Maintain hand tools and service small engines used in horticulture/resources

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Identify the range of tools and equipment used in horticulture

Sharpen three hand tools using files, oilstones or grindstones, and electric bench grinders

  • Please list any links to resources relating to this topic here

Check and service two stroke and four stroke small engines used in horticulture

  • Lawn Mower Maintenance This is a good youtube movie regarding lawn mower maintenance and how to store a mower if you will not be using it for a few months,mostly relevant for areas that get high snowfall or prolonged periods where grass growth is minimal.
  • Zen and the art of lawnmower maintenance The first one is quite funny and mostly involves what not to do when operating a lawnmower. I think this would make a good activity where we ask the learner to view the youtube video and list three things that the dudes did correctly.

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