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 common examples of hand tools include sickle, hoe, pruning shears, grass shears, loppers, fork, axe, shovel, trowel, rake, fork, and spade. The garden tools that can be used and operated with the use of an additional power source and mechanism, is typically called as the power tools. 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 string trimmer is typically designed with a flexible monofilament line, a handle, and a cutting tip at the end of its long shaft. 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 walk behind trimmers are typically designed to be used in the areas that are rugged and the vegetation is too thick for the other types of trimmers, and it can also be called as the wheeled trimmers. 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.