Lawn & Yard Care


Redback 40V Cordless Blower (106062): Product Review


Redback has produced a very good blower, with excellent quality and safety features, a helpful shoulder belt, 60+ minutes run time, and four blower speeds. It has an electronic control panel instead of a variable-speed trigger-style throttle, and will only run in turbo-speed mode for 30 seconds before dropping down to high speed – two features that some users may not like. Overall though, it’s a good choice for use in the typical suburban property. Continue Reading


Greenworks 12” 24V Cordless String Trimmer (21342): Product Review


This lightweight combo string trimmer / edger has good balance, handling and maneuverability, and it’s an excellent edger. But there is a major problem with the line and spool assembly that makes it practically unusable as a string trimmer. If Greenworks can fix the problem, this would be an excellent all-round trimmer/edger but, as it is, we cannot recommend it. Continue Reading


Best Cordless String Trimmers / Weed Wackers: Reviews & Buying Guide


Cordless string trimmers have come a long way over the last few years, going from cumbersome tools that ran out of battery power quickly to the new lightweight, nimble grass cutting machines that provide almost as much “oomph” as a corded or gas powered weed whacker. Given the plethora of string trimmer models, brands and features available today, how do you choose the best one to meet your needs? Read the article! Continue Reading


Toro UltraPlus Electric Leaf Blower Vac (51621): Product Review


With fall comes fallen leaves and the question of what to do with them. Some people compost them to create leaf mold, others use them as mulch on garden beds, and others choose to dispose of them entirely. But one way or another, you have to first collect those leaves. That’s where a combination leaf blower, vacuum and leaf shredder like the Toro UltraPlus comes in handy. Continue Reading