Cleaning wooden decking

Wooden decking can quickly become covered by a green film, especially in shadowy areas. You may have wondered from time to time whether wood decking can be cleaned with a high-pressure cleaner – here, we show you how to clean wood decking properly and what you need to be aware of.

How to make mowing lines last longer

Whether you are a professional or a private user, wherever your lawnmower reaches its limits, clearing saws and brushcutters make an ideal choice. We have a few tips for you to ensure that the mowing line will continue to deliver optimal cutting performance and remains stable for longer, even after a long period of storage.

E10 fuel for STIHL power tools

Since the introduction of E10, anyone who mixes the fuel for their chainsaws using petrol from the petrol station and two-stroke oil has no doubt wondered whether E10 is also suitable for use in chainsaws, clearing saws and other similar tools. We have summarised the key facts about E10.

Get your hedges into shape: tip-top topiary tips

Some garden owners are perfectly happy cutting back their hedges the ordinary way. But others blossom into true artists when it comes time to trim. To create topiary shapes, it’s best to choose densely growing, typically evergreen species, such as box or yew. Thick branches that branch into finer and finer twigs form the main lines of the finished shape. To train the branches in the right direction, fasten the flexible twigs with wire.

Turning your privacy hedge into a feast for the eyes − STIHL hedge trimmers are a cut above the rest

Colourful blossoms in spring, verdant green in summer, magnificent orange and red leaves and berries in autumn, and beautiful frosty branches in winter: Hedges shape the feel of a garden and make the change of the seasons a vivid experience for everyone to see and enjoy. What’s more, they play an especially important role in the ecosystem by providing a home as well as protection from the wind and the weather to a wide range of animals. Hedges also prevent excessive evaporation and soil erosion by protecting the soil from heat and strong gusts of wind.