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Choosing the right garden tools and maintaining them is an important part of gardening. This page contains tips and advice about garden tools.

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Riding Mower

Riding Mower Dies When Put in Gear?This page is about riding mower dies when put in gear. It can be difficult to determine why your lawn mower motor is not running right.


A riding lawnmower, from the view of the seat.

Husqvarna Riding Mower Won't StartThis is a page about Husqvarna riding mower won't start. Determining whether it is a problem with fuel, spark or air when your mower won't start, can be a challenge.


cooking pot as hose hanger

Homemade Garden Hose Hanger IdeasKeeping your garden hose convenient to use and untangled can be accomplished by repurposing a pot or even an old tire rim. This is a page about homemade garden hose hanger ideas.


Hedge Trimmers

Sharpening Hedge Trimmers?This is a page about sharpening hedge trimmers. Gardening tools such as hedge trimmers need to sharpened periodically to work properly.


The magnetic holder storing garden tools.

Easy Clean Up Garden Tool HolderI got this magnetic bar as a free gift with purchase. I had it for a while when I thought that I would make a outdoor/indoor garden tool holder. This so simple! I just screwed it to a leftover piece of plywood (that was pre decorated). You can also screw the piece into place without the wood piece. This magnetic strip came with screws, making the project less in money and the garden tool clean up is great and strong 3 years later and garden clutter FREE.


Old Deck Railing Used For Garden Tool Storage - optional sign above hanging tools

Using Deck Railing for Garden Tool StorageUpcycle old wooden deck railing to make a handy place to store shovels, rakes and other garden implements. This page is about using deck railing for garden tool storage.


Garden Tools

Buying Garden Hand ToolsThis is a page about buying garden hand tools. Choosing the right and most cost efficient gardening hand tools, based on quality and and durability, is a goal of most gardeners.


Tools to Make Planting and Sowing Easier

Tools to Make Planting and Sowing EasierThis is a page about tools to make planting and sowing easier. Having the right tools for the job is always a good idea. This is no less true of gardening.


Buying Pruning Tools

Buying Pruning ToolsThis is a page about buying pruning tools. When buying pruning tools there are a number of things to keep in mind, first of which is getting the right tool for the job. You may need to have a variety of pruners if you have a large landscaped yard or garden.


person using a handsaw

Using a Hand SawThis is a page about using a hand saw. For some jobs a hand saw is the best tool to use.


Man Sharpening a Scythe

Using a Scythe?This is a page about using a scythe. Long before mowers or string trimmers, farmers cut their grasses and grains with this curved blade tool.


Garden Tools on Shed Wall

Storing Garden ToolsThis is a page about storing garden tools. Keeping your tools well organized can help you get right to work. Keeping them clean and out of the weather will extend their life.



Power Hedge Trimmer

Buying a Power Hedge TrimmerThis is a page about buying a power hedge trimmer. A gas or electric hedge trimmer can save you time and energy when maintaining your hedges and shrubs. Choosing the best one for your needs is easier if you compare your needs with the trimmer's features.


Cold Frame

Building a Cold FrameThis page is about building a cold frame. Many vegetables can get a head start in your garden with a little protection from the cold.


Leaf Blower

Alternative Uses for a Leaf BlowerThis page contains alternative uses for a leaf blower. a garden tool that can be helpful for other things.


Using a Chainsaw

Using a ChainsawThis is a page about using a chainsaw. Chainsaws can be very efficient tools, when used properly.


Garden Tools in Basket

Maintaining Garden ToolsThis is a page about maintaining garden tools. Garden tools can be quite costly to replace. Save money and ensure that your tools are always ready to use by taking care of them.


Buying Gardening Gloves

Buying Gardening GlovesThis page is about buying gardening gloves. Using the best gloves for the job, protect you hands when gardening.


Sharpening Garden Tools

Sharpening Garden ToolsThis is a page about sharpening garden tools. Keeping your garden tools sharp will made the job easier and faster.


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Sharpening Garden Hand Clippers?I would like to know how to sharpen hand garden clippers.


