LAWN CARE: The 8 Best Lawn Mowers for Homeowners

When it comes to do-it-yourself lawn care, there’s a few crucial things you must do to ensure that healthy lush lawn throughout the season.

The more obvious of summer lawn care tips include mowing, watering properly, and fertilizing. When it comes to mowing your lawn however, you need the tools that can get the job done safely and efficiently.  Most importantly, you need a grade A lawn mower!

There are so many lawn mowers on the market that it can be hard to find the right one that fits your needs. You may think that all lawn mowers are the same but many offer different features and have specific reviews that make them ideal for different lawns and homeowners. Check out this list of the best lawnmowers this year:

Honda HRX

This mower is a top performer in that it has a variable self-propulsion system that is easy to start with just one finger. The 21 inch wide base helps to cut your mowing time in that it will take less passes to finish mowing the yard. Other great features of the Honda HRX include that the discharge bag is has a whopping 2.5 bushel capacity which also will cut down on the time it takes to complete one mow.

Troy-Bilt TB200

If you are looking for a great mower at a great price the Troy-Bilt TB200 is an easy choice. The price point is just under $270 making it one of the best value optionson the market without skimping on mow quality. Pick up this model for those homes that have smaller yards, a tighter budget, without sacrificing quality.

Snapper P2195020

If you have a large lot consider getting the Snapper P2195020. This heavy-duty mower is great for use on large areas of grass and includes new technology like the Fresh Start gas cap. This insert slowly releases drips of concentrated fuel preservative into the gas tank making it easy to keep gas fresh for year round mowing.

Craftsman 37441

This workhorse of this mower can get the job done during a child’s naptime quite easily. At just 85 decibels of sound, the Craftsman 37441 provides much less noise than other comparable models, so yard work can be peaceful once again.

Husqvarna HU800AWDH

Known for its All-Wheel Drive capability, this powerhouseof a mower offers a Honda 190cc engine making it great for use on any kind of terrain. The wide deck sits at 22 inches and owners just have to steer this mower while it does all the work.

Cub Cadet SC 500

This top-ranking mower has many features that will make mowing the lawn a breeze. It is great at maneuvering around garden beds and landscaping that is pitched. It can quickly negotiate obstacles and is a great choice for homeowners who have an unusually shaped or angled yard.

Honda HRR 210K9VKA

This powerful lawn mower has one of the largest bag capabilities making it easier to mow a lawn with fewer trips to the compost bin. The Honda HRR 210K9VKA offers 6 cutting position making it ideal for those homeowners who want to provide a custom cut for their lawn. It is strongly self-propelled and handles great as well.

Toro 20333

If your lawn is routinely mowed by a teenager or young adult consider the Toro 20333 which has the safest blade system on the market. The detail put into the design of this mower makes it easy to use for inexperienced operators. The bag can stay on year round so that homeowners can easily switch from cutting to mulching with just a flip of a switch as well.

In order to make an informed purchase that is just right for you, choose any of these lawn mowers – they will not only fit your budget, but also your lawn shape and type!

By: Peter Goldberg

Peter Goldberg is a gardening and landscaping writer, and outdoor extraordinaire. He likes to fire up the grill to cook for family and friends, as well as using his organically grown garden produce to create mouth watering meals.