It isn’t just the herb garden, any garden for that matter needs safe handling for elderly, here is where ergonomic garden tools come into play. Not just for the elderly or senior people affected by arthritis and other ailments, I would recommend these tools for the normal, healthy gardener too.
Gardening is a hobby for some, passion for others and therapy for many. The ergonomic tools that are specially designed by the manufacturers for gardeners suffering from arthritis offer a helping hand to many who want to continue enjoying gardening albeit with specific guidelines from their physicians.
A gardening tote and a tool set that helps people who suffer from Alzheimer’s would be very handy, so would be the safety and longevity concerns. Any equipment that comes with features addressing the safety of elderly gardeners is welcome, besides being gardener-friendly and providing ease of handling. If gardening has become pain in the neck ergonomic gardening tools are for you.
Ergonomic Gardening Tools
Step2 Garden Hopper – Mobile Garden Stool and Storage
A gardener’s friend, this garden stool provides storage for complete gardening and reduces your repeated trips from garden to the house that can ruin your enthusiasm for the long day. The Garden Hopper measures about 14 inches tall, 12.5 inches wide and about 22 inches long. It has extremely sturdy seat that is adequately high enough and yet a comfortable low level to keep you close to your garden. The garden stool is quite robust and capable of taking harsh treatment.
The garden hopper provides 7 inch wheels to roll along without the need of getting up for changing postures. Under the seat, it contains a large storage place which is perfect for the gardener who wants to carry gloves, mobile handset, garden tool set, seeds and other accessories. It makes the gardening chores easy and a built in handle for ease, a convenient cup holder for tea, coffee or other refreshments.
Garden Rocker Rolling Seat
The Garden Rocker is lightweight and jagged for the rough garden terrain tasks. It is ergonomically designed to reduce the stress on knees and the lower back. The patented contour wheels provide the rocking motion which is very comfortable and convenient for the senior gardener. It has a swivel seat for additional body movement and supports weight up to 109 kgs. The best part is the adjustable height which can vary from 11 to 14 inches.
Radius Garden 4-Piece Gardening Hand Tool Set
This innovative garden hand tool set includes Trowel, Transplanter, Weeder, and Cultivator especially designed for maximizing power and grip. The tools were planned considering human factors and garden usage to avoid injuries to wrist and palm. If you are a gardener with arthritis or experience general wrist and hand discomfort, these gardening tools are for you!
Lightweight and tough, the tool grips exactly in your hand avoiding any cause of discomfort. They also do a marvelous job in the garden, performing the usual digging, raking tasks with the herbs and the soil with ease.
Deluxe Tractor Scoot with Bucket Basket
For the gardener who had accidents in legs, toes and cannot bend or kneel this tractor scoot makes gardening a lot easier. It lets you move with comfort from a seated position, swivel and roll around the garden. The bonus is the new bucket basket that provides a convenient storage to harvest from the herbs.