Landscaping Tool Reviews

Our landscaping tool reviews take into account the features, performance, and qualities of outdoor power equipment so that we can evaluate products fairly. We find and test the best tools for landscaping professionals, lawn care Pros, and anyone who uses these types of cordless and corded landscaping tools. This section includes reviews of trimmers, leaf blowers, power carts, push mowers, riding mowers, snowblowers, and zero turn mowers. Though battery powered products are gaining ground, we still pay close attention to the traditional gas-powered tools that still drive the core of the industry. Landscaping Tool Reviews for the Outdoor Pro Some advanced products, like the Stihl BR700 backpack blower have excellent power and ergonomics. From cooling technology to fuel efficiency, thee types of high-power landscaping tools prove themselves industry leaders. Depending on your specific needs, we’re discovering that advances in product design push some products into more compact form factors. Still other tools, like the Cub Cadet Pro HW Hydro Walk-Behind mower haven’t changed much over the years. You do, however, get additional features and better performance. Whether it’s a ride-on mower or a battery powered string trimmer or hedge trimmer, we’ve got you covered.

ryobi 18v trimmer and edger

Ryobi Trimmer and Edger P20018BTL

Ryobi gives consumers 18 volts of 2-in-1 power Within the last few years, many OPE manufacturers have made convenience and versatility their primary goals. This is particularly the case in the consumer market. After all, most people don’t want a garage or shed overloaded with tools. Moreover, I’d wager that the lion’s share of those […]

exmark quest v-series zero-turn

Exmark Quest Zero-Turn Mower

Does Exmark hit the spot with its residential battery-powered zero-turn? Over the years, Exmark has earned an almost indelible reputation for commercial gas equipment. However, it’s no stranger to the battery-powered market, either. Indeed, it entered the Pro realm with its Vertex lineup of ZTs. Now, Exmark is hitting the residential landscape with its Quest […]

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Greenworks MaximusZ Zero-Turn Mower

There was a ton of gear to see at last year’s Equip Expo in Kentucky. The event gives lawn care Pros and people like us three days to visit with manufacturers from around the globe. Of course, Greenworks was on hand to participate, and the MaximusZ zero-turn (7422302) was among the models that they showcased. […]

makita xgt brush cutter

Makita XGT Brush Cutter GRU06T

On a near-weekly basis, Makita has been releasing new products. Comparatively speaking, they are very aggressive this year in both their power tools and OPE. Of course, the latter category is our bailiwick. And that brings us to one of the brand’s new lawn care solutions: the Makita XGT Brush Cutter (GRU06). Especially if you […]

kobalt 80v max blower

Kobalt 80V Max Blower

Since joining the editorial staff at both OPE and Pro Tool Reviews, I’ve had my hands on a lot of lawn equipment. That certainly goes for leaf blowers. That said, Kobalt is among those brands that have come up winners in my experience. Indeed, when I reviewed the 40V Max (KLB 1040A-03), I had a […]

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Makita 40V String Trimmer GRU07T

Amazingly, the mowing season is upon us. Of course, if you reside in the nation’s Southern climes, you’ve probably been at it for quite a while. Either way, if you’re looking for a trimmer, there’s a new model that might interest you. The Makita 18-inch high-torque 40V string trimmer is among the latest additions to […]

exmark vertex stand-on mowers

New Exmark Vertex Stand-On Mowers

This year, Exmark has been firing on all cylinders. We’ve already covered their V-Series mowers, including the electric zero-turn. Well, now they’ve announced two new models: the Exmark Vertex E-Series and X-Series Stand-on Mowers. If you’re looking to get into the commercial game or want to hit the refresh button on your fleet, these models […]

stihl rz 760i zero-turn

Stihl RZ 760i Zero-Turn Review

In the world of outdoor power equipment, Stihl is an icon–no argument about it. Their classic orange and white color scheme immediately brings to mind the sounds of string trimmers, blowers, and, of course, chainsaws. And the brand is no stranger to mowers, either. Yet, that doesn’t mean they’ve done it all. Even a company […]