Residential

Bagging vs. Mulching: What’s the Difference?

June 20, 2016

When doing work on the yard, the end goal is clear: a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing lawn. However, many homeowners are faced with the bagging vs. mulching conundrum when it comes to determining what to do with the clippings that have been cut by the mower.

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At the simplest level, bagging is the process of collecting clippings within a bagging system and then disposing them in an appropriate location (compost bin, container, etc.). On the other hand, mulching is the term used to define the process of cutting grass and leaving the clippings behind in the yard, where they will decompose as time passes.

How to Use John Deere Frontier Equipment to Conquer a Variety of Jobs (Video Gallery)

June 16, 2016

Frontier offers more than 600 implements that are designed to work as hard as those in control. When paired with John Deere equipment, these implements can help with virtually any task around the property you may encounter.

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In this video gallery, we’ve pulled together four tutorial videos that cover the following tasks:

  • Manure spreading
  • Mowing with a grooming mower
  • Aerating, fertilizing, and overseeding
  • Building a rail fence

How to Use a Manure Spreader

John Deere Mower Deck Options: What You Need to Know

June 13, 2016

Every property owner yearns for a great looking lawn. With the help of John Deere lawn equipment, achieving this goal is within reach. While many land owners understand what types of equipment are best-suited for various tasks and yard sizes, the mower decks that do the actual cutting may be more of a mystery.

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Every John Deere mower deck is solid stamped out of steel and designed in a way that sets up for a superior cut. But, what are the different mower deck options available to John Deere customers today and what models are compatible? Let’s take a closer look:

10 John Deere Replicas for Collectors or Aspiring Farmers

May 23, 2016

There’s something about tractors that makes children’s faces light up when they see them. However, whether they’re toddlers or in grade school, they have a number of years to wait until they can drive one. Until now. Thanks to a wide variety of John Deere replicas, kids can let their imaginations run wild while having the equipment to get the job done, whatever that job may be.

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In this post, we will highlight 10 different (1:16 scale) replica John Deere tractor options that you can add to your kids’ playroom or your own collection. Enjoy!

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Buying a Small Tractor: 8 Questions to Answer

May 18, 2016

When thinking about John Deere equipment, many of our minds run straight to farms with hundreds of acres being worked on by massive machines. However, while these types of machines might make you the talk of town at your home or ranch, they might not always be the most practical answer for your needs. This is where John Deere’s small tractor options come in.

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Like making any other investment, it’s critical to understand what option best suits your needs. To help you narrow down the options and select the right model for you, we’ve outline eight questions you should answer prior to buying a small tractor (1 Family to 6D Series).

8 Types of John Deere 1025R Attachments to Consider

May 9, 2016

The John Deere 1025R is a wonderful sub-compact utility tractor option for those looking to get a variety of jobs done. Much of its versatility comes in its ability to support a wide range of attachments.

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The 1025R’s attachments include everything from tire chains to hood guards. Let’s take a look at most of the John Deere 1025 attachments you can add to your machine today.

Hitches

The iMatch Quick Hitch bushings and iMatch Quick Hitch Category 1 hitch are both available for the John Deere 1025R. They quickly attach and allow the tractor to tow several different implements.

Learning About John Deere Equipment with the Johnny Tractor Game Pack App

May 2, 2016

As parents, one of the best things you can hear is your kid saying “when I grow up, I want to be just like my dad,” or “when I grow up, I want to be just like my mom.” However, when the parents on the receiving end of these comments are firefighters, construction workers, police officers, teachers, farmers, etc., it may be hard to teach the little ones exactly what it is they do, or what types of tools and equipment they use to get the job done.

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10 John Deere 825i Accessories to Add to Your Machine

April 27, 2016

Whether you want to upgrade your John Deere XUV825i or simply make it more versatile, there are a number of John Deere 825i accessories available to match your needs.

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Let’s take a look at some of the accessories you can use to make your John Deere XUV825i the go-to machine in your collection.

Heavy-Duty Fender Guards

These fender guards are designed to give an aggressive, modern appearance to your John Deere XUV825i on the road. They can also protect your vehicle from brush while you’re traveling through thick terrain.

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12 John Deere Tractor Wallpaper Options to Display Loyalty

April 25, 2016

As a John Deere tractor owner, chances are, you’re very loyal to the green and yellow. You may show off your Deere pride with car decals, clothing, household decorations and much more. However, as we all spend more time around (and using) digital devices, wouldn’t it be nice to show off your loyalty to Deere on electronics?

Look no further. We’ve assembled a list of John Deere tractor wallpaper options that will get the job done. Simply click the “access this wallpaper” text below each image to see the full-size version. Enjoy!

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Using John Deere’s MowerPlus™ App to Optimize Lawn Care

April 18, 2016

Homeowners gas up their riding lawn equipment every year with hopes of having the best looking yard in the neighborhood. Now, thanks to the new John Deere MowerPlus app, equipment owners have a tool they can access from their mobile devices to make this desire a reality.

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In this post, we will walk you through how to get started with MowerPlus and showcase some of the features you will find within the app.