May 2, 2007
As spring progresses, a lot of you are turning your attention to the bare patch of dirt that you refer to as the “back yard.” You have dreams of turning it into something as lush as a rainforest, but you just don’t know exactly how to do it. Since we’re in the same boat, we did some research and found these two helpful sites on the subject of lawn care; YardCare.com and All About Lawns.
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April 26, 2007
Stihl has just made the chainsaw buying process a whole lot easier with their online chainsaw selector. Just answer the four questions and the selector narrows you down to a few suitable chainsaws. It takes about 30 seconds and even if your budget is more Poulan than Stihl, it can still be a help, if only to find what size and class is appropriate for your uses.
And while you're at the Stihl site check out this monster. Yikes.
April 17, 2007
If you're locked in a bitter battle with your neighbor over who has the prettiest lawn, you probably want to check out Black & Decker's new Grasshog 18-Volt Cordless String Trimmer. From the looks of it, the Grasshog is a convenient alternative to both gas and electric powered trimmers; no more 100' extension cord and no more of that brutal, "did I remember to add the gas stabilizer" feeling.
Powered by an 18-volt battery, Black & Decker's trimmer comes with a telescoping shaft to adjust to your height and an automatic line feed system. At seven pounds, it shouldn't be a problem swinging it around for a couple hours every two weeks. And when you're done trimming around trees and stone walls, with the push of a button, the Grasshog converts into an edger. Not bad for a tool that costs around $100.
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