12 Ergonomic Yard Tools You Need This Fall

Yard work doesn't have to result in sore arms, shoulders and a bad back. When the time comes to rake leaves, pick up sticks and trim the hedges, reach for these 12 ergonomic yard tools.

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Ergonomic Handle

This ergonomic handle will greatly reduce shoulder pain while taking care of fallen leaves, plus you’ll be able to get the job done with less effort. The handle can be transferred to other yard tools such as some shovels and brooms. Check out these things you can do with a pile of leaves.

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Hand Tool Set

Comfortable yard tools are key to getting the job done painlessly. This ergonomic five-piece set from Radius Garden will help gardeners get the job done while also relieving pressure on hands and wrists. These are the 12 must-have garden tools.

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Grabber Tool

Ease back stress with this ergonomic grabber tool from Home & Deepsea. Reach anything easily, such as litter that makes its way into your yard and fallen sticks. Make yard work easier with these 12 tools.

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Three-in-One Tool

You’ll be able to rake, grab and bag comfortably with this three-in-one yard tool from Amazing Rake. The tool allows you to get yard work done without bending or even touching yard debris.

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Leaf Scoops

These oversize leaf claws from Relief Leaf Scoops will come in handy when it’s time to scoop up leaves and grass clippings. The ergonomic design also makes easier work of spreading mulch and picking fruit. These 14 pro tips will make fall leaf raking easy.

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This multi-purpose project sprayer is great for spreading fertilizer, weed killer and even common household cleaners. The two-gallon tank from Chapin International comes with an ergonomic handle which makes pumping easy. These are the 10 lawn care myths you need to stop believing.

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Electric Blower

This electric blower from Greenworks is lightweight and has an ergonomic design that makes it easy and comfortable to use. With a 7-amp motor, it also features a Safety Cord Lock which prevents a cord from disconnecting.

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Make trimming and pruning easy with these 32-inch loppers from Fiskars. The ergonomic handles have a Softgrip touchpoint to enhance comfort and control. Try these tree pruning techniques.

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Corded Dethatcher

With a 10-amp motor and ergonomic, adjustable handle for comfort, dethaching your lawn will be a breeze with this corded dethatcher from Greenworks. Its three-position tine depth will help you get the right setting to promote continued lawn health. Here are some excellent tips on how to revive a thinning lawn.

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Pruning Shears

Trim flowers, vegetable crops and herbs with these pruning shears from Vremi. The comfortable grip gives you great control and this shears features rust-proof stainless steel blades with safety lock. These pro tips will make for easier gardening.

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Root Shovel

Voted one of the most innovative garden tools on the market, this root slayer shovel from Radius Garden will help you dig through sod and roots with its specially designed root-cutting rip saw teeth. It has an ergonomic handle with four times the gripping surface of traditional models. Build a shovel rack for the garage and keep yard tools out of the way.

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Garden Hose Nozzle

Not only does this garden hose nozzle from Melnor feature a slip-resistant grip, it has an ergonomic grip design that makes watering easy on the hand, wrist and arm. It features seven watering patterns. Learn how to find the best garden hose for the job.

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Rachel Brougham
Rachel Brougham lived through a major home renovation in 2019, knows the ups and downs of home improvement, and loves sharing tips with readers. A veteran journalist of both print and television, she’s won several awards for her writing and has covered everything from the environment and education to health care, politics and food. She’s written for several publications beyond newspapers including Bob Vila, Taste of Home and Minnesota Parent, and she currently writes a weekly syndicated newspaper column. Her memoir, Widowland, about the sudden loss of her husband, was published in 2022. She specializes in everything from home decor and design to lawn and garden, product reviews and pet care. When she’s not writing, you can usually find her tending to her garden (both vegetables and native plants), playing with her dog, watching sports with her family or getting some exercise. A native of Michigan, she currently lives in Minneapolis. An avid user of Instagram, you can follow her @RachBrougham.