5 Essential Tools for Landscaping
This is the time of year when many people are considering completing some landscaping work in their yards. You might be tempted to try to do the work on your own. If you decide to embark on a do it yourself project, Rockland Landscaping Supplies recommends that you have the following tools on hand to decrease your frustration and make your landscaping project go as smoothly as possible.
Tool #1: Planning Tools
Before you do any physical work in your yard, you need to plan. If you want to ensure your vision for your yard will actually work in reality, you might want to take the time to sit down and visualize how it will look. Try some of these online tools to plan your landscaping and garden activities.
- Garden Planner Online
- My Gardena
- Smart Draw
Tool #2: Measuring Tools
When you are doing landscaping tasks you need to make sure that you keep everything accurate and precise. Some projects are not forgiving if you make a significant error with measurement. Ensure that you have measuring tools on hand when you start your work.
- Tape measure
Tool #3: Earth Moving Tools
If you are digging up the dirt to complete a landscaping project you will need tools to move that soil and make your work a whole lot easier. From large projects to a full scale remodeling of your entire yard to making a small flower bed, you'll need these digging and earth moving tools.
- Bobcat (for those big projects)
- Square-mouth shovel
- Round-mouth shovel
Tool #4: Stone / Brick Tools
Stone work can dramatically enhance the look of your yard. Stone comes in a wide range of colours and you can create retaining walls, a small patio, or a walkway for your yard. If you are considering doing any stone work in your yard, you'll need the following tools.
- Rubber mallet
Tool #5: Power Tools
Sometimes you just need some extra strength to get the job done. This is when power tools can come in handy to efficiently complete your landscaping projects.
- Hedge trimmer
- Weed wacker
- Lawn mower
Rockland Landscaping Supplies can help you complete your landscaping project over this Spring and Summer. We have a rental department that can help you can obtain all the tools you'll need for the job. Contact us at (780) 239-7625 or send us an e-mail at email@example.com.