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Leaf Blowers for your Garden.

Updated on April 6, 2016

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This review is on the best garden leaf blowers. Some garden blowers will vacuum and crush the leaves into a mulch, making them an exceptional choice to buy.

How to Keep your garden tidy with a leaf blower.

In the Autumn when the trees start dropping their leaves you can be sure that it can make a lot of mess, this where your garden leaf blower comes in handy. There is also one thing for sure you can't do anything to stop it happening. If you live in an area where there are plenty of trees you are bound to get your fair share of them.

Fallen leaves will eventually decompose and rot down, but this will take 2-6 weeks to happen, so what's the best method of clearing them from your yard. Grab yourself an electrical garden blower, these make it easy to clear your drive or your grass, leaving nice and tidy. Garden blowers are very efficient and can blow wet or dry leaves away from your garden, or you can just blow them into one corner then dispose of them in your compost or trash container. Most garden blowers are light to use and easily stored away when not in use.

When ever you are using anything electrical in the garden always make sure you are safe and protect your eyes by wearing goggles or a mask and also wear gloves and some ear protectors. If you use a electrical extension lead make sure it has a surge protector or electrical cut out should anything untoward happen.

Video on Black & Decker Leaf Blower

Black & Decker LH4500 12 amp 2-Speed Electric Leaf Hog Blower / Vacuum with Leaf Bag.

This Black and Decker unit is a combined blower and vacuum in one unit. It also breaks down the leaves and debris so you can use it as mulch straight away on your garden. Just blow all the fallen leaves int a heap and swith it to vacuum and suck them up. What is left in the bag is great garden compost ready for your compost heap or good enough to put straight onto the garden.

Sweep your patio, decking or driveway clean, or choose to use the Black and Decker 240mph air speed to make quick work of wet, matted leaves in your yard.

The Black & Decker Leaf Hog converts easily to a 385 CFM vacuum when you want to collect loose leaves, twigs, and grass clippings. The internal mulching mechanism grinds everything down, compressing as much as 16 bags of debris down to one. The included bag detaches easily to empty your mulch onto your flower beds, garden soil, or composting area.

What's in the Box

Includes a Leaf Blaster nozzle, vacuum attachment with tube, leaf bag with zipper, adjustable shoulder strap, and air concentrator for getting between plants and shrubs.

WORX TriVac WG500 12 amp All-in-One Electric Blower/Mulcher/Vacuum.

This unit by Worx is a combination model that will blow all your leaves from the drive, yard or garden, it will also vacuum them up and mulch the vacuumed up pieces so they are ready for the compost, or you can put them directly back on to the soil between all the shrubs and bushes.

There is a very useful attachment which is an angled tube for access under bushes or storm drains should they become blocked with debris.

The unit is very easy to use and has soft grip handles. It is a compact lightweight design for single handed use. The collection has a shoulder strap for your added comfort. The unit comes complete with a 2 year warranty.

Toro 51585 Power Sweep 7 amp 2-Speed Electric Blower.

The Toro 51585 is a two speed blower unit. This unit is perfect for clearing leaves and debris from sidewalks, your deck area or your driveway. This unit makes light work of clearing leaves from your grass or garden. It is easy to use and has a simple two speed motor. It blows at 160 mph.

The Toro is light weight and weighs 4.6 lbs. The motor is a 7.0 Amp motor so should last a few years. This is a straight forward blower you can use around the home, ideal for clearing the garage or utility space with fallen debris or dust.

Comes packaged in a small box, just clip the blower tube on and power up and the blower is ready for use. An excellent buy if you are just wanting a basic blower.

Toro 51592 Super 12 amp 2-Speed Electric Blower/Vacuum.

The Toro 51592 Super has a two speed motor, a 12 Amp electric motor which delivers either blower or vacuum. The blower delivers up to 230 mph of air speed. It is a compact and well balanced unit, it is comfortable and easy to manoeuvre.

It requires no tools to change from blowing mode to vacuum mode. As a leaf shredder, this tool reduces 10 bags of leaves to one bag. Featuring an exclusive cord lock system, it holds the power cord firmly in place so the extension cord will never come unplugged from the unit during use.

Tanaka TRB24EAP 23.9cc 2 Stroke 170 MPH Gas Powered Handheld Blower (CARB Compliant)

The Tanaka TRB24 EAP is a gas powered powered blower for those who prefer this type instead of using an electrically powered one. The 23.9 cc commercial grade 2 stroke engine provides excellent performance and reliability.

The unit is lightweight and only weighs 8.5 lb. and is one of the most powerful tools for this type of work. This unit is ideal for small jobs but also has the performance to handle much larger areas that need clearing.

This product comes with a 7 year warranty so should give you trouble free use for many years to come.


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