The tools that are designed to overlap the other horticulture and agriculture tools are typically called as garden tools, and these tools can be used for landscapes and gardens. The garden tools and the hand tools are basically the two types of garden 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 common examples of hand tools include sickle, hoe, pruning shears, grass shears, loppers, fork, axe, shovel, trowel, rake, fork, and spade. The power tools, on the other hand, can be used and operated with the use of an additional power source and mechanism, such as electric motors. 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.
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 typically designed with a flexible monofilament line, a handle, and a cutting tip at the end of its long shaft. 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. The five types of string trimmer include the walk behind, the gas trimmers, the electric trimmers, the 2 in 1 trimmers, and the brush cutter. 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 most common attachments and accessories of the string trimmers are the 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 the plastic or metal trimmer blades. 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.