10 Best Tools for Fall Cleanup in Your Yard
We all love fall and watching the colorful leaves change, but it's another story when these beautiful leaves are everywhere. We've got your back, though. We rounded up 10 of our favorite tools from Amazon to ensure your yard stays pristine all through the season.
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Portable Leaf Blower
There's a category of leaf blowers that, admittedly, seem kinda scary but this baby is definitely not. This cordless, rechargeable portable leaf blower will clean up your yard lickety-split. It's also lightweight, so it's easy to operate with one hand.
Buy It: Amazon, $79.00
Root Assassin Rake
Do you want to murder your leaves? Assassinate your weeds? If so, then we have the rake for you. This uniquely-designed tool is a serious cut above the rest. It works as both a rake and a shovel, and it's so sturdy, it's nearly indestructible. Reviewers are using words like "true love" and "life-changing", so it's definitely something you need in your arsenal.
Buy It: Amazon, $49.99
Okay, this product is pretty genius: It takes a standard yard and leaf bag and turns it into a giant dustpan. This means that scooping up leaves, branches or anything else in your yard becomes a total breeze. Lay it on the ground or stand the bag upright.
Buy It: Amazon, $26.95
Extra Long Gardening Gloves
If you're serious about the upkeep of your yard and garden, you'll need some of these for sure. These super extra long gloves are made specifically for women, and they go up to your elbow so you're all covered up. The padded palm and fingertips will ensure you're comfortable while working outside all day.
Buy It: Amazon, $16.59
Large Leaf Scoops
You may have seen these handy leaf claws before, but you've probably never seen any this big. When you've got more leaves than you know what to do with, it's time for some XL plastic claws. These are made of durable plastic and are fun for the kids to use.
Buy It: Amazon, $17.99
EZ Tarp Tugger
Here's another great tool for anyone who prefers a DIY leaf collection approach: A Tarp Tugger. Attach this handy-dandy thing to any standard tarp, and then pull all your leaves away for easy hauling.
Buy It: Amazon, $15.20
This might not be the most effective tool in your leaf removal arsenal, but it's the best way to get the kids involved. This kid's rake is made of sturdy, heavy-duty plastic (not metal!), so it's safe for your kids to use. Let them rake leaf piles, and they can jump in them as a fun reward.
Buy It: Amazon, $19.99
Reusable Garden Waste Bags
These handy reusable bags will last you season after season. Choose from a variety of sizes (from 16 gallons up to 132 gallons). They are water-resistant and tear-resistant and can hold up to 150 pounds of leaves each. Bonus: They are made of environmentally-friendly materials.
Buy It: Amazon, $18.85
Leaf Grabber Rake
For a smaller outdoor space that doesn't require the big guns, this grabber-style rake works well. The ergonomic design lets you both rake and scoop the leaves at the same time without having to bend over.
Buy It: Amazon, $39.95
Pool Leaf Skimmer
What if you've got a serious leaf problem in your pool? Well, if you do, this deep skimmer is going to be your new BFF. You can attach the mesh bag to a pole for bigger jobs, or use it on its own to scoop out stray leaves here and there. The bag is deeper, so you won't have to empty it as much as a typical pool skimmer.
Buy It: Amazon, $15.99