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 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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How to Keep Rabbits and Squirrels Out of Your Garden?

Rabbits and squirrels are delicate nibblers, but this is not to mean they do not cause any considerable damage to your garden. In any case, these Leporidae will feast on the tender growth on the newly emerging plants during spring and in summer; they will eat on the broad-leaves, fruits, berries, and shoots. And given that both […]

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How to Tune up a Lawn Mower?

In this timely post we will enumerate steps to take to tune up your lawn mower. If you use your lawn mower on a regular basis it should be more prone to excessive use that could lead to wear and tear. Regular maintenance is needed to ensure it doesn’t sputter when you need it the […]

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What Kind of Oil Goes in a Lawn Mower?

Using the right kind of oil for lawn mower is essential if you are to make the most out of your equipment. Just like a regular car engine, lawn mowers have engines that function to spin the cutting blades. Using the wrong kind of oil will cause lots of problems for your machine. Before you go […]

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How to Drain Gas from Lawn Mower?

Bad gasoline could be the cause of a sputtering lawn mower. If your lawn mower refuses to start or is hesitating, there is a very good chance that a bad gasoline may be the fault or a bad spark plug. If you have checked to see that the spark plug is in good working condition […]

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What Spark Plug to Use for Lawn Mower?

If you are tired of re-cranking your lawnmower just because the spark plugs are bad then it’s probably time for you to change them. Sometimes for newbies, the question of the right spark plugs always arises.  It is not new that lawn and garden equipment are a source of major air pollution,a recent study shows […]

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How to Clean a Lawn Mower Carburetor?

A clogged or corroded carburetor can dramatically affect the performance of your lawn mower engine. If you discover that your engine isn’t working as it should, the first point of call will be to check out the state of the engine carburetor.  The carburetor functions to regulate the flow of air and gasoline to the engine […]

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