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Published: Aug 29, 2019 5 min read
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A Lowe's home improvement store in San Bruno, California.
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Huge Labor Day sales at Home Depot and Lowe's just went live and most deals will be available through the holiday weekend. So if you're looking to squeeze in a yard project before the arrival of fall, or just scoop up some deals on mulch, home appliances, top-brand power tools, and more, now's the time to act.

In addition to the always-popular $2 mulch sale available from both home improvement retailers, shoppers can take advantage of home appliance sales with discounts up to 40% off, deals on a wide range of plants, trees, and landscaping supplies, and a special promotion giving away a free cordless power tool at Lowe's (with a qualifying purchase).

Below are some of the best deals you'll find at Lowe's and Home Depot Labor Day sales. Take note that in some cases, deals on bulky outdoor items like plants, trees, and mulch are only available in stores.

Also, sometimes the deals you'll find in your local Home Depot or Lowe's may be even cheaper than the prices listed below. You can scope out your local ad at Home Depot and Lowe's for more specifics. And be sure to check out items featured in store clearance sections in particular to find the absolute best deals.

Mulch Sales

Cheap mulch deals have become standard when Home Depot and Lowe's roll out major sales around events like Memorial Day weekend, the Fourth of July, and even "Spring Black Friday."

Mulch sales starting at $2 a bag are available for Labor Day 2019 as well. Home Depot's house brand, Vigoro mulch, normally costs $3.33 for a two-cubic-foot bag, but it's on sale right now for $2 per bag.

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Likewise, the Lowe's generic brand of mulch is on sale for $2 a bag, down from the regular price of $3.66. Home Depot and Lowe's mulch are available for $2 per bag in shades of brown, black, or red, while supplies last, and the $2 price is available for in-store purchases only.

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Landscaping and Gardening Deals

Labor Day landscaping and gardening deals include $5 off Scotts Green Max lawn fertilizer and $1 stone patio pavers at Lowe's. As for flowers, plants, and trees on sale this weekend, many of the deals vary by location. At least some Lowe's locations are offering two-quart shrubs for $5 each (down from $8.98 regularly). And select Lowe's stores have a special two-day-only sale (Saturday and Sunday) with one-pint mums for only $0.88 ($1.69 regularly).

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Home Depot is offering hardy mums for $1 each ($1.98 regularly) and mum hanging baskets for $6.88 (regularly $10.88) throughout its Labor Day sale. Home Depot also has gardening deals like Miracle Gro all-purpose garden soil on sale for 4 bags for $10 (down from $4.28 per bag regularly).

Patio Furniture Deals

Look for discounts of 30% to 40% off patio furniture at the Home Depot Labor Day sale, especially when it comes to outdoor Hampton Bay furniture. A Hampton Bay swivel lounge chair normally priced at $319 is on sale for $191 right now.

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Home Appliance Sales

Look for deals of up to 40% off appliances at Home Depot and Lowe's right now, including major sales on refrigerators, ovens, washing machines, dishwashers, and more.

For example, Home Depot is offering a Samsung fingerprint-resistant 24.6-cubic inch refrigerator for $1,498, or 36% off the list price of $2,329.

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Over at Lowe's, you can select among dozens of washers and dryers for around 30% off, and a few models are 40% off. The GE 4.5-cubic-foot front load washer was $648 when we put it in our shopping cart (compared to $999 regularly), and the purchase qualified for an additional $25 rebate in some locations.

Most home appliance deals from Home Depot and Lowe's come with free shipping too.

Sales on Tools and Power Equipment

When you buy a Dewalt 20-volt cordless combo kit for $199 during the Lowe's Labor Day sale, you can get a select Dewalt power saw or other select cordless power tool (valued at $99 to $129) for free.

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There are plenty of other Dewalt tool deals at Lowe's over the Labor Day holiday. For example, a Dewalt 12-inch miter saw that normally costs $549 is on sale right now for $349.

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