Changing the way you mow your grass can save water by reducing the need for lawn irrigation. Using a mulching mower and blade and leaving the grass clippings on the lawn will provide natural, organic nitrogen and help retain moisture. Watch this video to find out more.
You can’t beat the convenience of cordless tools. But there’s another advantage to battery power when it comes to thinking green, especially when it comes to yard work. You might be surprised to learn that an hour of mowing your yard with a gas-powered lawn mower causes as much pollution as driving 250 miles in a car!
Performing a bit of simple, routine maintenance on your lawn mower will make it last longer, and keep it running smoothly all summer long. From changing the oil and spark plug to cleaning the air filter and sharpening the blade, here’s what you need to know to keep your mower running its best.
In my world, mowing is a chore that offers quite pleasing results, but it’s not one of my favorite ways to spend my time. I know it sounds crazy, but hauling around a big, noisy machine that could cut my foot off sort of interferes with my serenity. So, as I look out the window, my mind is already starting to focus on what I can do this year to make mowing easier.