A successful landscaping business requires creativity, dedication, and the right equipment to help you get the job done. Which tools will take your business from “every day” to “top of the industry?” Here are the 10 must-have tractor landscaping attachments.
Land Clearing Attachments
Just as you need a blank canvas to paint a masterpiece, you need a straightforward site to start your landscaping. Therefore, you’ll need a few landscaping attachments that help you clear away any plant life, dirt, and debris from your site.
Tree Shear Attachment
If your landscaping site has a few trees you’d rather not have, you have a few options to remove them. You can chop them down with hand tools. You can call a tree removal service. Or you can attach a rotating tree shear to your tractor and watch it slice through those trunks with up to 30 tons of force!
Your job doesn’t end once the tree is chopped down; you still have to contend with the trunk. Attach a sturdy root grapple to the front of your tractor, and you’ll be able to lift felled trees, large rocks, and anything else that might be in your way.
Rock Bucket Grapple
Got a lot of small rocks covering your site? You’ll need something with a fine, sieve-like grate to remove them – and this rock bucket grapple is the ideal option. Its universal skid steer hookup and 82-inch rake means you’ll get more debris with every scoop.
Lawn Mowing Attachments
There’s nothing quite like a beautiful, lush lawn – and when you’re in the landscaping business, lush lawns are your livelihood! If you want to keep the customers happy, you’ll need some top-notch tractor lawn mowing attachments to keep your client’s lawns looking their best.
Drum Spike Aerator
Planting a new lawn? You’ll want to aerate the soil for better drainage and seed germination. Luckily, you can use a drum spike aerator attachment to achieve this goal without even getting out of your tractor, so you can ready the soil quickly and effectively.
A perfectly cut lawn is a thing of beauty. But how can you get those perfect edges – especially around shrubs and other landscaping elements? A floating finishing mower allows you to contour the lawn in any terrain, giving you a perfect result every time.
Sometimes, landscaping is about much more than planting a seed and laying sod. It’s also about helping clients outline the boundaries of their land with a variety of fencing. Now, running a fence doesn’t need to take all day or use a whole crew. All you need is the right tractor attachment.
Pallet Fork Attachment
The first part of any fencing project – getting the fencing to the site – can often be the most difficult part. But when you have a heavy-duty pallet fork attachment, you can haul heavy fencing to your site easily and quickly.
Once you’ve got your fencing to the landscape site, it’s time to start unrolling. You could spend all day doing this by hand… but with a wire fence stretcher and unroller, you can work faster and more efficiently (no tangles or kinks).
Finally, let’s discuss one of the most overlooked elements of the landscaping business: moving all your stuff around. Whether you have giant bags of seed and fertilizer, detachable tools like wood chippers, or a wide range of other options, you’re going to need help with material handling and loading up and getting where you need to go.
Transporting fencing, seed, fertilizer, dirt, and more is much easier when you have a carry all attached to your tractor. With a weight capacity of 3,000 lbs, this tool will be a constant help on any job site – in fact, you might wonder how you ever worked without it!
A Forklift Hitch Receiver
If you have to tow anything to or from your job site, you’ll want to have a strong hitch receiver on your side. If you slide this hitch adapter onto a pallet fork, you instantly transform your tractor into a towing vehicle with a capacity of up to 3,000 lbs!
A Jib Boom Crane
Sometimes, the only way to move a heavy load is up. And when those events arise, you’ll be thankful you have a jib boom crane handy! The double force design makes it easy to install, and its 6,000-lb capacity is ideal for any project.
Great landscaping is all about making the most of the land you have – and using the right tools to do it. Whether you’re working on a small lawn, a large yard, or a public park, these tools will ensure that your landscaping project is absolutely perfect.