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Bypass pruners have two sharp blades, like scissors (except that the blades are curved, so they don't slip off the branch you are cutting). Anvil pruners have one sharp blade that is pressed against a flat plate. Anvil pruners can handle harder and thicker stems but cause more damage to soft stems. Cheap bypass pruners soon become useless, because the ...


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My experience is with a different chainsaw manufacturer with a battery somewhat larger at 6 Ah 36 volts and a much lighter string trimmer. The saw is a very good and convenient tool, but it has a high price point to get started. This buys convenience, lightness and reliability. It does a great job trimming up trees once down, cutting light firewood and ...


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I will answer as much of your question as I can, but I am afraid that I cannot answer it fully. Normally plants don't need extra CO2. There is plenty of it in the air already. But if you want to add some extra for whatever reason, here is what you should know: Lux is not the unit you should be looking for. The numbers you want are provided in PAR. Feeding ...


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This might have been already suggested. Why not use steel edging? It comes in brown to match most cedar stained fences. If grass comes up between the edging and fence kill it with Roundup, etc. Your string trimmer will hit the edging and not your fence.


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A Newton is a force ( 0.22 pounds or 102 g, per Wikipedia). But you need to have a standard area ; as in water pressure given in pounds PER SQUARE INCH. I would guess since they are using metric the area unit is a square meter . In that case a rating of one newton would be a pressure of 102 g on an area of one square meter . That seems a reasonable order of ...


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I've moved tons of woodchips in my life and you have a couple of options: If the chips are on concrete or relatively smooth gravel, my go-to tool is a feed scoop like this one: https://www.qcsupply.com/340071-aluminum-scoop-shovel-w-d-handle.html (you can also get these with a longer, non-D, handle for better leverage). The scoop is lightweight, won't ...


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These shears remind me very much of similar perhaps smaller shears found in many garden sheds in the UK some 40 years ago. Bypass pruners, handles sometimes covered in green paint to make them look like garden tools, that worked quite well since they were sharp, often used for rose pruning. When used in limited applications they lasted a long time. The ...


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Having the saw on a pole is good; although more work to hold it keeps the dangerous saw part further away from the user. I haven't used the ones with batteries, just several with an electric cord which were fine. I use a battery hedge trimmer (Stihl) and it was fine too


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The point of a moss stick or moss pole is to push the aerial roots into it as they grow, so they can collect moisture if they want. Home made ones are usually made using wire mesh, filled with sphagnum moss - it sounds like you're thinking of somehow trying to wrap something round a bamboo stick instead. Using sponge or rockwool will not only be hard to wrap ...


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You won't find "long pole" hedge trimmers that reach beyond about 3 meters (10 feet). Even at that size they are hard to control because of the weight of the trimmer on top of the pole, and you can't see what you are doing when working on the top of a hedge so the blade can get snagged on thick branches, etc. Unless you really need 20 foot hedges for some ...


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A blower, in engineering land, is generally characterized by two specifications, the flow rate and the pressure. The common methods of communicating them is either by listing the maximum values or through a blower curve. It sounds like these manufacturers are only giving you part of the story. In practical terms, the pressure (which as blacksmith37 notes ...


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Some years ago I saw data on growing young pine trees , I think a university in N or S Carolina. At about 900 ppm ( double the atmospheric CO2 at the time) they saw significant improvement over the control group; so you do not need the levels you mentioned. The tests were outside so normal light. The CO2 level was more or less constant . They described high ...


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With 4% 2T mix, it may smoke while running or foul up your spark plug, but nothing to worry. It would not damage your engine.


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