Arming yourself with the right garden tools and garden supplies is key for fantastic-looking landscaping.
From pruning and planting to mulching and weeding, the tools you choose can make a gardener’s life easier and more productive and can create a healthy, thriving garden. But it can be too easy to get overwhelmed and buy out the garden store. Keep your garden supplies simple and effective for the plants and trees in your yard. Let’s start with pruning—the right size clippers will lead to a job well done. Stock up on hedge shears, a hand pruner, herb clippers, and a lopper for pruning branches. When it comes to working the soil, the five most useful garden tools are the round-point shovel, garden spade, spading fork, soil rake, and the trowel. And don’t overlook the basics: comfortable gardening gloves that are breathable but also protect your from thorns; an inexpensive rake for leaves and debris; a hose that can reach every nook and cranny of your garden; and a wheelbarrow for transporting mulch, soil, compost, and more.