About Us

What is BackyardStyle.com?

If you’re one of those people who spend tons of time in their backyard, trying to make it a perfection, you know that finding the best tools to keep your lawn and garden neat may be a challenge. We have created this site to do all the heavy lifting for you and lead you in the world of lawnmowers, snowblowers, and all the necessities that will make your garden a work of art.

What is our job here?

Our aim is to find the highest quality products and review them so you can pick what is suitable most for your situation. To reduce the possible choices, we look at the most popular products with the best selling positions, which indicates that many people have bought them and would probably buy again. Then, we research into the features and actual overall quality extensively to find out if this particular product is worth buying, and if it is, include it on a list of the best in a specific category.

How exactly do we do our research?

There are several principles that we stick to in any case while we’re working on our guides.

  • Selecting the best: First and foremost, we rely on real buyers’ experience and review the products that prooved to work as they should. We skip items that have not been tested in the field.
  • Relying on buyers’ opinions: We pour over hundreds of customer reviews to reveal the actual advantages and drawbacks to the products of interest. We also use such tools as Fakespot and ReviewMeta, as well as our own techniques, to exclude non-reliable reviews.
  • Listing product features: After sorting out the best of the best, we list and thoroughly compare their features to find the ideal product for a particular situation.
  • Relying on trusted sources: We only trust the sources that proved to have the expertise, such as Consumer Reports, Wirecutter, and others.

We hope that these key principles we apply in our work ensure that the products we review are actually the best on the market.

Are we sponsored by manufacturers?

Working on this site takes time and effort, so it’s perfectly normal that our team gets paid for the job. However, we never take money from any manufacturers because it can make our reviews deceptive. We are the participant in the Amazon Services Associates Program, meaning that we earn some advertising fees, but this never affects the products we choose to be the best because we make earnings anyway.

Need some help or haven’t found anything?

We are doing our best to give you comprehensive info on lawn and gardening topics. However, Rome wasn’t built in a day, so there may be some gaps. If you haven’t found a particular product you’re interested in, or even a category, please get in touch! Our team will always be happy to help.

Our team

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NORA

Writer

Apart from being our main writer, Nora also works for a number of gardening-related sites and magazines, sharing her experience as an owner of a small farm in North Carolina.

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DONNA

Expert Consultant

Donna runs a shop which sells everything for planting, watering, and composting. No wonder our expert knows for sure how to turn a piece of ground into a fertile site able to give birth to practically any plant you have in mind.

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KRISTINA

Editor

Our chief editor has a huge experience in working for local newspapers and magazines. However, she claims our website is one of her favorite portals among them all, as almost each and every article corresponds to her interests.

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MAGEN

Photographer

Magen knows how to turn any object (be it a water hose or a compost bin) into something aesthetically-appealing. Thanks to her, our articles are not just interesting to read, but also pleasant to look at.

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HAROLD

EXPERT CONSULTANT

Harold owns a huge farm in Texas where he lives with his and his brother’s family. There, apart from a small garden, they mainly take care of their poultry and livestock.

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PETER

Content Manager

Peter is our freelance worker, but we prefer calling him a «magic wand» since he’s the one who turns all the texts, photos, and videos into a ready well-organized article.

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