No irrigation system? No problem! This diy above ground sprinkler is one that I continue to use and the best part is it's not permanent so there's no digging! You will need to purchase the parts separately but it's easy to put together. Watch more here
This is the perfect machine for a homeowner who doesn't want to rent a dethatcher but also doesn't want to break the bank. It is surprisingly powerful and easily connects to an outlet so there's no battery or gas involved.
There is something I truly enjoy about manual reel mowing. If you keep up with it and don't let the grass grow too long, it's not as difficult as many would make it seem. If you want to try out reel mowing I would start with this model.