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.

Review9.4(out of 10)
Greenworks 60V cordless hedge trimmer

Greenworks 60V Hedge Trimmer Review HT60L211

Greenworks HT60L211 60V Hedge Trimmer Adds Performance and Features Having used most of the Greenworks 60V outdoor power tools—including multiple generations of each, we’re familiar with the lineup. When they sent us the Greenworks 60V hedge trimmer (model HT60L211), we wanted to see if they updated the balance and weight to deliver a better trimming […]

TurfBot Robotic Lawn Mowing Services

Robotic Lawn Mowing Services – Can TurfBot and Others Pull It Off?

Can Robotic Mowing Services Like TurfBot Replace Traditional Lawn Crews? We’ve long explored the use of robotic mowers like the Husqvarna Automower to take care of residential landscaping tasks on a homeowner level. Now, however, TurfBot has launched the first (that we’re aware of in the U.S.) franchised robotic lawn mowing service. The company promises […]

RedMax EBZ8560 Backpack Blower

RedMax EBZ8560 Backpack Blower

RedMax EBZ8560 Claims the Throne as the Company’s Most Powerful Blower When we reviewed the RedMax EBZ8500 backpack blower in 2017, it really impressed us. Now, the RedMax EBZ8560 includes 15% more blowing force. According to the company, this solidifies it as the new king of the hill in backpack blowers. We wonder if it […]

Scag EVZ electric zero-turn mower

Scag EVZ Electric Zero-Turn Mower

Scag Offers Its First Electric Zero-Turn Mower to Pros and Homeowners The Scag EVZ Electric Zero-Turn Mower represents the first battery-powered model in the company’s lineup. With that said, will Scag offer enough features and performance to justify the price for consumers and professionals looking to pick up an electric ZT? Scag EVZ Electric Zero-Turn […]

Using Autonomous Commercial Zero-Turn Mowers as a Service

Using Autonomous Commercial Zero-Turn Mowers as a Service

We’ve been involved in several conversations about using autonomous commercial mowers in landscaping, but not the zero-turn variety. When wresting with the challenges of staffing landscape crews and running a business, the idea of using autonomous commercial zero-turn mowers, especially as a service, raised some eyebrows around here. But how might it work? Using Autonomous […]

Mean Green NEMESIS electric zero-turn mower

Mean Green Nemesis Residential Zero-Turn Mower

Can Mean Green Capture the Performance Homeowner Electric Zero-Turn Market? In production since late 2016, Mean Green finally released its Nemesis residential electric zero-turn mower. Originally dubbed the Mean Green Nemesis NXR, the current model looks much more refined and less like their commercial mowers. The Mean Green Nemesis aims to target residential consumers with […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Greenworks 60V 42 Zero-Turn Lawn Mower Review

Greenworks 60V 42″ Zero-Turn Lawn Mower Review

Greenworks 60V 42″ Zero-Turn Lawn Mower Launches at Tractor Supply We first saw the Greenworks 60V 42″ Zero-Turn Lawn Mower as a prototype. Now, we had a chance to test an actual sample. Can it provide both the power and value discerning consumers look for in a battery-powered ZT solution? Pros Excellent cut quality Cuts […]

Ryobi iDrive joystick drive control

Ryobi 80V Joystick Riding Mowers

5 years ago Ryobi released their first battery-powered riding mower, the RM480E. It featured a lead-acid battery and a 38-inch stamped steel deck. That was followed by a Ryobi 48-inch zero turn mower and, eventually, the 54-inch brushless ZT with a fabricated deck. So what’s the big news for today? Ryobi has brought three new […]