There are a number of robotic lawnmowers on the market, but rctestflight wanted something more modern than spinning blades to cut his grass. So he set out to build a lawnmower robot with a 40-watt cutting laser in place of a blade. It works quite slowly though, and his drone motor lawnmower seems more effective.
Wilson and Ben from Rebel Garden Tools create “bad-ass tools for farmers, foragers, and landscapers.” The Woodsman combines a fire rake, a heavy-duty rake, a wide hoe, and a narrow hoe. It can clear vines, bushes, and invasive plants and can also help fight wildfires. It has an AR-400 steel head and a handmade wood handle.
This handcrafted tool from WicksForge is a versatile addition to your garden toolbox. Forged from a single piece of stainless steel, its curved and pointed blade digs dirt easily and is sturdy enough to be hit with a hammer. It can loosen wedged rocks, and its serrated edge slices through weeds. Its handle comes wrapped in paracord.
This versatile garden tool combines the benefits of a machete and an axe, easily clearing thick brush and vegetation. Its curved blade is great for getting rid of vines and skinny branches, while its hatchet head is ideal for chopping thicker ones. Its 18″ blade is fitted with an ergonomic handle and includes a nylon sheath.
This versatile bladed tool from Barebones Living combines several useful functions for gardening and camping. It has both straight and serrated edges for cutting, a twine cutter, and bottle opener. It also digs holes and has 1″ markings on the blade for measuring hole depth. Made from stainless steel with a walnut handle.
A wheelbarrow is an essential tool for yard work and gardening but can be a pain to wheel around and can accidentally tip when loaded. WORX reinvented the wheelbarrow by equipping it with two front wheels instead of one. It rides on flat-free tires and works as a yard cart, a dolly, a rock and plant mover, and more.
This alligator-jawed power garden tool makes quick work of cutting branches and logs, while minimizing the safety risks of working with a chainsaw. The LP1000 is a 4.5-amp corded version, while the LLP120 is a cordless version that runs on a 20V MAX rechargeable battery. Both can saw through branches up to 4″ in diameter.
Bibury’s folding pruning shears have three additional functions in their handles: a wood saw, a bark shovel, and a knife. The tool blades are made from 420 stainless steel for long life, and its textured handles provide grip. They also have a fold-out hook blade for hanging them from a belt loop or bag with a carabiner or paracord.
This countertop machine quickly turns food waste that would have gone into the trash into compost you can use in the garden. Its electric motor helps break down foods into a nutrient-dense fertilizer in as little as 2.5 hours. Just dump in your leftovers after dinner, and use them to feed your plants the next morning.
This control system helps improve the quality and consistency of indoor and greenhouse gardens. Its sensors track critical environmental data like temperature, humidity, PH, and more. It can use that data to trigger grow lights, pumps, valves, and other components, for a fully-automated grow operation.
Spring is upon us, so it’s time to get out into the yard and tidy things up. This compact multitool includes a wood saw for trimming branches and heavy-duty scissors for pruning and other cutting tasks. But it’s not just for gardening, with everyday tools like a pocket knife, corkscrew, tweezers, and a toothpick.
Restoration Station got his hands on a beat-up old push reel mower his father found and went through painstaking efforts to remove all of the rust and detritus to make it look as good as new. He says this was one of the more difficult projects he’s worked on due to the blade assembly being a challenge to work with.
Green thumb or no, you should have no trouble keeping these little indoor plants alive and happy in your home or office. These grower’s choice plant sets from Costa Farms include an assortment of succulents, each in a 2″ pot and ready to flourish with a little sunlight and water when their soil is dry.
These tiny garden gnomes will help protect your potted plants through the power of their rude behavior. They look cute enough, but on further examination, one of them is mooning us, another is flipping the bird, the third guy is just a pothead, and well, the fourth gnome has his junk in his hands.
This unique multitool is designed for making life in the garden easier. Its main tool is a pair of stainless steel pruning shears, complemented three other useful tools: a utility knife, a wood saw, and a bark remover. The shears fold inside so you can carry it like a pocket knife. Cuts twigs up to 0.25″ thick.
With the Terra robot mower, iRobot aims to do for mowing lawns what its Roomba did for vacuuming homes. It uses standalone beacons and smart mapping technology to efficiently mow without the need for boundary wires or digging. It will be available in the USA soon.
If you’ve ever tried to cut down a bush by hand, you know how time consuming the task can be. Pesky shrubberies are no match for this Fecon Bull Hog mulching attachment, which can shred an entire bush to the ground in seconds. Oh, and they can help with those tree stumps too.
Roomba co-creator Joe Jones is working on a Roomba for gardens. Tertill uses a nylon string to cut down anything that’s under an inch. It comes with collars that protect growing plants from the robot’s wrath. It can be charged via its built-in solar panel or its micro USB port.