Fun & Functional Gardening Gear for Spring

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4/3/2014 6:00 AM   :  19 comments   :  20,094 Views

Gardening season is almost here. Whether you want to start your first herb garden or expand on the number of veggies you grow this year, now is the time to take stock of your tools and accessories and see what you need. And there's no reason why you have to settle for typical hardware store gear. It's easy these days to find cute gardening tools, hats, stools and more. Here are just a few of our favorites:


Garden Goddess Garden Tool Set
This basic garden tool set includes a trowel, shears and a fork with a pretty floral pattern that will make you look forward to getting your hands dirty.
 














Soft Jersey Garden Gloves
If you'd rather not get your hands dirty while you're working in the soil, these gardening gloves will keep them clean and provide extra grip. They come is a set of three so you'll always have a pair on hand when you need them.
 







Terra Collection Kneeling PadProtect your knees from the hard ground with this pretty kneeling pad. The pad is 16-inches long by 7.5-inches wide so it provides plenty of surface for either kneeling or sitting.
 



Sloggers Women's Rain and Garden Shoes
These sturdy, waterproof garden shoes come in a range of colors and patterns including polka dot and leopard print. The heavy-duty sole is designed to provide extra traction in mud and water.
 


Picnic at Ascot Garden Tote and Tools Set
Keep all your gardening gear organized with this flower-patterned tote. It features 5 exterior pockets with elastic cord to keep tools in place.
 










Garden Rocker Seat
This contoured gardening stool adjusts from 11-to 14-inches tall so you can pick the perfect height for you. And the curved base allows you to swivel in any direction.












Paisley Floppy Sun Hat
Protect your face and shoulders from the sun with this cute hat. The machine-washable fabric blocks 95% of UVA and UVB rays.









Biodegradable Herb Markers
These illustrated markers will help you keep track of your herb garden. You can write details about your plants on the back and track their growth with the ruler printed along the side. The 9-piece set includes markers for basil, dill, cilantro, parsley, mint, sage, oregano, thyme and rosemary.





















Haws Practican Watering Can
Originally designed in 1886, the Practican is just as useful today as it was then. This lightweight plastic version holds 1.6 gallons of water.
 







Bella Leaf Print Garden Apron
Keep everything from your mobile phone to your favorite trowel handy with this leaf-print garden apron.
 









Children's Small Garden Tools Set
For the little gardeners in your life, this small garden tool set is perfect for tiny hands that love to play in the dirt.


















What is your favorite piece of gardening equipment?


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