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What Equipment Do I Need to Start a Lawn Mowing Business?

If you have a passion for working outdoors, you might be thinking about starting your own lawn mowing business. Whether you intend on doing this full time, or as a part-time profession, the tools of the trade are the same. Starting your own lawn mowing business can be a lucrative way to earn an income. The best part is that you get to enjoy read more ...

Choosing the Best Ride-on Mower for Professional Use

Narrowing down your options when choosing the best ride on mower for professional use can prove to be a little bit more complicated than it first appears to be. By understanding what to look for in a ride on mower for commercial or professional use, it will ensure that you get a machine that is fit for purpose. There are plenty of things to read more ...

How to Cut an Overgrown Lawn

When it comes to mowing your lawn, your grass has little concern about your schedule. It grows rain, hail or shine. Give it an inch and it will take a mile. And with our busy schedules, it’s surprising just how quickly a lawn can become overgrown. read more ...

Chainsaw Chain Guide – Measurements, Sizes, and Types

There’s nothing worse than a dull chainsaw chain. Professionals swear by sharpening their chain regularly, often, after each use. But like any serviceable part, your chainsaw’s chain will eventually wear out and will require replacement. read more ...

10 Lawn Mowing Tips for a Professional Finish

You can give your lawn all of the water and fertiliser that you want. But if you don't mow your lawn properly, it will quickly run wild. A professional finish to your lawn can make all the difference and will have your neighbours wondering what your secret is. read more ...

How to trim an overgrown hedge without killing it

Pruning and trimming hedges is an essential gardening skill that involves removing the dead or overgrown stems, roots and branches on hedges, trees and shrubs. By trimming each year, it encourages healthier, thicker and more symmetrical growth of your plants. Something that every gardener wants. read more ...

Lawn Mower Blade Replacement Guide

Dull mower blades not only makes for a less than attractive finish to your lawn, but can also make it easy for disease to take a hold resulting in bare patches, unsightly grass, and a whole host of other issues.  read more ...

Is My Lawn Suitable for an Automower®?

One of the most asked questions about robot lawn mowers is “is my lawn suitable for an Automower®?” The simple answer is YES!. Thanks to over 25 years of engineering, Husqvarna Automowers are now quickly growing in popularity across Australia. Let's answer some of the most commonly asked robotic mower questions and take a closer look at exactly what an Automower® can achieve for read more ...

Introducing the Husqvarna Manual Sprayer Range

Take back control of your garden this season with the Husqvarna Manual Sprayer range. Three models available with a multitude of uses for home, commercial and professional situations throughout the year. read more ...

How a Compact Stand-On Zero Turn Mower Can Make You More Productive

When talking commercial lawn mowers, a compact stand-on mower offers the productivity of a zero turn mower mixed with the precision of a walk behind mower. As the name suggests, the user stands in a stationary position on a platform several inches above the ground. read more ...

Can you cut wet wood with a chainsaw?

For those who live in a temperate climate with plenty of rainfall all through the year, one question keeps cropping up. “Can you cut wet wood with a chainsaw?” read more ...

Prevent your chainsaw from getting stuck using the cross-cutting technique

Using a cross-cutting technique when felling trees not only increases safety but also prevents your chainsaw from becoming stuck. Using an incorrect cutting technique can cause the guide bar to become pinched or the trunk to split when you don't want it to. read more ...

How to Cut Firewood

There is more to cutting firewood than simply taking an axe or chainsaw to it. There is an old saying that cutting your own firewood should keep you warm twice. The first time when you are cutting the wood and the second time when you are burning it. However, that doesn't need to be the case and once you know how to properly cut read more ...

History of the Chainsaw – Celebrating 60 Years

2019 is the year that Husqvarna celebrate 60 Years in the Chainsaw business! Chainsaws have come a long way from humble beginnings to the powerful and efficient tools they are today. We look back on the history of the chainsaw to the present day to see how it’s evolved. read more ...

Common Chainsaw Problems Solved

Chainsaws are among the most efficient power tools around. Few others can move a few hundred tonne of wood with minimal effort. From felling trees to chopping firewood and carving, a high-quality all-round chainsaw is an arborist’s best friend. read more ...

572XP® Chainsaw – Test Drive

By Kiah Martin, Treestyle Pty Ltd and Husqvarna H-Team AmbassadorAre you ready? Husqvarna has recently released the new 572XP® chainsaw to the Australian market and I have to admit; it is one hell of a hungry beast. read more ...

Petrol Vs Battery Chainsaws – The Best Chainsaw For Every Job

In years gone by, chainsaws were only available with a two-stroke engine. However, with advancements in lithium battery technology, there are now a multitude of battery powered and petrol powered variants. Both types of chainsaws have their own advantages, which may be preferable to some more than others. read more ...

Automower® Vs Walk Behind Lawn Mowers

When it comes to lawn care, everyone has their own personal preferences. For many, mowing the lawn can be extremely therapeutic.  What could be better than heading out into the garden on a warm, sunny day and taking care of the lawn? The end result is satisfying. But what if you could indulge in that perfectly manicured lawn feeling every-time you head outside. read more ...

Seated zero turn vs compact stand-on lawn mowers: which is better for you?

It’s hard to beat a zero turn mower for all round speed, manoeuvrability and productivity when mowing. With the ability to cut large areas at speed while handling the sharpest of turns with comfort and stability; zero turn mowers have become the mower of choice for professionals around the world. So how do you improve upon a time-tested industry favourite? You revolutionise the entire read more ...

Most common causes for a chainsaw to leak bar and chain oil

Often owners of a new chainsaw become concerned that their new pride and joy is leaking bar and chain oil because they see a pool of oil underneath the saw where it has been stored. In all but very exceptional cases there is nothing wrong with the chainsaw and what appears to be an oil leak is simply oil that has sprayed from the read more ...