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Choosing the Right Grass

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Do not buy seed on impulse! Choosing the right grass for your lawn can make the difference between having a low-maintenance, environmentally-friendly lawn versus one that is susceptible to diseases, pests, and weeds. The type of seed you choose depends on several factors: What do you want your lawn to look like? Grasses vary in color, leaf width, habit (characteristic appearance), and density.  Grass color and texture vary by species and…

Snowblower Winter Checklist Single Stage

Snow Blower Winter Checklist – Single Stage

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Prepare your Toro single-stage snow blower for the winter with these essential maintenance tips. In this video, we’ll review what signs of wear and tear to look out for on your rotor blades, proper oil changing and fuel requirements, and much more. Make sure you and your Toro snow blower will be ready for whatever this winter brings your way!

How to Adjust Traction on Self Propel Lawn Mower

How to Adjust Traction on Self Propel Lawn Mower

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The self-propelled drive is what gives the wheels power and works by a cable that’s attached to the traction adjustment knob on the Toro mower handle. Whenever you install new self propel cables or if the self-propel drive is out of adjustment, adjust the self-propel drive to ensure the drive system works correctly. The traction adjustment knob provides a simple way to adjust the cable to make your mower more…

Look Before You Pump -- and Buy the Right Fuel for Your Outdoor Power Equipment

Look Before You Pump — and Buy the Right Fuel for Your Outdoor Power Equipment

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Most outdoor power equipment was not built, designed or warranted to run on fuel greater than E10, and using higher ethanol blends can damage or destroy it. In fact, using any fuel that contains more than 10 percent ethanol is illegal to use in outdoor power equipment. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute encourages you to “look before you pump” to ensure it is the right fuel for your outdoor power…

How to Stripe Your Lawn – 30” Lawn Striping System

How to Stripe Your Lawn – 30” Lawn Striping System

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It’s easy to stripe your lawn with the Toro 30” lawn striping system. It’s made specifically for the Toro 30” Timemaster mower. Easy to attach, fill with basic clean sand and you’re ready to stripe your lawn. Create beautiful ball-field designs.

Planting Your Lawn

Preparing to Overseed a Lawn

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Before you begin, choose the seed that is best for your geographical area and buy the amount you need to cover the size of your lawn. You have several tool options for spreading seed evenly and at the recommended rates. They include your own hands, hand-held, and walk-behind spreaders, and slit-seeders (power seeders), which are powerful machines that cut shallow slits in the soil and sow seed at the same…

Take Care of Young Plants

Taking Care of Young Plants

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Your efforts to restore your lawn will be in vain if you do not care for the young grass plants as the seeds germinate and begin to grow. The most critical need is to apply water at least twice a day, assuming no rain. If the soil dries out, the seedlings will not germinate or will soon wither and die. To maximize the germination rate, soak your lawn on the same…

Replace the Drive Belt on Single-Stage Snowblower

Replace the Drive Belt on Single-Stage Snow Blower

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Noticing that your single-stage snow blower lacks the power it used to? It might be time to get the drive belt replaced. To get your Toro single-stage snow blower back to full force, follow this step-by-step guide to replacing and installing your drive belt, and return to taking on the winter!

How to Assemble a Toro Two-Stage Snowblower

How to Assemble a Toro Two-Stage Snow Blower

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Can’t wait to get started testing out your new Toro Two-Stage Snow Blower? After some quick assemblage, you’ll be able to experience pristine performance, power, and durability, unparalleled to any other snow blower on the market. Watch our step-by-step video tutorial on how to assemble your Toro Two-Stage Snow Blower, so you can be at ease all winter long.

How to Assemble a Toro Single Stage Snowblower

How to Assemble a Toro Single Stage Snow Blower

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Just purchased your first Toro Single-Stage Snow Blower? Now all you need to do to get your machine up and running is some minor assembly. Don’t sweat it if this sounds intimidating. After watching this quick and easy video tutorial, you’ll be using your fully assembled Toro Single-Stage Snow Blower in no time!