How to Make Your Garden Grow

How to Make Your Garden Grow

Insight To Help You Choose the Right Mower for Your Lawn's Needs

Brent Hoffman

Lawn care can take over a large part of your time during your lawn's active growing season, especially as your lawn can make a big impact on your property's appearance. For this reason, finding the right mower and managing your lawn's health are important details to consider in yard care. The following provides you with information about choosing the right mower for your lawn and using it efficiently. 

Look For a Proper Type

There are many mowers on the market that you can choose for your own personal lawn, but choose one based on the capacity you need to mow your lawn and what will fit your lifestyle the best. For example, if you have a large expanse of lawn you can look for a ride-on lawnmower that allows you to sit while you mow the entire lawn instead of a push behind mower. A ride on mower provides you with the comfort to cover all your lawn much quicker than a push mower. 

However, there are several types of ride-on mowers, each with its own capabilities. You can find a heavy-duty tractor mower that is strong enough to mow your lawn and go over uneven terrain, then to also till your garden or mulch vegetation. If you want a ride-on mower that is just for mowing, you can look for a mower that has an engine in the front or a rear engine with lighter duty capacity. 

Choose Your Features

A ride-on mower is going to provide you with more comfort and convenience, but only if the seat provides you with the right support. Look for a ride-on mower with a seat that is on springs to provide a cushion when you go over bumpy areas, and it should also have a high back for good back support. 

In addition to the seat, look for a mower that allows you to mulch your lawn clippings or bag them up if you prefer. These features allow you to more fully help your lawn's health by providing nutrients back into the lawn from its own shredded clippings. If you want a mower that aerates as well, look for a tractor mower that has this attachment. Or you can find a mower that has a zero-turn capability to help you maneuver around obstacles in your yard, such as trees, shrubbery, and rock, and to make even turns to finish off your lawn's straight mowing lines.


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How to Make Your Garden Grow

For many years, I didn't give much thought to my garden. However, all of that changed when I retired from my job working as a lawyer in downtown Sydney. I suddenly discovered that I had a lot of time on my hands. I didn't know what to do with it. After a few weeks, I started to become slightly depressed. My wife could see what was happening and she suggested that I take up gardening so I called up my sister who is an expert with the plants and trees. She came to stay with me and my wife for a couple of weeks and taught me everything she could.