Best Leaf Rake

Best Leaf Rake to Force Your Kid to Use (while you nap)

Fall is here, and this means that you’re about to embark on one of the most aggravating chores: wrangling dead leaves. If you’re a yard owner, you must be wondering, “Isn’t there a better way to get rid of these leaves?” Well, yes – there is! The secret is to have kids. After they’re grown enough to help you (but still young enough to need you), here’s what you do. You find something they want, and use that as leverage. When they agree to your terms, all that’s left is to invest in the best leaf rake you can find to make sure they do the job right!

Read More
Best Pull Behind Spreader

What’s the Best Pull Behind Spreader for Lawns?

Choosing the best pull behind spreader will allow you to save time while fertilizing or seeding your lawn. Not only can a spreader save you time and effort, but it also helps to ensure that the product is evenly distributed, saving you money. For large properties, a towable lawn spreader is a must, and today I’ll share my favorite model, and tell you why I think it will work well for you.

Read More
Where is the Air Filter on a Lawn Mower

Where is the Air Filter on a Lawn Mower?

One of the best things about lawnmowers is their simplicity. You can probably remember your grandfather or father having the same old mower for years that always started up on the first pull. Well, regular maintenance was what kept it working. The air filter is a fundamental part of the lawnmower and regular cleaning and replacement helps keep it running. If you arrived here to find out where the air filter is on a lawn mower, I’ve got you covered.

Read More
How to Clean an Air Filter on a Lawn Mower

How to Clean an Air Filter on a Lawn Mower

Most lawn mowers are rugged machines that can run for years. But don’t make the mistake of thinking just because a mower is running, that means it’s performing well. Often, that’s not the case. Maintenance is crucial to keeping your mower running optimally, and I recommend that most homeowners complete annual maintenance twice a year – in the spring to get your mower ready for the season, and in the late fall to winterize your mower and prepare it for storage. Today, I’ll explain how to clean an air filter on a lawn mower, and why you absolutely need to do it regularly.

Read More
Rainbird vs Orbit

RainBird vs Orbit Sprinkler Head Comparison

Setting up a lawn irrigation system can be a daunting (and expensive) task, so you’ll want to do everything right the first time around. One major decision to make is what kind of sprinkler heads to use. RainBird and Orbit are two of the most popular choices. Both these brands offer fantastic features and garner glowing consumer reviews, but which one should you choose? Today, I’ll bring you my RainBird vs Orbit comparison.

Read More
How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades with a File

How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades with a File

As you get your lawn equipment ready for another season, it’s a great time to sharpen your mower blades. We all like to fertilize, water, and edge our lawns, but your lawn mower is the most essential tool in our garage, and whether you use a gas-powered mower, or you’ve gone electric, your mower still uses blades to mow your lawn. That means a regular part of mower maintenance for all of us includes sharpening the blades. In today’s article, I’ll explain how to sharpen lawn mower blades with a file.

Read More
Are Robot Lawn Mowers Any Good

Are Robot Lawn Mowers Any Good?

Robot lawnmowers are becoming increasingly popular as homeowners realize their convenience and cost savings. If you’ve ever thought about how much time you spend mowing your lawn and grimaced, and would like to get your weekends back, then buying a robot lawn mower might be a good idea (if you have the right type of lawn). But are robot lawn mowers any good, or is it just going to get stuck under the deck repeatedly or worse, scalp your lawn and ruin your grass?

Read More
Best Lawn Dethatcher

Best Lawn Dethatcher to Make a Huge Mess (then fix it)

An aspect of lawn maintenance that’s often overlooked is dealing with thatch build up in your yard’s turf. As you probably know, thatch is the mixture of decomposed and partially decomposed grass that gets tangled in an annoying limbo. A reasonable amount of thatch is healthy for your lawn. However, if it’s left unchecked and accumulates to more than 1-inch thick, it can be problematic, and you’ll want the best lawn dethatcher on the market to help you break up that layer of organic matter and allow air, water, and nutrients to reach your lawn’s roots.

Read More