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What is the Best Riding Mower under $1500
Posted on May 6, 2019 9:55 PM

What is the Best Riding Mower under $1500?
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Looking for the best riding mower under 1500 dollars?
If you're looking for a brand-new replacement riding lawnmower for cutting the grass in your yard, you're in the right place for a short list of the top-rated best-selling lawn tractors available on Amazon in the less than fifteen hundred dollars price range. We have had quite a few riding mowers, and some are better than others.

Check out the Best-selling Lawn Tractors under $1500
There certainly are a few manufacturers of residential riding mowers, Poulan Pro, Yard man, Toro, MTD, Snapper, Husqvarna, John Deere, Cub Cadet and many others, but quite a few are above this $1500 price range.

Generally what this price limit will buy you, is a 6 or 7 speed automatic transmission, with reverse and forward gears. It also will get you between a 38 to 46 inch cut and from a 12 1/2 to 19 1/2 horse power brand-name engine. These are definitely the top picks the best for the money. If you're looking for a slightly different price range, we do have other shortlists and reviews of best riding lawn mowers under $1000 and best riding mower under $2000.

Check these out and see if your new mower is in the group, there may be wait times so the sooner you order, the sooner it can arrive.

Best riding mower for the money under $1500
This collection of riding lawn tractors come from the top brands in outdoor power equipment. Each lawnmower is highly rated by its owners, and as you'll see when you get to Amazon, not many lawn tractors actually get good ratings for many ratings at all.
Yard Machines 13AC762F000 38-Inch 344cc 12.5 HP Powerbuilt 7-Speed Riding Lawn Mower Yard Machines 13AC762F000...
Husqvarna YTH2042 42-Inch 540cc 20 HP Briggs & Stratton Intek Lever Activated Hydrostatic Transmission Riding Lawn Tractor Husqvarna YTH2042 42-Inch...
Poulan Pro PB22H46YT 42-Inch 22 HP Briggs and Stratton V-Twin Riding Lawn Tractor With Hydrostatic Transmission Poulan Pro PB22H46YT 42-I...
Yard-Man 13AC76LF055 38-Inch 344cc 12.5 HP Powerbuilt 6-Speed Transmission Riding Lawn Mower Yard-Man 13AC76LF055 38-I...
Poulan Pro PB195H42LT 42-Inch 19-1/2 HP Riding Lawn Tractor With Hydrostatic Transmission Poulan Pro PB195H42LT 42-...
Buy Yard Machines 13AC762F000 38-Inch Riding Lawn Mower HereThis handsome red Yard Machines riding lawnmower tractor is another excellent option if you have around fifteen hundred bucks to spend ona new mower.

Great Inexpensive Used Lawn Tractors Well Under $2000
The best way to get a deal on a riding lawn tractor on is to buy a used lawn mowers. You can buy new, but often the shipping cost offsets the savings and you're no further ahead.

Yard Machines 13AC762F000 38-Inch Riding Lawn Mower
This is another model with a decent Briggs & Stratton engine, this one is 12 1/2 hp to power the smaller 38 inch deck. 38 inch certainly still gives you a great cut, but gives you a little bit more maneuverability and flexibility in a slightly smaller garden or the backyard.

The Yard Machines 13AC762F000 also has seven automatic speeds for easy cruising while you mowed the lawn, and makes it easy to go a constant speed. The handsome red color certainly will look great parked in your garage or garden shed.
If you're looking for an inexpensive riding mower that will negotiate hills, these have a little higher horsepower to help. All have top ratings, and are durable and well built.

Poulan PO17542LT 42-Inch 17-1/2 HP Briggs and Stratton Riding Lawn Tractor With 6-Speed Transmission Poulan PO17542LT 42-Inch...

Yard Machines 13AN772S000 42-Inch 500cc 14-1/2-HP Powerbuilt Briggs & Stratton 7-Speed Riding Lawn Mower Yard Machines 13AN772S000...

Poulan PO17542LT-CA 42-Inch 17-1/2 HP Briggs and Stratton Riding Lawn Tractor With 6-Speed Transmission CARB Compliant Poulan PO17542LT-CA 42-In...

