Gardening is one of the healthiest outdoor activities. It offers plenty of fresh air, sunshine and moderate exercise. Having the right tools make the gardening so much easier and your garden will flourish. Here are top 10 gardening tools that every gardener—beginner or advanced—should own!
Essential Hand Tools:
The hori hori is a Japanese weeding knife used for digging and cutting. The blade is sharp on both edges with one edge serrated for cutting through roots.
Hand pruner is ideal for pruning smaller plants such as grapes, flowers, herbs and smaller shrubs with the shorter blades letting you get in.
The hand rake is perfect for tidying up and preparing small areas to seed.
Essential Long-Handled Tools:
A bow rake, also called a garden rake is perfect for loosening or breaking up compacted soil, spreading mulch or other material evenly and leveling areas before planting. It can also be used to collect leaves, hay, grass or other garden debris.
For digging larger holes to plant trees and shrubs and moving loose materials, such as soil, gravel, sand, and compost.
It is used for loosening, lifting and turning over soil in gardening and farming.
A garden hose is essential for watering your garden. Without it, you can’t deliver water to your plants and keep them growing.
Proper Protection for Gardeners:
A gardening hat is an essential tool for any gardener. Hats do a wonderful job of protecting skin from sunburn. A well-made hat also keeps rain off of the neck and out of the eyes.
Gardening gloves provide the hand protection needed for all aspects of gardening and garden tasks.
Designed to protect your knees while you’re hard at work in your garden. They are comfortable to wear and will protect your knees from moisture, cold, and rough terrain.