ryobi stocking stuffer tools

Ryobi Stocking Stuffer Tool Ideas

Okay, so we all know that Santa Claus is real. Twice, we’ve caught his elves snooping around the OPE Reviews compound. Once, in the shop checking out gear that’s awaiting review, and, most recently, out back admiring our fescue. (It still hasn’t gone dormant.) Anyway, we’re sure the Big Guy has got his list, has […]

saker cordless mini chainsaw

Saker Cordless Mini Chainsaw ‎SK1804DBT02-U-1

Saker Merges Lightweight Design with Heavy-Duty Performance Here at OPE Reviews, we work with a lot of chainsaws. They come in many sizes and serve a broad range of purposes. But the big ones can be intimidating. Moreover, they can involve a learning curve when you’re still acquiring chainsaw basics. The mini saws, on the […]

EGO LM2114 Push Mower

EGO LM2114 Push Mower

In this day and age, people put a lot of emphasis on self-propelled drive systems. Yes, they are nice, but they’re not essential. Especially if you have a level lawn, push mowers are generally fine and lower in price. What’s more, they’re not too far off from their self-propelled siblings. Take, for instance, the EGO […]

winter gardening in the pacific northwest

10 Expert Tips for Winter Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

Stretching from Northern California to Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, the Pacific Northwest is a diverse and dynamic region. Learn more about exciting opportunities for winter gardening in the Pacific Northwest. What is Winter Gardening in the Pacific Northwest Like? The Pacific Northwest has a temperate maritime climate with mild, wet winters and relatively cool summers. […]

kobalt 80v snow blower

Kobalt 80V Snow Blower KSB 4280-06

Kobalt fights the Winter Warlock with its 22-inch 80V snow blower Obviously, we’ve reviewed thousands of tools from dozens of outdoor power equipment manufacturers here at OPE Reviews. Kobalt is one of them, and based on our experience, it’s a brand that we trust. And, to add context, they haven’t been around very long. In […]

how to fertilize your lawn in the fall

How to Fertilize Your Lawn in the Fall: Tips for Southern Gardeners

Once temperatures drop in the fall, Southern lawns take a break. After solid growth during the hot summer months, the warm-season grasses in your lawn need a boost of nutrients. Learn how to fertilize your lawn in the fall with our fertilizer guide. What is Lawn Fertilization? Lawns require a lot of nutrients to stay […]

dewalt 20v pruning chainsaw

DeWalt 20V Pruning Chainsaw DCCS623B

When it comes time to prune your trees, there are quite a few tools for you to choose from. For example, you can go with a 14-inch chainsaw, or maybe you have a pair of loppers in the garage or shed. Each of these options is fine. But, if you want to get really bullish […]

craftsman sb230 snow blower

Craftsman SB230 Snow Blower

When the snow season approaches for the denizens of the colder climes, cleanup becomes an immediate concern. Shoveling snow is more than a drag. It can be a hazard, particularly for those with health conditions. Regardless, cleanup isn’t an option. A clear driveway means that you can go out for necessities or in the event […]