A rotary mower depends on impact cutting by a high-speed, rotating blade.
It is best adapted to high cutting heights and coarse-textured grasses.
Rotary mowers work well for most home lawns. For lawns requiring very
low mowing heights, reel mowers are best. Rotary mowers are driven by
electric or gasoline engines.
Some rotary mowers are also designed to be mulching mowers, where the
blades chop the grass clippings into fine pieces that are blown back onto
the lawn where they decompose and add nutrients to the soil for grasscycling.
Rotary mowers may be used on