Gardening Tools

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7 Set It and Forget It Gardening Tools

Spend a little time up front for more efficiency later.

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5 Smart Tech Products for Gardeners

Maybe it's time to automate your green thumb!

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4 Advantages of Using a Rain Barrel

Rain barrels are inexpensive and easy-to-maintain with serious benefits.

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Must-Have Beginning Gardening Tools

Get the right gardening tools, and you’ll grow the right garden.

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5 Tips and Techniques for Using Pull-Behind Leaf Sweepers

Keeping your lawn and garden free from unwanted items is easily accomplished with a leaf sweeper.

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Common Manual Log Splitter Problems

It makes cutting firewood faster.

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The Electric Log Splitter: How It Works

Reduce your log splitting time and effort with an electric log splitter.

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How to Use an Automatic Chainsaw Oiler

Using an automatic chainsaw oiler is fairly simple business, so long as you know how it works.

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5 Time-Saver Gardening Tools

It's nice to have the right tool for the job.

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Lubricating the Drive Shaft of a Gas Weed Eater

Simple maintenance will keep your weed eater working longer.

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How to Prep a Weed Eater for Seasonal Storage

Make sure it's ready to use in the spring.

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How Often Should the Weed Eater Line Be Replaced?

There is no set amount of time that must go by before you replace your weed eater line.

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Cleaning the Air Filter on Chainsaws

A chainsaw is a heavy duty piece of equipment.

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How to Fix a Mower Deck that Scalps

You might want to raise it up a notch.

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How to Wrap Line for a Weed Eater in 7 Steps

It is easy to wrap a new line for your weed eater so you can keep your yard looking nice and manicured.

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How to Fix a Mower Deck that Streaks

Your mower deck has been giving you excellent service for some years now.

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Replacing a Broken Shovel Handle

Use any shovel long enough and you'll eventually break it.

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How to Sharpen a Pruning Saw Safely

Pruning saws are essential for yard work, but terrible when dull.

A weed eater.
How to Properly Mix Fuel for a Weed Eater

A two-cycle weed eater requires fuel and oil.

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Change Your Riding Lawn Mower Tires

Knowing how to replace a flat tire is crucial to maintaining your riding lawn mower. Follow these steps to get back to work, fast.

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Cleaning a Chainsaw Carburetor

Five steps to cleaning your chainsaw's carburetor efficiently.

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Sharpening Chainsaw Depth Gauges

Keep your chainsaw in shape by keeping its maintenance tools in shape.

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Cleaning the Air Filter on a Weed Eater

A weed eater is one lawn tool every home should have. Keep yours clean with these steps.

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How to Safely Sharpen Garden Shears

Keep your shears working safely and efficiently.

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How to Repair a Log Splitter

Log splitters eventually require repairs.

A hydraulic log splitter.
Troubleshooting Your Hydraulic Log Splitter

Keep your hydraulic log splitter in great shape with these tips.

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Lawn Tractor Safety Switch Basics

Lawn tractors can be useful tools in the maintenance of your lawn but, it's important to know that a

A man uses an electric leaf blower.
Troubleshooting Electric Leaf Blowers

Make sure to check the power supply.

A weed eater being used to trim a lawn.
Diagnosing What's Wrong with Your Weed Eater

Here are some common problems you might have with your weed whacker, including some DIY fixes and advice.

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How to Restring a Weed Eater in Six Steps

If your weed eater's line gets damaged, follow these steps to replace it.

Someone fixing a chainsaw.
Putting a Fallen Chain Back on a Chainsaw

Fallen chain? Don't fret.

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How to Create Garden Sprayers

Garden sprayers help keep your garden healthy and beautiful.

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Rewinding the String Head on Your Trimmer

Learn how to rewind the string onto the spool to save money.

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How to Use Chainsaw Depth Gauges

DIY your chainsaw maintenance by keeping a sharp blade.

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How to Clean a Mower Deck

The mower deck protects the user from flying debris.

An assortment of yard tools leaning against a wall.
Winterizing Yard Tools in 5 Steps

If you don't care for your yard tools properly before storing them during the winter, they may be in poor repair come spring.

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How to Move a Log Splitter

While moving a portable log splitter is a simple matter, relocating the larger models can be a major

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How to Make a Rain Barrel from a Garbage Can

A rain barrel is something that you can easily make yourself. You will find that something as simple

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Maintaining Garden Tools

Old sayings stay around because there's lots of truth in them. A perfect example is "if you take care