Friday, October 7th, 2011 at 11:00 pm
Buying Garden Tools and Equipment
With a little serious efforts in the Fall you’ll likely find the best deals of the year on all types of gardening tools, equipment and other supplies – with the possible exception of snow blowers, chain saws, and snow shovels.
This time of the year is perfect for hunting for used lawn mowers, weed trimmers, and other lawn and garden equipment, since many people dump their used equipment at thrift stores, flea markets and yard sales at the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry
Sunday, May 8th, 2011 at 10:08 pm
Lawnmowers are very useful machines and as it happens with every mechanical and electrical device, these also need proper attention and maintenance.the lawnmowers could have trouble starting or to make unsettling noises and behave erratically.
Here are some initial warning signals to determine if your lawn mower demands complete rofessional attention:
On an average a lawn mower with a starter cord should not take more than 10 pulls to start. If it takes more to get the engine to fire, then the mower should be serviced. Continuously yanking the cord in order to get the engine to start will not only lead to extreme frustration, but it could also cause the starter cord to break.
Sputtering engines indicate that the mower’s engine is not receiving the correct blend of air and fuel. This could be a result of a dirty air filter and carburetor. To help prevent this, regularly brush off the exterior of the machine to keep it clean, and also clean the mower’s air filter every three to five uses. Read the rest of this entry
Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 at 3:40 pm
‘Spend less time mowing the lawn and more time enjoying your beautiful garden,’ that’s the message that Kubota Tractor and Groundcare will be taking to the Chelsea Flower Show this year.
The market-leading manufacturer will be showcasing three of its most popular ride-on mowers and a sub-compact tractor on stand RHW17, all of which have been designed to help gardeners give their lawn a gold-medal winning finish in a fraction of the time.
Launched in 2010, the 18hp petrol T1880 ride-on garden mower features Kubota’s infinity mower deck which has a cutting width of over a meter wide. It is easy to drive and operate and features HST hydrostatic transmission as well as cushion ride suspension as standard. What’s more it can be switched from side discharge mode to mulching mode at the flick of a switch, thus eliminating the need to empty the grassbox. Read the rest of this entry