5 transformative garden power tools

by | Sep 9, 2020 | News | 0 comments

A neat, tidy and attractive garden can make a big difference to your entire life and provide you with a lovely space for spending time during summer. Maintaining a garden is certainly not the easiest task, though, and it is important that you have the right tools available which can make this easier and provide the best results.

With this in mind, here are a few of the best power tools which can be used to transform and maintain any sized backyard.


A lawnmower is one of the most obvious power tools that every homeowner needs as this can make mowing the lawn much, much easier and faster. Mowing the lawn is one of the best ways to improve the appearance of a garden and will require doing on a regular basis, so it is always helpful to have a high-quality and reliable lawn mower available to you particularly if you have large patches of grass.

Strimmers/Hedge Trimmers

Strimmers/hedge trimmers are essential for keeping your hedges and perimeters neat and organised which can really make a big difference to the look of the garden and provide a professional-looking finish. This can be a labour intensive, difficult and time-consuming task without using a power tool which is why it is always best to invest in a battery-powered model as this will also give you better control without requiring a cord.

Leaf Blowers

Tidying the lawn is made simple and easy when you have a leaf blower as you can simply use it to blow leaves and other debris into an easy to collect bundle. This is much better than having to spend hours on end using a rake – you will also find that this tool is useful for blowing pathways and even vehicles clear from light debris.

Pressure Washers

Few power tools are more satisfying to use than a pressure washer which can easily restore many surfaces and objects to their former glory. The level of cleanliness that you achieve would be hard to get without a power washer, plus it is incredibly easy to use so it will not require much effort to revitalise decking, the patio, garden furniture, the home’s exterior, garden fences and anything else that you might need cleaning.


A chainsaw is another important tool to have available, particularly if you have trees and/or dense hedges/bushes in your garden. Again, it makes maintaining the garden so much easier and is alway a tool that gets used for various tasks.

Why You Need Battery Tech

The best garden power tools use cordless universal battery technology which will enable you to carry out gardening without worrying about power supplies or having movement limited by cords. The Ryobi range includes all of the above items with battery technology that is interchangeable between each tool, allowing you to make big savings as you can simply switch the battery. SGS has a comprehensive guide that will tell you all that you need to get set up.

Maintaining a garden can be a lot of work, but it is made much easier when you have the right power tools at your disposal which can make gardening not only much easier but also good fun and highly rewarding.

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