Corona, CA – April 2018 - Corona, a leading manufacturer of professional landscape and garden tools, introduced its new line of Extended Reach ComfortGEL® garden tools. Intended for gardeners working in raised bed gardens and tight spaces by those with reduced upper body strength, postural control challenges, or shoulder and arm strength, and other physical limitations.
Handles are designed at 36 - 40 inches, the optimal length for long reach and balance without the added length of standard size handles. Making them ideal length and weight for raised bed gardeners who have physical strength limitations or seated on a bench to garden, which makes larger tools hard to manage and control.
Extended Reach ComfortGEL® makes gardening therapeutic and a joy to use. They are light weight, with solid construction, so they are easy to use while providing maximum leverage. Their unique, trapezoid-shaped handles with specially designed soft, ergonomic grips enhance comfort and control.
Corona is putting comfort into the hands of gardeners across the country, and making it easy to dig in the dirt with the introduction of these new comfortable hand tools:
Extended Reach ComfortGEL 7-Tine Rake (GT 3234, $17) The 7 tine rake sports 36-inch extended reach handles that cultivate soil during the planting process, then break-up and level the soil. The grooved top excels at fine smoothing the planting bed.
Extended Reach ComfortGEL Hoe Cultivator (GT 3244, $17) Perfect for breaking up clumped soil and digging up weeds, the hoe/cultivator is designed with a 36-inch extended reach handle to target raised beds and awkward locations. It moves and aerates the soil.
Extended Reach ComfortGEL 2-Prong Weeder (GT 3254, $16) The tough, 2-prong end is ideal for piercing soil, then extracting weed at root – all at a distance!
Gardening pro and Emmy-winning host of Growing a Greener World TV, Joe Lamp’l says, “Corona’s new Extended Reach Garden Tools help in all kinds of limited access locations, over/under obstructions, reaching to the middle of raised beds, and in smaller gardens where it’s a tight fit. The long handles solve torso problems of stretching, back pain and difficulty bending.”
Corona Tools was born in the orange groves of Southern California in 1928. Our roots began with an invention that revolutionized the citrus industry. Since then, we’ve been designing superior garden and landscape tools for hard working professionals and gardeners, who take pride in a job well done. For generations, our customers have relied on Corona’s strength and durability. For over 90 years, Corona has established itself as a leading professional tool brand, primarily within North America. Part of the global Venanpri Tools family of hand tool brands, our tools are carried in retail stores, local garden centers, and landscape, agriculture and arborist suppliers. For more information, visit www.shop.coronatoolsusa.com. Find Corona Tools on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
Venanpri Tools is a global collective of the finest hand tool brands for agriculturists, horticulturists, gardeners, landscape and construction professionals. The cumulative experience of the Bellota, Burgon & Ball and Corona brands represents nearly 500 years of advancement in developing superior hand tools. With a global footprint spanning more than 125 countries across 6 continents, our brands have been the leading choice for generations of professionals who rely on quality and lasting performance.