Mark Wolfe

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mark Wolfe is a freelance writer who specializes in garden, landscaping and DIY content. After working twenty years in the nursery and landscape industry, Mark began blogging at theprudentgarden.com, and has since worked for online media outlets and retailers like HGTV, WORX Tools, Dave’s Garden, and more. He holds a degree in Outdoor Education from Northland College. When not working, Mark enjoys gardening, beekeeping, traveling and exploring nature with his family in Georgia.

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APRIL 21, 2022 | THURSDAY
This Zero Turn Lawn Mower is Commercial Quality and Worth the Money

A zero-turn, or zero turning radius, mower is one that is engineered with drive wheels that can rotate in opposite directions, effectively turning the mower in place. Zero-turn mowers hav...

APRIL 21, 2022 | THURSDAY
Is the John Deere S130 Lawn Tractor Worth It?

For anyone maintaining a half-acre or larger property, a lawn tractor makes life easier. A really good lawn tractor offers a combination of power, maneuverability, reliability, and operat...

APRIL 19, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Quiet Air Compressors of 2022

If you think that air compressors are just tools for auto mechanics and house builders, think again. From inflating tires and balls to cleaning electronic devices, powering air tools, pai...

APRIL 14, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Ryobi Pressure Washers of 2022

The Ryobi brand has long been a trusted source in power tools and lawn equipment. In recent years, the company has broadened its footprint in the pressure washer category to include an im...

MARCH 31, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Chainsaw Bar Oils of 2022

Before starting a chainsaw, be sure to top up the bar oil. Bar and chain oil is not the same as two-cycle oil, a type of oil that is mixed with gasoline to lubricate the inner parts of tw...

MARCH 31, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Dump Carts for Lawn Tractors of 2022

Whether you need to haul garden debris to the compost pile or bring in a load of firewood, a wheelbarrow or garden wagon may not quite cut it. That’s where a dump cart for lawn tractor ha...

MARCH 25, 2022 | FRIDAY
The Best Chainsaw Brands of 2022

Chainsaws are handy for all sorts of jobs, from cutting firewood and landscaping to demolition and construction projects. While certain brands come with name recognition that instantly el...

FEBRUARY 25, 2022 | FRIDAY
First and Last Frost Dates: What All Home Gardeners Should Know

We know intuitively that climate affects gardening. Palm trees that thrive in Florida won’t survive in a suburban Chicago landscape because the winters are too cold. Many garden decisions...

FEBRUARY 23, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
12 Rabbit-Resistant Plants for Your Home Landscape

If your garden has shown excessive rabbit damage in recent years, it might be because the critters are growing in number. These cute little creatures reach nuisance levels every few years...

JANUARY 24, 2022 | MONDAY
12 Raised Garden Bed Plans for Building Your Ideal Plot

Elevating a garden solves numerous problems. Raised garden beds warm up faster in spring for an earlier start to the growing season. They offer total control over the soil makeup, fertili...