The term garden tool is referring to the different tools that are designed to be used for landscapes or gardens, and it is believed that these tools tend to overlap the other horticulture and agriculture tools. 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. The most common examples of the hand tools are hoe, pruning shears, grass shears, loppers, fork, axe, shovel, trowel, rake, fork, spade, and sickle. Power tool is a term that refers to the garden tools designed to be operated in different mechanism and additional source of power. Some of the most common examples of the power garden tools include mini-tractors, chainsaws, cultivators, string trimmer, irrigation sprinklers, leaf blowers, trenchers, hedge trimmers, lawn aerators, leaf sweepers, and lawn mowers.
The string trimmer is definitely one of the most popular power tools used by the people, nowadays, and such tool can also be called as weed-whacker, weed eater, strimmer, line trimmer, and weed-whip. The most common designs of the string trimmer or line trimmer include a cutting tip at the end of its long shaft with a handle, and a flexible monofilament line. The string trimmer can be used to cut grass and some other plants, and such tool can be powered by an internal combustion engine, by a hydraulic motor, or by an electric motor. 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. The various accessories and attachments designed specifically for line trimmer include broom attachment, 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, and batteries and chargers. 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.