This Poulan Pro PO17542LT riding lawn tractor, is just a little less powerful than the Poulan PO19542LT below on this best riding lawn tractor list. It is $50-100 cheaper, and I have included it just because of this fact. It still gives a 42 inch swath cut, but the Briggs & Stratton engine is 17 1/2 horse power compared to the 19.5 hp on the other Poulan lawnmower.

Poulan PO17542LT 42-Inch Riding Lawn Tractor With 6-Speed Transmission
If you cut your grass very regularly and don't find yourself having to cut through wet thick longer grounds very often than this mower may well be exactly what you are looking for. If you know that you are not the most diligent when it comes to cutting the grass frequently, then the higher course power model is probably the better bet for you.

So again like most of the riding mowers on this page, in this price range, there is a six speed automatic transmission so you can virtually set the mower to cruise which certainly is an advantage when you are going through heavier denser grass and need to go slowly.

Having a comfortable seat and that 18 inch turning radius will make maneuvering and driving this tractor simple, easy and comfortable. If you want to know more about the Poulan Pro, just check out the image above to follow the link to Amazon. You can shop around only so much, there are only so many riding mowers available in this price point and I think this is the best is the list of the best of them all.

This large Poulan PO19542LT lawn tractor is well rated, and is one of the top-selling riding mowers on Amazon. There is a reason for this. There are advantages to buying lawn tractors and other big-ticket items on Amazon, sometimes you can avoid paying sales tax and also when free shipping is included, it is almost a better deal than your local big box home store.

Poulan PO19542LT 42-Inch Riding Lawn Tractor
So with a nice time saving wide 42 inch cutting path and blade width, the Poulan Pro PO19542LT riding mower also has an 19.5 hp reliable Briggs & Stratton motor to give a great even cut. In the $1500 price range and below, the you certainly will be very lucky to find a hydrostatic transmission, but the manual transmission on this gas lawnmower with forward and reverse gears and multiple speeds is quite convenient and easy to use.

The 18 inch turning radius is great especially if you have a lawn to cut that is an irregular shape or you have to mow around trees. Having a comfortable seat and steering wheel certainly is a plus and a cup holder is a must when you're going to be spending some time mowing your lawn, and having fun doing it.

There is a surprising amount of choice at the $1500 range. Remember if you are a member of Amazon prime or sign-up, depending on the vendor, you may be able to have them ship to your home for free. This almost makes it easier than going to the store, especially if you read the reviews and are happy with your choice.

Poulan PO19542LT 42-Inch 19-1/2 HP Briggs and Stratton Riding Lawn Tractor With 6-Speed Lawn Tractor Poulan PO19542LT 42-Inch...

Do you have a riding mower? Aren't they fun to ride?
Thanks for dropping by!

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Small Garden
Posted on Aug 23, 2016 7:01 AM

Small garden design plans are many and you need to choose one from them to make a garden of your dreams. In populated localities, it is very difficult to get a household that will have substantial space.

Garden is probably one of the areas where the left out space from the building falls into. So the space for the garden reduces a lot. That is why small garden design ideas become very important. In this article, we shall discuss a few of the challenges of small garden design and how to overcome them.

The first challenge of small garden design is of course the space. Hidden paths and garden rooms are all well and can even be accommodated in small gardens but not always. So in the most cases, it will be advantageous if you are able to view your garden as one whole.

It becomes a lot easier to think of design when the garden is viewed as a composition and not divided into separate entities. The limited space however has other challenges too.

Another challenge of the limited space of small garden design is of selection. Limited space means less choice of plants and the things you can do with your garden. A small garden design is based on the process of selection.

You will not be able to grow all the plants you like or decorate your garden with all the things you wanted too. You have to prioritize and curb the inclination to plant on impulse. Thus being able to choose what you want the most is one of the ways to overcome this challenge.

Another thing that you cannot do in a small garden design is apply a lot of colors to the garden. It has to be simple and synchronized. Less is more. Cohesion is important in a small garden design.

