Must have garden tools
Whether you buy our recommendations or your favourite brands, these are in our opinion the most important tools you'll need for your garden this spring. Check with your local garden centres, Lee Valley Tools or Amazon. ca for these and similar products.
True Temper 16-Tine Bow Rake
A tine bow rake is a must for any gardener. The True Temper bow rake is designed to loosen and level soil. The 16 steel tines work hard to break up hard compacted soil or mulch and spread the material evenly. It is of good value to homeowners with smaller landscaping and gardening requirements. Made by Ames.
Radius Garden Root Slayer Shovel
This tool has won the 2017 Green Thumb Award for Most Innovative Garden Tool. Roots always seem to get in the way of digging, with the Root Slayer, you might not even notice them. The Root Slayer is a multi-purpose shovel that can eliminate the need for other tools, such as hatchets, pry-bars, and saws when digging around the home. If you've ever hit roots while trying to plant a perennial, or been stymied by roots when trying to dig up a shrub, you'll know what we're talking about.
Bully Tools 92353 12-Gauge Garden Hoe with Fiberglass Handle
The Bully Tools 92353 Garden Hoe features all the elements of a well-built, affordable tool. With a durable 12-guage steel construction, this garden hoe is built to last and features a reinforced fiberglass handle with triple wall construction for ultimate durability.
Fiskars Softouch Weeder
The Softtouch weeder is ideal for removing dandelions, thistles, and other invasive weeds. The extralarge, ergonomically designed handle improves control while reducing hand and wrist fatigue. The curved head with forked tines provides plenty of leverage to pull the entire root free easily, even out of tough soil. Lifetime warranty.
Watson Fresh Air garden gloves
We love the blast of bold colour in Watson’s Fresh Air series of garden gloves. The microfibre palm has additional foam palm protection while the spandex back allows for flexibility. The wide cuff with a Velcro closure allows for a snug fit and will keep dirt out. Try a pair of Fresh Air in fushia, turquoise or purple — we’re sure you’ll be impressed.
Radius Garden 202 PRO Ergonomic Stainless Steel Shovel
Garden tools unlike any you've ever held before, we love the Radius Garden tools for their comfort of use. These tools maximize your power and comfort while minimizing wrist and hand stress. The large "O-handle" grips on Radius tools allow you to hold the tool securely without exerting extra pressure and wasting your energy. The PRO series tools feature four times the gripping surface of conventional tools, with room for both hands and come with a lifetime guarantee. The PRO Shovel is a high performance, all-purpose digging tool, designed for easy digging and greater leverage
Radius Garden 204 PRO Ergonomic Stainless Steel Border Fork
The PRO Border Fork is an ideal smaller fork featuring sturdy, squareshaped "English-style" tines that are perfect for cleaning up and weeding border areas, turning and cultivating soil and is often used to thin or divide perennials and vegetables. Radius PRO Stainless tools feature a large "O" handle and extra-wide raised forward kick for reduced strain, better balance, and ease-of-use. These tools also include a resin-encased steel core shaft, making them virtually unbreakable. Radius Garden NRG PRO tools come with a lifetime guarantee.
Felco 160L essential secateurs
These secateurs are incredibly light, hardwearing and comfortable. The inclined cutting head maximizes user comfort, and the ergonomic handles offer hand and wrist protection even for large hands. Easy and durable cutting adjustments make this the ideal tool for viticulture, arboriculture, horticulture, commercial and home garden use.
Sloggers Women's Rain and Garden Shoes with All-day-comfort Insole Midsummer Blue
Rainboots are a must, but we love the chic styling of Sloggers. Beautifully designed rain and garden shoes built with comfort in mind! Functional and versatile, these shoes feature a premium insole for maximum comfort. Protect your feet from dirt in the garden, or out in the rain. They are 100 per cent waterproof and easy to clean. Just hose off the shoes, and machine wash and air dry the insoles! Made of a resilient resin that is flexible and not so stiff, they are tough and long-wearing. Please note that for half sizes, we recommend selecting one size larger for the best fit.
3-Piece Softouch Garden Tool Set
Enjoy quick and easy digging, weeding and aerating, the soft, contoured handles fit your hand naturally and encourage a neutral wrist position to help reduce hand stress and fatigue. The flat end pads of the handles also offer a smart way to generate more leverage than other garden tools. The cast-aluminum heads resist rust and won’t snap off while you’re working no matter how tough your soil is. Includes: Trowel, Transplanter and Weeder. Made by Fiskars. Lifetime warranty.