Archive for the ‘Lawn & Garden’ Category

Tips from Stihl: Cold Weather Chainsaw Operation

Sunday, January 6th, 2019

With the onset of winter, thoughts shift to some of the challenges of winter chainsaw operation. With a little extra care, your chainsaw can offer peak performance even in the face of extreme cold temperatures. You will also need to take extra precautions for specific weather-related hazards.

Personal Protective Equipment
While working with a chainsaw during the […]

Outdoor Power Tool Extended Storage Tips

Sunday, November 18th, 2018

Need tips on outdoor power tool storage? If you plan to “mothball” a 2–cycle tool for a long period – say over 30 days or more – a few easy steps will help your equipment be ready for action when you are ready to go back to work.

To get the equipment ready for storage, clean […]

Tips for Tree Care and Storms: Before, During and After

Monday, October 8th, 2018

by Mark Chisholm, Certified Arborist
As a third-generation arborist and three-time world tree-climbing champion, I’ve learned firsthand that trees are much more vulnerable than we assume. A tree might seem like it would be able to sustain the forces of a large storm, but sometimes internal damage is just too difficult to see. Ultimately, you want […]

Top 10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Tree Care Service

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

By Mark Chisholm, certified arborist
When it comes to tree care, some jobs are too big and too dangerous, or just need professional expertise to keep the tree healthy. My rule of thumb: unless you can work with both feet on terra firma, you should hire a professional tree service. Working at height requires proper training […]

How to Select, Split, Stack and Store Firewood

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

New Braunfels Feed & Supply offers firewood, perfect for the cool fall and winter nights. Use it in your fireplace or outside in your firepit. Swing by the store and stock up on firewood now, before the cool weather hits. Below are some tips from Stihl on how to split, stack and store firewood. Great […]

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