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5 Tools That Make Fall Lawn Cleanup So Much Easier

These go-to tools will make those once-strenuous fall yard maintenance tasks much more bearable.

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gathererVia Amazon.com

Time Saving Nut Picker-Upper

A rake really doesn’t pick up nuts and small fruit that fall from trees efficiently, and having to pick them up by hand before each mow is just an extra chore. Collect them easily with this Garden weasel nut gatherer. It’s as easy as rolling over what you want to pick up. They are available in various sizes for different fallen items for $40-$65.

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Leaf-Blower Via Amazon.com

Leaf Blower/Shredding Bagger


If you have a lot of deciduous trees in your yard, fall leaf cleanup can turn into raking and bagging from sun-up ‘til sun-down. Having a tool like the Toro 51621 Ultra Blower Vacuum that can minimize raking and bagging will allow you to enjoy the yard when the chore is done. It’ll cost you around $90, but it’s equipped with a metal impeller that slices up the leaves and comes with bagging and blowing attachments.

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BagVia Amazon.com

Bag Butler


Raking leaves into piles and then having to pick up those piles feels like doing two separate jobs. The Bag Butler turns it into one job by allowing you to easily rake your leaves right into either a plastic or paper bag. You can get one Bag Butler for $25 or a two pack for $45. Got an old rake? Check out this cool way to recycle it! 

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mowersVia The Home Depot

Cordless Mower/Mulcher


A mulching lawn mower adds many benefits to your lawn: it decreases thatch while allowing the clipped grass to breakdown faster and saves cleanup time. The Ryobi 40 Volt Brushless Mower is self-propelled and has enough juice with the included 5.0 Ah battery to mow a small yard. For around $400 at Home Depot you get the mower with mulching and bagging kit along with a battery and charger. Keep your mower cutting clean, learn how to sharpen your lawn mower blade yourself.

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EdgerVia Amazon.com

Lawn Edger


When maintaining the edge of my lawn, I will typically use my 2-in-1 string trimmer/edger, but when I’m dealing with a few months of overgrown edges, I grab a manual edger. Mine doesn’t have a flat edge on the top of the cuter or the serrated blade like this Ames Border Edger, but if I were to buy another one it’d be this one. This is a must-do chore before you need to start shoveling snow off of your driveway. Get this edger through Amazon for around $25. Plus: Check out our top 10 tips for a perfect lawn.

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