Your Yard


Here are hints on how to stay safe when getting lawn mowers, blowers, pruners, chainsaws, power washers and other outdoor power equipment out of storage: The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, an international trade association, says first, read your owner’s manual. Next, walk your yard before mowing. Pick up any loose objects that could be hit by a mower. Remember, the fuel in gasoline-powered outdoor power equipment should be E-ten or less. Learn more at Look-Before-You-Pump-dot--com and o-p-e-i--dot--org.