• 2022-08-24


We all love a clean backyard, more often than not we are bound to find ourselves tidying the yards. From leaves falling from the tree, weeds and dead plants, after a long and lit party, after doing the fence, after snowing name it. Having the right tools for this job will always come in handy. The list below gives an insight to some of the tools that will make backyard cleaning an easy affair, highlighting what we really like about an item as well as some of the aspects that we do not like. We will also seek to establish the quality of every item.


BLACK+DECKER BESTA510 String Trimmer

What we like about it.

The BLACK+DECKER BESTA510 String Trimmer is a user-friendly tool that is easy to use. Its 14-inch cutting diameter means you get to cover a big area within a short period, pair this with a 6.5-amp power driven motor that is strong enough to cut through grass and tough weeds.

A 2-in-1 string trimmer and wheeled edger, you can use it as a lawn trimmer or rotate it and use as wheeled edger. Its sleek design with adjusters lets you adjust the handle to suit your height. A cord retainer that prevents unnecessary disconnections and contains an Automatic Feed Spool that requires minimal intervention.

  What we don’t like about it

It might take some time mastering how to trim edges.

BLACK+DECKER Electric Leaf Blower, 7-Amp (LB700)

What we like about it.

This electric blower is easy to handle as it only weighs 4.4 pounds with a cord retainer that prevents unnecessary interruptions.

It has an efficient and powerful 7-amp motor that moves at speeds of up to 180Mph/180CFM. This means enough power to blow.

It also comes with a good blow tube.

Gorilla Carts GOR4PS Poly Garden Dump Cart.

What we like about it.

This cart is the best alternative to a wheel barrow. It comes with a steel frame making it strong enough to haul heavy loads. It is big enough to accommodate a load of 600-pounds with a patented dumping aspect that allows quick loading and unloading. It is easy to assemble and easy to work with.

The cart uses pneumatic tires that will help in load hauling regardless of the terrain.

What we don’t like about it.

After shipping the assembling of the cart may prove a bit difficult

SWOPT Multi-Surface Standard Push Broom

What we like about it.

This is one tool that can be used either indoors as well as outdoors. Its bristles are ideal for large debris as well as small particles hence good for use in indoors or outdoors.

The broom an interchangeable handle meaning you get to use the SWOPT handle on multiple cleaning heads. This will come in handy when storing the broom as well as saving some money since on can buy different cleaning heads but one SWOPT.

What we don’t like.

When buying the broom, one has to be careful to buy the right sizes for the broom as well as the handle.

Weeds Snatcher Crack and Crevice Weeding Tool.

What we like about it.

This is a user friendly and easy-to-use tool. It is useful in uprooting strong weeds from your backyard, side walk as well as the drive way.

It has an adjustable connector that allows the use of any handle, this means one can use their preferred handle.

Comes with one weeding Head and one weeding Fork.

What we don’t like about it.

Does not come with a handle

BLACK+DECKER Electric Hedge Trimmer

What we like about it

This is a lightweight 16-inch electric hedge trimmer that is ideal for small hedges and shrubs, it come with a T-handle that gives more control when working. It has twin action hardened steel blades that make cutting easy.

It also has a cord retainer that will ensure it stays plugged in to avoid inconveniences and a trigger button that is easy to operate.

It has zero emissions thus safe to use for trimming.

Rubbermaid Deluxe Tool Tower

What we like about it.

This is a tool that you may not directly need to clean your backyard. However, this tool is one that will help you keep your tools in an organized manner. This tool gives you the ability to orderly keep your things and allows for swift moving of the tools without the worry of loosing some. The tool tower has clips on to which one can easily clip tools e.g., shovel to ensure they stay in position.

What we don’t like about it.

The tool tower leans over to one side once the heavy tools are clipped to their rightful position.

The plastic base will start bending after reusing the tool tower.

Leaf and Lawn Bag Holder

What we like about it

One of the simple yet very crucial things that we should have is the leaf and lawn bag holder. After the entire process of blowing, hedging or uprooting we require this tool to hold the dirt.

The leaf and lawn bag holder has a wide inlet to make putting leaves in the bag easy, it also comes with side handles for convenient lifting and moving.

What we don’t like about it.

The snaps will not work as effectively as they should.

Collapsible Rake

What we like about it.

The collapsible rake comes in handy when you have a wider area to cover. One can use it from clearing debris, clearing cut shrubs, when you want to make a surface even before planting as well as other different ways. A collapsible on means it requires a smaller pace for storage

What we don’t like about it.

The collapsible rake only closes to a maximum of 20 degrees.

These are some of the tools that on may require to keep their backyards clean, it is however advisable to consider all factors in order to know which tool best fits your lawn requirements.