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 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. The most common examples of the hand tools are hoe, pruning shears, grass shears, loppers, fork, axe, shovel, trowel, rake, fork, spade, and sickle. 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. 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.
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 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 a lot of sellers and distributors of the different kinds of attachments and accessories designed for the wheeled line trimmers, and the people who wants to find the best one who sells products in high quality can find them through the use of the internet, by visiting the nearest hardware stores in their area, or through the recommendations of their colleagues.