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3. Are you going to want to have a bagging system on your mower? The bagging system allows the clippings from the lawn to be retained and then dumped where the mulching system allows the clippings to be spread back onto the lawn. This is a personal preference. However most bagging systems can be taken off of the mower to allow both features to be utilized. 4. What type of power are you looking for? Self propelled are the most popular because they are easier to maneuver around can go up slight hills or inclines with little effort from the person mowing the lawn.
Weve heard that mulching your lawn is one of the most effective ways to promote a healthy lush and beautifully green lawn and robotic lawn mowers are very effective mulching lawn mowers. But what is mulch? And why is it good for your lawn? Mulch is defined as any material that is laid over soil to provide a protective cover to enhance productivity. The main benefits to mulching your lawn are that mulch: holds water in the soil by preventing evaporation discourages the growth of weeds provides nutrients to the grass This means you will use less water and less fertilizer while having a healthier and better looking lawn.
These mowers operate like a bulldozer or tank in the way they can turn right back on themselves. Even though bulldozers and tanks use treads to control their movement and a zero turn lawn mower uses its rear wheels the principle is the same. By varying the amount and direction of drive power applied to each wheel you can control the movement of the machine. For example if both rear drive wheels on the mower are moving forward at the same speed the lawn mower will go forward in a straight line. If one wheel moves a little slower than the other the lawn mower will roll in the direction of the slower going wheel. And if you want the mower to roll in half circle just make one wheel turn backwards as the other moves forward. Normally zero turn lawn mowers have two rear drive wheels linked to hydrostatic transmission which is what transforms the engines power into hydraulic pressure.
Traditionally the main method of mowing your lawn has been with a gas powered lawn mower. It is a machine that has served the test of time and performs the job well. There have been corded electric lawn mowers around for a while of course but gas mowers have remained the most popular. More recently though cordless lawn mowers have come onto the market and have been growing in popularity. But overall which is best? One of the attractions of gas powered mowers is that their range and how much lawn you can cut is limited only by how much gasoline you have in your can. Therefore for large lawns this is clearly an attraction.