In the primitive days mowing of the big yards and landscapes were done with the help of sheep and scissors-welding servants. Gradually with civilization as the people started building homes and large landscapes turned into a segregated assortment of houses, the idea of mowing lawn with sheep became absurd. Then either with the help of servants or on ones own people started cutting their lawns with gardening scissors. But, with the onset of modernization time became the most precious thing. Cut-throat competition, ever increasing population and scarcity of resources made people busier day by day. Activities such as mowing that were considered a relaxation activity soon turned into a burden. Thus, lawn mowers came into existence. But, these lawn mowers were gasoline operated and caused enough noise and pollution to irritate the farthest neighborhood. Pondering on these aspects, innovators introduce electric and solar operated lawn mowers which are capable of cutting grass evenly at a much faster rate without any noise or air pollution. Here we have listed 10 hi-tech lawn mowers to ensure a lush green garden at your home like never before.
1. Solar powered lawn mower
The solar powered lawn mower is based on advanced technology to ensure that mowing a garden becomes very easy. In their endeavor to make lawn mowing eco friendly, designers Marguerite Kahrl and Apul Ruff came up with this mower which is powered by the solar energy. All you have to do is to just sit and mow the entire lawn using a remote control. It helps in reducing pollution as people will now have a better alternative to the conventional gasoline powered mower.
2. Remote-controlled lawn mowers
In this fast paced life where every second holds the key to success you just can’t find time to mow your garden. However, here is the solution to all your problems. With remote-controlled lawn mowers, you would mow your entire front or back yards in no time. This one is from the reputed Evatech and has been named ‘goat’ as it resembles the same. Goat mower is available at a price of $5299 and is able to climb a 45-degree incline of own. With its 22” blade rotation, this mower easily mows the garden in no time.
3. RBZG001 lawn mower
This one is again a solar powered lawn mower which is designed for commercial as well as domestic usage. Far superior when compared to the gasoline or electric mower, RBZG001 lawn mower offer noise free operation. This law mower is automated in such a manner so that it could maneuver without any assistance on its own. It can easily identify routes, obstacles and slopes. This one even collects the scrap in one place making sure that you don’t have to make a minimal effort at all.
4. Black & Decker cordless electric mowers
Have you got tired of noisy and messy mowing of your front and backyards? Well, Black & Decker has come up with an entire range of battery powered cordless electric mowers that will mow a 1/3 acre lawn in a single charge. At present there are three models of these mowers namely 19”, 36V, 18” 38V and an 18” 12A corded. You can purchase additional battery for even larger lawns. Once the mowing is done, you can recharge the batteries using Energy Star chargers. Surely, this one is the best noise free and effective method of mowing gardens.
5. All-electric Lawn mower Scooter
In order to take the mowing experience to an altogether different level, industrial designer Vicky Petihovski has designed Lawn mower Scooter. This is an electric mower which is equipped with a riding surface such that there is no need to exert the downward pressure as it will be automatically applied owing to the weight of the rider. The front end has a transparent bin in which all the mowed grass gets collected automatically making it easy to collect the scrap. This lawn mower is a very eco friendly gadget to mow your lawn.
6. Husqvarna’s robotic lawn mower
Husqvarna’s robotic lawn mower looks more like a smaller version of Batmobile. It has an aerodynamically shaped body design which allows it to quietly do its work. It is priced at $4,000 and is widely acclaimed for zero percent emissions. This one is a fully automatic lawn mower which can be easily programmed for mowing up to 2300 square meter of grass and then returning to the charging base on its own. Being solar-powered, Husqvarna’s robotic lawn mower also helps one save precious energy and reduce environmental pollution.
7. ReCharge Mower
The ReCharge Mower has been designed drawing inspirations from a golf car. This small car cum mower will not even emit a gram of CO2 but will mow large residential lawns in no time. The best thing about this mower is that it is almost 50% quieter when compared to the conventional mowers available in the market. ReCharge Mower gets 900W of power owing to which it can easily carry a 330 pound operator and still mow the entire garden with unparalleled efficiency. This mower has been priced at $1,295 only.
8. Solar-electric lawn mower
Solar-electric lawn mower has to its credit the Red Dot Award in the Design Concept 2009. This mower has very compact and elegant design so that it easily accommodates into small outdoor spaces. Based on the photovoltaic technology, this lawn mower is a future-oriented concept. It is highly demanded across different markets as it is compact, inexpensive to operate, requires low maintenance and very low on noise. It is installed with a removable polymer-ion battery system that allows optimum functioning.
9. Manual-solar hybrid lawn mower
Manual-solar hybrid lawn mower, designed by a industrial designer Frank Deveson, will allow you to keep your lawn neat and tide that too without any CO2 emissions. The best thing about this lawn mower is that it can be operated both manually as well as with solar energy. It helps in saving valuable energy and reducing the environmental pollution.
Powered by the abundant solar energy, Flymo is a boon for people who do not have access to 24/7 power supply. This mower has been designed by a first year student, thus, do have some flaws. However, these flaws are so minor that they can be easily rectified before commercializing this fully autonomous gadget. Flymo eradicates the need of continuous supervision as it can operate on its own. The design is really adorable and compact so that one can carry this mower to places without many efforts.