Gardening is a great hobby and having the right tools will make the work easier and set you up for success. The basic gardening tools you need depend on the type of garden you have.
Spades & Shovels
For digging in a garden, a spade is the best choice. They’re ideal for creating defined landscape borders. However, if you’ll be digging large holes for transplanting trees or shrubs, you’ll need a shovel. A shovel is also required for moving loose materials like gravel, garden soil and mulch.See Spades & Shovels >
A garden trowel is essential for digging smaller holes and for transplanting or for moving small amounts of soil into containers. They help with weeding, smoothing soil and gardening in tight spaces.See Garden Trowels >
Garden & Leaf Rakes
For removing debris or rocks, smoothing soil in your garden beds, or breaking up compacted soil, the best tool to use will be a garden rake. A leaf rake is perfect for raking up light debris, weeds and leaves, particularly wet leaves.See Garden & Leaf Rakes >