A recording of a gardener mowing the lawn with a lawn trimmer. The machine has a flexible string instead of a blade. It is used to cut grass with the propelling line. Its cutting head is attached to a shaft. Most often it is used in steep or irregular terrain. This recording however was taken in the backyard It is also called “weed-whip”, “whipper-snipper”, “weed-whacker”, a “weed eater”, a “line trimmer.