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What Type Of Lawn And Garden Tools Do I Need To Take Care Of My Yard

Aug 17, 2007
It does not matter whether you are taking care of a huge lawn or a small one you need the right tools to get the job done. Without the right lawn tools you are spinning your wheels so to speak and a small simple job can turn into a major ordeal.

The first must have items you will have a hard time doing without is a quality lawn mower and a weed eater. Depending on what type of yard you are taking care of you will need a variety of shovels, rakes, garden shears and numerous other small hand tools to get the job at hand done right. This article will discuss the various lawn and garden tools you are likely to need to make that yard of yours beautiful.

A lawn mower has to go on the top of your must have lawn and garden tools. Get as good a lawn mower as you can afford, as quality is important. Searching the Internet for reviews is a good way to find out which models the owners are most happy with. Keep the blades sharp and stay on top of the service and a good lawn mower should last you for many years.

A weed eater can cut your workload down a lot. These handy machines will get in the smallest corner of your yard and trim places your mower just cannot get into. I would shop at the same places where you purchased your lawn mower. Weed eaters come in all different sizes with a lot of different motors. You would be wise to weigh the size of the job with the size of your weed eater. If you go for the most powerful model it may be too heavy to carry around all day.

You may need to add an assortment of shovels and rakes to your lawn tool collection. Each yard is different so you will need to take a look around and purchase the tools you need to finish the jobs your yard requires.

A good set of gloves is essential for your hands comfort. Once you start cutting hedges or shoveling dirt you will find blisters forming on your hands. Do not skimp and buy a cheap pair of garden gloves. A good set that fits your hands will pay off in being able to work for longer periods of time with less discomfort.

Buying quality tools to take care of your lawn and garden is money well spent. You can think about this while you are setting around sipping iced tea and admiring your beautiful yard.
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