn Mower

Reel Lawn Mower

Unlike the heavy models from the previous century, a modern push reel mower can cut grass with the same efficiency found in a motorized push mower. Reel mowers are lightweight and easy to use, and a human powered lawn mower has some great advantages over running a lawn mower with a motor. Read on to find out why such a simple lawn mower can be a great investment. Reel Mowers Are Low On Price And...

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Lawn Mowing Striping – Making a Big League Lawn

Lawn Mowing Striping – Making a Big League Lawn

  If you’re looking to make your lawn into a work of art, lawn mowing striping is the easiest way to make a big league lawn. Turf striping is really a matter of creating a design out of bending your grass a certain way. The light that reflects off your grass gives an illusion of different colored stripes (dark and light). The lawn mowing enthusiast must understand this concept first,...

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Confessions of a Lawn Dethatcher

Confessions of a Lawn Dethatcher

I have a confession to make. The first time I ever dethatched my lawn – I absolutely loved it! There is something incredibly fun about using a power tool that operates differently than what you are used to with a lawn mower. Before I get too far ahead of myself, let’s discuss exactly what thatch is and why it can be bad for your lawn. Thatch is formed on the top layer of soil in your...

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Lawn Aeration – Greenskeeper’s Secret Weapon

Lawn Aeration – Greenskeeper’s Secret Weapon

  Ever wondered how greens-keepers keep the golf course grass so healthy and lush? One of their secrets is aeration. Aerating does several things that are beneficial to your grass. It improves drainage, opens up existing thatch, and improves the environment for microorganisms that naturally break down thatch. This combined effort allows water and oxygen to reach the grass roots, relieves...

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How To Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades

How To Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades

When you own a lawn mower, you need to know that there is basic maintenance that you should perform on your unit each year. One of the most important things you should do to the lawn mower is to learn how to sharpen your lawn mower blades. Your lawn mower blade will develop dings and nicks from hitting rocks, branches and random debris. A dull blade will wreak havoc on the health of your lawn by...

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How to Mow a Lawn

How to Mow a Lawn

Some people might ask – are you kidding? Surely, you know how to mow a lawn. Just crank up your mower and push! That is certainly true to an extent. However, let’s see what the experts have to say and copy their methods. The first step that seems obvious, but is sometimes overlooked includes avoiding walking on grass that you are about to mow. When you walk on it, it will lie down and cause...

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How to Install a Lawn Mower Blade

How to Install a Lawn Mower Blade

So you’re outside cutting your grass and things are going just fine until suddenly your mower blade breaks! What are you going to do? Installing a new mower blade so you can finish the job is really your only option. Even if your blade isn’t completely broken, but it’s chipped, or dented, or just dull, you need a new one. Don’t worry, though, installing a new blade is...

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How to Fix a Lawn Mower

How to Fix a Lawn Mower

A lawn mower is a mechanical piece of machinery, so it’s a given that from time to time it’s going to need repairs. As with any piece of equipment though, taking good care of your mower and performing regular maintenance will extend the life of your machine. When problems do arise, however, you will find that there are some that are more common than others, and most of these you can...

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Grass Cutting

Grass Cutting

Proper grass cutting is crucial to the looks of your property. Although it seems a simple task, there is more to cutting the grass than simply firing up the lawn mower and racing over the lawn. If you want a luscious green lawn that the neighbors will admire, read on for grass cutting tips. Don’t cut the grass more often than needed, especially during a dry spell. Usually once a week for...

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Finish Mower

Finish Mower

Different lawn mowers are designed to perform different jobs. Smaller push mowers, with a standard deck size of 22 inches, are popular amongst homeowners because they are easy to use, easy to store and are relatively inexpensive to purchase. For larger properties, or for commercial lawn cutting, there are bigger and more heavy-duty mowers. The decks on these pieces of machinery can range in size...

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How To Easily Change Your Lawn Mower Oil

When you own a lawn mower, it’s important to remember the basic maintenance that should be performed on your unit at regular intervals. To keep the engine running in top shape, you need to change your lawn mower oil fairly often. It’s not a difficult process and only takes a few minutes to complete. For our demonstration, we will be using a Snapper SPV21 mower; it is recommended to...

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Liquid Lawn Aerator

When it comes to caring for one’s lawn, most people know the basics; cutting the grass, keeping soil fertilized, and watering. However, there is another important lawn maintenance process, soil aerating. This process will keep a lawn healthy, green, and lush. Liquid Aerator Blend – One Quart $32.99 LazyMan Liquid Soil Aerator, 1 Qt. Many people have never heard of lawn...

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