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  • Alice Mary Topno
  • Editorial, 29 Apr 2022, 16:00 IST

Love Gardening? Here Are The Most Important Gardening Tools That You Must Have

Here's a list of essential gardening tools that will set you on the right path to a beautiful garden.
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  • Alice Mary Topno
  • Editorial, 29 Apr 2022, 16:00 IST
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If gardening is a hobby or a fresh love for you, you should be aware of the amount of effort, patience, care, and perseverance that goes into making a beautiful garden flourish. However, if you've recently come to love your plants and want to create a beautiful garden for those plants, you’ll need to be prepared for that. Here's a list of gardening equipment you must own.

1. Spade

Spade

A spade is a digging implement with a flat blade and a handle for digging. People frequently confuse a spade with a shovel, which is much larger and has a longer handle. Spades are useful for excavating soil in pots or in a small garden, as well as moving soil to pots while planting. 

2. Pruners

Pruners

Chopping off sections of plants that are dead, rotten, or plagued with pests is a critical aspect of gardening. For this, you'll need a specialised tool that can do it in one hit rather than twisting the branch. Pruners can also be used to gather fruits and flowers. Regular scissors can also be used, but they will not be as effective.

3. Rake

Rake

Scraping and collecting mulch or leaves is done with a rake. It can also be used to smooth out sand, soil, or mulch. Some rakes have flat heads, while others have sharp metal teeth for breaking up hardened soil. Garden rakes are often made of metal and have a long handle and a broad head. They're fantastic for getting rid of weeds and loosening the soil.

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4. Gardening Gloves

Gardening Gloves

We often believe that tools are overrated and that we can accomplish the same tasks with our hands alone. Yes, but gardening gloves protect your hands from thorns and stone chips, preventing injuries, as well as keeping your fingertips clean. Although washing your hands cleans them properly, keeping filth from building on your nails (Tips And Tricks To Take Care Of Nails) is far safer.

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5. Watering Can

Watering Can

A dedicated device for watering your greens is a must-have accessory. Whether you need to invest in a genuine garden watering can, build a DIY device for your plant, or purchase a garden hose, watering your plants with random mugs and jars is not a smart idea, at least in the long run.

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