Category: Tillers/Cultivators

Why I Chose the Mantis XP 16″ Tiller/Cultivator

Mantis XP

Everything has it’s day, and last fall our old tiller joined the “big old junkyard in the sky”. It’d been an OK machine, not great, lot’s of trouble starting it each spring, and pretty heavy & cumbersome to operate, and way to heavy for me to ever move it from it’s place out on our […]

Our Mower That Just Won’t Quit

Toro Lawn Mower

It’s human nature I guess to try and seek out a bargain when you’re making a purchase, especially when it’s something of a more expensive nature, and it’s easy to find yourself gravitating to the bargain model, even though you know it will be inferior to the more expensive models. A lesson in getting what […]

It’s Tilling Time Again


Spring has sprung Spring has finally sprung here on the 52nd parallel and it was a long time coming. However, after 6 months of winter spent dreaming of gardening, studying seed catalogues, spending hours with my friend Google looking for that perfect new squirrel proof bird feeder, and planning my gardening activities in general, I’m […]

Why I Chose To Buy A Mantis Tiller

mantis tillers

It’s nearly spring now, and it’s time to think about getting your soil ready for the new growing season. One of the best ways to prep the garden is loosening up the soil and mixing in compost by using one of the great mantis tillers. A Mantis tiller is one of the most popular tillers […]

How To Choose The Best Mantis Tiller For You

mantis tiller

Mantis is one of the most popular garden tiller makers. But how do you go about figuring out and choosing the best Mantis tiller for you? They make both electric and gasoline models, and within the gasoline models you can choose between 2 stroke and 4 stroke engines. So how can you make sense out […]

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