Hedge Trimmers & Edgers Buying Guide
If you're a serious lawn care aficionado, mowing the grass is only part of the job. For those final touches that make the yard perfect, you might need a powered hedge trimmer or edger. Use our buying guide to make the best choice based on your needs.
Give Your Yard the Pro Touch
Instead of trimming by hand, use a powered hedge trimmer or string trimmer to get a neat, professional-looking appearance. You'll be able to get perfect clean lines, giving your yard the tidy look it deserves. The perfect tool is out there waiting for you.
Wear protective clothing to keep you safe from flying debris. Safety glasses (link needed) and hearing protection (link needed) are also advised.
Prepare the area before edging or trimming. Remove loose debris, such as sticks and rocks, so they don't get caught in machinery.
When choosing an extension cord, remember that if the gauge of the cord is too small, the motor won't perform well. Always buy a cord rated for outdoor use. (link needed for outdoor use extension cords)
Lawn edging is both a fashionable and functional addition to your landscape. Read our buying guide to learn how to use edging as a transition from your lawn.
The first step to a healthy and beautiful yard is having the right lawn mower, whether it’s a riding lawn mower, electric mower, or something in between.