The Lawnmower Blog

Posted by in Product Reviews on May 11, 2012 .

Do I need a corded electric grass trimmer?


Corded electric grass trimmers are less expensive than their gas powered grass trimmer counterparts and they are also less weight. Further, electric grass trimmers are easier to start (plug and play), quieter, less costly to operate and create far less direct pollution.


In terms of the disadvantages, electric grass trimmers require an extension cord and need to be within reach of an outlet; the limit is up to 200 feet for a Stihl FSE 60 grass trimmer (not typically a constraint for average lots in Toronto).  The limit for...

Posted by in News on Apr 25, 2012 .


STIHL'S OUTDOOR BUZZ -  Vol. 15, April 2012

Oh, what a feeling!

The sun is shining. The birds are singing. Trees are beginning to turn green – Spring is here! Neighbourhoods come alive, shaking off the dust of winter hibernation. Everyone suddenly has a boost in energy with the warm weather. The days get longer and provide the extra time required to complete your Spring yard and garden clean-up. Let STIHL help you make yard work quick and easy! Learn about STIHL’s new lightweight gas hedge trimmers…the HS 46 C-E and HS 56 C-E. Take note of a few things to consider if you are planning to build a garden, and gather...

Posted by in Product Reviews on Apr 17, 2012 .

Looking after and mowing your lawn can be very easy if you know which lawn mower is right for the job. One of the key tools in a homeowner's or professional landscaper's arsenal is having the best lawn mower for the particular job. The trick to choosing which lawn mower is right for you is to match the mower to your budget, yard size and yard type.  At we publish all of the comparable specifications (width of cut, hieight of cut, engine power, displacement, weight, maximum ground speed etc) to help you decide which lawn mower is best.  Also, here are a list of the typical questions our sales staff...

Posted by in News on Apr 16, 2012 .


Enter now for a chance to win all the models above or 1 of 5 secondary Honda Power Equipment prizes.

No purchase necessary. Contest ends at 11:59 p.m. ET July 31/12. Open to age of majority legal residents of Canada. One grand prize consisting of: (i) Water Pump (WB20XT2C); (ii) Generator (EU2000KC2); (iii) Tiller (F220C); (iv) Trimmer (HHT25SLTC); and (v) Lawnmower (HRS2164PDC); collectively with an ARV of $4,075. Five (5) Secondary Prizes, as follows: (i) Water Pump (WB20XT2C - ARV: $539); (ii) Generator (EU2000KC2 -...

Posted by in Product Reviews on Mar 21, 2012 .


Today was the first really nice day in Toronto, so I took out the new Toro Timemaster for a start and compare against the traditional Toro 21" mower. The model I had was the 20200 with the electric start, but we also have the recoil only ones in stock. Sorry I didn't get a chance to cut any grass, but up here in Toronto the grass hasn't grown at all yet. Follow up review of the cutting quality to come in a few weeks. Let me know what you would like to compare it to in the comments. Stay tuned...

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