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In the Garden

Get down and dirty in the garden


5 Great Lawn and Garden Tools for Spring

Edge Fork

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

Biodegradable Pots

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

Gardener Hand Scrub

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

gopher stake

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

Butterfly Puddler stone

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