Get to know the different types of lawn mowers
There are three types of lawn mowers suitable for small lawns or suburban lawns.
1. Roller mower
Features: The blades are on a rotating spool for precise cutting. Needs no energy (except yours) and does not pollute,requires little maintenance, silent and economical. Size of the lawn: Lawns from a few square meters to 1000 square meters. Good for finely chopped herbs; difficult to use in tall grass. Cutting path: from 35 to 45 cm.
2. Electric mower
Features: The rotating blades give a good cut; operates discreetly on the mains or with a rechargeable battery; folds down for easy storage on a wall. Lawn Size: Small sized lawns, 1000 square meters or less; can become clogged if used on a lawn that is too high or wet. Cutting path: 40 to 50 cm.
3. Self-towing rotary mower
Features: The motor drives two wheels together with the blade to facilitate operation; heavier than electric mowers, but less expensive and widely available. Lawn Size: Flat lawns of 2000 to 4000 square meters or smaller hilly lawns. Cutting path: 45 to 60 cm. Self-mounted mowers These three mowers are useful for large lawns, farms or large estates.
1. Lawn tractor
Features: The smallest type, with a six to 12 horsepower engine mounted in the middle or rear; center or front mower support with two or three rotating blades. Lawn size: Lawns of 3000 square meters or more or small lawns if you want the convenience of the tractor (or you need it). Cutting path: from 65 to 90 cm.
2. Tractor mower (top models)
Features: Front mounted 12-15 horsepower engine and center mower support; most run on gasoline, some on diesel. Size of the lawn: rolling lawns of more than 8000 square meters; difficult to use on small lawns. Cutting path: from 90 to 110 cm.
3. Garden tractor
Features: Front mounted 15-30 hp engine with rear towed trimmer; accessories for plowing, airing and other tasks. Lawn Size: Lawns of areas, farms or various fields. Cutting path: 1.5 m. Understanding the options of push and push mowers can help you choose the right machine for your lawn.