Tip #1: If your hedge cutter stops working you have most likely cut through the power cable .
Tip #2 is never do gardening after drinking beer.
Tip #3 is never do gardening.
Damn these sunny afternoons - if it had rained at the weekend like it usually does then I would have had an excuse not to go out there in the first place! It brought back horrible memories of my 'brought up on a farm' youth and all the 'close to nature' stuff.
We have put a man on the moon ... surely bonsai grass that never needs cutting is within our reach ...