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.

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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How to start a Lawn Mower?

Starting a lawnmower is an easy process that almost anyone with two hands can do. There are no major technicalities to starting up a lawn mower unless you have to troubleshoot a faulty lawn mower. There are probably hundreds if not thousands of lawn mowers in the market today and each and every one of […]

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How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades?

Lawn mower blades are meant to be Sharp but not as aggressively sharp as razor blades. As a user, you ought to be able to touch the blades and not get harmed, but they have to be sharp enough to get the job done in record time. Don’t be deceived, a razor sharp blade does […]

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How to Change a Lawn Mower Blade?

After using a lawn mower for a while the blades can begin to wear out. With time they need to be changed or sharpened. There are instances when sharpening the blade won’t be enough to get it back to its original state. Once you notice that your blades no longer cut grass as effective as they […]

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17 Amazing DIY Drip Irrigation Systems

The practice of applying small amounts of water and fertilizer over a cross-sectional area of soil is known as drip irrigation. Drip irrigation has some advantages over other types of irrigation system in the way water and fertilizers are delivered to the root eliminating evaporation and drifting. If you align properly a drip irrigation system, […]

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How to Fix Garden Hose Kinks?

​If you water plants frequently with a hose, you should be familiar with the dreaded hose kinks that reduce or completely stop water flow because of tangling. Once your garden hose is bent along a straight line or about certain degrees, the hose can kink or wrap about a point.To return to the status quo […]

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How to Clean a Garden Hose? 

After years of wear and tear your old garden hose can become covered in Mildew and dirt to the extent that you become scared of using them.  In some cases, immediately after a long winter, your rubber garden hose can be covered in spider webs and dirt, instead of opting to buy a new one […]

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