Tag Archives: Shanks Lawn Equipment

Choosing a Leaf Blower

While raking can be effective on small areas, even homeowners with small yards can save time by using a leaf blower. Which one is right for you? Here’s what you need to consider from flow ratings to engine designs. Cubic … Continue reading

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Prepping Your Lawn in the Fall

When the weather starts getting cooler, leaves fall, turf turns brown and weeds finally stop popping up. However, that doesn’t mean you should be done with landscaping: fall is a great time to get your lawn ready for the next … Continue reading

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Which Echo Chainsaw is Right for Me?

Deciding to buy an Echo chain saw is an easy decision since they have a reputation for reliability, performance and easy maintenance. Deciding which model of Echo to buy is a little more difficult with a choice of over a … Continue reading

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The Versatility and Features of the Little Wonder Gas Hedge Trimmer

The Little Wonder gas hedge trimmer offers plenty of versatility for almost any trimming project a homeowner encounters. The features of this trimmer, along with the innovative design, make hedge trimming a breeze. These are some of the features and versatility that … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting your ECHO String Trimmer Step by Step

String trimmers are handy devices for cleaning up grass and weeds along fences, houses, and trees in your yard. They use a thin line that whips around quickly to cut down grass that your mower can’t reach on its own. While … Continue reading

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How to Use Cab Cadet Zero Turn Mowers

Cub Cadet’s Zero Turn mower line is the perfect solution for anyone who has a large size yard and needs a powerful tool to get the lawn cut in a timely fashion. Not only are zero turn mowers wider and … Continue reading

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Comparison Guide to the eXmark Turf Tracer Models

The eXmark Turf Tracer walk-behind mowers provide professional grade quality along with operator comfort. Whether you’re a commercial landscaper or a homeowner with a large property, the eXmark Turf Tracer mowers are perfect for quickly and efficiently cutting grass. The … Continue reading

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The Quick and Dirty Guide to Trimming and Edging Around Landscape Features

Edging and trimming are the finishing touches that really create the final clean cut look for any lawn.  To get your lawn looking professionally manicured, it is important that you are using the correct equipment for the job, and that … Continue reading

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Unique features of the Yanmar 221 Tractor

With their diesels dominating the top of the market, there’s no question of Yanmar’s leadership when it comes to small engines. That same expertise that makes their engines the choice of professional landscapers goes into the 221 tractor, letting them … Continue reading

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Commercial Use of the Woods BH90-X

Do you need a backhoe? If you already own a medium-size tractor, there are plenty of reasons you should consider getting one. By adding a Woods BH90-X, your tractor can make quick work excavating and loading tasks, whether you’re landscaping, … Continue reading

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