Gardening Tools: Reviews, How Tos & Buying Guides

Garden Tools

Gardeners need a variety of tools to complete their everyday tasks and we've tried them all. We'll help you with shears, pruners, spades, and more.
Best Soaker Hoses
The 12 Best Soaker Hoses of 2023
Green metal garden trowel and soil
The Best Trowels for All-Purpose Gardening
storing a snowblower for spring
How to Store a Snowblower the Right Way
Rain Gauge in garden
The Best Rain Gauges of 2023
Best Automatic Hose Timers
The 9 Best Automatic Hose Timers of 2023
Snowblower in action on a winter day
How to Drain Gas from a Snowblower
Two tomato cages
12 DIY Plant Cages and Supports
Close-Up Of Lawn Mower On Field
Battery Powered vs. Gas Lawn Mowers
Person filing a mower blade to sharpen it.
How to Safely Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades
Light gray shed with opened French doors to interior living space
Get Inspired: 19 Stylish Shed Designs
Manual Sod Cutter
How to Use a Sod-Cutting Kicker
Black lawn mower with cleaned yellow air filter and cover removed
How to Clean a Lawn Mower Air Filter
Man using snowblower in winter storm
Single-Stage vs. Two-Stage Gas Snow Blowers
Gardener using telescopic pruning shears for garden maintenance
4 Different Types of Pole Pruners and How to Choose One
Reel lawn mower
What Is a Reel Mower and How to Use It
Baby blue and white outdoor shed near flower garden
How to Buy Outdoor Storage Sheds
lawnmower on grass
The Best Time to Buy a Lawn Mower
Potting bench made from plans with potting materials and plants in containers outside in backyard
10 Free Potting Bench Plans
Long handle pruning saw and secateurs cutting apple (Malus) tree
How to Use a Pole Saw
Image of a Black & Decker leaf blower.
How to Use a Leaf Blower or Vacuum
Gray wheelbarrow and garden cart on lawn next to flower garden
How to Choose Between a Wheelbarrow or Garden Cart
Lawn sprinkler spraying water on grass in between sidewalks
How to Repair a Sprinkler System: 7 Ways
Lawn mower running over enclosed grass lawn closeup
How to Change the Oil in Your Lawn Mower
scarecrow with an upside-down pot for a head and a straw hat
15 Ideas for Making Scarecrows
Snow Blower Won't Start Up? Here Are Some Troubleshooting Tips
Overhead view of 4 different kinds of garden pruners
4 Types of Hand Pruners and How to Choose
Commerce Photo Composite
The 8 Best Garden Hoes of 2023
Sharpening a Chainsaw
How to Properly Sharpen a Chainsaw
Cutting and bagging grass and leaves in the fall
What Are "Mulching" Mowers? Do They Really Provide Mulch?
Zero turn lawn mower
All About Zero Turn Mowers
Small garden tiller cultivating soil.
Small Garden Rototillers
Green garden pruners being sharpened with metal file
How to Clean and Sharpen Hand Pruners
Person with blue jeans pushing a lawn mower.
How to Use a Self-Propelled Lawn Mower
Worker using leaf blower to remove leaves from the road.
The Best Ways to Clean Up Fall Leaves
Man inspecting deck and blade of lawn mower.
How to Clean the Underside Deck of Your Lawn Mower
Pole pruner
How To Use Pole Pruners
woman trimming plant with shears
How to Use Hand Pruners (Secateurs)
Lopper gardening shears cutting tall shrub branches
How To Use Loppers
Person mowing a lawn
Understanding Basic Lawn Care Tools
Image of man using gas snowblower in Damariscotta, Maine.
Shoveling vs. Snowblowing vs. Snowplowing: Pros and Cons
Shrub branch being cut by pruning saw with red handle
How To Use A Pruning Saw
Hand placing an air filter into a lawn mower.
How to Do a Lawn Mower Tuneup Yourself
The Toro Timecutter (image) is a riding mower. It is considered zero-turn.
The Difference Between Riding Mowers and Lawn Tractors
Bone meal poured on soil under shrub with shovel
Bone Meal Fertilizer: Pros and Cons
Man placing irises in floral foam
How to Use Floral Foam