Gather ‘round, gardeners! It’s time to prepare for spring and get ready to take your garden up a notch. What do you need to upgrade your landscape this year? Get started with a look through our favorite garden gadgets for an instant green thumb.
Get serious about digging with your new Garden Genie Digging Gloves, complete with plastic “claws” on each fingertip. One of the handiest garden gadgets we’ve seen for planting, these gloves move soil and get rough with deep-set weeds while protecting your delicate manicure. They come with a lifetime guarantee and they’re waterproof and puncture-resistant. Buy it here.
Take it easy on your knees when you use this cushy Garden Kneeling Pad from KI Store for your gardening. Made of memory foam, this soft and water-resistant cushion is extra thick for optimal shock-absorbing knee relief. Also great for washing floors, grooming pets and more. Easy to clean. Available in light gray or forest green (shown above). Buy it here.
Carry all the supplies you need with you as you tend your garden. The handy Vremi 9-piece Garden Tools Set and Tote provides 8 side pockets filled with gloves, a spray bottle, pruning shears, a trowel shovel, a spade and more, with elastic loops to hold tools properly upright so they won’t fall out. Each rust-resistant tool has comfortable, ergonomic rubber grip handles, and the protective cotton gloves fit any size hands. The tote is made of heavy, durable canvas. Buy it here.
Be the envy of the neighborhood when you grow something different with a Funky Veg Kit from Plant Theatre. Each kit comes with everything you need to get started on your purple carrots, striped tomatoes, yellow squash, colorful Swiss chard and purple-reddish Brussels sprouts. All seeds are laboratory tested, 100% non-GMO and made in the USA. The kit makes a great gift for the gardener who has everything. Buy it here.
Do rabbits and other woodland creature treat themselves to your garden before you get a chance at it? Keep your garden clear of produce-eating intruders anytime, day or night. Solar-powered and easily-mounted, the Vensmiles Solar Fake Owl Decoy Bird Repellent for Garden is motion-activated to alert whenever plant-destroying critters are around. Standing 16 inches tall, the owl makes a frightening sound and its red eyes light up when birds or bunnies come around to scare them away. Every 6 hours of solar charging gives 5 full days of power. Comes with a 12-month replacement guarantee. Buy it here.
Nourish your garden by making your own nutrient-rich compost from kitchen waste, cardboard and thousands of worms in your Worm Factory 360! Fun for adults and kids to boot. The Worm Factory comes with four expandable trays, a draining spigot and a large magnetic infographic for your fridge about how to prepare the composter. It only takes less than 15 minutes a week to manage. Buy it here.
Recycle your wine bottles while keeping your garden watered with a set of terracotta Plant Watering Spikes from Remiawy. Just fill a clean bottle with water, place this garden gadget neck-first into the stake and insert the stake into the soil near your plants. These are ideal in large containers or for covering a spacious area of garden. Need to see if it’s time to refill? Just glance at the glass bottle and see where the water line is. Buy it here.
This Japanese digging tool effortlessly slashes through the toughest roots, soil and fibers with its sturdy 6.5-inch stainless steel blade. The Nikasu Hori-Hori Weeding and Digging Knife is concave for digging, has inch-markers along the blade for gardeners to track depth and even works for slicing with its super-sharp edges. Outdoorsmen can even cut small branches with it or use it for help with hunting and fishing tasks. Buy it here.
Add a little pizzazz to your garden with the colorful SteadyDoggie Solar Wind Spinner. The SteadyDoggie’s two tiers move in both directions when the wind blows during both day and night, and the inner light glows and changes color all evening an enchanting display of color, light, and silent movement. Durable in all types of weather, the spinner comes in a bronze brush finish with a lifetime customer guarantee. Some say the movement may even limit the number of moles that enter your yard. Buy it here.
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As we head into spring, be sure to let us know which of our finds you find useful in your garden. Did we miss your favorite garden gadgets, new or old? Let us know in the comments below!