The best cordless tools for your lawn & garden


Spring is here, which means the weather is perfect to get started on your gardening projects. For those gardens that need a little extra work and attention, it is nice to have the power of hand-held machinery to assist. The light-weight option of cordless garden tools are helpful to any gardener — beginner or advanced. 

There are many reasons to consider buying cordless gardening tools. In addition to being lightweight, we also selected quiet and efficient tools to give you the best results. Another perk of having cordless gardening tools is that they don’t need gas or cables to get the job done. With advancements in technology, these batteries charge quickly and hold their charge for a long period of time. For these reasons, many gardeners select the cordless option. 

After delving into the data and asking our favorite neighbor gardeners, we have selected some of our favorite cordless tools to assist you with your gardening dreams:

Landworks Earth Auger Power Head Steel 6-by-30-Inch Bit

This Landworks All Electric 48V Auger Power Head comes w/ Steel 6-by-30-inch earth auger, Lithium Ion battery and charger for planting bedding plants, bulbs, seedlings or fertilizing shrubs and trees, water aeration, weed, root removal and gopher control. Designed with wide-spaced ergonomic silicone grip handles for improved balance, an overload protector & quick safety release for fast electronic stops during operation. 

  • Powered by an all electric brushless motor that produces a output of 320RPMs Reverse Torque Control (RTC) Button, to quickly eject the auger fast and efficiently
  • Unlike gasoline augers, battery-powered produce no smog and are quieter; 
  • Whole kit weighing only 22 pounds
  • Earth Auger setup can dig approximately 30 holes (with a 2Ah battery at 88.8 Watt Hours) or 60 holes (with a 4Ah battery at 177.6 Watt Hours)
  • Brushless Motor makes the digging process smooth and efficient
  • Includes High Intensity LED Light for night time use

BHY Cordless Leaf Blower 

This blower comes with powerful copper motor and turbine tech, which has a longer lasting life and lower energy consumption than ordinary motors. An upgraded double-length tube brings you a better cleaning experience and makes operation easier.

  • 5.0Ah Battery and Fast Charger
  • 320CFM 180MPH larger airflow and blowing
  • 6 Adjustable Speeds and 2 Section Tubes
  • 0-20000RPM & Lower Noise to Support Various Job

BLACK+DECKER 40V Max Cordless Sweeper & String Trimmer Combo Kit

Need a two-for-one deal? Check out this great deal. The BLACK+DECKER LCC340C 40V Max lithium string trimmer/sweeper combo kit consists of a LST140 40V Max string trimmer/edger and a LSW40 40V Max sweeper.

  • LST140 40 volt max string trimmer/edger with power drive high torque transmission for clean, fast cuts
  • Automatic Feed Spool AFS automatically feeds trimmer line as needed
  • LSW40 40 volt max sweeper a wind speed of up to 130 MPH easily clear debris from hard surfaces
  • Low noise design for quiet operation. Up to 130MPH
  • Both units offer a ‘state of charge’ indicator which shows your battery charge level. Products are compatible with our 36 volt lithium Ion system

DEWALT 20V MAX Cordless Hedge Trimmer

The DEWALT 20V MAX Battery Hedge Trimmer has a high output motor and laser cut, hardened steel blades engineered for clean, fast cuts on branches up to 3/4 of an inch thick with 22-inch of blade length. The compact and lightweight 7.5-pound design of the bush trimmer maximizes maneuverability and minimizes stress on your arms.

  • Powerful high output motor of the cordless hedge trimmer is designed for cuts up to 3/4-inch thick
  • The battery powered hedge trimmer has 22-inch laser cut, hooked-tooth blade design
  • Trimmers for plants have high capacity 5.0Ah Lithium Ion battery
  • Compact and lightweight design
  • Part of the 20V MAX system of tools

Greenworks 40V 12-Inch Cordless String Trimmer,

When looking for a good wood eater, there are many different options and variables to think about. The Greenworks cordless trimmer is a 12 inch cut path with 0.065 dual line auto feed head.

  • Variable speed trigger for power when you need it
  • Ergonomically designed for superior balance
  • Adjustable auxiliary handle for added user comfort
  • Compatible with Greenworks G-MAX 40V Li-Ion system for higher efficiency and longer run time with an assortment of tools to complete your yard work
  • Includes one 2Ah battery and charger

WORX 20V Cordless Pressure Washer

Packed with 320 PSI rated pressure, which is up to five times stronger than ordinary garden nozzles with sprayer. WORX hydroshot pressure washer WG625.4 is ideal for your daily cars/bikes/windows cleaning.

  • Multiple spray patterns from 0°, 15°, 25°, 40°, and watering for multiple functions and applications. This cordless pressure washer lets you easily switch 1 nozzle for different conditions.
  • Weighing only 3.7lbs with battery attached, WORX cordless power washer could draw water from any fresh source for gentle or heavy duty cleaning on the go, perfect to use around the dock or the pool.
  • Self-priming function enables this portable power washer to draw water from any fresh water source like a pool, lake, or bucket. Much more portable than a traditional pressure washer. 
  • Worx PowerShare Battery is compatible with all Worx 20V and 40V tools, outdoor power and lifestyle products.

HONG Mini Chainsaw 6-Inch 

2022 Upgrade Cordless 6-inch Chainsaw has an ergonomic and lightweight design with high performance, making it a perfect tool for farm, garden, home use. Only takes about 4 seconds to cut a six inch log with a diameter.

  • 2 Pack 21V removable and rechargeable 3000mAh lithium battery, Lithium-ion batteries with self-overload and temperature protection provide a much longer battery life.
  • Due to its 0.7KG slim body, small in size, comfortable to hold, and convenient access to all places. 
  • Provides your tool with longer run-time, more torque, and more power which leads to less wear and tear, extending the lifetime of the tool.
  • Three security measures to ensure that the mini chainsaw has reliable safety.

MAXLANDER 10-Inch Battery Operated Chainsaw,

MAXLANDER Powerful Cordless Electric Chainsaw with 10” bar and chain (low kickback) with chain brake for added protection. High chain speed provides quick and easy cuts to get your job done faster. You can fully charge the battery within about 1 hrs with our quick charger putting you back to work

  • Rated Voltage: 20V
  • Bar length: 10 inch
  • Chain gauge: 0.043inch
  • Chain speed: 5.6 m/s
  • Brake time: < 0.12s
  • Lubrication oil type: 30W
  • Lubrication oil capacity: 7.4 fl oz
  • Battery type: 20V Lithium-ion, 4.0 Ah
  • Charge time: About 1 hour

You should also take into consideration the tools that you already have and the battery system that you are used to. For example, if you already have a DeWalt battery charger for your tools, you may consider sticking to a DeWalt cordless hedge trimmer since you have that battery charger. 

There is one thing you need that is not on this list that you will need for a successful garden — hard work. A lot of dedication, hard work, and time goes into creating your garden oasis.

Don’t let the overwhelming feeling slow you down on your gardening adventure. People have many different reasons for why they want to start a garden — maybe you want a lush flower garden or you are trying to grow your own vegetables. Whatever the case maybe, the important part is to grab your garden tools and get started! 

If you ever have any questions or problems in starting your garden, don’t hesitate to reach out to your local Extension Master Gardener Program. Those experts have a wealth of knowledge!

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