Having grown up on a larger property, dealing with unruly hedges and landscaping became part of my job. I had sisters, and while they were certainly capable, oftentimes the cutting duties fell to me. Had I access to a Worx 56V cordless hedge trimmer back then, my life would have been much easier. What’s really surprising, […]
I’m one of the fortunate few in my neighborhood that gets to enjoy a decent sized yard with minimal mowing. I have a lot of landscaping that I have enjoyed working on through the years and not a whole lot of leftover grass to worry about. It means that I can adopt a more European […]
I remember the first time I saw an electric lawn mower. I scoffed (in my mind) watching the individual struggle with the corded lawn mower. “That wouldn’t be powerful to cut through my thick grass,” I said to myself. I figured that if they did ever make a battery-powered mower with enough strength to cut thick grass, surely […]
DeWalt recently announced an expansion of its 40V Max battery-powered outdoor equipment with the new DeWalt 40V Max Pole Hedge Trimmer at the 2016 GIE+EXPO. The DeWalt 40V Max Pole Hedge Trimmer is designed to cut through overgrowth including medium and tall hedges as well as large bushes. The 22-inch dual-reciprocating, laser cut blades offer a […]
There’s simply no question that when you step into the 2016 GIE Show the future is here. Just about everyone was demonstrating a new technology that simply wasn’t possible 10 years ago. We saw battery-powered riding mowers, new oil circulation systems, zero turns with tractor treads, and more. I almost sprained my neck glancing left and […]
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At a recent media event in their native Sweden, Husqvarna showed us their latest battery powered outdoor power equipment (OPE). The company wants to create more tools that better care for the environment. They want to reduce atmospheric CO2 but also improve the lives of landscape workers and other people in their immediate area. Working in yards, parks, and […]
There’s more to managing a landscaping project than just sending your crews into the field. Are they on-time? Are they sticking to the prescribed limits for noise levels and vibration? Do you have enough tools in the field or too many? A set of apps, hardware, and sensors makes up the Husqvarna Fleet Services system. It creates a unique […]
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Husqvarna’s annual Silent City 2 meeting began with an expanded vision for the future or urban parks. This vision will no doubt grow, and could include rooftops, automated maintenance, and a greater community adoption and shared “ownership”. One thing is for sure, the look of circa 2030 urban parks could be a lot different than we imagine […]
No tool makes such quick work of a big mess like a blower. DeWalt has introduced the DWBL700 – a new professional-grade corded blower – to its lineup of outdoor power equipment. The DeWalt 12-Amp handheld blower is built for jobsite conditions and eliminates the hassles that come with gas-powered equipment. No mixing, no cans, […]
The Snapper 60V cordless outdoor power equipment line of tools includes a 21-inch mower, string and hedge trimmers, a leaf blower, and a chainsaw. All of these outdoor power tools use the Snapper 60-volt lithium-ion battery platform. Besides the reliable power and less maintenance that the battery system offers, each battery pack has indicator lights that tell you how much […]
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