Burlington Based, and Employee-owned, Gardener’s Supply Company Takes Over Longacres' Nursery Center
Mar 29, 2018 02:39PM ● Published by Linda Ditch
- A trowel: A small, hand-held shovel great for putting new plants into the ground and digging up small areas.
- A hoe: For breaking up large clumps of dirt, making rows in garden beds, and getting rid of weeds.
- .A hose: To keep those new plants hydrated
- A watering can: For the places a hose can’t reach or for when you just need to water a few small pots.
- Gardening gloves: To protect your hands from dirt, thorns, blisters, and other garden hazards.
- A hand pruner: This tool allows you to cut flowers, harvest vegetables, and trim small shrubs.
- Scissors: For cutting everything from twine to herbs.
- A rake: A regular leaf rake will work, but you might also consider a garden rake with stiffer prongs to help smooth out the soil in the garden beds.
- A shovel: Yes, you do need one to dig up your garden area.
- Twine: For tying up plants or marking straight rows.