Cool colors will help to give the garden an illusion of space which it is lacking. Also the lack of colors can be overcome with different textures in the garden. When you contrast the textures with the type of plants, you will get a flow in the garden which will be very harmonious
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The small vegetable or flower garden design can vary with your choice as well as imagination. You need to make a great plan for the vegetable garden design. Before choosing the plantations you need to consider all the details of the garden carefully. Space is the most important issue. It will be better if you do the first planning in a piece of paper.

Try to draw the design of the vegetable garden. This will help you when you do the field work. The next essential issues which need to be planned are the nutrition of the soil and pest control. To prevent pests the best way is to rotate a crop from one year to the other.

There are certain steps which can help you to design the vegetable garden. You also need to plan whether you want to plant few varieties or a large variety of vegetables. To make your small vegetable garden design attractive you need to collect information about the vegetables. You have to decide about the vegetables which you want to plant.

Once you have decided you need to do a good research on these vegetables. You have to find out the season in which the vegetables thrive. You even need to know the time which each vegetable will take to mature. This is the first step to create the small vegetable garden design. After this you need to arrange all the plants according to their height.

You need to place the taller plants at the north end of the garden. Then you need to place the medium sized plants in the middle. The shorter plants need to be placed in the front. By doing this you will ensure that each of the plants gets enough air and light. This is the second step to create a beautiful small vegetable garden design.

The third step is to stagger the plants at the right time. This will help the plants to grow fast. Other than these three steps you must also ensure that there is adequate amount of space between each plant. Each of the plants needs growing space.

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Gardening with plastic mulch
Posted on Jul 29, 2016 7:29 AM

Why use non-toxic plastic in your garden? This product is a revolutionary development in food production. With it you create a tropical climate in your own garden. You will harvest earlier and longer.

How it works

The black plastic blocks the weeds.
Condensation waters the garden.
The moist earth encourages the earth worms to aerate and irrigate the soil.
So the earth worms cultivate the garden and add fertilizer, the plastic warms the soil 10 to 15 degrees and that provides earlier and better germination, plus some frost protection. You will also harvest weeks earlier.

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How to prepare the garden for installation

Locate garden on well drained plot of ground.
Ground should be a reasonably level surface.
You can till the ground(for the last time) and fertilize it like you normally would.
You can also just install the plastic over a lawn area without preparation.
Place a layer of 10 mil non-toxic and uv protected black plastic over the desired garden area.
Dig a trench 6 inches wide and 6 inches deep all around the edge of the plastic on the rack.
Roll the edge of the plastic into the trench and cover this strip with dirt to hold the plastic in place.
Cut 2 ½ inch holes every 12 inches in a row.
Make the rows about 30 inches apart.
For row crops(carrots, beets, lettuce, etc.) cut a 4 inch strip from hole to hole, skipping a hole occasionally(to keep plastic in place)
Take a vacation with your puppies and come back to a great garden. Harvest and eat! Remember the only expense after the first year is seeds and starter plants. This system has been used for over 25 years.

New Gardening System

Easy care forever vegetable garden save time and energy.

No tilling
No weeding
No watering
No ground too poor
No ground too dry
Just plant and pick year after year
One time cost 20' x 100' 10 mil non-toxic black plastic

How to Keep Squirrels Out of Your Nut Trees:

Your first trouble in raising pecans, hickory nuts and walnuts is the worms that destroy the kernel. Ants raise aphids in the ground and carry them up the nut and fruit trees and place them in the nut and fruit where the nut or fruit is attached to the tree. There are many ways that you can keep the ants from taking these aphids and planting them in the nuts or fruits and the one that I use is Raid House and Garden Bug Killer. This does not have to be sprayed on the fruit. Just spray two rings on the trunk of the tree about one foot apart. You might call this a picket line because the ants will not cross it. Then when the squirrels start cutting on the nuts take heavy brown wrapping paper about four feet wide and wrap one layer or more abound the tree and leave it there until all of the nuts have been picked. Squirrels will take a run at this tree but can't get over the paper, they will fall off. A squirrel can't jump up more than a couple of feet, but if they are in one tree they can jump to a limb 20 feet below. Other paper might also work.

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