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List of Likes: Spring Garden Tools 101

Get your spring garden ready with this editor-recommended garden gear.
By The Herb Companion staff
April/May 2012
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Populate your garden with homegrown transplants. These adorable ceramic, plantable pots include mint, basil, lavender and more.

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These editor-recommended spring garden tools will help you whip your garden into tip-top shape this year.

Egglings by Brooklyn 5 and 10, $10.45 

Populate your garden with homegrown transplants. These adorable ceramic, plantable pots include mint, basil, lavender and more.

Compost Bin by OXO, $19.99 

Improve your soil by starting a compost pile. It’s easy with this compact bin. Temporarily store food scraps in your kitchen until they can be moved to an outside composter.

Felco Composite-Handle Small Pruner by Lee Valley Tools, $27.50 

These pruners are built for small hands and plants. Use them to cut back sage and lavender for spring cleanup.

eGrip Weeder by Corona, $8.24 

Clear your garden of weeds. Ergonomically designed, this weeder allows you to get to the root of the problem much more easily.

Super Slim Coil Hoses by Gardener’s Supply Company, $34.95 to $89.95 

Avoid annoying kinks in your watering regimen. This hose is lightweight, colorful and fun. Available in 25-, 50- and 100-foot lengths and violet, blue, moss and red colors.

Gardening Gloves by The New York Botanical Garden, $28 

Replenish mulch and plant spring herbs without damaging your hands. These colorful canvas gloves feature green leather palms and fingers.

Long-Handled Tiller by Fiskars, $33.99 

In established beds, you need to turn your soil each spring. This long-handled cultivator is durable and features arrow-tipped tines for easier tilling.

Visit Fresh Clips: Spring Garden Checklist for more great tips for spring garden prep work. 

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