8 Top Tools for Your Landscape
Yard maintenance doesn’t have to be so hard. Gone are the days of struggling under the weight of unwieldy loppers or blistering hands with poor work gloves. The team here have rounded up a handful of handy and ergonomic tools to help you make quick …
Champion Chain Saw7/10
Not every homeowner has occasion to actually use, let alone purchase, a chain saw. But if you’re one of the few who really needs the sort of brawny tool that’s capable of ripping through tree trunks, look no further. Pros recognize Stihl chain saws as among the very best in the category. Though the company offers plenty of more powerful models, the best for do-it-yourselfers is the well-regarded 271 model, which features a 20-inch bar, excellent balance, manageable weight, and ample horsepower.
Fiskars Pruning Stik8/10
If you’re armed with 12 feet of Fiskars Pruning Stik, few trees are too tall for maintenance. With its adjustable-angle head and impressive length, this tool works well for cutting high branches or vines without having to pull out a ladder, and it’s great for maneuvering through dense shrubbery to prune those hard-to-reach spots.
Corona Razor Pruning Saw9/10
Don’t let the greenest of branches in your backyard stop you from getting the job done. Cutting down medium to large branches becomes a snap when you invest in the Corona Razor Tooth Pruning Saw. Its curved blade works in your favor to sink more teeth into any given branch—meaning faster, easier slicing on dead or live tree limbs.