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5 Best Digging Shovels of 2021

Take a look at some of the best shovels available in 2021 no matter what kind of digging you have to do.

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Essential Indoor Gardening Tools

Whether you have just a few pots or a house plant jungle, you'll need some essential indoor gardening tools to...


How to Keep Deer and Other Pests Away from Your Hostas

Deer, rabbits and other animals love hostas just as much as gardeners. Here are some easy ways to keep these...


How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.


10 Most Common Uses for a Pressure Washer

Got a pressure washer collecting dust in your garage that you're just not sure what to use for? Here are...

Best-Reviewed Snow Shovels on Amazon

Upgrade your snow shovel this winter to a product that's Amazon reviewer approved. Find your best snow shovel here.


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How To Remove Rust from Metal

Learn three ways how to remove rust from metal and two ways to prevent rust from coming back

How to Winterize and Store Garden Hoses

With old man winter knocking on the door, time to reel in that garden hose. Here are a few tips...


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Stuff We Love: Garden Hand Tools

Make your gardening chores a breeze with these three tools that get the green thumbs-up.


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Stuff We Love: Cordless Yard Tools

Cut the cord and manage your yard with these super efficient cordless yard tools.


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Ergonomic Household Products That Will Save Your Back

Use these 10 ergonomic tools to get more done in your home, garage and garden, while avoiding the painful aggravation...

A Guide to Getting the Most From Your Air Compressor

Take a look at these great tips that'll show you how to get the most from your compressor, and and...


How to Install an Attic Lift

Send heavy loads to the attic—with the press of a button


Store Garden Hand Tools: Make a Handmade Toolbox

Branch handles make this a natural for your garden tools. Find step-by-step plans for making this garden toolbox below.


No-Gimmick Fence Clamps

You may think this woodworking gadget is a gimmick at first glance, but it works!


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Easy-Clamp Sacrificial Fence

One of the most necessary table saw accessories!

10 Best Selling Garden Tools on QVC

With gardening season in full swing, you might be in the market for some new gardening tools. QVC has everything...


Top Experts Reveal the 30 Must-Have Garden Products

Gear up for gardening with one of these amazing garden tools.


10 Gardening Tools Worth Splurging On

Don't "cheap" yourself. Sometimes it pays to splurge and get real quality, especially with gardening tools. Here are some examples.


31 Yard Tool Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier

Save your back! These simple and smart updates to everyday yard tools will make your outdoor chores a heck of...


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15 Best Garden Tools at Harbor Freight

When the teeth-chattering chill of winter gives way to warmer days, stock up on Harbor Freight's variety of essential garden...


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How to Sharpen Garden Tools

After a couple years of service, it's common for your favorite garden tools like garden cutters start losing their edge...


Tools and Gear Every Vegetable Gardener Needs

Whether you're a master gardener or looking to start your first vegetable garden, there are plenty of tools that will...


Best-Reviewed Garden Hand Tools on Amazon

Get your hands on these garden tools. They're Amazon reviewer approved!

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10 Best-Reviewed Garden Tillers on Amazon

According to Amazon reviewers, these are the best garden tillers you can buy.


10 High-Tech Gardening Tools You Need to Get Your Hands On

Your modern green thumb will love how much easier gardening is with these gadgets and tools.


No Snowblower? This is the Best Way to Shovel Your Driveway

Grab your shovel, lace up your boots and put on those gloves. This is the best way to shovel snow...


12 Best Gardening Tools To Begin Planting

Gardening will be easier, more productive and, well, just a lot more fun when you have the right tools at...


Sacrificial Miter Saw Fence for Safety

You can fix a common miter saw problem (and safety hazard) with some thin plywood and a scrap board.


How to Use a Fertilizer and Seed Spreader

This must-have lawn tool spreads everything you need for a healthy, attractive lawn.