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The History of Lawn Mowers

A lawn mower was invented in 1830 by an Englishman called Edward Budding who lived in Gloucestershire, and it was named the cylinder mower. The mower was meant to slash the grass on sports grounds and gardens. It was also supposed to clear the lawns surrounding French and English castles so the enemies could not hide in the grass and access the environment. In the absence of trees, grasses grew naturally, and so the emergence of the name lawns. The lawns were used for livestock grazing, and the cattleā€™s droppings became fertilizer, and so the need for advanced mowing.

The cylinder mower, therefore, became a marvelous creation to the extent of being patented in the same year or invention. With time, the mowers replaced scissors and the cattle that were used to cut the grass. Currently, lawn mowers are the generally accepted standard features behind a perfect fence or landscape. … Read the rest

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