It is common knowledge for anyone with a lawn that it looks much better when it’s well maintained and neatly cut. To do this, however, you need the right tools for the job. We already established that a good lawn mower can save you an awful lot of time when mowing the lawn, but to get it looking all neat and well-proportioned, you’re going to need a lawn edger. There are quite a few lawn edging tools you can use depending on the size of your lawn, the power source preference, or how versatile you want the device to be. To make it easier for you, we put together a list of the ten best lawn edgers on the market today.
10Scotts S20310 20V SYNC Lithium-Ion Cordless Edger
Like the name suggests, this is a battery-powered cordless edger with a 9-inch serrated blade designed to quickly cut through any rogue plants or weeds that ruin the aesthetics of your lawn. It has a 4-position adjustable depth control feature that helps you choose the depth of your cutting, an extendable shaft for different user heights, and a very lightweight construction to make it comfortable to use over long periods of time.
9VonHaus 10-Inch Cordless Grass Trimmer and Edger
This is also a cordless edger but one that is a lot quieter and easier to use thanks to its low noise / vibration construction. It also features a strong nylon blade cutting system with a 180-degree adjustable trimmer head and a 10-inch cutting path with a telescopic handle. Due to its cordless, ergonomic design, it will provide you with complete mobility at all times without having to worry about not being able to trim around flowers or growing plants.
8Southland SWLE0799 Lawn Edger
Southland SWLE0799 is unlike any handheld lawn edgers on the market, not only due to its impressive size but thanks to its professional construction as well. For instance, it has a manual recoil easy start fuel delivery system that makes it very easy for you to start the machine with just the push of a button. It also has 5 depth adjustable edging positions along with a blade inclination adjust system. Furthermore, it has a metal frame with a blade guard to protect the triangular 3-point blade at all times.
7Yard Machines 140cc 4-Cycle 9-Inch Gas Lawn Edger
Capable of various cutting positions, this edger allows you to choose the precise type of edging you want for your lawn. It does so with the help of a 9-inch dual-tip blade with 6 edging positions powered by a 140cc Briggs & Stratton 4-cycle gas engine designed for power and reliability. Speaking of which, this particular edger is one of the most sturdy and durable on the market today, partly due to its ingenious construction.
6Troy-Bilt TB516 EC 29cc 4-Cycle Wheeled Edger
Equipped with a 29cc 4-cycle engine that doesn’t require mixing oil and gas, this wheeled edger from Troy-Bilt is perhaps one of the most maneuverable edgers on the market today. It has 3 wheels for stability, 6 adjustable height positions, both JumpStart and Spring Assist systems to ensure that you won’t have any difficulties starting up the machine, and an overall simple lightweight design to facilitate easy use over long periods of time.
5GreenWorks 27032 12 Amp Corded Edger
If you have a small lawn and you can’t be bothered to deal with the issues commonly found in gas-powered mowers/edgers, then maybe a corded edger is exactly what you need. Equipped with a 12 Amp motor capable of delivering powerful edging under any conditions, this particular edger will help you trim out your edges in no time. At the same time, it features a spring assistant front wheel designed to provide variable cutting depth, a double edged blade, and an adjustable auxiliary handle for better control and comfort.
4Black & Decker ST7700 Automatic Feed String Trimmer and Edger
Affordable and reliable, the ST7700 from Black & Decker is perfect for anyone with a regular sized lawn. It is an automatic feed string trimmer powered by a 4.4 Amp electric motor capable of developing 10,000 RPM of cutting power on a 13-inch path. It also has a built-in auxiliary handle designed to minimize wrist fatigue while providing you with maximum comfort. Interestingly enough, it also features a cord retention system that guards against unintended unplugging of the tool.
3WORX WG896 12A 2-in-1 Electric Lawn Edger
Thanks to its powerful 12 Amp motor, this particular edger will cut through almost any type of weeds in a timely fashion. It does so with the help of a 3-position adjustable blade depth system with a cutting line indicator for a better cutting precision, but also due to an adjustable shaft that allows you to choose the most comfortable cutting height possible. Not only that, but it also has a pivoting handle for maximum comfort and control during the cutting process.
2Black & Decker LST420 High Performance Trimmer and Edger
The LST420 High Performance Trimmer and Edger from Black & Decker features a PowerDrive transmission system designed to deliver maximum power from the motor for at all times. This will enable you to finish the work in almost half the usual time. At the same time, it has a runtime extension technology with a dual mode accelerator that lets you switch between high performance or longer runtime with just a push of a button. Furthermore, its automatic feed spool system ensures that you’ll get continuous work done without any bumping or unexpected pauses caused by line breaking.
1Black & Decker LE750 Edge Hog 2-1/4 HP Electric Landscape Edger
Equipped with a powerful 11 Amp high-torque motor, this particular edger will tackle through any amount of overgrowth in no time. It also features a pull-up edge guide that allows you to switch between an edger to a landscape trencher quickly and efficiently, while a specially designed cord retention system keeps the extension cord secure at all times. We should also point out that as far as lawn edgers go, this is without a doubt one of the most affordable yet highly efficient edgers money can buy.