Get down and dirty in the garden
Spring has (almost) sprung, and that means the bounty of the garden can be yours once again. From a large plot to a container on your terrace, any size garden gives you the joy of fresh flavors. Embrace the rejuvenating power of the garden with our favorite garden products.
Prime gardening season is upon us, so get out there and get to work in style with these out-of-the-ordinary finds
1. Tool Time
Weed, plant and repot with this brightly colored Comfort Grip Soil Scoop. Its serrated edges cut through roots, make it easy to dig holes and help form seed furrows.
Cost: $22, The Earthly Way
2. Light the Way
Cast soft light onto your garden with these cordless solar LED path lights. They charge in full sun, turning on automatically at dusk and off at dawn.
Cost: $35 for two, Gardener's Supply Company
3. Laid Back
Relax out back in this South Beach Adirondack outdoor chaise lounge. Crafted in the U.S. from recycled plastic and backed by a lifetime guarantee, you can rest easy knowing tropical hardwoods in the rainforest are safe.
Cost: $480, Vermont Woods Studios
4. Bee Friendly
Roll out the red carpet for pollinating powerhouses with this Mason Bee Lodge. Mason bees nest in holes, but can’t drill their own, so they’ll love this perforated haven.
Cost: $35, Plow & Hearth
5. Grow Up
Harvest your own salad greens right outside your door with this waist-high vintage bathtub planter, raised on a stand and fashioned from a repurposed porcelain washtub.
Cost: $250, Williams-Sonoma
6. Hear Me Out
This wood iPod amplifier can quickly and easily transform your garden into a serene hideaway. The simple design means it’s durable, plus the device is made by hand in the U.S.
Cost: $95, Koostik
7. Fish Are Friends
Keep fresh wheatgrass—a supernutritious addition to salads, juice or smoothies—at your fingertips with the Aquafarm. This BPA- and phthalate-free countertop ecosystem allows fish to provide nutrients to the plants, plants to filter water for the fish, and you to do little to no upkeep.
Cost: $60, Uncommon Goods