15 Super-Useful Tools for Dealing with Leaves
With fall comes of the promise of leaves, clumping up on your grass and matting down on your flowerbeds (even old needles make an appearance). These leaves foster mold and block the sun, so removing them ASAP is a smart move. We've got the best rakes, blowers, mulchers and every other fall tool you will need.
If you don't have many leaves but they are still a nuisance on your driveway or deck, a fall tool leaf blower can help to quickly clear things up. And, cordless electric models are fast, eco-friendly and easy to charge up.
If your mower is compatible with a simple fall tool mulching attachment and your lawn is covered in leaves, think about a mulching session before the final cleanup. Your lawnmower can shred the leaves ahead of time for fast disposable or use in your garden. It's the best for both worlds. Plus: Tune Up a Lawn Mower
Sweeper for Big Cleanup Projects
A sweeper is an attachment you can use with your lawn tractor that helps gather up leaves as you go along. This fall tool is a great choice for very large lawns. And is also helpful for lawns with far-scattered leaves that need to be quickly collected. Want to learn more about a lawn sweeper and whether you need one for your yard? Plus: Riding Lawn Mower Reviews Photo: Home Depot
Eco-Friendly Leaf Bags
Try one of these reusable Snapper bags for smaller leaf piles. This fall tool is easy to fill and carry around and won't waste your plastic garbage bags. Plus: 43 Fall Maintenance Must-Dos and One Thing You Shouldn't Do Photo: Home Depot