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Let It Grow: Best Products for the Garden

Well-made goods amp up your garden’s many planetary benefits.
By Jessica Kellner
March/April 2011
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recycled PET plastic gloves
Photo Courtesy West County Gloves

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Well-made goods amp up your garden’s many planetary benefits.

Glove Lover  

Protect your green thumbs with recycled fabric or healthy hemp.

Clean Air Gardening 
recycled knit and canvas gloves

Cusp Naturals 
hemp garden gloves

Real Goods 
hemp garden gloves

West County Gloves 
recycled PET plastic gloves

Plant One On Me 

Biodegradable pots and planters are better for plants and planet.

composted cow manure seed-starting pots

DOT Pots 
organic wood-pulp pots

rice hull pots

bamboo pulp planters

Get Prune-y 

Arm your garden arsenal with high-quality pruning shears.


Spear and Jackson 



Watering Can-Do 

Recycled materials make up these easy irrigators.

aHa! Modern Living 
recycled plastic Elephant and Aqua Genie Watering Cans

The Literacy Site 
Recycled Sheet Metal Watering Can

Real Goods 
Recycled Sheet Metal Watering Can

Sprout Home 
recycled plastic, branch-shaped Water Logged Watering Can

A Pretty Perch 

From modern to rustic, fabulous birdhouses welcome wildlife.

Bacon Square Farm 
artistic birdhouses made of reclaimed wood

Green Bird 
recycled paper birdhouses with milk paint decorating kit

Loll Designs 
Cube and Tilt birdhouses made of recycled plastic

Recycled Birdhouse Company 
one-of-a-kind birdhouses made at a school for teen boys with disabilities

Sprout Home 
felt birdhouses made by a South African women’s cooperative

Times and Chimes 
reclaimed wood birdhouses with antique embellishments

Zen Garden Bonsai 
millet seed birdhouses/feeders

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