"I love Felco pruners! Even if the gardener on your list has a pair, he or she will gladly welcome a second. The model 6, designed for smaller hands, is a good choice for women."
--Rebecca Bull Reed, Associate Garden Editor
• Gardeners Hand Therapy Cream by Crabtree & Evelyn, www.crabtree-evelyn.com
"I like to apply this before putting on my gloves."
Healthy Benefit: Gardening is more than a fun way to exercise--it's nutritious too! Sunlight is a natural source of vitamin D that promotes healthy bones and may reduce the risk of osteoporosis.