Garden tool is a term that refers to the various kinds of tools designed and produced for gardens or landscapes, and for the acts of landscaping and gardening, and these tools are also overlapping the other tools made for agriculture and horticulture. The garden tools are being divided into two types, namely the power tools and the hand tools. The hand tools are still being used by the gardeners and landscapers in their scope of work, up to this day and age, and this type of tools is being used manually. Some of the most popular hand tools used for gardening include spade, sickle, hoe, pruning shears, grass shears, loppers, fork, axe, shovel, trowel, rake, and fork. Power tool is a term that refers to the garden tools designed to be operated in different mechanism and additional source of power. The most popular examples of the power tools used for gardening include leaf sweepers, the lawn mower, mini-tractors, chainsaws, cultivators, string trimmer, irrigation sprinklers, leaf blowers, trenchers, hedge trimmers, and lawn aerators.
One of the most popular power tools, in this day and age, is the string trimmer, and such tool can also be called as strimmer, weed-whip, whipper-snipper, weed eater, weed-whacker, and line trimmer. The string trimmer is different from the hedge trimmer is because the first one is designed with a flexible monofilament line and it consists of a cutting tip at the end of the long shaft with a handle, while the latter is designed with a blade. The line trimmer or string trimmer is being used to cut grass and some other kinds of plants, and this specific tool may be operated or powered with a hydraulic motor, an electric motor, and an internal combustion engine. There are basically five types of line trimmers, namely the electric trimmers, the 2 in 1 trimmers, the brush cutter, the walk behind, and the gas trimmers. The other term used for the walk behind trimmers is wheeled trimmers, and these is designed to be used in the areas where vegetation is too thick and the areas are rugged. Some of the common accessories and attachments designed for string trimmers include metal or plastic trimmer blades, cultivator, trimmer line, trimmer head, hearing protectors, lubricants and fuels, harnesses, protective glasses or visors, adapters, cord, trim safe guards, maintenance kits, batteries and chargers, broom attachment, and many more. There are definitely a lot of distributors and sellers of the accessories and attachments designed for the wheeled string or line trimmers, and they can be found through their commercial website which can be accessed on the internet, or in hardware stores.