What's in Your Tool Belt?

Garden tools are probably the biggest investment you will make in the garden and yet the most intimidating. Like all things green Amanda is here to help break down the gardening tool clutter by showing us what's in her garden tool arsenal. 

DIRT MOVERS + THE BIG GUNS

Wheelbarrow
Moving dirt, compost, and plant material around the yard
Spade
Edging the gardens, digging veggies in, assorted planting
Pitch Fork
Turning compost, mulching with straw, digging root veggies
Rake
Leaves, leaves, leaves


THE SMALL BUT MIGHTY

Work Boots/sun hat/natural bug spray
Bodily protection
Assorted Hand Tools (Hand circle hoe is my favorite):
Perfect for weeding small places, in between rows of greens, herbs, and veggies
Garden Twine and Labels
For strining off rows and labeling edibles
(Purple!) Flower Snips
A sharp one for cutting tender stemmed cut flowers for arrangements