In the Bag: 6 Garden Totes

The garden tote is like the diaper bag of your garden, filled to the brim with all of your necessities. Check out some of the most appealing, handiest totes selected by HGTV editors.

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Williams Sonoma Agrarian Utility Caddy

This Williams Sonoma tote from their dreamy Agrarian line is tailor made for picking lavender in Provence or cuttings from your rose garden. It may be so beautiful you don't want to get it dirty. But get past that trepidation; this homespun beauty has lots of nooks and crannies for tools and the beauty of its woven structure is everything stays upright and visible for quick locating. Rating: ****

Angela's Garden Denim Tote

This neat denim number from Angela's Garden is unstructured, and tends to flop, but features roomy pockets that stow a surprising amount of gear. Rating: ***

Garden Girl Tote

Boasting the signature Garden Girl rose pattern, this enormous garden bag offers ample room for tools and supplies. A plastic lining and wide opening means wiping out dirt and grime would be relatively easy; the interior space is big enough to hold larger tools, a sweater, hat or other supplies. The bag has the look and feel of a diaper bag: built to tote anything you might need for a day in the garden, with no dashes back to the house necessary. Rating: ****

Burpee Tote Bag

This small but well-equipped Burpee tote features lots of multi-sized pockets for cell phone and tools (with an elastic band to keep them upright and secure). It also features holes at the base for drainage. Without a reinforced botton, it will flop over, but this is a largely functional answer to the need to consolidate your garden supplies. Rating: ***

Gardener's Supply Company Puddle Proof Field Garden Bag

A fantastic garden bag, this one from Gardener’s Supply Company is a multi-functional tool chest of the garden with lots of exterior pockets and a clever cord placed above each pocket to keep tools from toppling over in the pockets. There are larger mesh bags on the side for bigger items and with a reinforced bottom, the bag stand up on its own. Rating: *****

Womanswork Farmers Market Bag

A small bag with exterior mesh pockets, this very pretty polyester and cotton paisley print bag from Womanswork evokes the feminine style of Vera Bradley. Probably more a way of strutting your garden style outside the garden rather than for use as a high-performance in-the-field bag, the padded handles make this comfortable to carry on your shoulder. Rating: ***

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