MILWAUKEE, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring homeowners hungry for yard care knowledge can turn to the Yard Smarts Hotline. From April 15 - May 15, anyone can ask their yard care or equipment questions and get expert help. Just visit www.yardsmarts.com and click on the hotline icon to submit a question or call toll free at 1-866-YARD-TIPS (1-866-927-3847).
Staffed by lawn, garden and equipment experts, the hotline is sponsored by Briggs & Stratton Corporation, which makes the engines that power eight out of the top 10 lawn mower brands in the United States.
All hotline questions will be personally answered within 24 hours. On four Fridays during the hotline (April 15 & 29, May 6 & 13), homeowners can speak directly with lawn, garden and equipment experts from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. CT. Everyone who participates in the hotline by asking a question can also participate in a drawing to win a new lawn mower.
As an added bonus, the hotline will feature two Friday live forums on the Yard Smarts web site. On Friday April 15, 2 p.m. CT, Choosing and Using Your New Lawn Mower will focus on the many options and considerations when choosing a mower, as well as mower set up and basic maintenance. The second forum, Winning the War on Weeds on May 6 at 2 p.m. CT, will take a comprehensive look at America's most troublesome weeds and how to control them, including organic options. Visit www.yardsmarts.com to view the forums.
"We're ready for whatever homeowners can ask us," says Trey Rogers, Ph.D., the Briggs & Stratton Yard Doctor and a world renowned expert on lawn care.
Sponsored by Briggs & Stratton, Yard Smarts is the go-to resource for trusted lawn and yard care knowledge to help homeowners create and maintain the yard they really want to have.
Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world's largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiary Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group LLC is North America's number one manufacturer of portable generators and pressure washers, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of home standby generators, along with lawn and garden and turf care through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, Ferris® and Murray® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.
SOURCE Briggs & Stratton Corporation