The 10 Best garden tools
Spring’s here, so it’s time to tackle that undergrowth... Make light work of your gardening with the right bits of kit
Tuesday 17 April 2012
1. Eva Solo
The stylish, cool and curving handles of this innovative trowel and fork set mean that they slot together neatly for storage.
2. Chelsea Gardener
Includes wooden handled, stainless steel planting trowel, hand fork and three tined cultivators – all in a beautiful display box
This delightful kit with watering can, spade and rake is perfect for the aspiring junior gardener. Even two-year-olds can get stuck in.
4. Bulldogs Tools
This company has been hand-forging garden tools using traditional blacksmith techniques for 230 years.
5. Country Living
Country Living excels at gifts for the home and garden, so it's no surprise that this pruner and knife set comes nicely packaged.
This print was designed by William Morris in 1883 and adds a charming accompaniment to this stool/tool number.
7. Laura Ashley
This charming four-piece long-handled tool set includes a wooden-handled transplanting trowel and cultivator.
Both pretty and useful for someone with no more than a window box, a couple of plant pots or a small roof garden.
9. Burgon & Ball
This is a slightly more agile range of female-friendly gardening tools. Contains a sieve, scoop and weeder.
Draper Tools is a family run company that has been selling great-quality equipment for nearly 100 years.
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