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Cut Through Yard Work with This Stihl Cordless Pruning Saw

Kiss those hand-cramping pruners, shears and loopers goodbye. Try this Family Handyman Approved battery operated pruner instead.

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Stay Shady with This Family Handyman Approved Sun Shirt

Have some fun in the sun wearing this Family Handyman Approved work shirt with built-in UV protection.


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No Job Is too Tough for Family Handyman Approved Grime Hand Soap

A fiercely degreasing hand soap that's still gentle on your skin?  Give this Family Handyman Approved Grime Hand Soap a...


A Family Handyman Approved Father’s Day Gift Guide

Struggling to find the right Father's Day gift for your dad? Check out these Family Handyman Approved products any DIY...


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Garden Cultivator vs Tiller: What’s the Difference?

Don't confuse a cultivator with a tiller; they're different tools for different jobs. Here's how to decide which is right...

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The Best Garden Cultivators

Garden cultivators help stir soil and mix in fertilizer and compost to prepare planting areas for the growing season. Which...


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8 Best Stand Up Weed Pullers

Weeding is back-breaking and time-consuming. A gardening expert gave us advice about stand up weed pullers. Here's what we learned.

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Buyer’s Guide to Garden Spades

A garden spade is the go-to tool for many yard and garden tasks. But what makes one garden spade different...


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9 Adaptive Tools To Make Gardening With Disabilities Easier

Gardening can be relaxing and therapeutic. These adaptive gardening tools help those with limitations enjoy their time in the garden.


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8 Best Garden Scooters for Easy Gardening

Kick off spring gardening with a new garden scooter. These mobile seats make plant- and turf-tending so much easier on...


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How To Use Grow Bags in Your Garden

You may have seen them on TV or at the garden center. Now it’s time to add grow bags to...

How to Care for Chrysanthemums: 6 Things You Need to Know About Mums

It's autumn and that means it's time to show off a garden full of mums! Here's how to care for...


If You See White Stuff on Your Mulch, This is What it Means

Don't let the icky appearance deceive you—that white stuff on mulch can be beneficial to your landscape.


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5 Best Garden Scissors of 2022

Looking for a tool to trim herbs, open mulch and deadhead flowers? These garden scissors are for you.


4 Best Hedge Trimmer Attachments

Your hedge trimmer can do so much more. These attachments will add new functionality to this already useful tool.


5 Best Digging Shovels of 2022

Take a look at some of the best shovels available in 2022 no matter what kind of digging you have...

5 Best Yard Carts of 2022

Save your back with one of these yard carts, perfect for hauling heavy items.


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10 Best Tools for Getting Rid of Weeds

The right tool for weeding makes the task easier and more effective. These are some of the best weeding tools.


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Garden Hoses: What To Know Before You Buy

Garden hoses don't last forever. When you're in the market for a new one, these tips will help you make...


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Yard Safety Tips for Commonly Used Equipment

Injuries can occur if the right safety precautions aren't adhered to while using lawn and garden equipment. Here are simple...


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Garden Hoe Buying Guide

Choosing the right garden hoe can take some of the backbreaking work out of gardening. Here's a helpful roundup of...


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7 Best Garden Rakes for Cleaning Up Around Plants

Treat your plants and flowers with loving care by using the right garden tools. This collection of rakes includes something...


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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...


25 Low-Light Indoor Plants That Thrive in Near Darkness

These low-light houseplants thrive without direct sunlight, so now you can have a touch of Mother Nature in every corner...

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10 Best Plants for Hydroponic Gardens

How does your garden grow? To its max potential, if you choose the easiest and best plants for hydroponics.


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 Split Hostas

Splitting hostas will make for a healthier plant and will propagate new plants. Here's when, and how, you split hostas.


The Benefits of Planting Hostas

Hostas boast vibrant foliage, are drought tolerant and grow practically anywhere. But those aren't their only benefits.


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8 Best Pruning Tools for Your Garden and Yard

Pruning is important for keeping gardens and landscapes looking their best. But to do it right, you need good pruning...


10 Must-Have Products to Make Fall Yard Work a Breeze

Fall yard work doesn't have to be strenuous!