Raking-US Regional Group

Make Raking the Yard Easier

Be prepared for upcoming yard work in the cooler months with these helpful tips: Instead of raking leaves like you’re sweeping the floor with a broom, use your thumb and index finger on the same side of the pole. You’ll get just as much gripping power without blisters!

Helpful Tools to Invest In

Photo Courtesy: True Temper
  • A Rake

The most popular rakes are beloved for their size-30 inch wide-and No Clog Rakes are recommended. True Temper 2913912 Clog Free Poly Leaf Rake, 30-Inch

  • A Leaf Blower/Vacuum

A leaf blower/vacuum sucks up leaves fast, especially around shrubs, in flower beds and in other hard-to-rake areas. You might think that the bag would need to be emptied every five minutes, but the vacuum minces the leaves and packs a mountain of them into just a few bags.

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  • Pop-Up Garden Bags

Make it easier to clear your yard work of leaves and debris. These pop-up garden bags do just as the name suggests—they pop up into a sturdy receptacle that you can easily load with leaves and debris. When done, collapse them back to their original flat shape and hang them up in your garage or shed. Yard work made easier!

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  • A Garden Cart

Its shallow bin is ideal for storing starter plants, gardening tools, bulbs and anything else you need easy access to. It can also haul bags of soil, fertilizer, and large piles of leaves.

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  • EZ Leaf Hauler

Two sturdy ground stakes secure the Plow & Hearth Ez Leaf Hauler in place while you rake leaves onto the 24 sq. ft. surface. When your yard cleanup is done, simply fold up for compact storage.

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  • Gorilla Hands

Save your hands with Pure Garden 50-114 Durable Gorilla Pesticide for Scooping Leaves, Spreading Mulch, Medical Surgical mask,Yard Work Leaf Grabber Hand Rake Claw-Lightweight, unknown! These jumbo scoops support your wrists and keep your hands away from leaves and other yard debris, like sharp twigs, thorns and bugs.