You will get these riding lawn mowers in a variety of models that vary in features, designs and forms alike. Read on for why you should look at riding lawn mowers for sale in Sudbury for maintaining your garden–the green way!
General Features of Riding Lawn Mowers
Ideal for larger areas, riding lawn mowers are generally of two types–the zero turning radius type and the tractor style. The zero turning radius type of lawn mowers will allow you to cut around shrubs and trees on the first go. With these in place, you will also be able to get a clean edge between the trees and grassy areas. These machines come packed with mulching capabilities and have several attachments to hold the grass clippings.
Alternatively, if you plan to buy a tractor style lawn mower, you can look forward to getting a variety of accessories with the same too. For instance, you can buy a plough that will help you clean snow in winter, or a trailer that either carries feed for your livestock or ferries supplies to your garden. Cultivating your garden to relay the sod becomes easier when you have a riding lawn mower with the right attachments. Modern day models also come with attachments that collect dry leaves and grind them for making compost, these are worthy of a look too.
Fuel Capacity of Lawn Mowers
The fuel capacity of riding lawn mowers is larger than that of regular mowers. Plus, these also have an automated electric start. You can use their adjustable cutting decks to cut heavier and taller grass along with the undeveloped areas of your garden. Taking care of riding lawn mowers is much easier than power mowers. You will also find replacement mower parts for these more easily than the regular mowers.
Types of Cutting Systems
The type of the cutting system depends on the type of your area and on how frequently you mow it. If you need to tackle taller, coarser and wilder grass that is cut not so often, try considering a lawn mower with a side ejection system. On the other hand if you mow often and want first-rate results, settle for a mower that has a mulching feature. It will finely chop the grass beneath, thereby making your lawn more fertile and drought resistant. Some lawn mowers come with a collection system that save your time as you need not rake the clippings when you are done cutting the grass. These types of mowers help in reducing the scattering of weed seeds and avoid allergic reactions to grass.
Which Mower should you Buy?
Before you buy a riding lawn mower, consider the size of your garden area and the manner in which you want to cut the grass. In case of a smaller lawn, a push mower or a front wheel drive would be ideal. You can also go for a manual reel lawn mower which generally makes less noise and is free from emissions. Buy a rear wheel drive in case of larger areas or slopes.
Go for the riding lawn mower that best suits your purpose–today!
Image from page 63 of “Capitol city seeds : 1962” (1962)
Title: Capitol city seeds : 1962
Year: 1962 (1960s)
Authors: F. W. Bolgiano & Co; Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Nurseries (Horticulture) Catalogs; Bulbs (Plants) Catalogs; Vegetables Catalogs; Garden tools Catalogs; Seeds Catalogs
Publisher: Washington, D. C. : F. W. Bolgiano & Co. , Inc
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
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7 H.P. BADGER Tiller The Husky 600 is the newest model of the Bolens tractor family. Powered by the well-known Briggs & Stratton 6 H.P. engine with easy-spin rewind starter. Has three forward speeds and one reverse speed and is equipped with power take-off. With a 3-foot inside wheel turning radius, it has greater maneuver- ability in lawn and garden work. Tractor $499.50; 32-in. Rotary Mower $112.50; 32-in. Sno-caster $144.00; 22-in. Rotary Tiller $137.50; Snow Plow $39.95; 8-in. Plow $52.50; Cultivator with Tools $58.95; Disc Harrow $58.50; Electric Starter Attachment $75.00. All f.o.b. Washington, D. C. Husky 600 7 H.P. RIDE-A-MATIC With exclusive Versa-Gear Drive 7 H.P. Ride The new Bolens Ride-a-matic has been completely restyled in the trend of tomorrow. Though it looks and behaves like the most modern large-size tractor, the Ride-a-matic is scaled to grace the finest lawns and gardens. Hand lever beneath Versa-matic shift engages power to all powered at- tachments. The contoured seat has spring-action mounting for easy riding, adjusts quickly to opera- tor’s leg length. GEARED SPEED-RANGE SELECTION: Your choice of two geared forward speed ranges and reverse, just by moving handy speed-range selector lever. Neutral, too, to move the tractor easily without using the engine. You never touch a chain or a belt. VERSA-MATIC FULL-POWER CONTROL: Exclusive Versa-Matic control gives you six speeds in each range. Speed up or slow down without stopping, clutching or changing engine speed. Engine runs at full speed for maximum power and attachment efficiency regardless of ground speed you select. Equipped with heavy duty axle bearings; diamond-tread tires which will not mark your lawn; steel girder frame; and 6-quart fuel tank which gives five hours of average operation without refueling! Tractor $594.50; Plow $52.50; Cultivator $58.95; Disc Harrow $58.50; Three Gang Lawn Mower $225.00; Snow Plow $41.50; 38-inch Rotary Mower $127.50; Electric Starter Attachment $77.50. ments available. All f.o.b. Washington, D. C. WINTERKING SNO-CASTER BOLENS WINTERKING is the self-propelled, easy-to-operate snow-removal unit that saves time and takes the hard work out of the job. Just put your yiNTERKlNG in gear, adjust the throttle for the speed you want, and off you go—clearing an 18-inch swath on each pass. A 3 H.P. Briggs & Stratton engine easily powers your WINTERKING through deep, wet snow or through hard-packed, crusty snow. A convenient adjustment lever lets you position the discharge chute of your WINTERKING while you’re moving—lets vou discharge snow in any direction you choose, to a distance of 18 feet. YourBOLENS WINTERKING does the work. All you do is guide it. Controls are at your fingertips. Perfect balance makes guiding the WINTERKING almost ef- fortless. Chain-drive action prevents slipping, even under the heaviest loads. $163.50. ALL PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
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