Here are some of the basic gardening tools that beginners can use to tend to their gardens.

Having a garden of your own, especially if you are a beginner, can be overwhelming. It is even easy to go way overboard with buying the tools that you need since each equipment promises a different level of feature and expertise plus they also market the fact that it is easy to use.

But these kinds of equipment can take a lot of time to get used to, a lot of space in your shed and it can also cost you a lot of money, not to mention it is not ideal for beginners to use those kinds of equipment.

The best way to go is to purchase the basic gardening tools and can help you with your gardening plans and maintenance.

1.) Gloves

Probably one of the most basic gardening tools, gloves are needed especially when you are handling thorny roses and plants that could cause splinters.

It can keep your hands safe from all the dirt and the thorns plus it makes it easier for you to pluck weeds and other things in your garden.

If you are going to purchase a glove, make sure that it is not as bulky as it could accumulate water, insects, and dust while it is in storage.

 

2.) Hand Trowels

These are needed when planting herbs or when you are digging corners and taking out a bunch of weeds.

If you have the budget for it, you can use a hand trowel that is made of stainless steel or a trowel that has a stainless-steel head as it will ensure longevity and durability.

 

3.) Spade

These are used to make it easy for you to dig holes for your plants and it is used to make moving any small mounds of weeds or dirt to a different area.

These are square shovels that are short-handled, and you will need gloves when using this tool. Make sure to purchase a spade that has a strong steelhead and the one that has a fiberglass handle that is thick enough. This may cost a lot to purchase but it is an investment.

4.) Rake

One of the most well known basic gardening tools, rakes are used to clear out any debris and leaves when they fall.

You can purchase a plastic rake since it is inexpensive yet sturdy enough to whisk the debris and leaves away. This is an essential gardening tool as it can help you keep your garden clean.

5.) Hoe

The kind of hoe that will suit you will also depend on the type of garden that you have. If you have a vegetable garden, you will need a wide, sturdy hoe. If you have a perennial garden, then you will need a thinner and more delicate hoe.

6.) Long Hose with rain wand and an adjustable nozzle

Water is needed to give your garden life, and you will need a hose to be able to water your whole garden. Not only is it easy to use but it can guarantee that you can spray all the areas of your garden.

The adjustable nozzle is needed in order for you to control the water pressure that will come out of the hose and the rain wand will help you keep the hose in place while you water your plants.

 

7.) Loppers

Loppers are needed to loop shrubs or trees in your garden, it can move branches and other twigs up to two inches in diameter and it is one of the most basic gardening tools and it is essential to all beginners.

8.) Wheelbarrow

You may have seen it everywhere, but wheelbarrows are one of the most needed gardening tools. It can help you move your gardening materials from one area to another, it can also carry the extra soil that you will need in your garden, it can carry the composts and other things that you will need like fertilizers.

A wheelbarrow that is two-handed can help you with almost anything in your garden and it only costs about $80.

 

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