Gardening Tools That Will Unleash Your Inner Green Thumb
Cultivating your garden is more fun with these stylish picks
Ready to start your garden? Make sure you have the necessary tools. Get started on your gardening dreams with these must-haves:
1. Gardening Boots
Protect your feet from mud, dirt, and twigs that can wound your feet when you step on them.
Sloggers Boots, available at True Value, 6/L Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City
2. Bulb Planter
This tool cuts through soil and grass so it will be easier to plant bulbs like onions.
Bulb Planter, available at True Value, 6/L Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City
3. Drinking Flask
Stay hydrated when working under the sun. Fill this flask with water and bring it with you outdoors.
Flask, available at AC+632, 2/L Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City
Avoid overwatering and drowning your plants with this handy tool.
Sprinkler, available at Komodo Teak Furniture, G/L LRI Design Plaza, 210 N. Garcia St., Makati City
Protect your hands while tilling the soil with this pair of gloves.
Gloves, available at True Value, 6/L Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City
6. Gardening Book
The gardens featured in this book will motivate you to start your own.
1001 Gardens You Must See Before You Die by Rae Spencer Jones, available at Powerbooks
This bird cage makes for a charming accessory for your garden. Place it in a corner along with potted plants or flowers to create a whimsical vignette.
Bird Cage, available at Sifra Interiors and Objects, 3/L Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City
Whether it's herbs your planting or an ornamental plant, this pot makes for a stylish vessel.
Plant Pot, available at AC+632, 2/L Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City
Protect your face from harmful sun rays with this hat. It also completes your gardening #OOTD.
Sloggers Classic Hat, available at True Value, 6/L Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City
Hosting a dinner in your garden? These twigs will add a rustic charm to your table.
Twigs, available at AC+632, 2/L Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati City
This solar-powered lantern creates a romantic vibe when lit in the evening.
Peyton Lantern, available at True Value, 6/L Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City
Read the original article ("Garden Variety") in the April 2014 issue of Real Living magazine. Download your digital copy on the Real Living App. Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.
PHOTOS: Louie Aguinaldo
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