Brice The Botanist

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Growing up in Ventura, California famous for it's rich gardens. Brice has spent most of his life trying to help make the world greener. Studying Botany at CSRA, he's made it a lifelong passion to greenify every home.

How to Sharpen Hedge Trimmer Blades?

You shouldn’t wait until cutting instruments like hedge trimmers show signs of serious wear and tear before you make the move to sharpen them. To get the most out of your blades we have written this guide on how to sharpen hedge trimmer blades. Ideally, after about 50-70 hours of use the blades need to be […]

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How to Use a Hedge Trimmer?

Hedge trimmers come in various types. Electric hedge trimmers are popular because they are quieter, environmentally friendly and lighter than gas models. However, gas trimmers offer more cutting power and are the preferred choice for large scale operation. Trimmers require a lot of maintenance so be ready to put in the extra effort to keep […]

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How to Remove Troy Bilt Trimmer Head?

Knowing how to remove the trimmer head from a Troy-Bilt trimmer can help you get trimming jobs done in time. But why remove the trimmer head?  For two reasons: 1. In case of damage. If the trimmer head is damaged you will need to replaceit with a new one 2. Secondly, Troy-Bilt manufactures a universal trimmer head […]

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How to Install a Trimmer Line?

String trimmers are extremely important equipment to help keep lawns and garden areas neat. However, because of the force at which they spin, they can break off easily.  Contact with strong obstacles may be the reason why you need to change out the old trimmer line. Sometimes though, regular usage can lead to wear and […]

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How to Edge With a String Trimmer?

Edging is the act of finely cutting or trimming the sides ofyour lawn so that they look presentable.  The overall appearance of your lawn can look scraggly around the edges if they are left to overgrow.  Most people overlook the importance of a dedicated string trimmer but it’s important that you understand how this piece […]

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How to Charge a Lawn Mower Battery?

It will interest you to know that lead-acid batteries can discharge during prolonged storage after winter. If you own a lawnmower you are bound to face the problem of low battery power after storing it for a while. This article on how to charge a lawn mower battery will take you through the required steps […]

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6 Ways To Get Rid of Snakes in Your Garden

Gardeners have to make the compromise of living with critters. Some of these critters are furry and cute while others are scaly are frightening. The latter are usually not so welcome in many homesteads, and the sight of a snake will indeed cause panic attacks in any homestead. While a majority of the slithers are non-venomous, most […]

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