long reach gardening tools,Tracks,Rolling garden seat,kneelers and other gardening aids to make gardening easier,

 If you are elderly, suffer from arthritis or other disability that makes digging, planting or weeding your garden difficult, even painful. Using specially adapted garden tools can make a lot of tasks easier and more enjoyable. 

Bill and Ben the flowerpotmen
Bill and Ben

Ergonomic and long reach gardening tools, Tracks,

Rolling garden seat, kneelers and other gardening aids, 

All designed to make gardening that bit easier and enjoyable if you are getting on a bit, like me!


Ergonomic and long reach tools for elderly gardeners

 Long reach and easy to grip garden fork 

  • Stainless steel tool,Brightly coloured handle - easy to find in garden or shed
  • prevents soil adhesion for easier use and cleaning,Overall length c. 80cm (30") gives greater accessibility without need for bending or stretching
  • Ergonomic handle allows more work for less effort
  • Option for Arm Support Cuff (recommended) uses strength of forearm in addition to hand & wrist
  • Non-slip grip,prevents tool slipping in the hand even in wet conditions

Long reach and easy to grip garden trowel 

  • Designed for gardeners working from a seated postion, those with bending difficulties or a weak grip
  • Ergonomic handle keeps hand in natural position, preventing sprain
  • Overall length c. 80cm (30") gives greater accessibility without need for bending or stretching
  • Brightly coloured handle - easy to find in garden or shed
  • We strongly recommend that the Arm Support Cuff is always used to improve weight distribution and control

Long reach and easy to grip garden hoe 

  • Designed for gardeners working from a seated postion, those with bending difficulties or a weak grip
  • Ergonomic handle keeps hand in naturl position, preventing sprain
  • Non-slip grip, prevents tool slipping in the hand even in wet conditions
  • Brightly coloured handle - easy to find in garden or shed
  • We strongly recommend that the Arm Support Cuff is always used to improve weight distribution and control

Arm support cuff
 
  • Can be purchased at the same time to provide extra arm support. 
  • It simply plugs into a hole in the back of the tool grip.
  • Plastic moulded cuff , 
  • Soft-feel lining, Plug in rod, 
  • Attaches securely to garden tool

Ergonomic Garden Tools feature a patented ergonomic grip that provides more leverage with less wrist stress.

Traditional garden tools force you to use your hands and wrists in ways that can cause injuries. The  Ergonomic Trowel, Weeder and Cultivator can minimise the risk, 

This Gardening range of tools is designed as part of a collection of solutions for improved mobility and independent living.

The Ergonomic Garden Tools is designed to reduce wrist stress and is surprisingly light. Included are a selection of the most useful hand tools for elderly and phisically disabled gardeners, an Ergonomic Trowel, Transplanter, Weeder and Cultivator


Roll Out pathways and tracks

This Roll Out pathway is designed to make it easier for wheelchair users and less able-bodied people to ride or walk over uneven surfaces like grass and gravel to get out into the garden or even to the washing line. 

The heavy duty rubber matting can be easily rolled out over grass, gravel, other uneven surfaces and slippery decking. It can  be trimmed to length to fit around steps, flowerbeds, down-pipes etc. and can save the cost and disruption of having expensive permanent pathways built. 3 lengths available.

The rubber track is easy to clean, roll up and store and is available in 3 lengths. 

The best way to make snow safe and easy to walk over? 
This roll out snow and Ice cover creates safe traction over ice and snow
Just Roll Out the mat across your path and steps to walk safely without having to shovel, sand or spread salt.
The roll out ice cover adheres firmly to moisture In the Ice and snow. It's 10 feet long X 18 Inches wide.

Also works well over slippery decking and wet slippery pathways. 
When the snows gone, hose it down, roll it up and put it away for next year.
Cheap to buy and very easy to use.

I use this roll out track at work when I'm wheelbarrowing heavy stuff across clients lawns, minimising the ruts wheels and boots make, especially in wet weather. It's light but strong making it easy to move around the area I'm working on.
 It's 10ft long x 15inches wide, very hard wearing and durable and will take heavy loads. It's manufactured from tough, washable polypropylene making it quick and easy to rinse clean. 

It's great for accessing  the vegetable patch without compacting the soil too much and picking vegetables without getting muddy boots in wet weather

It's cheap to buy and easy to use I really do recommend it if you want to protect your lawn, avoid compacting soil or are just looking for a way to get over mud when gardening.


Rolling wheeled garden cart

This Wheeled gardening seat is a great gardening aid if you suffer from a bad back that makes bending difficult it reduces the stooping and bending associated with weeding and planting etc.

The swivel tractor-type seat lets you sit and work up to 23" above the ground and roll around on four large 10" diameter pneumatic tires.The tray under the seat is handy to carry your gardeners tools along with you..

 

  • Made of durable metal frame, and solid steel axles allow for easy steering and mobility
  • Tools and supplies can be held in the basket and tray cane, keeps your supplies at the ready
  • Easy to use, and no more aching knees and painful backs; front wheel can be controlled by easy-to-reach turn bar
  • Adjustable height and 360 degree swivel seat for meeting your various needs
  • Overall dimension: 81L x 44.5W x 46-59h (cm); weight capacity: 150kg

Garden Kneeler with Seat and handle

Great for weeding and general gardening
Take the strain out of gardening with this handy garden kneeler and seat. Robust steel tubing designed around a raised, comfortable kneeling platform. With arms that are just the right height to assist getting back up to a standing position.
It can also be easily turned over for use as a comfortable seat or handy step and It folds flat in seconds for easy storage.
Reversible seat - plastic one side, padded the other, gardening  can sometimes be hard work. this kneeler seat makes it a bit easier. It is easy to fold, with handles to help getting back up, or just turn the kneeler over for a easily movable seat.
Folds flat for storage. Size when open - 54cm (21½") x 25cm (10") x 40cm (16") high.

 Ergonomic and long reach gardening tools, Tracks, Rolling garden seat, kneelers and other gardening aids, All designed to make gardening that bit easier and enjoyable if you are getting on a bit, like me!

Adapting your own garden tools can be less expensive and If you think you would prefer to modify your own existing tools I have provided a few tips that could help here Adapting tools for the disabled gardener

In addition to using specially adapted tools elderly, arthritic and disabled gardeners can benefit from making just a few low cost changes to your garden to make access and mobility a bit easier.

My articles covering Gardening for the elderly  and  Garden layout are worth a read 

 

Being old or disabled doesn't mean gardening has to stop. Just the opposite,  time spent in the garden is good for us and fun.