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Is there any advantage of a metal leaf rake over a plastic leaf rake?

A metal rake usually has more spring and is better suited for large areas. It is easier to clean around flowerbeds, shrubs and bushes and...

 

What are the advantages of shovels with curved handles?

These are called back savers, because they allow you to work without bending...

 

Should I buy a long-handle or short-handle shovel?

Limited space of a job may require a short handle. However, a long handle supplies more leverage and allows you to work in a more upright...

 

What is the difference between a round-point and square-point shovel?

Round-point shovels are used for digging, while most square points are used for...

 

On long-handled tools, such as a shovel, what is the advantage of the more expensive one?

The higher-priced shovels have a sturdier construction and have better materials. For example, the composite handles are less likely to...

 

What are the advantages and disadvantages of drop spreaders and broadcast spreaders?

A drop spreader allows for precise applications, such as along flower beds, where you might not want to distribute seed or fertilizer. But it...

 

What are some of the various sizes of wheelbarrows?

For general use around the yard, there are 3-cubic-foot and 4-cubic-foot models. The heavy-duty 6-cubic-foot model is designed for commercial...

 

What are the advantages of snow shovels with curved handles?

These are called back savers because they allow you to work without bending...

 

How should I go about trimming my evergreens?

For heavier cutting, a lopping shear with more leverage will be needed. For other trees, a bypass shear provides a cleaner cut that those trees...

 

What tools make up a basic gardening set?

A basic gardening tool set would include a spading fork, a garden hoe, a watering can, a round-ended shovel, a bow-head garden rake and a pair of...

 
 
 


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