3 Lawn and Garden Tools You Must Have

Out of the myriad of lawn and garden hand tools available today, there are a select few that are absolute musts for new homeowners to have on hand. Here are three that you need.

After purchasing the following basics, the rest is up to your needs and wants. Tell us what you think by clicking the forum button at the bottom of the article. Would you suggest other tools that are musts?


True Temper True American Round Point Shovel
This American-made shovel features a No. 2 carbon steel blade, steps on either side of the blade for secure foot placement and a 44-in. hardwood handle. This tools is ideal for digging is all types of soil.


Fiskars Softouch Polished Aluminum Trowel
Perfect for digging in gardens, around edges, weeding, etc., in all types of soils, this durable trowel will get the job done. Its one-piece, high-strength aluminum blade features beveled edges, and its soft-grip handle adds comfort during tough tasks.


Truper Tru Pro 60-in. 16-teeth Forged Bow Rake
Build for commercial use, but available to homeowners, this rake features tough forged teeth and a long fiberglass handle with cushioned grip for added control and comfort. Use this rake in soil, grass, gravel, leaves, garden beds and more and you'll be satisfied with the results.