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It’s tune-up time for the lawn mower so it's ready for that first mow
I always look forward to the first time we mow the yard. The smell of freshly cut grass is so pleasant, and immediately makes me think of summer – even if it’s still a long time off! But...
Our readers love to share their places in the country!
Do you think your place in the country is beautiful? Here are submissions from several years of Beautiful Places contests at Living the Country Life: Beautiful Places 1 Beautiful Places 2...
E-15 is okay for late-model vehicles, but keep it out of small engines
When mowing season rolls around I lug the gas can to the pump and fill it up for our lawn mowers. I've always used an E-10 ethanol blend, and haven't had any problems. E-15, a gasoline...
No matter how much grass you cut, there's a mower ideally suited to your needs.
Make the task easier with these deck tips
Radio interview source: Kevin Branstetter, Product Manager, John Deere Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're...
There are several options for mowing hay, but a disc mower enables you to get the job done quickly.
Sickle mowers have been used to cut hay for decades, but disc mowers are rapidly becoming the machine of choice. They can handle tougher conditions, wetter hay, and get jobs done faster. Plus,...
Find out why your tractor mower may not be engaging.
Radio interview source: Gary Oshel, John Deere, Product Support Representative Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're answering...
Figure out why your lawn tractor engine is bogging down when you try to mow
Radio interview sources: Gary Oshel, Product Support Representative, and Gregg Jameson, Factory Service Representative, John Deere Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below...
I grew up 30 miles south of New Holland, Pennsylvania, and would often ride with Dad to the town’s livestock auction market to sell our feeder pigs. My sister and I would hang out in the...
Get rid of the caked-on grass underneath the mower deck
Radio interview source: Gregg Jameson, Factory Service Representative, John Deere In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're answering a question from Andy in West Virginia. While he was...