The best gardening tools you can buy
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- Having the essential gardening tools ready in your shed or garage makes the work even more of a joy, instead of a chore.
- That's why we've gathered up a collection of the best tools for a variety of gardening needs. Whether you need a hose, rake, shears, watering can, or a shovel, we've got you covered.
If you are like most people, your garden is your most frequent encounter with nature. Perhaps that's why gardening calls to the spirit of so many people, and time spent working in the yard feels like enjoyment instead of labor.
For those who love to garden, a little dirt under the fingernails is a small price to pay for the meditative joy of working the soil, smelling the rich earth, planting seeds or young sprouts, and watching the miraculous growth into a beautiful flowering plant or a harvest of vegetables.
Gardening is one of the most popular hobbies in the United States, and it's easy to understand why. You can enjoy gardening whether you are young or old, male or female, rich or poor. You don't have to have an enormous plot of land, either. Your garden can be as small as a few pots on a balcony. You can invest thousands of dollars into your garden, or just pay a dollar for a packet of seeds.
The majority of gardeners, however, fall somewhere in the middle range. And for those gardeners, having a good collection of gardening tools makes it easier and more enjoyable to spend time working the land.
Here are the best gardening tools you can buy in 2019:
- Best pruners: Felco F-2 Classic Hand Pruner and Fiskars Pruning Snip
- Best gloves: Exemplary Gardens Rose Pruning Gloves
- Best thorn stripper: Barnel Thorn Stripper
- Best toolsets: Master Craft Indoor Garden Tool Set and Fiskars 3- Piece Tool Set
- Best watering can: Plastec Indoor Watering Can
- Best gardening hoe: Bond Culti-Hoe with Telescoping Handle
- Best shovel and spade: Fiskars Shovel and Fiskars Spade
- Best lopper and shears: Tabor Tools Bypass Loppers and Fiskars Pruning Shears
- Best pruning saw: Corona RazorTOOTH Pruning Saw
- Best coiled hose: Water Right Professional Coil Hose
- Best edge chopper and weeder: Garden Weasel Edge Chopper and Fiskars Weeder
- Best rake and leaf scoops: Gardenite Lawn Rake and ReLeaf Leaf Scoops
Updated on 04/22/2019 by Malarie Gokey: Updated pricing and formatting. Added related buying guides for gardening tools.
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