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sears push lawn mower question -

September 5, 2019, 8:31 pm

I can start lawn mower and begin to cut the grass with a grass catcher. When full the mower is shut off while I empty catcher. When I try to start mower again it won't start .It has to cool down befo... Read more »

Gas Powered Push Mower ISSUE

August 30, 2019, 12:32 pm

Hi, Last year, I bought a new gas powered push mower. A major problem I have with this mower, that I NEVER had with my old mower (gave it away), the grass clippings, especially the very... Read more »

Pure Diesel Fuel used as Weed Killer by Landscaping Company

July 31, 2019, 11:35 pm

Flowerbeds recently sprayed with pure diesel fuel for weeds. Smell permeated my home and made me *extremely * ill within hours, for about 24 hours. Should it have been diluted to a degree, or is it ... Read more »

[SM] the healing power of gardens

April 20, 2019, 9:54 pm

From the «moreso if it's pot» department: Title: Oliver Sacks: The Healing Power of Gardens Author: OLIVER SACKS Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:44:52 -0400 Link: Read more »

planting something to hid gap in Norway spruce

April 8, 2019, 8:11 pm

A new neighbor had accidentally removed a shrub of mine near my large Norway spruce. Since bottom branches of spruce are broken off in that area a large gap appears. Wonder what to plant to fil... Read more »

Crabgrass pre-emergent timing model for US

March 26, 2019, 1:24 pm

It's about that time of year to put down crabgrass control if you need to do it. I've seen this discussed here once in a while, but not in a long time. Here's a timing model that uses temperatures... Read more »


March 21, 2019, 2:43 pm

If Miss Recktum hada used it, perhaps her ass-a-hole wouldn't bet sewn up today. Think about it... Read more »

What kind of pine tree do I have?

February 11, 2019, 6:32 am

Before Christmas, Walmart was closing out some live pine trees, with decorations included. I bought one and it's been growing well in the house. It needs a bigger pot, the roots are coming out of t... Read more »

What is this dark orange power dust/dirt found under piles of leaves and ne...

November 24, 2018, 1:28 am from a blurry iPhone 4S. There was a small overnight rain storm a few days ago too in a So(uthern) CA(lifornia). This was in a rural backyard. -- The little ant ... Read more »

Lumpy Grass

August 11, 2018, 10:22 pm

Greetings! Two years ago I laid down Celebration Bermuda in my lawn. It is healthy and green for the most part but it grows very unevenly. It looks very lumpy . I mow twice a week to keep the faster ... Read more »

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John Deere L120

rating: 5

I have a L120 riding lawn mower that is 2 1/2 years old. It doesn't move forward or in reverse very fast. I replaced the drive belt and that seemed to help some, but it's not right. It almost seems l... Read more »

Dog doodoo as lawn fertilizer?

rating: 5

I would even think it is, but this is not a troll message. I have an adult female Golden Retriever that does her business in our back yard. I usually go out and clear the minefield once or twice a ... Read more »

Pure Diesel Fuel used as Weed Killer by Landscaping Company

rating: 5

Flowerbeds recently sprayed with pure diesel fuel for weeds. Smell permeated my home and made me *extremely * ill within hours, for about 24 hours. Should it have been diluted to a degree, or is it ... Read more »

How to keep English Ivy alive

rating: 5

My son built a new house 2 years ago. The front yard was too steep to mow, so he spent almost $100,000 having English Ivy planted in the yard. Spring of last year. The ivy did fair through the summ... Read more »

Weed Killer and Ant Killer that is dog friendly

rating: 5

Hi everyone, Our back yard is about 3/4 acre, and we have a 7 year old basset hound who stays in the yard. I need to put something out to kill the crazy outbreak of ants that've started moving in,... Read more »

the mystery of the fouled plug

rating: 5

I was out on the job site beyond the city limit sign running the Stihl BR400 backpack blower and having a good time pushing this giant huge row of leaves across the customer's yard when I decided ... Read more »

McCulloch 285 BCS Eager Beaver string trimmer diagram?

rating: 5

Does anybody have an exploded diagram of this God-forsaken piece of crap? I'd like to open this sucker up without breaking it to get at the clutch, I'm very certain that the clutch is the problem b... Read more »

honda 1211 workshop manual

rating: 5

Hi,I've just joined the forum. Does anyone know where to buy a workshop manual in the UK or find instructions on the web to repair (replace belts) my 1211 Honda ride on mower? Thanks. Django. -- dj... Read more »

How to fix a perma-squealing B&D 16" corded e-ic hedge trimmer

rating: 5

I actually have two with the same problem. They run fine, but they now also squeal without relent. Can I take it apart and get it to stop the noise? Read more »

can i lay turf topsoil on sharp sand

rating: 5

I wonder if someone could give me some advice please? I bought a hom recently and it had the whole front garden slabbed which i promptly du up. I laid a nice new path and i want to lay turf at either... Read more » is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.