Essential Gardening Tools

You don't need to spend a fortune when you start gardening, but a few basic tools are essential if you want to perform more than the smallest tasks.

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Digging, Planting and Harvesting

If you are tall, invest in a long-handled shovel and fork, which will help prevent back injuries. Shovels are best for digging holes and trenches, and for shifting large quantities of soil; they cope better with light soils that fall through the prongs of a fork.

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