We have compact, hand-held tillers that are perfect for those smaller landscaping projects and for tight spaces. For larger applications, we offer heavy-duty walk-behind rear tine tillers like this hydraulic tiller for rent. These are just a few examples of the rental tillers United Rentals has to offer, and as you browse our inventory below, you’ll find that we have all the tools you need to break through the ground you're cultivating.
Learn more about our tillers in our FAQs section below.
Yes, a heavier-duty rear tine tiller, such as a walk-behind gas-powered tiller, can remove grass efficiently. A walk-behind tiller can also aerate the soil underneath.
Tilling depth depends on the machine, but typically small tillers — also known as garden cultivators — dig up to 4 inches, and heavy-duty rear tine tillers can dig 8 inches or more. For more information on specifications like digging depth, consult the owner’s manual.
Rotary tillers have the ability to cut through most small- to medium-sized roots that you may encounter. However, larger roots should be avoided as they may cause the tiller to jump, which can prove dangerous to operators.