Different Landscaping Tools and Their Uses
In taking care of our homes, it is always better to have personal touch on everything. It will surely be great to tell your friends that you’ve designed your interiors, that it’s your idea which curtain or draperies to use or where to place a certain appliance. But certainly, it would be a better idea to do the landscaping of your garden on your own.
And in doing so, you will need a complete set of landscaping tools. It is important that you have a reliable and quality tools that you can use for do it yourself landscaping so that even without professional help, you can make your gardens look like it’s designed by a pro. But, what landscaping tools exactly do you need?
Here are some of the landscaping tools that you can stuff in your garden tool box;
Landscaping Edger – this is a special tool that you can use to trim the edges of your garden. Like, if some of your grasses or plants have overgrown and are already covering some parts of your pathways or curbs, you can use the edger to trim them.
Types of Edgers:
• Electric – this tool is great to use when trimming grasses and flowerbed
• Gas-Powered – this is a cordless edger and offer great advantage since you don’t have to be careful of wires and plugs. You can use it, thus, even at the farthest corners of your garden.
Wheelbarrow – this is a basic tool that most gardeners are using. You can load lots of things here to and from your garden. If there are small tools that you want to bring to the garden, you can load them in this tool to save time. You can also use this to wheel out garbage and plants or grass trimmings.
Weed Eater/Whacker – Your mower is a great equipment, but there are areas in your garden where it can’t be used. This is where this landscaping tool comes in handy. You can rely on this tool if you w. ant to get rid of those tall grasses. It is also easy to maintain; but you have to replace it once it’s all been used up and can no longer extend its string
Shovels – if you need to dig holes for landscape posts; this tool is a great one. You have different options when it comes to blade designs. Choices include spade, flat, and post hole.
Small Trowel – if you need to dig holes for your plants or dig the soil around weeds to cut its roots, this tool will come in handy. You can also use this to loosen up the soil around your plants to avoid hurting the stalks.
Pruning Tools – you will need this to prune your bushes and shrubs to maintain the shape or size that you want. You can also use this in removing dead or dry branches.
These are just among the many landscaping tools that you will need when landscaping your garden. There are still lots of different tools but these are the most common ones used by gardeners around the world.
And to make these tools last longer, you need to keep them stored at the right place. Clean them before storing to avoid dirt from piling up and cause rusting.
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