News : Perkins Lawn Mower offers cleaner, greener electric mowing options

Jun 3, 2010


By Jim Cavan 

Ten years ago, when electric lawn mowers were first put to market en masse, very few retailers offered the cleaner, greener option.

Now, a decade later, electric lawn mowers have become more reliable, more capable, and — perhaps most importantly — more affordable. But while the popularity may have grown and the technology improved, one thing hasn't: Then, as now, Exeter's Perkins Lawnmower is offering the latest in green mowing options.

Perkins, a third-generation, Exeter-based family purveyor of lawn equipment and maintenance services, is a business that has literally grown with the technology. It started back in the early 1950s, selling and servicing reel push mowers — the ancient dinosaurs you'd expect to see on the Flintstones and have been relegated to collecting dust in barns and basements.

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