Leaf Scoops are poly discs which are worn on your hands like mittens. Tine ends allow you to totally pick up pile residue, solid panels prevent small objects (i.e. acorns) from being missed. A big favorite in Pine tree area - no needles stuck in your hands or gloves, as well as handling the messy job of picking up wet leaves in rainy climates. Like having 10 hands on each arm.
Green Thumb's Grass Shears are the heavy duty pair of shears you're looking for. They feature a 360 degree swivel & rotating head to help you choose the angle that you're looking for to cut your grass. Includes soft grips.