Gardening is one of the most therapeutic activities people love to do, if you have a passion for gardening but it becomes difficult to work like that for a long time then read along. Sometimes getting down on your knees, bending your back for hours, holding tools, and carrying heavy things not only makes you feel uncomfortable but also drains your energy and builds pain, especially for older people and people with physical concerns. Luckily, there are a lot of amazing ergonomic and adaptive gardening tools that will make your work easier and won’t affect your body, here are some of them.
Holding some cultivating or digging hand tools for a long time causes pain in joints, but now with these curved handles, you can do gardening without stiffness, strain, or aches. They are lightweight, convenient, and durable, plus if you lose your tools often in the garden then the fluorescent green handle will make it easier to locate. There are tools like ergonomic hand weeders, trowels, pruners, forks, and bionic gloves that are made for this special case, you can also get them in sets.
Tools for gardening while sitting
If you are someone who wants to garden on a wheelchair, chair, scooter, or you can’t lean down much then these tools will help you reach the places you can’t touch. They come with a lightweight and long handle to help you reach as far as possible. There are ergonomic hand weeders, trowels, pruners, forks, and rakes with long handles and curved grip, some hedge shears and loppers are also extendable.
Tools to relieve pressure on your knees
If you find it uncomfortable and difficult to do gardening on your knees then check out these tools that will relieve the pressure from your knees and you will be able to do gardening without inconvenience. A garden kneeler which can be used as a cushion for your knees, it has handles on the sides for letting you use the upper body strength so you feel easy to get up and down, it is also reversible so you can sit on it, and collapsible so you can fold and store. You can get a cushioned kneeler pad to place your knees while gardening, or simple knee pads for support.
Tools to lift heavy pots and containers
There are some amazing gardening gears that can ease the lifting and moving of pots such as pot caddy and pot caddy with wheels. These are specially made for lifting and moving heavy gardening things up to 400 pounds, come with long handles to control, and easy to store.
These ergonomic and adaptive gardening tools are easy to find in markets, you can also get them online. All tools are designed to make your gardening game easier, they are also friendly for disable people. You can also get battery-powered tools like garden shears, grass trimmers, lawn edger, and rollers.