Gardening Tools for Seniors
Make Gardening Safer & Easier

Make your next digging, mixing, or garden tilling project much faster and easier with a quality auger from Power Planter. An auger is a drill attachment that helps dig precise holes efficiently, using less effort and in a shorter amount of time. Whether you are struggling with back pain or arthritis, Power Planter long-handled gardening tools for the elderly are a must-have.

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Maintain Your Independence With Gardening Tools for Seniors

For many, getting outside and caring for their property is therapeutic, but aging can sometimes make these activities difficult. Yard work and gardening often put a great deal of stress on your body. And to make matters worse, ergonomic gardening tools are hard to come by, because they’re not designed for someone with back or hand pain. Fortunately, Power Planter creates gardening tools designed for the elderly and disabled. Augers do the hard work for you, allowing you more freedom to complete the gardening projects without worrying about feeling sore the next day.

Earth Augers are specialized drill attachments that make digging easier and more precise, making all of your gardening projects easier. Investing in low-impact gardening tools relieves the stress of landscaping your home no matter your physical condition. You’ll get the freedom to dig cordlessly when used with any cordless power drill, and gives you enough power to dig through any type of soil with ease. With lengths ranging from 7 inches to 52 inches, you may never need to bend over to dig again. And all of our augers are made in the USA, so you know you’re getting quality craftsmanship. Check out our Earth Augers designed specifically for seniors below.

Power through most soil types with ease.

Only Power Planter Augers are made in the USA and designed to dig clean, precise holes in all soil types.

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Flower Planting Auger & Grass Plug Tool (2" x 7")

Our flower planting auger and grass plug tool is designed to plant grass plugs and small annuals and keep your shovel and garden trowel in the shed where they belong. Whether you’re using it as a hole digger for annual flower planting or as a grass plug tool, you can be sure that you’ll be working much faster than you ever could doing these jobs by hand. The flower hole digger pulverizes the soil with ease to give your plants healthier soil-to-root contact, allowing for stronger growth. Get free shipping when purchased with a drill bundle. Works with most drills*.

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Bulb Planting Auger & Bedding Plant Tool (3" x 7")

Your time is valuable and so is your comfort, that’s why we crafted the perfect bulb planting auger! This bulb auger is perfect for planting bulbs as well as 3-4 inch potted bedding plants. Save time. Save your back. Now available in black, pink, lime, and purple. This product will fit 3/8-inch or larger drills. Drill sold separately.

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Garden Auger Starter Pack (2" x 7" and 3" x 7")

The Garden Auger Starter Pack is the perfect entry point for homeowners and landscapers who want to dig with greater efficiency and speed. This kit includes two garden auger drill bits that turn any hand power drill into a powerful soil digger that makes planting a breeze. The 3 in. x 7 in. and 2 in. x 7 in. - Light-Medium Duty plant auger drill bits are easy to use and will fit most cordless drills on the market. These garden drill augers fit ½-in drills. Transform your garden with ease. Save when you buy this bundle compared to the units individually.

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DIY Guru Auger (3" x 12")

Do it yourself and do it all with the DIY Guru Auger, the ultimate handheld auger for all your gardening and home improvement needs! This versatile 3-inch auger is compact, yet powerful, letting you tackle a wide range of garden tasks with confidence, transforming the way you dig, plant, and mix materials for your various projects. The handheld auger’s compatibility with most cordless drills ensures you have the power and freedom to venture beyond the garden and take on any task around your home, no matter how big or small. Now available in a selection of striking colors - black, pink, lime, and purple - you can add a touch of style to your DIY auger. Specifically designed to fit ½-inch drills, this garden drill auger is the essential tool for every DIY enthusiast. *Drills sold separately.

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Tree Planting Auger Bit (2” x Variable Length)

Discover our versatile Tree Auger & Planting Tool, designed to efficiently dig holes for bare-root trees and saplings with ease, letting you work faster and eliminating the need to bend over thanks to its ergonomic handle design. The rugged, tree-hole digger’s durable design is built to withstand challenging soil conditions and allows you to power through rocky, sandy soils as well as harder clay soil. You can even dig horizontally under sidewalks with the tree auger bit for irrigation or gutter extensions. Add a heavy-duty tip made from military-grade abrasion-resistant material for additional durability in compacted or rocky soil.  This tree planting tool is available in various lengths and diameters, making it perfect for installing beach umbrellas, termite bait stations, deep root aeration and fertilization of trees, planting grass plugs and 4- or 6-pack annuals, and even bulb planting. Deep root aeration and fertilization techniques allow for improved nutrient absorption and root breathing, especially in heavy clay soils. These products fit ½-inch hex drive drills. Drill sold separately. Its compact size ensures easy storage and transport for all your planting and landscaping needs.

