This Season’s Most Useful Landscaping And Garden Tools 

If you’re one of the thousands of Americans who view gardening as more of a chore than time well spent in nature, the right tools might help change your mind. Even those who enjoy the idea of pruning and planting recognize that routine landscape maintenance can be a strenuous activity that kills your back. But with the right tools however, it can turn from a chore into a rewarding time spent outdoors. These useful tools will inspire you to make the most of your garden this spring. 

WOLF-Garten Comfort+ Anvil Pruning Shears

The ergonomic handle on the WOLF-Garten Comfort+ Anvil Pruning Shears is designed for comfort. Its soft insert on the top and an easy-on-the-wrist 30-degree cutting angle provides a painless cutting experience. WOLF-Garten didn’t trade performance for comfort with these shears. Its durable German steel blade is engineered to make precise cuts and comes with a 10-year warranty. Available from WOLF-Garten for $22.99.

Floral Gardening Gloves

Cheery floral garden gloves make yard work that much brighter. Designed for lightweight gardening work, these two-layer cotton gloves feature William Morris’ eye-catching “Bower” wallpaper pattern that was designed in 1877 for London’s Victoria & Albert Museum. The elastic at the wrists keeps the gloves from slipping off. Available for $24.95 at William Sonoma.

Gauge Round Point Shovel

According to the experts, this all-purpose garden shovel is the best money can buy. Its handle is designed to increase leverage and reduce fatigue, helping to get even the most laborious garden chores done with ease. Engineered to be strong and durable, it’s perfect for digging and landscaping. Available for $37 at Home Depot. 

Fiskars Leaf Rake

This lightweight leaf rake features durable tines and an aluminum handle, making it perfect for moving loads of fallen leaves and lawn debris. Its contoured head allows users to clear uneven surfaces and tight spaces, it can even be detached and used as a scoop. Available for $24.99 at

Flexon Forever Flow Garden Hose

Never battle with a kinked hose again. This hose features a “forever-flow” inner tube, which guarantees a continuous flow of water if ever the hose becomes twisted or kinked. Endorsed by the Arthritis Foundation, its ease of use and a sizable 75 feet of length makes it ready to handle the biggest jobs. Available for $16 at Walmart. 

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Cyndi Zaweski
Cyndi Zaweski is the editor of Anton Media Group's special sections.

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