Get Answers to Your Ugliest Yard Care Problems

MILWAUKEE, March 27 /PRNewswire/ — Ahhh spring time! Your lawn growing lush and healthy. Flowers bursting into bloom in weed-free beds. And, of course, a lawn mower that starts on the first pull. Sound like your yard?

If not, get some help from the free Yard Smarts Hotline sponsored by Briggs & Stratton Corporation from April 15 through May 15. Yard care and equipment experts will answer your toughest questions, help you solve problems and provide advice so you can have the yard you really want this year.

Consumers can call the toll-free Hotline number, 1-866-YARD-TIPS (1-866-927-3847), or ask their questions via e-mail by visiting All questions will be answered personally within 48 hours. Every Friday the Hotline is operating (April 18 and 25, and May 2 and 9), homeowners may speak directly with lawn, garden and equipment experts from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. CDT.

In addition to getting free answers and advice, Hotline participants can also win prizes. Any caller whose question is selected as a “question of the week” and placed on the Yard Smarts Web site can contact Briggs & Stratton to win their choice of a new Snapper lawn mower, Snapper pressure washer or Sarlo string trimmer powered by a Briggs & Stratton engine. Anyone who stumps the experts will receive a Yard Smarts T-shirt.

Heading the list of experts is Briggs & Stratton’s Yard Doctor, Trey Rogers. Rogers and a team of lawn and garden experts will field any questions homeowners may have about their lawns, trees, flowers, weeds, pests or other concerns. For equipment queries, consumers may talk to one of 20 Briggs & Stratton experts.

Yard Smarts is an educational program designed to build consumer knowledge, provide answers and expert advice, and give all consumers the confidence to handle yard care activities.

Briggs & Stratton Corporation 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 lawn and garden and turf care through its Simplicity(R), Snapper(R), Ferris(R) and Murray(R) brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on all seven continents.

Source: Briggs & Stratton Corporation

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