John Deere Riding 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?

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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.

John Deere Z425 vs. Z445 EZtrak Mower Comparison

September 6, 2016

Thanks to a solid frame design, big tires, well-placed controls, and high-quality mower decks, John Deere EZtrak™ Residential Zero-Turn-Radius Mowers provide property owners with a high-performing set of equipment that’s ready to take on large, level tracts of land.

Z425 vs Z445

The John Deere Z425 and Z445 are two very popular zero-turn models that offer many shared and differentiating quality features. Since they belong to the same family, we see many instances where property owners are looking for differences between the two models.

With these instances in mind, we’ve put together of list of key features and elements that define the similarities and differences when comparing the John Deere Z425 vs. Z445.

7 Fall-Ready John Deere Riding Mower Attachments

August 15, 2016

It’s hard to believe that the fall season is already approaching. As the summer winds down, it’s important for homeowners to start turning their attention to what types of equipment they will need for the fall. With that in mind, we have outlined a list of seven John Deere riding mower attachments that can be easily added to make life easier.

John Deere Riding Mower Attachments

Without any further delay, let’s take a look at this list:

1. Striping Kit: Many John Deere riding mower owners want to keep their lawn looking fresh all the way up until winter arrives. With this in mind, John Deere offers a flexible, long-lasting and non-weight bearing lawn striping kit that makes it a great option for pattern mowing.

Transform Your Fall Cleanup with John Deere Parts & Attachments

September 15, 2014

It’s not uncommon for homeowners and lawn caregivers to dread fall cleanup, simply because it can be a messy and time-consuming. With the extremely busy lives that many of us live, it can be difficult to find the time to clean up the yard. However, with the right parts and attachments, the outdoor cleanup experience can be transformed in something more attainable and productive.

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We’ve put together a list of John Deere parts and attachments that will greatly help with your fall cleanup this season. Let’s take a look at some of our favorites!

Rotary Tillers/Hitch Implements

Reminiscing on the Past with John Deere Riding Mower History: 2000s

September 9, 2014

A week ago, we continued our trip through John Deere’s riding mower history, as we showcased some innovation of the 1990s, a decade that included a number of new models that were recognized for their versatility and overall performance.

John Deere Riding Mower History

This week, we will wrap up our series and look at John Deere riding mower history 2000s-style. While Deere made a number upgrades to existing models in the 2000s, offering more power and additional size, we want to focus on two of the biggest product announcements made that decade. Enjoy!

Reminiscing on the Past with John Deere Riding Mower History: 1980s

August 26, 2014

Last week, we took a stroll through the 1970s, looking at the decade that brought about significant advances for John Deere riding mowers. Some of these advancements included upgrades to existing series, but a couple of new series were also introduced, making Deere a bigger player in the riding mower industry.

John Deere Mowers

Today, we will look at some of the most critical upgrades and introductions of the 1980s, a decade that not only helped mend the gap between past and present, but also represented Deere’s 150th anniversary. Without any further delay, let’s go back in John Deere riding mower history once again!

Reminiscing on the Past with John Deere Riding Mower History: 1970s

August 19, 2014

Last week, we began our journey down memory lane, taking a deep dive into the formative years of John Deere riding mower history. We learned that Deere has been offering customers pieces of equipment that are suited for all sorts of lawn and garden activities for more than 50 years and even took a look at some notable models from the 1960s (the decade lawn and garden riding mowers were introduced by Deere).

John Deere Vintage Riding Mowers

Today, we will continue our trip back in time, looking at John Deere riding mowers of the 70s and what types of upgrades were made to offer even more value to customers. Sit back, relax, and cruise back to the 70s with us. Enjoy!

10 Pictures of John Deere Mowers in the Snow

December 12, 2013

As the longest and coldest winter days approach and the snow begins to fall, it’s time to rev up the engine on your John Deere riding mower. While these pieces of equipment are ideal for the warmer months performing lawn-care duties and tackling yard-work tasks, they can quickly become a residential home owner’s best friend, clearing areas that may quickly be inundated by snowfall.

So, as the fall has ended, the grass has been cut and the leaves have been removed from the yard, be sure to keep your John Deere riding mower in a spot where it can be easily accessed, as it’s only an attachment away from being a snow removal workhorse during even the toughest conditions.