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10 Things That Everyone Should Consider Having Before Starting A Home Garden

Getting Started:

When it comes to gardening, it is always necessary to have the tools you need. Your garden can't be successful and you can't be a successful gardener without essential gardening tools. If you're just starting as a gardener then it may be a little difficult deciding what tools you may or may not need. So here are ten things that everyone should consider having before starting a home garden.

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1) Garden Hoe:

The first thing you will need before starting a home garden is a gardening hoe. A gardening hoe is necessary to have because it cultivates the soil and removes stubborn weeds without displaying soil. You can find a gardening hoe from Lowe's Home Improvement, Walmart Garden Center, or Westlake Lawn And Garden Center. You can buy hoes from as low as $4.98 to $80.72.

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2) Rake:

The second thing you will need is a rake. A garden rake is a tool used to move soil. Getting your lawn or garden ready this way makes it a lot easier to place seeds and plants in that particular spot. You can find a gardening rake at Lowe's Home Improvement, Target, or Walmart Supercenter. A rake can cost anything from $1.49 to $12.58.

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3) Shovel:

The third thing you should consider buying before starting a home garden is a shovel. It is essential to have a shovel before starting a garden for many reasons. A shovel is a tool used for digging and clearing out trenches. It's also beneficial for digging narrow holes to transplant flowers and shrubs into. You can find a shovel at Lowe's Home Improvement, Walmart Garden Center, Target, or Amazon. You can buy a shovel for as low as $0.75 to $30.25.

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4) Gloves:

One thing you should also consider buying is gloves. Not just any gloves but gardening gloves. Gardening gloves are necessary to have because they help to prevent injuries. Gardening consists of sharp tools, thrones, and easy but hazardous tasks. Gardening gloves help to protect your hands from allergies, sunburn, and dangerous chemicals. You can find gloves at almost any local store. You can locate gardening gloves at Walmart Supercenter, Target, Lowe's Home Improvement, Menards, or Amazon. Gardening gloves can cost anything from $0.62 to $54.2 depending on if you buy a pack of gloves or one pair.


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5) Trowel:

The next thing you will want to have before starting a garden is a trowel. Even though a trowel and shovel look similar to each other, both do very different things. A shovel is a hand tool that is useful for moving portions of materials like dirt, grass, grains, snow, etc. A trowel is a mason's tool that is useful for breaking bricks and reshaping them. It's also beneficial for spreading and dressing mortar. You can find a trowel at Lowe's Home Improvement, Walmart Supercenter, Menards, or Target. You can buy a trowel for as low as $0.88 to $12.95.

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6) Pruning Shears:

Another thing you will need before starting a home garden is pruning shears. Having pruning shears is necessary for a variety of reasons. Pruners help to remove damaged or dead stems and branches from plants and bushes. It is essential to have pruning shears because plants that die tend to cause harbor disease and unwanted plants to come around. You can find pruning shears at Lowe's Home Improvement, Harbor Freight Tools, Amazon, or Walmart Supercenter. They can cost anything from $5.97 to $500.00, depending on the quality.

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7) Watering Wand or Can:

Something you will need is a water source. Without water sources or enough water in the cells, the plants will droop and eventually die. A watering wand allows you to water your plants without blasting and pulverizing your delicate flowers. It also lets you water the roots of your plants without having to bend over or use a stepladder. You can find a watering wand at Target, Tractor Supply Co, or Walmart Supercenter. You can buy a watering wand for as low as $3.60 to $29.99. You can find a watering can at Lowe's Home Improvement, Target, or Tractor Supply Co. They can cost anything from as low as $ 1.73 to $29.95.

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10-things-that-everyone-should-consider-having-before-starting-a-home-garden

8) Wheelbarrow:

The next thing you should consider buying before starting a home garden is a wheelbarrow. Having a wheelbarrow makes things a lot easier. It helps to transport heavy materials like soil or hardscaping materials from one place to another. You can find a wheelbarrow at Lowe's Home Improvement, Tractor Supply Co, or Menards. A wheelbarrow can cost anything from $2.99 to $759.98.


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9) Weeder:

Another thing you should consider buying is a weeder. A weeder helps to move weeds that are growing in stone walls, crevices, or other confined places. Having a weeder makes it a lot easier to remove weeds from gardens and lawns. You can find a weeder at Lowe's Home Improvement, Tractor Supply Co, Amazon, or Walmart Supercenter. You can buy a weeder for as low as $0.74 to $129.95.

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10-things-that-everyone-should-consider-having-before-starting-a-home-garden

10) Mattock:

The last thing you will want to have before starting a garden is a mattock. A mattock is essential for digging, prying, and chopping. You can find a mattock at Menards, Lowe's Home Improvement, or Harbor Freight Tools. A mattock can cost anything from $2.65 to $34.98.

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You Got This!

Gardening isn't the easiest thing to do. Most people fail numerous times before they're successful at starting a garden. If you fail, always remember that failure is a part of success. I hope these ten products helped you get a better idea of what gardening truly is and what you'll need to be successful. Good luck!

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