Our top picks mulched and bagged impressively and were at least good at side-discharge. Plus they're from reliable brands (where data are available).. . .
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Consumer Reports' top picks in outdoor living and yard care for 2022 will help you make the most of every aspect of your outdoor experience.
We tested more than 60 models on over a thousand pounds of leaves to find the top performers for any yard of any size