If you’re a loyal HomeFixated reader, you may know that I’m from the extremely awesome, amazing and humble country of Canada. You can imagine that it feels a little funny for me to be reviewing a hedge and grass trimmer in January. My current concerns have more to do with salt stains on jeans and plugging the car in (anyone who hasn’t lived in a northern climate officially has no idea what I’m talking about).Read More
What do Cheech & Chong and the Skil Isio Shrub and Grass Shear have in common? They love grass! However, unlike the 70’s-80’s comedy duo, the Isio also loves small hedges, shrubs and especially topiary! Prior to the Isio, you had two options when it came time to trim a patch of grass or a small shrub:
1) Grab some manual shears and use your hand and arm muscles to repetitively chomp away. This option involves possibly breaking a sweat . . . not cool! We all know gardening involves enough labor as it is.
2) Pull out the gas powered or electric hedge trimmer. This option lacks precision. Would you want your barber/hair stylist using a machete to cut your hair? And as far as the gas powered option, do we really need a smog belching noise-maker for this? I think not. Noise and fumes are bad for the topiary garden vibe.
Thanks to the Isio, you can now handleRead More