Handy add-on cultivator with a good gearbox and tines best for maintenance on small plots
The TrimmerPlus GC720 Garden Cultivator is an add-on, so it transforms an existing trimmer into a convenient cultivator that’s best for small garden plots. It’s equipped with a durable gearbox and four, 8-bladed tines that easily stir and mix soil. It’s a great option if you want to better cultivate your garden, but don’t want to buy a whole other expensive tool to add to your arsenal.
40:1 die-cast gearbox
A durable gearbox is key to any piece of equipment’s lifespan, and the TrimmerPlus’ box meets that requirement. The gearbox on the TrimmerPlus GC720 is a premium 40:1 die-cast box. It helps maintain a motor’s power and torque, so the add-on becomes a powerful, maneuverable tool.
Four, 8-bladed tines
The gearbox powers the cultivator’s four, 8-bladed steel tines. They have design variations on their tips so they are able to perform a variety of gardening functions, like digging through hardened dirt, ripping through weeds, or blending soil.
Using a cultivator is dirty work, but the included polyguard helps shield you from all that dirt and grass that the tines work up. You’re bound to get a little dirty, you are gardening after all, but you don’t have to deal with getting hit in the face by flying debris.
Compatible with Troy-Bilt, Craftsman, and Remington
As an add-on, compatibility with popular tools is important. The TrimmerPlus can attach to any trimmer designed with a spot for attachments. Some popular brands include Troy-Bilt, Craftsman, and Remington.
Attaching or removing the TrimmerPlus GC720 Cultivator from its trimmer is hassle-free, so you don’t have to spend a lot of time putting your cultivator/trimmer together. The tines themselves are easy to attach, making assembly as a whole a very quick process.
Ideal for small plots
If you have a small plot, like a herb or vegetable garden, this cultivator was meant for you. It’s able to work in narrow, tight spots that a large cultivator wouldn’t be effective in, so all your soil is turned and aerated nicely for maximum nutrition.
Not a stand-alone product
The main downside to the TrimmerPlus GC720 is that it’s not a stand-alone tiller/cultivator. You can’t use it as is, you need to own a trimmer that you can attach this unit to. If you don’t already own one, it can be kind of a pain to go out and find one that will be compatible. However, if you do own one, getting this attachment is a lot cheaper than buying a whole new, complete piece of equipment.
The TrimmerPlus GC720 Garden Cultivator is a great add-on that’s best for use in small garden plots. It maneuvers well and its gearbox and tines are built for durability and effectiveness for a variety of tasks, like weeding and blending soil. If you aren’t interested in buying a cultivator in addition to a trimmer (if you already own one), this is a great option and it’s much more affordable than buying a whole new piece of gardening equipment.