Residential

John Deere 112 Tractor: What You Need to Know

July 23, 2021

As soon as the weather begins to warm up, home and landowners are rearing to get outside and begin working through their list of landscaping tasks. And what better way to do this than to get one’s John Deere 112 tractor out of the garage? However you choose to use this vintage machine for your lawn and garden needs, know that the John Deere 112 tractor means business.

Gardening Equipment & Attachments: Tips for Success

July 19, 2021

Spring and summer typically bring along an increase in gardening. With this in mind, it is never too early to begin thinking about what types of equipment you may need to start your garden this year. Building an effective garden can take a lot of effort and can be a lot like building a home. Any home, or garden, needs a good solid foundation from which to build up from and in the case of a garden, this foundation is the soil.

In this post, learn about the following topics related to gardening and how they can make your garden more effective this year:

The John Deere 160 Lawn Tractor: Taking a Look Back

June 17, 2021

In 1963, John Deere released its very first lawn tractor and, since then, Deere engineers have continued to roll out new and improved lawn and garden models every year. In 1986, the John Deere 160 Lawn Tractor was introduced for residential yard maintenance, and the rest was history.

John Deere 160 Lawn Tractor: Designed for Efficiency

The John Deere 160 was a late addition to the 100 Series – a descendant of the original John Deere 110 Lawn Tractor. When Deere released the first line of lawn tractors, it redefined how people cared for their lawns, gardens, and yards. In fact, it offered urban landowners a mower that gave a “big farm” feel in both style and power.

Essential Lawn and Land Care Tools to Consider this Summer

June 11, 2021

As the cold weather fades and the sun stays out longer each day, all most want to do is be outside. This includes home and landowners who have spent the previous months thinking about their next landscaping project. But while the warm weather can prove beneficial in several ways, it can also present several challenges that can lead these same homeowners who have been anticipating this climate to run through their list of tasks as quickly as possible. This is where having the right lawn care tools can play a crucial role, and can mean the difference between a job half done and a job done right. 

How to Use a Fork Grapple Attachment on a Tractor

May 26, 2021

If you have a large plot of land, there’s a good chance that you have an ample amount of brush and other materials to clean up to keep everything in working order. John Deere has a fork grapple attachment for tractors that can help with that specific job. Whether you’re going to be handling a small amount of material or an abundance of brush, the fork grapple attachment can help you clear out the space you need.

Let’s take a look at the steps you can take to use a fork grapple attachment on your Deere tractor.

Tips to Check Items Off Your Spring Yard Cleanup List

April 20, 2021

As soon as spring rounds the corner, many face an array of projects that built up over the cold winter months. In the period between regular snowfall and hot temperatures, home and landowners everywhere are ready to be outside and get their outdoor space looking as good as new. Below are tips for these individuals who can’t wait to work through their list of spring yard cleanup tasks, from repairing gravel driveways to plowing and tilling vegetable gardens.

Take These Steps to Easily Backfill a Trench

April 7, 2021

Backfilling a trench can seem like a daunting task. However, when you have the steps you need to take right in front of you, the job can instantly become simpler. Having access to the proper equipment, such as machinery from John Deere, can also transform the task from a difficult one to just another job on the site. Let’s take a look at the proper steps you can take to ensure that you’re backfilling your next trench properly and safely.

Leveling a Riding Lawn Mower Deck: Setting Deck Height & Ensuring an Even Cut

February 22, 2021

As you mow around your house, business, or any other property with a John Deere mower, there’s a chance you may notice ridges forming where you have passed through. These ridges have likely formed because the mower deck may not be completely leveled.

How to Level a Mower Deck

How to Level a John Deere Zero-Turn Mower Deck

It is essential to level a John Deere Zero-Turn Mower Deck in order to get maximum use out of your machine as you work. Not everyone is used to the Quick Leveling Method, which makes necessary adjustments easier on the fly. Let’s look at how to level the deck on a zero-turn mower, so you are ready to tackle all of the challenges in your yard this year.

20 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About John Deere Diesel Engines

February 22, 2021

John Deere & Company has a long history of providing quality diesel engines to its customers, from its first in 1949 to today’s Tier 4 PowerTech engine. Throughout this period of time, there have been several exciting developments that have helped shape not just the evolution of diesel engines, but also John Deere history as a whole. Let’s take a look at 20 interesting facts that you may not know about John Deere diesel engines!

Fun Facts About John Deere Diesel Engines

  1. Since 1949, Deere has designed and manufactured diesel engines.

What Is a Rotary Tiller and How Is It Used in Gardening?

February 18, 2021

Whether you are replanting your garden from last year, or have decided to put in a new garden, a rotary tiller is ideal to get that seedbed tilled into the perfect texture for planting. Let’s take a look at what a rotary tiller is and what it can be used for.

What is a Rotary Tiller?

A rotary tiller, which is also known as a rototiller, power tiller, rotavator, rotary hoe, or rotary plow, is a motorized cultivator. It works the soil by means of rotating tines or blades, and is either self propelled or drawn as an attachment behind either a two-wheel tractor or four-wheel tractor. A rotary tiller is an implement that utilizes its set of curved tines that are attached to a rotating shaft to dig into soil and turn it into a seedbed that’s ready for planting.