Lawn maintenance is made a whole lot easier with the help of a string trimmer, as these handy multipurpose tools can be used for a variety of uses, such as grass cutting, weed trimming, and bush thinning, or for tricky to reach areas and for neatening up your lines.The trouble with such broad functionality is that it can be difficult to know what type of trimmer line is going … [Read more...] about Is a Thicker Trimmer Line Better?
String trimmers use a microfilament string to cut the grass. The string is spun rapidly by the motor and as the string is spun so quickly, it becomes rigid. This is due to centrifugal force. The motion of the spinning and the rigidness of the string is what cuts the blades of grass. It is a fairly simple, yet interesting process. To turn on the string trimmer you need … [Read more...] about How Does A String Trimmer Work?
There is a lot of discussion over which is the correct way to tidy your lawn, and whether or not you should mow or weedeat first. Generally, the consensus among the professionals is that you should mow the lawn first. Some people choose to Weedeat first, but the majority of people seem to prefer to mow first. The rationale behind this order seems to be that this method allows … [Read more...] about Should I Mow Or Weedeat First?
The string trimmer, also known as the weed eater, was invented in the early 1970s by George Ballas, from Houston in Texas. A string trimmer is a garden tool, powered by gasoline, electricity, or a battery. It is used to cut grass, small weeds, and groundcover. Most commonly, this tool is used to cut low foliage and weeds that are in irregular terrain, or in corners that are … [Read more...] about Who Invented The String Trimmer?
If your garden is littered with weeds, you want to get rid of them. So, you take out the scissors or trimmers and start chopping away. However, cutting the weed plant back won’t kill it forever.For a start, you are leaving roots in the soil to rot and feed the soil food web. Depending on where you cut it the weed can easily grow back from the roots left behind and so it might … [Read more...] about Does Cutting Weeds Kill Them?