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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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    Simple Mans Lawn Care
    301 Connesena Rd, Kingston, GA 30145
    At Simple Mans Lawn Care our goal is to make your yard the envy of the neighborhood!
    (678) 767-6798
    Skyline Power Equipment
    1048 Cloud Springs Rd, Rossville, GA 30741
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    (706) 866-0230
    User Review: "I brought my riding mower in to skyline. It needed to be repaired as it did not start, steering fixed and a general tune up..." - Gary (GA)
    Goodners Equipment
    10516 Highway 58, Ooltewah, TN 37363
    Meeting the needs of our clients is a long-standing priority at Goodner Equipment. Whether professional landscape and lawn-care firms needing to purchase or maintenance on their high-end machines, or helping the 'weekend worriers'
    (423) 344-8159
    Pate Lawn Mower Repair
    103 Pate Rd, Chatsworth, GA 30705
    (706) 517-3692
    North Georgia Equipment Sales
    8426 N Highway 27, Rock Spring, GA 30739
    (706) 375-1395
    North Georgia Equipment Sales
    155 Pruett Ln, Rock Spring, GA 30739
    (706) 375-1352
    Ringgold Power Sport
    831 Lafayette St, Ringgold, GA 30736
    (706) 965-3791
    Shorter Avenue Saw & Mower Co
    2610 Shorter Ave Nw, Rome, GA 30165
    (706) 235-6193
    Rome Lawnmower Repair
    406 John Davenport Dr Nw, Rome, GA 30165
    (706) 232-3368
    Tas Equipment
    2675 Johnson Rd, Chickamauga, GA 30707
    (706) 375-4827
    Kemp's Lawn Mower Sales
    798 West Ave, Cartersville, GA 30120
    (770) 386-5675
    Taylor Farm Supply
    12 Leake St, Cartersville, GA 30120
    (770) 382-4951
    River City Equipment
    1008 Carline Rd, Rossville, GA 30741
    (706) 858-3734
    Papa's Small Engine Repair
    81 River St, Ellijay, GA 30540
    (706) 273-2198
    Sears Hometown Store
    67 Fowler St, Ellijay, GA 30540
    (706) 636-1255

    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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