We invited readers to contribute their lawn mower stories, and you responded with enthusiasm! Here are a few horror stories, a few success stories and some general advice for anyone considering a new piece of lawn equipment.
This John Deere X534 garden tractor is the updated version of the GT235, which pulled reader Dean Adams’ Truck out of the mud and hauled hayracks to the barn.
Photo courtesy IMRE COMMUNICATIONS
— Cheryl Long, Editor in Chief, MOTHER EARTH NEWS
— Reuel S. Purvis, Alvin, Texas
— John Ebeling, Versailles, Missouri
— Dean Adams, Clinton, Illinois
— Dom Coscia, Monticello, Florida
— Nathan James, Monroe, Washington
— John Reeves, Fairfield, Iowa