Deere Mowers

The History of John Deere Riding Mowers: 1960s to 2000s

May 8, 2017

With more than 50 years of history in producing riding mowers, John Deere has introduced hundreds of models that have played a significant role in the evolution of our lawn and garden equipment today. When looking at a John Deere riding mower, many questions arise like – What year was it produced? How did the technology evolve? Is there a larger model available? Which one is right for me?

john deere riding mower

It would certainly be difficult to address all of these questions for every riding mower model that has ever existed. However, we wanted to put together this series to help you get a better understanding of the history behind John Deere riding mowers.

Taking a Closer Look at the Highlights of the John Deere X738

May 3, 2017

As you look to simplify maintenance on your property, you may want to consider the John Deere X738 to take care of all of your yard tasks. This mower is designed to handle a wide variety of terrain without compromising on maneuverability or durability.

John Deere X738

Let’s take a look at the key features of the John Deere X738 and why it may be the best choice for your needs.

Everything You Need to Know about the John Deere 2653B Mower

April 27, 2017

No matter how you cut it, there are certain pieces of mowing equipment that make for more successful operations. Whether you’re a new John Deere 2653B Mower owner or you’re just looking to freshen up your skills, we’ve put together some information to consider throughout your daily operations and as you take on equipment maintenance.

John Deere 2653B

Check out the video below to learn almost everything you need to know when it comes to operating and maintaining the John Deere 2653B Mower. Enjoy!

The John Deere 2653B Mower

A Closer Look at the Features of the John Deere Z915E Mower

April 26, 2017

The John Deere Z915E is a part of the E Series line of mowers and offers a number of essential features. This mower is specifically designed for durability, and it comes with 7-Iron™ II mower decks for top cut quality.

John Deere Z915E

Let’s take a look at some of the other key features of the John Deere Z915E and what it offers in terms of lawn care.

Heavy-Duty Frame

The Z915E has a heavy-duty and thick-gauge steel channel mainframe. This means that it is unlikely to wear down over time. The Cast I-beam caster arms are designed for durability, and the frame itself is wide open for easy maintenance and cleaning.

6 John Deere DVDs to Educate Children on Construction and Farming

April 17, 2017

From the John Deere Tractor and Engine Museum to John Deere coloring books, the company offers a number of different fun and interactive ways for kids to learn more about Deere and its equipment.

John Deere Kids Learning

For those that are looking for yet another way to educate children about the green and yellow, there are a number of John Deere DVDs available. To help narrow down the selection process, we’ve assembled a brief list. Enjoy!

All About John Deere for Kids

All About John Deere for Kids DVD

What Is a Rotary Cutter and How Is It Used?

April 11, 2017

A rotary cutter is a tractor-mounted implement that’s used to help control overgrowth of properties and pastures that have been inundated with brush or tall weeds.

What is a Rotary Cutter

These implements are often times confused with grooming mowers. It’s important to note that the two are not the same. Rotary cutters are typically used to cut through rough plant material (up to about one inch thick) and can be adjusted to cut at low (1 1/2 inches) or higher (9 inches) heights. After the rough material has been cut, the rotary cutter will leave the material on the ground behind.

12 Attachments to Add to Your John Deere EZtrak Mower

April 2, 2017

Those who own or have come across a John Deere EZtrak mower understand they are incredibly simple to operate, yet they also get the job done. However, the mowing process can be enhanced even further thanks to a number of available EZtrak mower attachments.

EZtrak Mowers

To showcase some of these attachments, we’ve put together a list that provides a short description of each. Enjoy!

1. The 15-Gallon Sprayer

15-Gallon Sprayer

Utilize this 15-gallon sprayer attachment to apply a variety of liquids, including liquid fertilizer, weed killer, tree spray, de-icer and more. The sprayer’s boom sprays a 60-in. swath and a 19-foot hose and wand has the ability to spot spray lawns and shrubs. Available for Z400s and Z600s.

15 Interesting John Deere Tractor Facts to Sharpen Your Knowledge

April 1, 2017

John Deere has been producing its iconic green and yellow tractors for nearly a century. During this time, the company has seen the success of its Waterloo Boy model evolve into a global production entity. Along the way, there have been a number of company milestones and exciting new innovations.

Waterloo Boy

While the long and rich history of Deere’s tractor production has yielded many interesting tidbits of information, we’ve taken some time to pick out 15 John Deere tractor facts that we thought would add to an enthusiast’s already expansive Deere knowledge bank. Enjoy, and don’t forget to share with your friends!

John Deere D140 vs. D160 Riding Mower Comparison

March 29, 2017

There are several John Deere riding mowers to choose from, meaning you may want to compare your options before you make a final decision. Let’s take a look at how the John Deere D140 vs. D160 riding mowers stack up in terms of features.

John Deere D140 vs. D160

V-Twin Cylinder Design

The D160 riding mower has a 25-horsepower engine, while the D140 has a 22-horsepower engine, but both have a V-twin cylinder design. This provides more torque, lower vibration and better sound quality. Thanks to electric ignition, the engines start quickly, and they have cast-iron sleeves for longer lives.

Versatile John Deere D105 Accessories and Attachments for Spring

March 27, 2017

With the arrival of warm weather comes landscaping needs. The John Deere D105 is one mower that comes with a wide range of attachments to tackle everyday mowing tasks. Let’s take a look at some of the John Deere D105 accessories and attachments that can enhance the versatility of the lawn tractor.

John Deere D105 Accessories and Attachments

Lawn Striping Kit

The grass groomer lawn striping kit is compatible with the John Deere D105 model. It has a flexible, durable, non-weight-bearing design that makes it easy to use when necessary. With this attachment, operators will enjoy effortless pattern mowing.