A gardener need the right tools to keep a garden looking good. However, the
temptation to spend money on every gadget available should be avoided. The
best value comes from buying a set of garden equipment from manufacturers
offering quality construction and lifetime guarantees.
The essential garden tool kit includes:
Fork. Choose a high quality garden fork as this is the tool that
will get the most punishment over the years. Make sure your hand fits well
in the handle without rubbing at the sides.
- Garden Spade is second only to the fork in importance.
They last a lifetime so choose a good one and it will end up cheaper than
buying a series of cheap ones.
- A trowel
- Best quality Secateurs for pruning roses
and other shrubs.
- A watering can or garden hose because water is the lifeline of a successful
- A good wheelbarrow or cart
- Shears or hedge trimmer
- Lawn Mower
I also reccomend strimmers which are great for
lawn edges and weed clearance.
Because tools really can last a lifetime, consider buying yours at markets.
There are bargains to be had out there.
Looking after your tools is important. a particular problem with garden tools
is rust so knowing how
to stop your tools getting rusty is a valuable piece of knowledge.