Steel-tine rakes are an old favorite because they’re durable and can be pressed into service when the lawn needs dethatching. This Fiskars rake features an extra-long aluminum handle to reduce back fatigue and a teardrop-shaped shaft to fit the contour of your hand.
Back in the day, bamboo leaf rakes were the go-to choice when a homeowner wanted a wide-reaching rake for quick cleanup of leaves. This old-time favorite is still making the rounds, as seen with Rugg manufacturing company’s bamboo rake.
It’s three rakes in one! This Professional EZ Travel Collection telescopic rake expands and adjusts to tackle a range of garden tasks, from raking the lawn to working in flower beds to cleaning out debris from hard-to-reach places.
Gardeners know a shrub rake is invaluable when trying to reach nooks and crannies or clean out tightly spaced plants in shrub or flower beds. This A.M. Leonard Narrow shrub rake has an eight-inch-wide head with reinforced tines that can dig in and remove embedded objects.