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​How to choose the ​right rolling garden scooter ​

If you are always into chores such as trimming, pruning or even weeding, gardeners seat on wheels is a godsend.

This is why:

First, they allow you to sit while gardening, painting or planting, even if the ground is wet.

Then, they are pain relievers- you will soon forget about your sore back and hurting knee.

Achieving the right height to make your gardening or weeding easier can be tough. In fact, I have to stand for long hours to do a good job.

But with a rolling garden scooter, setting the right height is breeze and the whole experience is quite exciting.

Can you now see why I said gardening stool with wheels is a gardener’s little savior?

3 Best  Gardeners seat on wheels reviews 2018

Whether you are looking for a gardening seat for elderly or just a garden scooter with storage, we got you covered.

We scoured the web, talked to experienced grounds-men and interviewed top-ranked manufacturers in an effort to pinpoint the best out of all gardeners seat on wheels that were presented to our team.

Here are the three finalists; 


1. Step2 Garden Hopper - best rolling garden seat

Features

  • 7-Inch smooth rolling wheels
  • Large storage bin
  • Sturdy double-wall construction
  • Maximum weight: 250 lbs
  • Molded-in seat handle
  • Beverage holder
  • No assembly needed


Ability to quickly hop from one spot to another is essential if you will achieve all that you planned to in your garden.

Now, not many gardeners seat on wheels can beat the step2 garden hopper in making your day outwith the soil more fruitful

Just to mention but a few, it features an accomplished sturdy seat which is neither too high nor too low for your advantage.

Then, its’ molded carrying handle together with solid 7-inch wheels make scooting about breeze.

Finally, apart from the large storage space, there is a beverage holder so that you can carry your favorite refreshment with you

No wonder it’s one of the most popular gardening stool with wheels

        PROS
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    This is a sturdy little hopper
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    Its super lightweight
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    it has a comfortable height size
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    Unlike some of its peers, it rolls smoothly on grass
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    The scoot has a drink holder
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    It’s very cute
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    It has lots of under seat storage 
          CONS
  • It lacks enough support for bigger guys- maximum weight is 250lbs
  • The wheels don’t swivel 

2. Deluxe XTV Rolling Gardening Scooter- Best rolling garden seat with big wheels for elderly and disabled.

Features

  • Height adjustable
  • Flexible push handle(moves from 15″ to 19″)
  • Bucket hook
  • Made of easy- to-clean, rust resistant material Durable
  • Uses Never Flat Tires(10 x 3)
  • Push Pull handle(also a backrest)


This makes everything so easy- from sitting to standing or bending. It works so well you suspect it must have been designed by a long-suffering gardener.

it’s 10 x 3 “Never Flat” tires helps it roll smoothly across the yard, garage or yard not forgetting that it’s a customizable swivel seat so your comfort is always guaranteed- whatever your activity.

And it has a surprising bonus bucket hook to help you move your watering bucket conveniently!

Superb for gardening, painting, and many other projects, the deluxe XTV rolling gardening scooter impresses with its never flat tires, easy access storage, and adjustable push handle.

Throw in the bucket hook and you realize this is a very unique rolling garden scooter.

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    It is a very sturdy scooter
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    The bucket hook enables you to carry a bucket with you
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    It handles uneven surfaces pretty well
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    Adjusting the Height levels is quite easy
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    Cleaning it requires minimal effort
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    The storage is spacious enough to hold all your critical tools 
          CONS
  • Its movement on grass is not as smooth as on other surfaces. 

3.     Deluxe Tractor Scoot with Bucket Basket- best rolling garden seat for a heavy guy

Features

  • 10″pneumatic tires
  • Bucket basket perfect a 3-1/2 gallon Tubtrug or 5-gallon pail
  • 1” Powder-coated tubular steel
  • Heavy-duty construction
  • Height-adjustable, swiveling seat (from 16″ it can go up to 19″ high)
  • Maximum Weight: 400 lbs
  • Needs assembly

A while back, a friend approached me.

She requested me to help her get ​a rolling garden seat for a heavy guy.

​Thank God we met the Deluxe Tractor scoot with bucket basket- a gardening scooter that has the heavy duty construction required to hold upto 400 lbs.

This is a classic steerable garden scoot. It goes anywhere, does almost everything and is super-stable.

Its bucket basket, sizeable pneumatic tires, flexible handle and indeed every other feature points to it being a reliable assistant for all your landscaping activities.

To cap it all, it can hold top weights- up to 400lbs.

It could be your dream come true scoot.

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    It has a very nice design
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    With the tray plus a basket, you have plenty of storage
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    It is very secure with heavy guys
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    Because of its extended adaptability, its handle is very helpful especially for steering it.
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    You will find the seat very comfortable 
          CONS
  • Its assembly is a bit involving.
  • Initially, you experience a strong odor from the wheels though it eventually goes off. 

What makes a great rolling garden scooter?

Trust me- I have always tended my garden and I have been disappointed by a couple of the gardening stool with wheels.

I would, therefore, advise you to keep the following things in mind;

  • It’s weight

To begin with, it must be able to move to all the corners of your garden so it’s important that it’s lightweight.

  • Size of its front and rear wheels

On the same note, a rolling garden seat with big wheels will perform better since it’s easier to maneuver even in rough surfaces

  • Does it provide for tools storage?

In addition, if it provides a compartment to store my gardening tools as I move around, then I consider it awesome- obviously because it makes me better organized and my efforts effortless.

  • Versatility

Indeed, some ​ gardeners seat on wheels are 3-in-1’s-it’s a seat, spacious tool storage, and superb kneeler.

It will earn itself additional marks if it’s this multi functional

  • Durability

Preferably, it should be made of long lasting materials such as factory grade aluminum or steel. The rest of the parts should be similar resilient.

  • Adjustability

To achieve the optimal height, it should provide for a mechanism to push its height upwards/downwards to your most convenient point.

Overall, the best rolling garden seat comes with more functions and features such as storage, seat height adjustment and sealed storage boxes to keep your gardening tools within reach.

The other alternative you can use is a good garden kneeler for your knees.


​​​​How to get the most out of your rolling garden seat with big wheels

bending while gardening backpain

You know that back pain you get after a few hours of bending while gardening?

Unless you know how to use it, even the ​perfect rolling scooter won’t improve your productivity. Here is how you can maximize it;

Set it to the right height

And that’s why we said it needs to be height adjustable. If you are running it too tall or too low, you will experience back pain, tire and you might soon call off the whole operation

Understand ​the right steering position

Some scoots move well when you are riding while others roll easily when pulled by the handle. It’s for you to find out how ​correctly to steer it- do check the instructions manual

Pack everything

Carry your gloves, seeds, tools, smartphone, and other accessories you may need.  After all, most have storage. Otherwise, a lot of time will be lost going back to your house to pick something you could have easily have carried along.

Get its assembly right

For those that need some setup, it’s important to get it right the very first time. Otherwise, it will never meet your expectations once you mess up.

Know its limits

You will break it if you force it to do what it clearly can’t. For example, you can’t extend the height beyond the specified levels.

Also, don’t force it to swivel if it doesn’t.

Wrapping it up

We have seen that gardeners seat on wheels eliminate most of your gardening's back-breaking elements and let you work in comfort.

Furthermore, you can also use them in household chores, like painting baseboards where they help you level with the ground.

​Read about this 25 garden tools for the elderly and disabled.

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