Game-changing tools to help you garden with comfort and confidence

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This is a small sampling of the many useful tips you can find in Starts at 60’s FREE Great Outdoors eGuide. Download your copy here.

Garden apron and tool set

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Sick of going back and forward to get all your tools? This waterproof apron has multiple pockets and an adjustable neck strap, waist belt and quick release buckle. Even better, when you’ve finished, you can just hang the apron on a hook and all your tools are ready to go next time you head out into the garden. Learn more.

Soil moisture meter

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Seasoned gardeners will often have a good sense of when a plant needs more water, or if it’s okay longer without a drink. If not, this device will really come in handy. Simply stick the metal aluminium alloy soil probe end into the soil and you can flick between measurements with one easy click. There are many options on the market, but this one scores extra points for its large screen and backlight for easy evening visibility. Learn more.

Garden kneeler seat with padding

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Knees aren’t as good as they used to be? This multi-use device doubles as a chair and a padded cushion for kneeling. Made with a sturdy steel frame and soft, thick EVA foam pad for your knees, this is an easy, practical way to garden for longer. Learn more.

Stand up, long-handle heavy duty weed puller

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If you’re struggling to bend down — or just sick of picking out the weeds with your fingers — this long-handle weeding tool will help. It will prevent pain in the wrists, not to mention a great deal of frustration. It’s lightweight, easy to maneuver in tight spaces, and can prevent pain in the wrists — not to mention a great deal of frustration. Learn more.

Hose and reel on wheels

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Not only will this get rid of hose tangles; you can even avoid the fuss of lifting, courtesy of two heavy-duty wheels and a handle to help you pull it along. It comes with a high quality hose and all the fittings you will require to start watering immediately. The long winding handle makes rewinding the hose simple and easy. Learn more.

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