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Lawn Mower Terms

If you have just switched from apartment living to a home, it may be time to purchase a lawn mower. There are several different types of lawn mowers available that can be used to take care of your yard. Before heading out to the store, learn these essential lawn mower definitions.

  • Tractor - A motorized ride on vehicle with a seat used on a farm that sits mounted on high tires and is steered with a wheel. A tractor is often used for pulling other machinery.
  • Push Mower - A gas or electric powered mower that a person stands behind and walks across a yard. There is no seat on this type of device.
  • Bagging- Disposing of grass clippings so that your lawn has a fresh and clean look. The clippings typically go into a bag automatically and then can be dumped into a trash can.
  • Mulching - When a ride on mower or push mower throws grass clipping back onto the growing grass to increase the richness of the soil.
  • Automatic Trimmer - A cordless, battery powered small device that will work its way across grass and trim it by itself.
  • Manual Mower - An old fashion mower that is not powered by electricity or an engine. These devices are cheaper than their motorized counterparts and are optimal for small lawns.
  • Topiary - Bushes that are cut into specific shapes, typically animals.
  • Edger - A device used for trimming lawns. It is motorized and contains multiple sharp blades. This item can be used to trim weeds near gardens.
  • Warranty - A manufacturer's agreement that comes with many expensive mowers. The company is responsible for repairing parts on your device if something breaks while the product is covered by the warranty.
  • Pests- Anything that negatively effects grass or plants. Both insects and weeds can be considered pests.
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    Wayne Wicker, Inc.Tractor and Turf Equipment Sales
    32332 County Rd 473, Leesburg, FL 34788
    Wayne Wicker, Inc. Tractor & Turf Equipment Sales offers affordable sales and repairs of lawn mowers. Contact us in Leesburg, FL, for service requests.
    (352) 343-8805
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    Sorrento, FL 32776
    Our company offers equipment and garden supplies, hydroponics maintenance and lawn repair with service. Let us plant, rake, landscape and more! We offer over many makes and models of lawn equipment.
    (352) 978-4725
    Daniels Lawn Service
    235 Ruth Blvd, Longwood, FL 32750
    A licensed and completely insured company specializing in lawn care, landscaping, tree services, pressure washing, clean ups. We service Lake Mary Fl,Sanford Fl, Longwood Fl and surrounding areas.
    (321) 282-9731
    Fields Equipment Company Inc
    17215 Us Highway 27, Clermont, FL 34715
    (352) 394-7181
    Crowe's Mower Shop
    13717 Tennessee Ave, Astatula, FL 34705
    (352) 742-2831
    Excelforce Power Equipment
    201 Hunt St, Clermont, FL 34711
    (352) 243-8150
    13066 W Colonial Dr, Winter Garden, FL 34787
    (407) 877-3900
    Bobby's A to Z
    1032 E Semoran Blvd, Apopka, FL 32703
    (407) 347-2404
    Caskeys Mower Shop
    510 E Alfred St, Tavares, FL 32778
    (352) 343-2151
    H and M Mower Sales and Service Inc
    920 E North Blvd, Leesburg, FL 34748
    (352) 326-2115
    Terry Mann Lawn Service
    1602 Woodlyn Dr, Leesburg, FL 34748
    (352) 787-5099
    Lawn Mowers Repair and Sales
    480 Fairvilla Rd, Orlando, FL 32808
    (407) 296-6934
    Reid's Buy Sell & Trade
    3210 N Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, FL 32804
    (407) 292-8683
    Wayne Wicker Tractor & Equipment Sales
    32332 County Road 473, Leesburg, FL 34788
    (352) 343-8805
    Merv's Mower Sales & Svc
    24004 State Road 46, Sorrento, FL 32776
    (352) 383-0708

    Lawn mowers, which replaced the old-fashioned scythe, were invented in 1827. These early walking mowers were pushed along sporting yards and other grassy areas by professional maintenance men. They were powered by internal combustion engines, and they often required maintenance and repair. It wasn't until the 1900s that gas and electric mowers were invented. These more modern lawn mowers became popular in the 1950s, and they enabled home owners to trim their grass faster. They also allowed owners to cut down any weeds that appeared in their lawns and gardens. These mid-century mowers were sometimes manual, sometimes automatic. They featured sharp blades and other moving parts. They also came complete with cords and bags designed to catch grass clippings. Their wheels grew rusty over time, and home owners often needed to repair them, but they were still far more advanced that the lawn mowers of the 1800s. Later in the century, inventors introduced newer, better battery powered lawn mowers. They also introduced the first tractors and seated mowers. These mowers, which owners could easily ride on, featured large tires and blades. They also featured comfortable seats and impressive motors. They were not nearly as cheap as their predecessors, but they could still be purchased for a fair price by home owners willing to buy them used. Owners loved that they were able to ride on these mowers, and they appreciated the larger bags that came attached to them. For this reason, riding mowers quickly became popular throughout America. These days tractors and other riding mowers are still popular, but you can still see older push models around as well!
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