Gardening can be very relaxing and enjoyable when you do it as a hobby. You get to spend time outdoors surrounded by nature and you work with plants which is pretty amazing in itself. A proper set of gardening tools and equipment would make the entire experience even better and we might actually be able to help you find the things you need.
Check out below our selection of tools and accessories designed to make gardening easy, safe and fun.
Hand pruners (or pruning shears) are great to have around, especially if you enjoy your garden looking clean and fresh at all times. This one is pretty simple and classic. It has an anvil blade with a sap groove, strong bladed with a wire cutting notch (made of hardened steel), a hardened bolt and nut for exact adjustment and a rubber cushion and shock absorber for comfort.
A trowel is another basic gardening tool that you definitely need. It’s usually used when planting bulbs or for breaking up stubborn clods. This one is made of high quality stainless steel so it won’t bend or break and will last you for a very long time.
If you want to plant more than just tiny flowers and bulbs, chances are you’ll also need a shovel. Having a shovel in your garage or garden shed is actually useful even if you don’t usually do a lot of work in the garden. This one has a 14 gauge steel blade and a fiberglass handle which makes it strong and durable but also lightweight and easy to use.
This gardening tool looks fairly similar to a regular shovel but is actually called a square spade. It’s useful for edging or if you want to make a trench or slice through thick turf. This one features an extra large D-shaped handle which allows you to securely use the space with both hands for more control. It also a 14 gauge hardened steel blade with an 18 gauge steel shaft. It doesn’t bend or crack or flex so it will last you a lifetime.
Sharpened blade makes it easy to penetrate tough soil or break up hardened dirt clods
You might also need tools like a cultivator and a hand tiller which are used to mix loose soil and to break up hard pieces of ground. This particular gardening tool does both those things by combining two functions into a single tool. It has a carbon steel blade and a strong handle made of solid oak. It also has an ergonomic rubber handle for added comfort and grippiness. It’s a great tool for flower and vegetable gardens.
Here’s a little something that will make gardening more comfortable. This is a garden kneeler/ seat. It’s foldable and portable and can be used in two ways: either when you’re kneeling down (protecting your knees from the grass and muddy ground and reducing aches) or when you’re seating (to work on long-stemmed plants and shrubs).
Weeds will grow anywhere and your garden is no exception. Get rid of them with this 39” 4-claw weeder. It has a long shaft so you don’t have to bend down and an offset handle designed to reduce wrist strain and to enhance grip, making this tool very comfortable to use. It’s lightweight thanks to the aluminum shaft, strong and easy to use.
This garden looper is great for trimming and cutting branches to keep your trees and bushes nice and healthy. It cuts branches up to 2” thick with ease thanks to the patented PowerGear technology which gives it up three times more power. It has a hardened bypass-style steel blade which is rust-resistant and rounded ergonomic handles with soft and grippy handles.
A splitting axe is not something you really need when doing gardening work but it would be nice to have around in case you ever need to cut a log. This one is designed for maximum efficiency and features the perfect balance of power to weight ratio.
Every garden needs a hose so you can properly water all the plants. This one is 100% lead-free and has a special design which allows it to stretch easily and comfortable to around 6 meters (20 feet). It’s a good option if you want to use it for your porch, patio or if you have a small garden. It has strain reliefs on both ends to prevent hose kink and remains flexible even when it’s freezing outside.
As autumn and winter approach the trees shed their leaves while pile up in our lawns and gardens. These leaf scoops are intended to make it easier for you to rake, grab and scoop the leaves to clean your lawn. You can also use them to remove grass. They’re made of thick, reinforced plastic and they’re lightweight, corrosion-resistant, easy to clean and comfortable to use.
If you’re doing some heavy-duty work on your garden or if you want an easy and practical way to transport all your gardening tools and equipment you could use a cart. This one has a patented quick-release dump feature which makes unloading quick and easy. It’s durable, rust-proof and very sturdy and has 13” pneumatic tires.
If you already have a garden hose but you feel like it could use some improvements, maybe a new nozzle could be useful. This one will work with any standard garden hose. It’s a five-pattern spray nozzle made using aircraft-grade aluminum, stainless steel and fiberglass. It has a soft rubber grip for added comfort and uses a patented two-way shut off feature which makes it super convenient.
If you’re growing roses in your garden or you’re planning to, you definitely need rose pruning gloves. They’re very useful because they protect your hands from scratches and are designed specifically for that. These ones are made of 100% natural premium goat grain which makes them puncture-resistant and they have long suede cuffs which also protect the arms.
If you’re tired of suing the same old gardening tools every time and you’re ready to try something new and funky, check out these lawn aerator spike shoes. You can wear these and walk around the garden or the lawn to aerate the soil. They make this task easy and fun. You can even wear the shoes while moving the lawn and do two things at once plus you’ll also exercise more. They have a sturdy plastic base and 13 heavy duty metal spikes per shoe. They also have 3 adjustable straps each.
If you take gardening seriously, you might also want to invest in a spreader which you can use for seeds and fertilizer but also salt and ice melt during winter. This one features dual rotor technology for added accuracy. It’s easy to use and fairly compact.
Speaking of lawn mowers, maybe now would be a good time to check out some of the newer models. This one has a 40V lithium battery, a 17” deck and adjustable height with 5 positions. It’s cordless which makes it very practical and easy to use and it’s lightweight which and compact which is great for storage.
Here’s a different type of lawn mower. It’s a manual mower which doesn’t use gas or oil. That’s really great news if you want to mow your lawn and not make a ton of noise. You can adjust the cutting height easily every time you use it (between 0.5” and 1.75”). It has a 5-blade ball bearing reel and 8.5” composite wheels. Its blades are made of heat-treated alloy steel.
A leaf blower can also be useful if you have a lawn or a garden. This one features turbine fan technology and a dynamic airflow design with a hyper stream nozzle for maximum performance. It’s super lightweight and easy to use. You can control with one hand and the cord won’t get in the way.
Gardening tool sets
Tool sets can also be very practical because they usually include everything you need to successfully do a particular task. For example, this set is great for cutting roots in the garden. It includes three tools with arrays of ripsaw teeth and inverted V cutting tips which cut through soil and roots with ease. They have heavy duty blades and ergonomic handles.
This is a 7-piece set that includes all the basic hand tools usually needed in the garden: pruning shears, a trowel, a transplant trowel, a soil scoop, a weeder, a cultivator and a bag to store them all in. They’re made of heavy duty steel and they’re strong and durable but also ergonomic and comfortable to use.
Here’s a set of garden gloves that you’re going to love. They’re made for digging and they have these built-in durable plastic claws on each hand. They’re waterproof and puncture-resistant. Use them to dig with your hands without getting cuts and without getting dirty.
They’re also comfortable and breathable so your hands remain cool and dry even when it’s hot outside.
A lot of gardening tools can be used for more than just one type of task. That’s what makes this 3-piece set so versatile. It includes a hand trowel, a transplant trowel and a cultivator hand rake. They’re great for digging, pruning, loosening and aerating the soil, transplanting and so on.
This set include 5 garden and landscape tools: a 22-tine lawn rake, a round point digging shovel, a garden rake, a border spade and an all-purpose push broom. They all have long hardwood handles and cushioned end grips.
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