Cultivators and Tillers

This is our Cultivators and Tillers section where we list all our articles about cultivators and tillers.
Our aim is to help you get the right tool easier and better informed. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to let us know in the comment section.

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Essential Protective Wear When Operating A Garden Tiller/Rotavator: PPE checklist

Powered garden tillers and cultivators are great, they save you a lot of effort and produce evenly tilled soil in less than half the time you would with a spade or a fork. They are hazardous machines and should be handled with care. To lessen the risk to the operator they should wear suitable PPE …

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Important Checks Before Starting A Garden Tiller/Rotavator: Be safe, not sorry

Hello everyone, today I’m going to talk about the sort of checks you should do before you begin to use your garden tiller. Buying a garden tiller/ rotovator is an exciting purchase, especially after you have realised the effort which goes into preparing your soil for planting. Preparing soil manually with a spade or fork …

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Best Gas Cultivator: Mantis 7940

With gardening season in full swing, it’s important to keep your soil weed-free, nutrient-rich and well-aerated. This will help maximize your crop yield and have your flowers looking their best. And one tool can help you do it all: cultivators are the most efficient multi-purpose tools for any gardener. What is a cultivator? While similar …

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Cultivator vs Tiller

Cultivator vs Tiller: what are the differences?

A cultivator is a small tiller designed to be used in raised beds and already tilled soil. Tillers are much larger than cultivators and has stronger tines and a more powerful engine. A tiller is a large machine designed to be used on the ground in lawn areas such as vegetable gardens or creating larger …

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Best Tiller For Clay Soil: tiller requirements listed

So, you’ve just bought a property with plenty of space for a new garden? Well, if you haven’t been lucky enough to secure a weed-free plot of land with fine, loamy soil, rich with organic material, have no fear! Clay soil is great – if you plan on making your own bricks or pottery…but not …

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The Best Heavy Duty Rototiller: the Yardmax YT4565

It’s almost planting season! Do you have enough garden space for everything you want to plant this year? Are you ready to attack the soil with your fork and spade again or would you appreciate a bit of help this year? Is the Yardmax YT4565 the best heavy duty rototiller or not? Maybe you want …

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Best Cordless Tiller: Greenworks 40V review

Spring is here! It’s almost time to get your garden plot ready for planting. Is your soil ready? Well cultivated, weed free soil is the gold standard for planting into, and one of the best tools for the job is a cordless tiller. We’ve got one to shout about! Cordless cultivators are quiet, lightweight, efficient …

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What Is A Cultivator Used For: defined and explained

Spring is here again and it’s time to prepare the soil for whatever you intend to plant….Yesss! Your goal as always, will be to have perfectly aerated, nutrient-rich and well-mixed soil. This should be done with the intention of keeping your garden weed-free all season long once your plants are growing (good luck with that …

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