Nix Back Pain With These Helpful Garden Seats

These seats, stools and kneelers could help ease some of the strain when planting, weeding and trimming in the garden.

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February 19, 2019

Photo By: Plow & Hearth

Photo By: Gardener's Supply Co.

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Vertex Garden Rocker

You can take some of the strain off your back by using tools such as this ergonomically-designed rocker seat. It has a curved back, contoured seat and the height can be adjusted.

Buy It: Walmart, $49.77

Deep-Seat Garden Kneeler

This padded kneeler is extra wide, which Gardener's Supply Company says is in response to customers' desires for a larger set. The company says it's 30 percent deeper than a standard kneeler to provide more support and comfort.

Buy It: Target, $54.95

Deluxe Tractor Scoot + Bucket Basket

This tractor-style garden scooter is a customer favorite from Gardener's Supply Co. The company has made some adjustments to the Deluxe Tractor Scoot by adding a longer handle to pull it like a wagon and by lowering the swiveling, adjustable seat to help users better reach plants when seated.

Buy It: Target, $99.95

Gardener's Tool Seat

The Gardener's Tool Seat is a complete package of portable seating and tool storage. The stool, made of steel and nylon, can be used with the tool bag underneath, or the tool bag can be separated from it via hook-and-loop fasteners.

Buy It: UncommonGoods, $36.00

Scoot-N-Do Garden Seat

Scoot on over to your gardening beds with this ready-to-work yard vehicle. The Scoot-N-Do Caddy has a swiveling tractor seat and a steering knob to help you turn and reach plants. The metal mesh tray below the seat and a separate basket hold tools and other items.

Buy It: Plow & Hearth, $99.95

Step2 Garden Hopper

It may seem like a kid's car, but the Step2 Garden Hopper is a wheeled work seat with storage. You can access tools and supplies and sit while trimming and weeding. It comes with a beverage holder, too.

Buy It: Target, $34.99

Strongway Deluxe Rolling Garden Seat

A padded seat is just one of the extra features in the Strongway Deluxe Rolling Garden Seat. The seat also swivels and can be adjusted, and you can steer when seated by using the turnbar (one of two that come with the seat). You can store items in the wire basket, tray and fabric pouches around the seat.

Buy It: Northern Tool, $109.99

Teak Stool + Shelf

This teak stool can serve as a stylish and multi-functional gardening seat. You can use it when gardening, and then offer it as extra seating for guests. The teak will naturally weather to silver-gray outside.

Buy It: Gardener's Supply Company, $249.00

Step2 Garden Kneeler

The Step2 Garden Kneeler is flexible, depending on your gardening tasks and needs. You can sit on the work seat, or flip it over with the handles and kneel on the cushioned insert.

Buy It: Target, $34.99

Ames Lawn Buddy

You can store and transport tools and supplies and use the lid of the Lawn Buddy as a seat when gardening. Open up the lid to reach the storage area.

Buy It: Hayneedle, $50.95

Ironton Rolling Garden Seat

This rolling garden seat has a farm-style look with its tractor-style seat and red hue. You can avoid stopping or squatting when gardening by using a seat, and this one is adjustable and swivels. Use the turnbar to steer the front wheel and maneuver around the yard.

Buy It: Northern Tool, $49.99