The History of Lawn Mowers: from Invention to Modern Days
Speaking of impeccable juicy lawns, many people associate them with England, although the first lawns with well-groomed grass appeared in France in the 18th century. It seems like this light misunderstanding happened due the fact that a museum that is dedicated to lawn mowers is in Engliand. There were even competitions that resembled races on different kinds of lawn mowers. Beginning of the Era of Lawn Mowers The history of lawn mowers begins from the 30s of the 19th century. Englishman Edwin Beard Budding was the first who received a patent to manufacture a lawn mower to trim the grass. This was on August 31, 1830. Initially, when he was working on design, he planned to adapt the device in a way that it could perform a uniform haircut of the carpets. Only in the process of work Budding realized that if to put this unique design on wheels, it can be used to level the grass in height. The ... more