Are you looking for the best rototiller for your gardening needs? You’ve come to the right place. After considering the top three tillers from Mantis, I’ll be compiling five more excellent rototillers from different brands and at different price points.
Of course, if you haven’t seen the best from Mantis, you could always check those out. Also, in that article (and here as well: How to Use a Rototiller in Small and Medium Sized Gardens), you’ll see the many benefits of a motorized tiller.
A rototiller, also called a cultivator, rotary hoe, or power tiller is a motorized plow used to till the soil in preparation for seeding. It can also be used to dig out weeds while crops are growing and to turn compost.
Although more powerful cultivators are available, such as chisel plows that dig deep into the earth, a rototiller is lightweight and focuses on topsoil tillage.
Interest in rototillers are usually from home and small-scale gardeners. Some rototillers are small enough to be pushed by hand while larger units must be drawn by a tractor