10 Tools Every Homeowner Needs For Landscaping
Lots of modern properties have easy-care yards with standard plantings. The previous homeowner might have done yard work. If your home's exterior looks as good as its interior, investing in a few inexpensive but essential landscaping tools is a must.
Essential Landscaping Tools For Every HomeownerTo complete even the most basic landscaping tasks, we at Four Seasons Lawn Care believe that every homeowner needs access to a few essential tools and equipment which include:
Lawn MowerDespite its seeming simplicity, this is the single most helpful item. It will be much easier to maintain a tidy lawn if you have a high-quality mower. Keep your property from becoming the neighborhood's eyesore by letting it become overgrown and unmaintained. Push mowers, self-propelled mowers, and ride-on mowers are available today. Which kind of lawn mower is most suitable for your needs is determined by the lawn’s dimensions.
String TrimmerEvery homeowner with a yard or garden needs a string trimmer, commonly called a weed whacker. Get rid of annoying weeds and tidy up the corners of your lawn with this useful little tool.
Leaf BlowerA leaf blower is another must-have item for any new homeowner. This equipment makes raking leaves a breeze and you can blow all the leaves into one heap making collecting them easy.
Garden RakeThis versatile tool can be used to spread mulch and aerate the soil, besides raking leaves and clearing away trash and strewn leaves.
Garden HoseBesides its obvious uses, a garden hose could be used to wash your car, water the plants, and clear your gutters.
Gardening GlovesGarden gloves help you keep your hands clean while gardening. More significantly, they will shield your hands from harm caused by chemical fertilizers, thorns, splinters, dirt, and other debris.
PrunersBesides mowing the grass and pruning the hedges, you should remove dead leaves and larger branches from trees and bushes. Pruners are helpful for these tasks.
ShovelA shovel is used for preparing planting sites and digging holes for seeds, flowers, and saplings. It can be used to aerate the soil before planting a garden.
TarpTarps are sturdy and multipurpose enough to be used for everything from protecting outdoor furniture to transporting debris and leaves to the curb for the annual fall clean-up.
WheelbarrowInvest in a wheelbarrow for moving things like mulch, stones, plants, and dead leaves.
Here are some tools that could be gifted to an avid landscape DIYer during Christmas:
- A precise weeding sickle
- Gloves of the highest quality
- A composting set for the home
- A functional apron