If you're the new owner of a lawn tractor, congrats! This machine makes cutting your yards grass much easier for your body. But just like a car, there are certain buttons, levers, and gauages that have to be checked on before cutting any grass.
If your ignition coil is out on your lawn trimmer, you will probably have to replace it. You can easily test the ignition with a spark tester before removing it to see if it is indeed your ignition coil. There are a number of things that can go wrong with the ignition, it can simply just not create a spark anymore or it can be acting up where you're lucky if you get it to start up when you need it to.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to install a lawn irrigation system. You must have a digital controller with an AV program. This controls the zones at which the water comes on. These can save you a lot on water use. The controller controls the valve which accesses the water. Make sure all your sprinkler heads are all the same. There are different types of heads, each serving for different situations. Backflow preventers are needed as well, as they prevent contaminants from going back...
The quickest way to get a gorgeous lawn is to lay sod, uniform patches of grass-covered soil held together by matted roots. It will go more smoothly if you know a few landscaping tricks. Learn how to lay sod for a perfect lawn with this how to video.
This video will show you how to clean the carbon build up on an old spark plug in your lawn mower with a wire brush. Will help to fix sputtering or back firing lawn mower.
You can grow grass underground! This quick and easy tutorial shows you how to cultivate an underground lawn. Build a deep staircase down to your chosen piece of land, then follow the rest of the tutorial to make the grass grow!
If you're having a hard time with starting your lawn mower, there could be several problems. One of the main issues can be because of the vehicle's carburetor. If unattended, it can give you a hard time.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make your lawn tractor faster. First, add an exhaust to your lawn tractor with a one inch pipe out the back. Make sure it's secured so it doesn't fall down onto the ground while you're driving the tractor. Also, add on a 51" belt instead of a 52" belt to make the tractor run faster. The last thing you can do to make your tractor faster is to place a spring and wire around the throttle to start the machine faster. This could make your tractor go up to at least...
If you are having a hard time with starting your lawn tractor, there may be several reasons behind this. One being the battery. Just like a car, the battery brings life to your lawn tractor and makes sure that is is working properly. Without the battery, you can't use your machine.
You can do the basic engine care - such as changingJust like a car, a lawn tractor is an expensive piece of hardware that should be properly maintained on a regular basis. Not only does it need a regular oil change and tune up, but it needs to be cleaned as well in order to maximize its efficiency.
You may think that you only need to seed your lawn once, but you're mistaken. Even when your grass is lush and green, you can still apply seeds all over your yard to promote healthy growth and new grass to grow. It's a task that many people use on their yard and the results are always positive.
There are some people out there who care so much about their yard, they'll do whatever it takes to take care of it. If you're interested in keeping your lawn nice and healthy, this next tutorial covers a method that has worked for many. It's called topdressing. It's something that is easy to do and can result in grass that is great to look at and will stay healthy for a long time.
It's important to know that, like cars, lawn mowers need constant maintenance in order for them to work properly through the years. One of the most shared aspects between cars and lawn mowers is the oil. Knowing how to change the oild is very important and not doing so can lead to a machine that has to work twice as hard and can break easily. So in this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to change the oild on a John Deere X320. It's easy to follow and easy to do. Enjoy!
Want to get rid of unsightly bare spots in your front or backyard lawn? In this video tutorial, home improvement expert Danny Lipford shows you three different solutions for fixing small dead spots of grass in your yard. For more information, and to get started reviving your own lawn, watch this helpful landscaper's guide.
With rainfall comes unwanted plant growth in the form of weeds. Here's how to identify and control them. First is Nutsage which has a glossy green leaf, triangular stem and the rhizome sends up new plants whenever you cut away at it. Next is jungle rice which is an aquatic weed, from areas where there is a lot of moisture. It can be identified by it red/purple chevrons. Use herbicide to take them out before they get too large. Next is pigweeds, to get rid of it you can use weed killer or a ho...
Patti Moreno the Garden Girl shows how to grow an environmentally friendly, low maintenance, drought and insect resistant Eco-Lawn, a blend of 7 Fescue grasses for shady, rocky, and sandy soils. Prepare the bare ground by raking debris. Spread the seed, and then water the seed once a day for the first month. The grass sprouts in 7-14 days. Fill in patches with more seed. Remove leaves, but don't disturb soil and seeds. To convert to an Eco-Lawn, mow the old grass very low, and then spread new...
