Connecting Lawn Mower Attachments to Your John Deere Mower

A women is driving a John Deere Lawn Tractor with a Grass Catcher Attachment

posted on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 in Current News

Your John Deere lawn mower is a versatile machine that can do a lot more than just trim the grass. In fact, there are a number of John Deere mower attachments that can make yardwork easier and save you time.

How do I attach a tow-behind to my John Deere Lawn Mower?

Tow-behind lawn mower attachments are available for everything from aerating to dethatching and all things in between. Most riding lawn mowers come with a built-in hitch system that provides easy installation for tow-behind John Deere mower attachments. Reference your operator’s manual for specific instructions on connecting lawn mower attachments to your machine, and for towing capacity and attachment compatibility.

How do I attach a cart to my riding lawn mower?

Always reference your operator’s manual for specific instructions on connecting attachments to your lawn mower. Additionally, here are a few generic tips for attaching lawn carts. Drive your mower to a level area, place it in park, turn on the parking brake and make sure the ignition is off. Align the hole in the tongue of the lawn cart with the top of the hole on the rear mower hitch. Hold the tongue in place with one hand while inserting the hitch pin through both holes, then press the hitch pin clip into the top hole visible on the hitch pin, under the lawnmower.

How do I attach an umbrella to my riding lawn mower?

Sun canopies or umbrella shades provide much-needed protection from the sun while you are on your mower. There are a variety of sizes, shapes and options available to fit your specific needs. Reference your operator’s manual or instruction manual that comes with the canopy or umbrella shade to learn the best way to install these and other John Deere mower attachments.

How do I attach a grass catcher to my riding lawn mower?

There are a variety of grass catcher attachments available for your riding lawn mower that will save you from having to clean up your grass clippings after you mow the lawn. Depending on the make and model of your mower, the grass catcher attachment might be attached on the side or back of your machine. Making sure you are on a flat surface, that the parking brake is on, and the ignition is off are essential steps prior to attaching the grass catcher. Your operator’s manual or instructions provided with the grass catcher should outline the specific steps for connecting your lawn mower attachments.

Can I attach a plow to my riding lawn mower?

While some of the signature series models offer a moldboard plow, harrow, or cultivator attachment, most riding lawn mowers aren’t compatible with traditional plows. However, several John Deere riding mowers have snow blower and blading attachments that can assist with snow plowing tasks. Depending on your needs, we can help find the right attachments for your machine.

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