Preparing for Garden Maintenance: What are the Things You Need to Consider?

Blog | April 15th, 2019

As the weather begins to warm, our obligation to our yards and garden will grow. Taking care of your garden can be a relaxing task that bears fruit, literally. While gardening is relatively simple, at least at face value, the actual act of gardening can benefit greatly from having the proper tools to do the job. There are countless gardening tools available to purchase that can make your life easier, but the truth is simple. You really only need a couple of key tools in order to make your garden grow this year. Let’s take a closer look at the key garden maintenance tools that you’ll want to have nearby.

Key Garden Maintenance Tools

No matter what type of garden you are tending, you’ll need to make sure that you have quality tools in your gardening shed. While there are obvious tools that benefit your yard, like a leaf blower or lawnmower, that type of tool isn’t going to be the focal point of our discussion. Instead, we are going to look a little closer to the ground. Let’s talk about the simple and beneficial gardening tools that every gardener needs to have on hand when the gardening season begins in earnest.

1) Motorised Tiller – First and foremost, you are going to want a motorised tiller on your hand. The Honda Tiller F501 is a great model for people working in larger areas. The Honda Tiller G100 is ideal for smaller yards. In either case, your tiller will help you to turn your soil in order to prepare it for the crop that you are planting. Tillers may seem like overkill, but they do a heck of a job to make your life easier.

2) Linetrimmer – Products like the StihlLinetrimmer will help you to carefully curate the appearance of your yard and garden. These handheld devices allow you to precisely trim away at overgrown foliage. As you work, you’ll be able to give your yard the manicure that it deserves without destroying your back or palms in the process.

3) Earth Auger
– If you are working with hard-packed soil, you are going to want a little help to get your plants in the ground. Products like the Stihl Earth Auger BT120C can go a long way toward getting your garden ready to go.

Aside from the tools that we outlined above, every garden needs to have reliable digging spades, wheelbarrows, and watering features available. If you need help outfitting your gardening shed with the right tools, call our team today. Here at Peninsula Mowers Mornington, our goal is to give you the tools you need to grow the garden of your dreams!

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