Category: Yard Tools

Sharpening Mower Blades

After 3(?) years, the Old Goat has finally decided to sharpen his mower blades. I know, I’m completely horrible, every year I tell myself that I’m going to sharpen them and every year I forget to. Not this year, this year I did it, I bought a Yost LV-4 Home Vice and a Smith’s Mower Blade Sharpener. Not exactly the combo I would have preferred, but a combo sure to fit any budget. I even sharpened my blade a bit,

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Bagging the Leaves with Husqvarna

With the mulching out of the way, it was time to bag the leaves up with the Husqvarna. This really is that simple. Mulching them cuts them up into smaller pieces, gets rid of the majority of the standing water and lets the mass start to dry out faster. The more surface area in contact with the air, hastens the drying process. Now of course, I’m not intending on leaving those leaves out there to dry out. I’m going to

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