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Leaf Blower and Mulcher Buying Guide – How To Choose?

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What To Look For In A Leaf Blower/Vacuum Are you tired of raking the leaves away EVERY week? After you’ve raked the leaves, you need …

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12 Handy Tips For Getting Started In Composting

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Compost is a fantastic natural soil amendment that improves the quality of any garden soil and supports plant growth. But that’s not the only advantage …

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Want A Healthy Lawn? Water It Right

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Most homeowners know grass takes upkeep and maintenance.  We need to cut it, weed it, and give it nutrients.  But watering the lawn – and …

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What to Do about Brown Spots on Avocado Leaves

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If you have noticed the leaves of your avocado tree browning and are concerned about the health of your plants and the state of your …

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The Right Type of Fuel For Your Two and 4-Cycle Weed Eater

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  Gas weed eaters should be refueled regularly to function properly. The fuel used differs according to the type of string trimmer you use. There …

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How To Empty Gas From A Snowblower

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Winter is winding down and with it the need to worry about snowblowing.  Usually this is the time period most people are trying to remember …

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Can You Make Your Snowblower Throw Snow Farther?

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Are you fed up by the huge amount of snow that accumulates next to your driveway or sidewalk after you clear it? Last winter, I …

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Are Snowblowers Safe To Use on Gravel Driveways?

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I recently got an email from a reader essentially asking me one question: Are snowblowers safe to use on a gravel driveway? Kelly and his …

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What Size Extension Cord Will Work With My Electric Snowblower

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Trying to choose the correct gauge extension cord for outdoor electrical equipment is a common problem, and it can be confusing. If you buy an …

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Six Awesome Leaf Blower Uses That Don’t Involve Leaves [VIDEO]

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  Did you know your leaf blower isn’t just good for pushing leaves around?  Do you keep your blower out and running year round? Most …

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How Loud Is A Battery Powered Lawn Mower?

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It’s hard to find information on just how loud a lithium-battery powered mower is compared to a gas-powered lawnmower.   There’s no standard for reporting …

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How To Care For Your Leaf Blower Batteries

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Battery-powered leaf blowers are really convenient – they are lightweight and start the first time, every time.  That assumes you haven’t been hard on the …

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How to Dispose of Stale Gasoline Properly and Safely

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The world is highly dependent on gasoline. In the unites states alone over 94 million barrels of gasoline are used up daily. That is a …

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Compacting Soil: Why It Is Important And How To Do It Right

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Air is one of the most important components in the health of soil. In fact, for a soil to be healthy and attractive for plant …

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How to Grow an Avocado Plant from Seed

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There are many different things you can make with avocado. Guacamole seems to be the number one hit now a days! It can be spread …

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How to Get Rid of Armadillos – The Destructive Animal

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Armadillos are mainly an animal that comes out after dark, they are considered a nocturnal animal because of this. They have pointy snouts, long claws. …

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How to Store Radishes – The Perfect Orbs of Goodness

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Radishes, those perfect orbs of goodness, can be grown at various times of the year and are the perfect addition of crunch and often the …

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How to Deal with Brown Spots on Basil

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If you are noticing brown spots on your basil plants and you’re not sure why, there are four main fungal causes for browning basil. Some …

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How to Deal with Brown Spots on Tomato Leaves

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There are several different kinds of funguses and diseases that can create brown spots on your tomato leaves. It is important to not only catch …

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Best Water for Plants and Watering Techniques

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Every living thing requires water for life, we all know that, but have you ever considered that all water is not created equally?  Today, we …

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