In the 1st Edition of AgriGold Magazine, we shared the importance of backyard gardening. And to kick start the gardening series, there was an article on the value of backyard gardening.
In this new edition of Backyard Gardening Series, Let’s have a look at essential gardening tools you need in order to get started on your garden plus helpful tips that can make gardening easier.
1. WATERING CAN
Hand watering can is a lightweight portable container, with a handle and a funnel. It is suitable for small areas and helps individuals pay close attention to their plants. A watering can is a must-have for everyday gardening task. Water plants early in the morning when temperatures are cooler. Avoid midday watering, which will evaporate too quickly. The regular sizes of watering cans allows even children to use it without any problem, it is a good choice for children and family, this allows them experience the joy of planting together.
2. GARDENING GLOVES
To make gardening more comfortable and safe, get a warm pair of gardening gloves, that will help prevent blisters and scratches while keeping your hands clean. You should consider other qualities in a glove like waterproofing ability. It should be soft, flexible and environmentally-friendly. Always consider your hand size when buying the gloves. A good way to wash your gardening gloves is with soap and water while wearing them under the tap.
3 PIECE HAND GARDENING TOOL
This 3-piece set includes Shovel, Rake, Spade. Buy high-quality gardening tools which are strong and durable. Most of all, it should be lightweight and easy to use.
Spade: the shape of the blade helps in digging straight-edged holes, reshape beds and edging flower beds.
The shovel: this gardening equipment is used on a regular basis for breaking up clumps of soil, digging small holes, transplanting seedlings and even digging up weeds.
The Rake will help remove unwanted weeds. Store equipment in a cool place and always give your tools a good wipe down after every use, especially before storing them away.