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Hand Tools

Hand tools form the basics of gardening tools. For both the beginner and the advanced gardener, hand tools are an essential. Easy to handle, good for maintenance work around the garden and usable in both small and larger gardens. If you are thinking of doing bigger jobs around your garden, have a look at our stainless steel and carbon steel gardening tools. 

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Jones' Top 5 Hand Tools for Gardeners

  1. Garden Fork: A garden fork is a versatile tool that serves multiple purposes in the garden. It is ideal for turning soil, breaking up clumps, and aerating the ground. The sturdy tines of a garden fork can penetrate through compacted soil, allowing for better water drainage and root growth. Whether you're preparing a new bed or maintaining existing ones, a garden fork is a must-have tool for every gardener.
  2. Hand Trowel: A hand trowel is a small yet mighty tool that is perfect for various gardening tasks. It is particularly useful for planting bulbs, transplanting seedlings, and digging small holes. A high-quality hand trowel with a comfortable grip and a sturdy blade allows for precise and controlled digging, making it an essential tool for maintaining flower beds, vegetable patches, and container gardens.
  3. Pruning Shears: Pruning shears, also known as secateurs, are indispensable for maintaining the health and appearance of plants. These handheld cutting tools are designed to trim branches, deadhead flowers, and shape shrubs with precision. Look for pruning shears with a bypass cutting action and sharp stainless steel or carbon steel blades for clean cuts. With a reliable pair of pruning shears, you can keep your plants well-groomed and encourage healthy growth.
  4. Garden Hand Rake: A garden hand rake is a handy tool for clearing away debris, loosening soil, and raking small areas. Its compact size and narrow tines make it ideal for working between plants in tight spaces, such as flower beds or vegetable rows. Whether you need to remove leaves, cultivate the soil, or even out mulch, a garden hand rake will help you maintain a tidy and well-prepared garden.
  5. Weeder: Weeding can be a time-consuming task, but with the right tool, it becomes much more manageable. A weeder, also known as a dandelion digger or weed puller, is specifically designed to remove weeds from the root. Its narrow, V-shaped tip allows for precise targeting and easy extraction of weeds, ensuring they don't regrow. A weeder is an essential hand tool for keeping your garden weed-free and maintaining the health of your plants.

Gardening tools for beginners and experienced gardeners at Jones Garden Centre

Jones Garden Centre offers a comprehensive range of hand tools for gardeners, including the top five mentioned above. You can find these essential hand tools, along with more powerful options like stainless steel and carbon steel tools, in our webshop. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced gardener, our selection has everything you need to tackle any gardening task with ease and efficiency. Visit our webshop today and equip yourself with the right tools for a successful and enjoyable gardening experience.