Trowel and Garden Gloves

Buying Garden ToolsThis is a page about purchasing garden tools. There are several factors to consider when purchasing garden tools, such as price, quality, or specialized needs, to name a few.


Winter Care for Garden Tools

Winter Care for Garden ToolsThis is a page about winter care for garden tools. When winter arrives it is time to store your garden tools until next spring.


A man winterizing his lawnmower.

Winterizing a Gas-Powered Lawn MowerThis is a page about winterizing a gas-powered lawn mower. When the leaves start falling, it's time to get in that last mowing of your lawn and then put away the mower for the winter. Winterizing your mower will ensure it's ready for use when the grass gets tall again in the spring.


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What Fuel to Use for a String Trimmer?What fuel do I need for a Flymo 430 maxi trim Strimmer?


photo of a lawn mower mowing grass

Cleaning Your Lawn MowerThis is a page about cleaning your lawn mower. Keeping your mower clean helps prevent rust and prolongs its life. Cleaning your mower the wrong way may cause it not to start the next time you go to use it.


Garden Tools

What To Look For When Shopping For Garden...Buying new or replacement garden tools can be a sizeable, but necessary, investment. Here are some tips for choosing high-quality, long-lasting tools so you know you are getting the most value for your money.


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Run Your Mower Out of Gas Before StoringIf you have a gas lawn mower, every time you use it, before storing it, make sure the mower runs out of gas. You'll stop the carburetor from gumming up. Also, they make a fuel additive for lawn mowers, that helps clean the carburetor.



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Easy to Clean Garden ToolsSpray your garden tools with a little cooking oil or WD-40 and they will be very easy to clean when you are done gardening.


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Replacing a Lawnmower Seal?Could I get step-by-step instructions on replacing the main seal in a Techumseh gas lawnmower please?


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Repairing Lawnmowers?I need to repair our lawnmower but don't know how and no where on internet will tell me how. Does anyone have information?


Garden Tools

Tools to Make Planting and Sowing EasierThe right garden tools can help make an otherwise tedious job simple and quick to accomplish. Here are some specialized tools to make the task of sowing seeds and planting transplants in your garden a bit easier.


Hose to Protect Shoes When Shoveling

Hose to Protect Shoes When ShovelingWhen digging with a shovel you can damage the sole of your shoe, especially plastic boots.


Hanging shovels and spades.

Preventing Rust and Maintaining Your Garden...Here's a list of tips to help keep your garden tools in good condition.


Garden hand tools

The Well-Equipped Garden Shed: 10...Gardening tasks are a lot easier to accomplish when you are using the right tool for the job. However, with so many tools and gadgets on the market, it can be confusing to know which ones are really worth your hard earned cash.


Man Trimming Hedge With Power Hedge Trimmer

How to Shop for a Power Hedge TrimmerFor gardeners with large hedges or multiple shrubs to maintain, a power hedge trimmer will save hours of time and energy over hand-held garden shears. Here are some features to consider before purchasing one.


Walk Behind Mower

Tips for Buying Walk-Behind Lawn MowersMowing your lawn can be a source of pleasure or pain depending on your lawn mower. Like any home and garden tasks, the right tools can make the job a whole lot easier. If you're in the market to buy one, here are some things to consider before you head out to the showroom.


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Cleaning Garden Tools?I have a number of gardening tools that need a good cleaning and de-rusting. Can any one out there give me some ideas? The more organic, the better! Thanks.


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Sharpening Hedge Trimmers?How do I sharpen my hedge trimmers?


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Best Store for Lawn Tools?I am looking for deals on garden tools. I know these are expensive and it is difficult to find deals. If anyone can provide me deals I will be happy.



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Sharpening Hedge Shears?How can I sharpen very dull hedge shears?


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Sharpening Rusty Garden Tools?How do I sharpen two of my garden tools, 2 pairs of shears? I forgot them outside and it rained and they got rusted. Thanks.


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Using Garden Tools?What are the factors to be considered in using garden tools?


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