Gardener P. Allen Smith give us some tips on how to care for our lawns during the hot summer months. You need to choose the correct type of grass seed and soil to suit your area and local weather conditions. In the summer, let your grass grow a little longer so that the blades of grass can shade the roots. Watch this instructional gardening video to learn how to maintain a fresh summer lawn, without dumping unnecessary fertilizers onto it or over watering the brittle grass.
The summer heat may have scorched your grass and all the foot traffic might have compacted the soil underneath. Make your lawn happy with this lesson on getting your yard autumn ready. Watch the how to video and learn how to ventilate, fertilize and re-seed bare spots.
Grass is like hair. You have bald patches where you wish it would grow and it sprouts up in places where you don't want it to grow. In this how to video, Dave shows you an inexpensive, resource-sensitive way to get rid of bare spots in your lawn. You can use the grass that sprouts up in your walkway to patch the bald spots on your lawn. Find out how with this tutorial.
Get the neighborhood association off your back—or just do yourself proud with this how to video, where you learn to mow your lawn like a professional.
This is a step by step DIY tutorial of how to change the air filter on your riding lawn mower.
This is a step by step tutorial of how to change the oil & oil filter on your riding lawn mower.
This is a step by step tutorial of how to change the spark plug on your riding lawn mower.
This is a step by step DIY tutorial of how to change the fuel filter on your riding lawn mower.
This video from Garden Time teaches you how to get rid of that pesky lawn moss and shows you how to keep it gone.
The Gopher Haul crew teaches you the 6 deadly marketing mistakes a lawn care operator must try to avoid at all costs.
One of the most annoying things about summer is mowing the lawn. Depending on how big your yard is, it can mean spending hours out in the hot sun while you could be doing something a lot more fun like watching the Olympics or making giant soap bubbles. Reclaim your summer with this remote control lawn mower that does all the hard work for you.
Originating in Harlem in the 1920s, a rent party is a fun way to stave off eviction. You will need a place to party, food and drink, musical entertainment, paying guests, party flyers, a hat to collect donations, and lots of beer. Fact: The going rate for a Harlem rent party admission was usually 25 cents, plus extra for the homemade concessions sold in the kitchen or hallway.
A gas-powered edger will give your lawn a finished professional look with a well-manicured appearance, without taking a lot of time or effort. An edger helps cut away weeds and grass that grows over sidewalks, patios, driveways and curbs. Plus it can get nice sharp looking edges for garden beds, pathways and roads to give your lawn a professional look. Lowe's home improvement expert, Mike Kraft, gives helpful tips on how to use a power edger.
Dave shows you how to fill in those bare spots in your late-summer lawn.
In this episode of Gopher Haul you'll learn how to get new customers for your lawn care business and new ways to distribute business flyers.
This vide will show you how to fix a broken spark plug wire that has pulled out of the spark plug boot on your lawn mower.
This video will show you how to replace or remove your old lawn mower blade and install a new one.
This video will show you how to drain the old oil out of your lawn mower and add new oil back in. I'll also show you how to read the dipstick.
How to keep Lawn Mower Snow blower Carburetor Running Smoothly Varnish Ethanol Gas. We' explain how, and why to add a little bit of Seafoam to the gas in your small engine to keep the carburetor free from varnish buildup with today's ethanol gas.
If you need to break up soil for a garden or a new lawn, a rototiller is the tool that will make the job a lot easier. This video from Lowe's will provide you with some key tips to using a rototiller successfully. Mike Kraft shows the best way to use your tiller. Learn what settings you should use for tilling, how you should prepare for tilling soil and garden safety tips.
Just like a car, a lawn tractor contains a battery that is used to help make the vehicle start and move. without it, you would have a very expensive mower that is pretty difficult to move. So if your battery were to ever die, you may need to replace it, or easily charge it up.
Owning a lawn tractor is a big responsibility. Just like a car, there are many areas that need constant care and attention. One area that needs to be checked regularly is the law tractor's deck belt. This is needed to help spin the blad that is located underneath the machine.
In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to test lawn irrigation systems. John White presents this video. This is done by a simple can test. Take a few cans of the same size with vertical walls and flat bottom. Place them around the sprinkler head at different distances and make sure they are horizontal. This will show whether the sprinkler is spreading water evenly. Then you can time it and measure the amount of water. This way in future, you will know how long to run the syst...
Planting a little lawn in a coworker’s keyboard is a nice way to welcome him back from vacation.