The initial cost of the tools you need for all of your garden maintenance tasks is considerable. Even the smaller items we buy add up over time, not to mention the high-end electrical appliances and specialty tools that we sometimes splurge on. Additionally, storing and organizing all of this gear can be a nightmare.

One way to deal with the money and inventory problems purchasing lawn care products can create is to invest in equipment that works three or four times the garden. Multitasking tools that can handle different types of tasks or even be customized for different purposes mean less space in our warehouses and garages. Read on to learn more about our most popular multitasking garden maintenance tools.

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