Lawn Mower Types

Lawn mowers come in various sizes and shapes and basically they may be manual, gas or electric powered.

They also my be walk-behind lawn mowers, riding lawn mowers and even robotic/autonomous lawn mowers.

Most popular lawn mowers for small to medium lawns are electric walk-behind lawn mowers, with riding lawn mowers being used for really large lawns.

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Gas operated walk-behind lawn mowers are commonly used for areas where mains power is not an option and noise and fumes are not of an issue.

Robot lawn mowers are great aid for people not having much time to keep their lawn mowed, but one must know that these units are not without maintenance and periodically the gardener has to do some manual work, too.


Here is our list of lawn mower types, ordered according to the date added or modified.

Best Riding Lawn Mower For Hills and Rough Terrain

riding lawn mower for hills mRiding lawn mowers are much more suitable for mowing larger areas than push lawn mowers, saving time and effort. Also, they can be used even for mowing hills and rough terrain much better than smaller, push lawn mowers.

Riding lawn mowers come in various sizes, design details, use different transmission types, have various types of engines, etc., and are offered in large numbers on the market, leading to some confusion among the potential users...

Published: June 29, 2021.

Electric Walk-Behind Lawn Mowers for 2021

electric walk behind lawn mowers 200pxElectric walk-behind lawn mowers are most common type of lawn mowers found is backyard gardens. They are easy to use, safe to operate when used properly, relatively cheap, can last for a long time with minimum maintenance and care, etc. However, when buying one, there are few things to consider.

Updated: May 17, 2021.

Best Walk-Behind Manual Push Reel Lawn Mowers for 2021

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Manual reel mowers are very popular walk-behind, push lawn mowers requiring no gas or electricity. With their scissor-like cutting action, reel mowers are an excellent choice for keeping the lawn neat and tidy.

On the other hand, manual walk-behind reel mowers are not the best choice for tall, tough and thick grass.

Published: April 22, 2021.

Best Corded Electric Lawn Mowers for 2021

corded lawn mower mSelecting the best corded electric mower requires the knowledge of both lawn mower features and specifications, but also the knowledge of actual work that the lawn mower is going to perform.

Most important features and specifications include physical dimensions and weight, power, cutting width, cutting heights, storage, maintenance procedures, warranty, wheels sizes etc. Although there are many rather similar units on the market, some of the models are more popular than others due to their design, features, performances, but also due to their acceptable price ...

Updated: January 7, 2021.