The weather is beginning to get warmer which means people are starting to head outside and focus more on their outdoor living spaces. Before spring arrives, you will want to prepare for the upcoming landscaping season. Part of the preparation includes having the right tools so you can manage the landscaping tasks. Here are a few tools you should have in preparation for this upcoming outdoor season.
While some may not consider these “tools” per se, the fact of the matter is that the winter season brings much debris that needs to be cleaned up. This includes pieces of litter, pet feces, branches, fallen leaves, and other yard debris. Strong contractor garbage bags are popular and suitable for all garden waste and usually have a pull handle for easy usage. Paper garbage bags are ideal to protect the environment as it helps get rid of plastic pollution and will be recycled.
Many people prune their trees during the fall season, but more dead branches can appear during winter. When this happens, you’ll want to trim the dead branches with a well-built, durable pair of pruning shear. Pruning shears come in many styles and sizes, but one should look for a pair that contains sharp, nonstick steel blades that contain easy-to-operate safety locks. You should always consider wearing strong grip gardening gloves when working with pruning shears and tools.
If you have any outdoor living areas, you know that dirt, mildew, and mold can appear during the winter months, especially in shaded areas. Even after you clear off all of the clutter, you’ll still have dirt on the surfaces that needs to be cleaned.
This is when it’s handy to own or borrow a pressure washer. Buy or rent a pressure washer that is best for your needs- some are wonderful for small decks and patios, outdoor furniture, and other small jobs, while others have a stronger concentrated and powerful high-pressure stream of water.
You’ll be cutting your grass frequently once spring arrives, so you’ll need a functioning lawn mower or lawn tractor to keep your grass trimmed and looking lush and green. Invest in a lawn mower or tractor that will allow for excellent performance, comfort, and durability.
Questions? Lehnhoff’s Supply is Here to Help
If you still have more questions about how to best prepare your landscape or garden winter, the trained professionals at Lehnhoff’s Supply are here to help you.
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