Toro is A
) a common brand name of home outdoor tools. B
) What matador
s say when they are shouting at a bull
while waving a red flag
in a bullfight
, supposedly. "Toro" is Spanish
More about A: The Toro Company started in 1914. It is based in Bloomington, Minnesota. Toro makes the equipment which maintains 75 of the top 100 golf courses in the US, according to their web site. For home users, Toro makes lawnmowers, tractors, snowthrowers/snowblowers, sprinklers, blower vacuums and hedge trimmers. Toro equipment can be bought or rented at construction megastores like Home Depot or local hardware stores. Recently Toro released the iMow, a lawnmower which can move around on its own and cut within a defined space while you sip lemonade in the hammock. Toro also makes golf-cart like maintenance vehicles for groundskeeping and vehicles for grooming baseball infields. From aerators to sprinklers to tractors, Toro makes all sorts of outdoor machinery. Oh yeah, the machines are almost always painted red.