Autumn is approaching, and after the leaf peeping comes the leaf-blowing/mulching season. Here’s some help: over at Amazon I spotted this Flowtron Leaf-Eater electric leaf shredder for $51.39. It has a 21″ hopper and claims a 30:1 mulching ratio. It’s constructed from steel and high-density polyethylene, so it weighs in at an easy-to-carry 16 pounds, and it ships with a 1-year warranty.
Doc Brown mounted a Mr. Fusion proudly on his time machine because it converted whatever you could shove down in there into fuel for the Delorean. The Leaf Eater by FlowTron works (sort of) the same way: It coverts whatever leaves you cram in it into fuel for your lawn.
The Leaf Eater has a heavy-duty design that quickly reduces grass cuttings, wet or dry leaves and pine needles by more than 8 to 1. Once leaves are shredded they compost faster and make an effective mulch you can add straight to your garden.
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