Lending Tool Shed

Borrowing Information

  • MHLS card holders who are 18+ may borrow tools from our Lending Tool Shed.
  • Tools may be reserved up to 1 month in advance.
  • Tools are loaned out for a 3 day period and must be returned during business hours.
  • 3 tool maximum per deposit/household.
  • $25 refundable deposit required (cash or check).

Available Tools

Bow Rake Garden Hoe Garden Planter Hand Digging Tools Set
Bow Rake
Common Uses: To remove clots and rocks from soil To level garden To prepare planting trenches for seeds
Garden Hoe
Common Uses: To tear weeds out of soil To cultivate soil
Garden Planter
Common Uses: To create holes for easy planting of bulbs and seedlings
Hand Digging Tools Set Includes: 2 Hand Trowels, 1 Cultivator, 1 Hand Weeder
Common Uses: To dig small holes to plant seeds, bulbs, and transplant seedlings To turn soil around areas where plants and vegetables are planted To remove weeds around plants
Leaf Blower Leaf Rake Long handle Shovel
Leaf Blower
Common Uses: Clear away leaves and grass clippings from driveways and sidewalks
Leaf Rake
Common Uses: To gather together leaves and other debris on lawns
Long Handle Shovel
Common Uses: To break up soil Dig up grass and weeds To dig deep holes for plants, shrubs, and trees
Post Hole Digger Roto-Cultivator Twist Cultivator
Post Hole Digger
Common Uses: To dig narrow holes to install posts for items like signs and fences
Common Uses: To cultivate and aerate soil To uproot weeds
Twist Cultivator
Common Uses: To cultivate and aerate soil To uproot weeds