leaf raking

What To Look For In A Leaf Blower
If you're one of those high-tech households, you probably already own a leaf blower. At the Greg "Splashin'" McShea estate, we rake leaves the old-fashioned way, by bamboo rake.  Raking leaves is the gift that keeps on giving. You rake the leaves into the road on Tuesday, and they blow bac…
Leaf Blowing Done Right
In another few weekends, my neighborhood will be filled with the roar of leaf blowers. As for me, I am a hands-on rake-the-leaves by hand guy. For my money, those bamboo rakes do just fine until you get them caught in a fence and the ends start breaking off (a minor inconvenience for the price).