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. There are basically two types of garden tools, namely the hand tools and the power 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 common examples of the power tools used for gardening and landscaping include the lawn mower, mini-tractors, chainsaws, cultivators, string trimmer, irrigation sprinklers, leaf blowers, trenchers, hedge trimmers, lawn aerators, and leaf sweepers.
The string trimmer, is a term that refers to the gardening tool that can also be called as line trimmer, strimmer, weed-whip, whipper-snipper, weed eater, and weed-whacker. 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 string trimmer may be operated or powered with an electric motor, an internal combustion engine, or a hydraulic motor, and such tool is typically used to cut grass and some other types of plants. 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 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.