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Country Gardens Spring 2010
Country Gardens Spring 2010
Country Gardens

"Garden Shop: Eco-Friendly Lawn Mowers"

p. 27 "Brill Razorcut 38 Push Reel Mower - This model features blades that miss the bed knife by less than a millimeter -- so you don't have to sharpen the blades for about a decade. We like that it's lightweight and easy to move, but we found it a little harder to push through tall patches of grass than some of the other models. Because it's imported from Europe, the height adjustment lever is in millimeters rather than inches."

"Garden Shop: Battery-Operated Electric Mowers"

p. 29 "Brill Razorcut Accu 38 Cordless Electric Mower - Electric reel mowers combine the battery power of electric mowers with the scissor cut of push reel mowers. Featuring five blades and 8-inch wheels, this model is similar to the nonelectric Brill mower we tested. Because of the motor, it's a little easier to push -- but a little heavier, too. It's lighter than the the other electric models, but the cutting width is narrower, so it would take longer to mow the same lawn. The cutting height is lower, too."

(Better Homes and Gardens Special Interest Publications: Country Gardens Spring 2010)
 
Country Gardens Spring 2010