Garden Tool Basics

Want to treat yourself or a gardener in your life to some new garden tools? Here are our tried and tested tools, books, watering tools and gift ideas.

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Hand Tools

For a beginning gardener, hand tools are the easiest to start collecting. The must have items on our list would include the following:

Larger Garden Tools

For The Armchair Gardener

All of us find ourselves confined to the house from time to time, be it due to the weather, the short days or a physical limitation. What better way to spend the time than planning using the excellent Moleskine Passion Journal – Gardening. This gardening journal contains 5 themed sections and 5 tabbed sections to personalize. It contains plant and pot information, hardiness zones, a garden log, and garden design grids. Take notes of your plants and the care they need, and use the 200+ adhesive labels to personalize your journal.

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Diane Downey and Sheri Menelli specialize in earth-friendly landscaping practices, including vegetable gardening, rainwater capture, soil health, native plants, and efficient irrigation. Diane is a professional landscape designer with over 10 years’ experience, and Sheri is a certified permaculture designer with a six-year-old food forest in her backyard. Combined, they have over two decades of teaching experience. Their classes are taught to the public in the classroom, in the field, and via one-on-one garden coaching sessions.
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