Want to learn more about caring for your lawn with a reel mower? Check out these links we find useful.
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| The Resurgence of Push Reel Mowers
Operation Push Mower
"...Ah, summer weekends in suburbia: barbecues, laughing children on bikes, and...what's that? I CAN'T HEAR YOU OVER THE LAWN MOWER!"...
This author trades in his power mower for a push reel mower...a good case study that really resonated with us.
Spending Quiet Time In Your Yard
An article from The Washington Post describing record sales of reel mowers and statistics on injuries from power mowers.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/ gardening/ features/ quiettime.htm
What Mower Should I Use
Another good article on the benefits of the push reel mower.
| Environmental Benefits from Push Reel Mowing
The Air You Breathe
The League of Women Voters gives information on reducing air pollution by changing the way that we care for our lawns and gardens.
What do I do with those grass clippings? Read this article
http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/airwaste/ wm/ recycle/ document
Learn about different grass types and the price of sod for your lawn.
This article describes and references an excellent study by Ohio State University on mowing techniques, mulching and cutting grass with a reel versus a rotary mower.
Lawn Care Tips
How Do I Keep My Lawn From Browning? By using a reel mower, of course, and other tips!
New American Dream
The Conscious Consumer website contains online and local sources of all sorts of goods and services that are better for the planet and the people who live on it.
"An Inconvenient Truth"
A compelling look at the state of global warming in the fascinating and startling documentary.
Grassroots Recycling Network
Learn about grass recycling programs, or see what corporation they are spearheading a campaign against today. listserve to kids resources...this website is a great tool!
Read about grass recycling and composting, buy worms, look up recycling legislation...a comprehensive site!
Want to reduce the amount of lawn you cut? Purchase ornamental grasses and hostas on-line.