Spruce Up Your Yard This Spring with These Essential Landscape Tools

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The warmer weather means it’s time to get outside and do some spring cleanup in the yard. Winter cold can take its toll on trees and shrubs. Once you uncover them, you’ll want to prune dead branches, do some shaping, prune perennials, cut back grass, and clear away leaves and any debris around flower beds.

In considering landscaping projects, think about what kinds of plants and flowers you want to put in the garden. Also, take stock of your current lawn and gardening tools. Do you need a new lawnmower? Do you have the right kind of shovel and rake? Having the proper lawn and landscape tools on hand can make much of your spring-cleaning yardwork easier. Any of the following tools will help you get the job done. 

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1. CHRYZTAL Garden Tool Set, Stainless-Steel Heavy-Duty Gardening Tool Set, with Non-Slip Rubber Grip, Storage Tote Bag

Having the proper tools will help you get your garden growing. This CHRYZTAL Garden Tool Set contains everything you need. Multiple deep pockets in the Oxford storage tote hold all the essential, non-slip, rubber grip tools, including a hand rake, soil scoop, small trowel, weeder, and cultivator. The sharp stainless blades cut precisely, and the ergonomic tool design reduces hand strain.


<p><em><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0969LML5H?tag=leeenter0889-20&linkCode=ogi&th=1" target="_blank">ihomepark’s Garden Rake</a></em></p>

2. Ihomepark Garden Rake Leaf, 1.1″ Diameter Pole & 6 FT Tall Stainless Steel Heavy Duty Adjustable Long Handle

Fallen leaves, twigs, and other debris make your yard and beds look messy. To make cleanup easier, ihomepark’s Garden Rake has a 6-foot adjustable handle to suit different heights. Made of high-quality, durable stainless steel, the rake and handle connect in sections. That means users of all heights can easily adjust, hold, and manage the rake. The 1.1-inch diameter is also stronger than smaller rakes. With 25 tines, it works great for multiple jobs in the lawn or garden.


3. Fiskars Long-Handle Digging Shovel

Bending or kneeling to dig into the soil with a traditional shovel can cause back or knee strain. Fortunately, the Fiskars Long-Handle Digging Shovel eliminates that physical stress. The long-handle design makes it the perfect tool for digging in tough soil. It’s also durable, with “a welded 14-gauge hardened steel blade and 18-gauge steel shaft.” The overall shovel length is 57.5 inches.


<p><em><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08TF694VK?tag=leeenter0889-20&linkCode=ogi&th=1" target="_blank">Joeys Garden Expandable Garden Hose</a></em></p>

4. Joeys Garden Expandable Garden Hose with 8 Function Hose Nozzle

Water your landscape and garden with this innovative, kink-free hose. Joeys Garden Expandable Garden Hose expands up to 3X its original size with standard water pressure. It boasts an inner latex core and outer elasticized fabric. The hose spray nozzle delivers eight different patterns, including vertical, flat, center, stream, mist, soaker, shower, and cone. The solid brass connectors ensure a secure fit on your spigot. Turn watering into an enjoyable task with this cutting-edge hose!


5. BsBsBest Scuffle Hoe Garden Tool, Stirrup Loop Hoe with 54 Inch Adjustable Long Handle

Weeding the garden doesn’t have to be a back-breaking effort. BsBsBest Scuffle Hoe Garden Tool has an adjustable, long handle that enables you to remove weeds without bending over. The hoe is available in 30-42-inch, 30-54 inch, 30-72-inch, and 30-90-inch handle lengths. The durable, wide blade quickly cuts through tough materials like embedded rocks and hard soil. It also cuts weeds down below the surface. Plus, the stainless-steel handle is sturdy and corrosion-resistant for work in wet weather.


<p><em><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07NW8SP6H?tag=leeenter0889-20&linkCode=ogi&th=1&psc=1" target="_blank">Craftsman Lawn Mower with Bagger</a></em></p>

6. Craftsman M105 140cc 21-Inch 3-in-1 Gas Powered Push Lawn Mower with Bagger

If you’re looking to cut grass quickly and easily, the Craftsman M105 140cc 21-inch 3-in-1 Gas Powered Push Lawn Mower with Bagger provides a perfect solution. Choose from six different trimming heights. The ample, 21-inch cutting deck has 3-in-1 functionality with side-discharge, rear-discharge, and mulching capabilities. The 140cc engine features a recoil choke and auto start, with a simple pull to get going. The bagger catches grass clippings as you go to eliminate cleanup. This machine is perfect for maintaining small- to medium-sized yards.


7. Safety Work Gloves Latex Coated for Men and Women 10-Pair-Pack Knit Firm Grip

Protect your hands against cuts, punctures, and abrasions during outdoor work with a pair of heavy-duty Safety Work Gloves. The gloves work well in wet and dry conditions. They are made of lycra, with Kevlar, steel, and nitrile to hold up for various jobs. Stay confident holding tools, branches, and other items with a smooth, superb grip. Plus, the elastic wrist closure keeps dirt and debris out of the gloves so your hands stay clean. The flexible design allows a wide range of motion, and they are washable, reusable, and breathable—the perfect gloves for yardwork and any cleanup task.


<p><em><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00HNW8CXA?tag=leeenter0889-20&linkCode=ogi&th=1&psc=1" target="_blank">Hefty Strong Large 30-Gallon Trash Bags</a></em></p>

8. Hefty Strong Large Trash Bags, 30 Gallon, 56 Count

You need a strong trash bag to collect and dispose of yard debris like branches, twigs, leaves, pruning remnants, and other types of foliage. Hefty Strong Large 30-Gallon Trash Bags are tough and big enough to hold yard debris, including sharp branches or clippings.