Gardening tools come in all shapes and sizes. So you would have to know your own garden before going in for any purchases. The tools are generally so designed that anyone can use them with ease, especially adaptive gardening tools.
A store stocking gardening supplies or a local hardware store can provide just the right adaptive gardening tools required by you. Should you feel unable to help yourself, there are always workers around who can give you the right advice regarding supplies in general as well as the adaptive gardening tools in stock. As salespersons, they have an edge over you where knowledge of such tools is concerned.
Regarding the adaptive gardening tools themselves, hunt for those tools which can be adjusted to suit your needs. For instance, tools that possess handles that can be increased or decreased in length provide a handy grip. Tools with a soft foam grip are equally easy to handle. Some tools go one step better by providing a cuff for a firm and stable grip. Some gardening methods require you to sit down. Shorter tools are therefore necessary for this type of work.
If normal shears are too weighty to handle, go in for special pruning shears with a ratchet joint. There are certain shears that not only cut off plant parts but also aid in gripping the cut parts and picking them up. You need not bend down all the way!
Old or new, adaptive gardening tools need to be stored in a safe and dry place. It is imperative to clean the tools once you finish with them and ensure that they are dry before putting them away.
If you feel that it is too expensive to buy adaptive gardening tools, make your own. All that is required are items lying around the house and tape. I would still advise you to go in for readymade tools as they will definitely last much longer than the homemade ones.
To conclude, you could always bring about practical changes in your garden to make it an easier place to work in with your adaptive gardening tools. A large vegetable patch can be converted into a smaller one. But you find it difficult to let go of the large garden? Well then, request your neighbors to offer a helping hand and pay them in kind, that is, supply them with items from your own garden. As a last resort, divide your garden into small plots and rent them out to your neighbors. You can thus have your cake and eat it too!