Lawn and Garden Tools Basics
Are you just starting a garden and are wondering what type of gardening hoes and lawn rakes will work best for your lawn and garden? Are you using the correct tools for the lawn and gardening
needs? You may want to know how to use these tools and the garden hoes and lawn rakes names.
You know as time goes by it seems we still need the same gardening tools
for tending to our lawn rakes and garden projects. If you choose the right garden hoe and gardening tools now
for the maintaining your lawn and garden now you will increase you’re the
pleasure doing the work. A well-made
tool for the garden is better than some expensive info-commercial gadget.
The very first tool you will need is a shovel. Most people start with a
pointed shovel which is by far the best tool for just that ordinary digging. It
should have a long handled to provide leverage and helps to avoid getting a
back ache from bending over. The pointed shovel will make it easier to break in
to the ground then a square shovel, plus the round top serves as a scoop to
hold sold and other materials.
Your next essential gardening tool: a simple garden hoe or field hoe, one
which is made of tempered steel and a long wooden handle, easier on the back.
Tempered steel is harden to stay sharp and is very difficult to destroy, this
is the type of steel use in agricultural disc blades. Choose wooden handles
because they are a natural resource and if you break one they are easy to find
and replace, plus the handles don't blister as much as the metal. These types
of garden hoes our best to help break up large chucks of soil, chop up weeds, made
plant holes for planting. You will also need a scuffle or weeding hoe to do
your weeding after your flowers and garden plants begin to grow. They work
great on just under the surface of the soil or your mulch.
You will also need several garden rakes. A landscape rake and lawn rakes is best for
finishing and level before you plant and can also be use to level gravel and
mulch. You will also need a leaf rake to clean up leaves and other debris
around you lawn and garden as will as a garden fork or manure fork to haul the
debris away. They is a tool which does both, called the Yardfork, designed to
be both a Lawn rake and a heavy duty lawn and garden fork.
These basic tools will get you started and if you purchase quality tools
they should last you for a lifetime. You will also find many of the
manufacturers of these lawn rakes and garden tools are still Made in America and seem
to be some of the best quality tools available. You may have to pay more but
you get high quality lawn and garden tools which properly maintain you should
never have to replace.