Machines and technology from rural America

Buck Knives Announces New Knives for Camping

Press Release

New camping knives and a stowaway kit from Buck Knives.

Mower Maintenance

By Kasey Moomau

Learn about how to maintain your gas or electric mower, reel mower sharpening, and more.

Lawn Mower Safety Tips

By GRIT Staff

Lawn mower safety tips to remember when using an electric lawn mower, a push lawn mower and a riding lawn mower.

String Trimmers to Brush Cutters: The Wide World of Trimming Tools

By Allan Douglas

String trimmers, brush cutters, edgers, and even the humble ax all have a place on your place, saving you time and effort.


What to Do with Grass Clippings

By Hank Will, Editor-in-Chief

Don’t throw away those lawn clippings! Learn how your grass clippings can transform into fertilizer, chicken feed or compost.

Maple Syrup Season is Here!

By C. Dayton

The warm days and cool nights of March make the sweet sap of the northeast's sugar maples flow. When the sap runs, you have to be ready. But rewards are incomparable. Nothing beats the taste of Pure Maple Syrup.

Advantages of Push Mowers

By Donna Peterson

A comparison of the average gas-powered mower and the reel mower.

Sugar Bush Season

By Jennifer Sartell

A step by step guide to tapping your own Sugar Maple trees, reducing the sap and canning the delicious syrup.

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