6 Great Gardening Essentials

These tools will help get your garden in tip-top shape for spring.

1

Coil Garden Hose

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Compact when not in use, this lightweight coiled hose can extend up to fifty feet to reach all corners of the yard.

To buy: $54; shopterrain.com.

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2

5-in-1 Gardener’s Tool

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When pruning hedges or removing weeds, you’ll undoubtedly encounter an organic obstacle that requires a different tool than the one you’re using. This one, however, boasts five tools in one (shears, knife, saw, weed remover, and key ring) to help tackle each task at a moment’s notice.

To buy: $25; brookstone.com.

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3

Sophie Conran Hand Fork

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This ergonomic hand fork will help any gardener till her soil with ease. Beautiful in design, this functional tool is also rust-resistant.

To buy: $25; williams-sonoma.com.

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4

Rose Circle Plant Wall

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A modern lattice for your plants on a vine, this powder-coated metal trellis will add an unexpected element to your garden.

To buy: $55; domino.com.

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5

Precision Hoe

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Use the teardrop-shaped blade to weed and prep your garden without risking blisters or sores on your hands. The bamboo handle provides a comfortable grip.

To buy: $16; food52.com.

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6

Women’s Gardeners Gloves

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These supple goatskin gloves mold to the gardener’s hand while providing protection from thorny branches.

To buy: $45; goop.com.

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7

Gardener’s Tool Seat

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Stash hand tools in the pockets of this sturdy gardening bench or remove the tool bag completely to keep the seat separate from the storage spot.

To buy: $34; uncommongoods.com.

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