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What’s the Difference Between an Inverter and a Generator?

The difference between an inverter and a generator might not be a massive one. After all, both accomplish the same task: they both burn fuel, which powers a motor that’s attached to an alternator, which then produces electrical power. But there are a few distinctions between the two in how they accomplish that job. Depending […]

Lawn Mowing Etiquette – Know the Unwritten Rules

The Do’s and Don’ts of Lawn Mowing Etiquette An article on lawn mowing etiquette probably shouldn’t have to be written. You would think that most people would just know to be courteous when it comes to lawn work. But, after a few Saturday mornings of being woken up at 6:45 by a neighbor mowing right […]

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Landscaping License Requirements – All 50 States

While The Requirements Vary From State to State, These Are Some of The Common Steps To Obtaining Your Landscaping License If you’ve ever considered getting into professional landscaping, it might help to get all your proverbial ducks in a row before you start financing a ton of equipment. One of those ducks involves getting your […]

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Landscape Apprenticeship Program – What You Need to Know

Landscape Management Apprenticeship Program Offers Candidates A Chance To Make A Living While Learning New Skills About a month ago, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) announced the launch of a new program, the Landscape Management Apprenticeship Program, designed to offer candidates an inroad to a successful long-term career via a paid apprenticeship with […]

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Tree Root Damage to Foundation and Concrete

What You Should Know About Tree Roots, Soil, and Your Foundation, and How To Prevent Concrete Damage Most of us appreciate the value of a few trees in the yard. They provide shade. Visually, they break up the monotony of an empty lawn. However, healthy trees can do what they do so well by virtue […]

How a Lawn Mower Cuts Grass

How a Lawn Mower Cuts Grass

It seems like I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time cutting grass lately. I’m not prone to wondering about physics, engineering, lift force, or any of the other techy, nerd science that goes into many of the tools we use every day. I’m mostly just happy that my lawn equipment works as advertised. Occasionally, my brain […]

Lawn Mower Blade Types – How to Choose the Right One

Lawn mower blades come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Maybe you’ve been curious as to why that is? The reason for the variety in sizes probably doesn’t warrant too much explanation. However, we can tell you why many mower blades look like they’ve been beaten into unintelligible shapes. Various lawn mowers require different […]