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Gardening is a relaxing hobby that people all over the country take part in. It is also rewarding. If you do it well, you can grow delicious produce and other types of plants in your backyard or home. You can share what you grow with your friends and family.
If you are just getting into gardening, it is important that you have the right equipment. It is also fun to gather advanced tools. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of some our favorite gardening accessories to use in the new year when spring arrives. These can be a great gift for yourself or someone else you know that loves to plant. Read on to learn more!
If you are interested in growing plants inside of your home, a grow tent might be the perfect choice for you. They come in a variety of sizes. You can buy a small grow tent or a large one depending on how much space you have available. If you live in a state where cannabis cultivation is legal, small tents are a favorite for the casual cannabis cultivator. Tents are also useful if you want to grow other types of plants but don’t have the yard space.
If you love to garden but haven’t yet learned to love composting, it’s a great skill. Composting helps you reduce your day to day food waste while building fuel for your garden. One handy accessory that makes composting a breeze is the compost bin. They aid in moisture retention and the decomposition process. This means that you have access to fresh compost faster. You can buy one or in some cases build you own.
Garden Kneeling Device
If you’ve ever spent a significant amount of time planting or weeding, you know how tiring it can be. The constant kneeling can wreak having on your back, knees, and joints. Although this is a necessary evil, there are ways to make it a little more comfortable. Try buying a garden kneeling device. Many of them come with pockets for storing tools and they give your knees some extra support.
Vertical Gardening Trellis
If you live somewhere that lacks adequate yard space, you may not be able to put in a traditional gardening area such as a raised bed. But one trend on the rise is vertical gardening. This is a great solution for those who live in small houses without a yard, apartments, and condos. For this type of activity, you will want to build it around a trellis or other type of hanging support system. There are several creative ways to make one of these spaces. Look online for one that’s right for you.
When gardening, it’s always a good idea to protect your body. For example, if you’re out in the sun you would wear a hat and sunscreen. Another protective accessory is a good pair of bamboo gloves. Because they are made of bamboo, they are incredibly breathable. This makes them versatile. They keep your hands cool during the spring/summer and warm during the fall/winter. Some options are even compatible with touchscreens on your smartphone.
When you are outside, you may face is mosquitoes. To combat this issue, a great product is a bug repelling bracelet. You simply wear it around your wrist and enjoy a mosquito-free time doing what you love outside.
These are only 6 of the best picks for gardening tools in 2020. Before you buy for others, talk to them to get an idea of what they might need. Or, take a risk and gift them a new bug-repellent bracelet. They’ll thank you later!