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Extended Length Bulb Auger (3" x Variable Length)

With our extended-length bulb auger, you can effortlessly plant bulbs and 3-inch up to 5-inch potted plants without the need for kneeling or bending over. You will be planting trees and shrubs and digging post holes faster than you ever could before with the 3-inch auger drill bit. Power Planter bulb augers are also a great choice for installing beach volleyball poles and umbrellas or boring holes under sidewalks for electrical or irrigation lines. Now available in black, pink, purple, and lime colors for 24" length only. The extended-length bulb auger will fit ½-in drills. *Drill sold separately.

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The Ultimate Gardener Starter Bundle

The perfect starting point for a homeowner or landscaper, the Ultimate Gardener Starter Bundle provides the right drill and gardening augers for easy gardening for all skill levels. Coupled with the included DEWALT 20V 996P2 drill, the Power Planter garden auger drill bits are perfect for digging, mulching, mixing, aerating, and more, and can help you tackle a wide variety of gardening projects that will transform your garden with ease.

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Why Choose Our Garden Augers

There are a variety of reasons why a bulb digger is a must-have tool to have in while you’re gardening. Check out the following list, and you’ll see why our gardening tools for the elderly are essential for landscapers of all ages.

  • Less Pain: These tools are ideal for older gardeners, people with arthritis, or people with hand or back problems. They are easier to grip than shovels, and the longer augers minimize the need to bend over. Having ergonomic gardening tools while you’re digging holes, allows you to garden longer in less pain.
  • Precise Holes: A bulb planter digs the correct size hole every time. Shovels will invariably lead to larger and inconsistently sized holes. This will lead to a lot more work during the planting process, which is difficult while planting a large bed of bulbs.
  • Dig Faster: Because bulb augers make the work easier, you’ll spend far less time on a bulb planting project than you would if you had to dig each hole by hand, especially when it comes to projects that require holes for dozens or even hundreds of bulbs.
  • Healthier Plants: A bulb planting tool gives you a hole that is ideally suited to the bulb you are planting, which means your plants will have good root-to-soil contact, helping them grow stronger and healthier.

Earth augers have many uses

These tools are versatile. You can use them to not only plant bulbs but to put in bedding plant plugs, too. If you need holes for posts, stakes, umbrella poles, or any other purpose, digging auger can do double duty. Check out our heavy-duty augers for bigger tasks.

Create Potting Soil

Mix your own potting soil by combining peat moss, compost, and perlite, which can save you money over premade commercial mixes.

Plant Flowers, Plugs, & Bulbs

Use the tools professional landscapers user to fill your property with beautiful flowers in no time.

Install Termite Bait Stations

Professional exterminators turn to Power Planter earth augers to make installing termite bait stations a breeze.

Mix Paint or Cement

Mix small batches of cement, mortar, paint, fertilizer, or just about anything that needs to be stirred well.

Keep Your Trees Healthy

Help your trees breathe. Augers can aid the aeration process to help tree roots absorb water and recycle organic matter.

Plant Potted Plants, Bulbs, & Vegetables

Plant annuals, grass plugs, and bare root saplings with ease to ensure deep-root fertilization.

Loosen Soil and Destroy Weeds

Tilling with an auger makes it easy to weed large garden beds, loosen soil, and get rid of the larvae of harmful pests.

Dig Irrigation and Sprinkler Trenches

For more complex tasks, there’s no need to rent expensive equipment. Our augers can cut through the toughest soil with ease.

Install Fence Posts and Mailboxes

Use our augers to fix or install fence posts, flagpoles, and deck supports like a pro.

Dig Under Sidewalks

Sometimes, the job requires you to dig horizontally. To run plumbing or conduit beneath a sidewalk, choose an extended length auger.

Clear Obstructions From Plumbing & Gutters

Clear straight stretches of drains and gutters. Use a correctly sized auger in PVC drain lines to remove clogs.

Secure Your Umbrella or Volleyball Net

If you take frequent trips to the beach, bring an auger to help mount your umbrella, volleyball, or badminton net.

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