Get down and dirty in the garden
1. Grab a Forkful (of Dirt)
Designed to be easy on hands and wrists, the NRG PRO Mid-Length Border Fork includes a circular handgrip and a life-time guarantee.
To Buy: $40, Mother Earth Living Store
2. Poo Poo Planter
Give seedlings a strong start with these biodegradable pots. Made from composted cow manure, they break down to enrich your soil.
To Buy: $8 for a pack of 12, GrowOrganic.com
3. Treat Hard-Working Hands
After a day of digging, refresh tired hands with these all-natural herbal soaps that gently scrub away garden dirt. Choose between Basil Poppy Seed and Lemon Calendula.
To Buy: $7, Botanical Interests
4. Pest Prevention
This solar-powered stake humanely redirects moles and gophers. Using a sonic pulse, it disrupts the animals’ sleep cycles, and makes them irritated enough to leave.
To Buy: $25, Clean Air Gardening
5. Butterfly Hospitality
The Butterfly Puddler has a recycled-glass well at the center that holds sand and water. As the water evaporates, butterflies are attracted to the minerals left behind.
To Buy: $40, UncommonGoods