12 Essential Garden Tools Under $50

By 3 m read

Time to go outside and get dirt under your fingernails. But wait…do you have the equipment you need? Are last year’s garden tools lost, broken, or rusted? Maplewood Road to the rescue! Here’s a list of the 12 Best Gardening Tools Under $50!

HoriHori Knife

Hori Hori Knife

  • $23.95
  • 93% 5-star reviews on Amazon
  • 7-inch serrated blade on one side
  • We use this knife for absolutely everything in our yard:  Digging, weeding, planting bulbs, cutting roots & vines, amazing all-in-one tool
  • Shows measurements on blade, for digging & planting flower bulbs



Pruning Shears

Mockins Heavy Duty Garden Bypass Pruning Shears

  • $9.99
  • 91% 5-star reviews on Amazon
  • We use our shears for everything around the yard: cutting plants, flowers, bushes, bamboo, vegetables, herbs, and small branches
  • Spring-loaded, stainless steel anvil cutting blade, non-slip rubber grip, and safety lock



Garden Trowel

Edward Tools Bend-proof Garden Trowel

  • $9.95
  • 91% 5-star reviews on Amazon
  • Great for any potting & digging, including digging in rocky or heavy clay soils
  • One-piece stainless steel design is bend proof and won’t rust, so don’t have to worry about leaving it out in the rain
  • 6” x 3.5” oversized trowel head for faster digging
  • Rubber hand grip



Garden Cultivator

DeWit 5-Tine Cultivator with Short Handle

  • $27.98
  • 93% 5-star reviews on Amazon
  • Perfect for breaking up tough soil, aerating, and weeding small spaces
  • Rake measures 3.5” x 3.5”
  • Great for mixing fertilizers into the soil
  • Pull small rocks and stones out of the garden
  • Tilling soil in the garden
  • Pull clumps of grass, like crabgrass



Round Point Shovel

Seymour Structron Round Point Shovel

  • $42.06
  • 96% 5-star reviews on Amazon
  • Heavy-duty, 14-gauge steel blade, which has slight flex for reduced breakage
  • Comfortable fiberglass handle
  • Great for heavy yard work, such as deeper digging or removing stones



Garden Spade

Fiskars 46-Inch Steel D-handle Square Garden Spade

  • $23.94
  • 81% 5-star reviews on Amazon
  • Great for edging & bordering a garden or flower bed; cutting through grass, roots, & vines; or digging
  • Steel blade and shaft
  • D-handle provides space to hold with both hands



Yard Butler Twist Tiller

  • $27.69
  • 70% 5-star reviews on Amazon
  • Loosens, turns, tills, and aerates, with each twist, without having to bend your back
  • Perfect for preparing garden soil before planting seeds or delicate young plants
  • Also great for breaking up sun-baked soil throughout the summer
  • Tool is 38” tall with a step plate



Garden Gloves

Atlas Nitrile Garden Gloves

  • $18.70
  • 89% 5-star reviews on Amazon
  • Lightweight nitrile gloves provide hand protection, while allowing for dexterity of fingers and feel of what you’re doing
  • Nylon knit liner for comfort
  • Machine washable



Pruning Saw

Corona RazorTOOTH 14-Inch Pruning Saw

  • $26.01
  • 89% 5-star reviews on Amazon
  • 14” blade for cutting large branches with little effort
  • Ergonomic non-slip handle



Fiskars Bypass Lopper

  • $23.58
  • 82% 5-star ratings on Amazon
  • This 28-inch trimmer is able to cut through 1-1/2” tree branches
  • Hardened steel blade
  • Rust-resistant, low-friction coating helps the blade glide through wood
  • Makes clean cuts to preserve plant health



Garden Rake

63-Inch Adjustable Garden Leaf Rake

  • $29.95
  • 81% 5-star reviews on Amazon
  • This rake is 63” long and the width of the tines is adjustable from 7” to 22”
  • Zinc-plated to prevent rust
  • Lightweight
  • Perfect for raking leaves from your yard and from under plants


crenova garden hose

Crenova 100-ft Expandable Garden Hose

  • $45.04
  • 89% 5-star reviews on Amazon
  • Expandable up to 100-ft long, it will reach anywhere in your yard
  • Includes a 7-pattern sprayer and 2-way splitter


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