To ensure the endurance and performance of the garden tools, you should clean them properly. The tools should be cleaned immediately after use and stored in a dry place under intense heat. Removing the soil after using of the tool prevents metal from rusting or transport disease to plants. Some types of equipment require more specific care. Cutting tools must be cleaned with dry cloth and lubricated with a specific lubricant. Hand tools should be put in a bucket of soapy water, leaving them to soak for a while before using a brush to remove soil. Large tools should be cleaned with soap and water, then a brush. Keep your tools clean and your plants healthy!