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Battery Powered Mowers
54 million Americans mow their lawn each week. A typical gas mower emits 65 pounds of CO2 per year.
It's estimated that each year homeowners spill 17 million gallons of gasoline when refueling.
By comparison this is 6 million more gallons than were spilled by the Exxon Valdez in Alaska.
There is a new way.
The Neuton Mower - an electric/battery powered mower.
Can be plugged into a standard outlet.
It has key, just like a car.
The cutting height can be adjusted.
An on/off switch
A safety bar
A battery level
Smaller in size and light weight
They're quiet-80 decibels about 1/2 that of gas mowers
Emit virtually no greenhouse gasses
Can be recharged with about 10 cents worth of electricity
Capable of mowing about 1/3 of an acre with a single charge
By Joan Casanova, Bonnie Plants,
Photographs courtesy of Bonnie Plants, Inc.
Shorter days and cooler temperatures mean gardeners everywhere can flex their green thumb to squeeze every last moment out of the growing season. The experts at Bonnie Plants offer some fall gardening tips.
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