Top-Rated Gardening Buys You Need Now, According to Amazon Shoppers

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March 21, 2024

My spouse and I recently bought our first house, which means taking care of a yard, planting flower beds and maintaining a garden — all of which we've never had to do, living in apartments. So, naturally, I turned to Amazon for all the must-have lawn and garden products to help us. When it comes to buying things online, ratings and reviews mean everything. I'll admit — I rarely buy anything online that doesn't have any reviews. So, that's why I went straight to the top-rated, buyer-approved products when researching. From garden tools and hoses to planters and soil meters, these products come backed by at least 4.3 or more stars by Amazon shoppers like you and me. And trust me, you'll want to get out in the garden after reading through this list.

$9.99 (Pack of 2)

Customer Rating: 4.7/5 stars, 18.1K ratings

Rave Review: "I am in the garden A LOT. These are the best gardening gloves I have ever used. Will buy them again, but it won't be for a while because the quality is so good, and they have lasted a long time."


Customer Rating: 4.5/5 stars, 80.2K ratings

Rave Review: "I have a farm and garden, so I use hoses religiously, even during winter for livestock troughs. I swear by these. Everyday use for 18 months without a single break, no leaking from either connecting end, no kinks, no bubbling or bulging. I've even accidentally run over them a couple of times with my lawnmower and pickup truck!"

$24.95 $14.95

Customer Rating: 4.3/5 stars, 22.7K ratings

Rave Review: "I'm surprised to be writing a review about a garden hose nozzle, but this nozzle is great. I didn't think I'd care about trigger vs. this "thumb control," but it has been very helpful when used for longer period of time (i.e. watering plants and bathing my dog). I could not recommend this enough."

$20 $14.95

Customer Rating: 4.5/5 stars, 45.4K ratings

Rave Review: "These clippers are really nice. The handle is very squishy and comfortable. Often my hands ache after pruning or clipping dead foliage in the garden but not with these clippers. They are sharp and give a nice clean cut."

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Customer Rating: 4.5/5 stars, 1.6K ratings
Rave Review: "This little pot is inexpensive, and I didn't have to drill holes in the bottom. The pot has a removable plug in the bottom, which makes drilling holes unnecessary. It's a good pot at a great price with a wide variety of color choices. I intend to purchase more of the Caribbean plastic planters in the near future."

$12.99 $8.79

Customer Rating: 4.7/5 stars, 11.1K ratings
Rave Review: "I have several raised beds that I use to grow plants in every year. I have to break up the soil prior to planting, and this trowel is very useful for that. I like the plastic (almost a hard rubber) much, much better than a wooden handle because I have broken several wooden handle trowels over the year due to them simply decaying. This trowel should last a very long time."


Customer Rating: 4.5/5 stars, 47.9K ratings
Rave Review: "Weed pulling made easy. I love this product. I live in the desert of northwestern Arizona where weeds pop up and grow fast. This pulls them out at the root, ending any more weeds until next season. I recommend this 100%. Mine is like new after more than five years. The puller is cast iron and the handle is hard wood."

$28.99 $21.99

Customer Rating: 4.6/5 stars, 21.1K ratings
Rave Review: "I got this when it was on sale, and I gotta say, after using I would have paid the full price for this. The hopper is very comfortable in your hands and the crank handle moves smoothly with hardly any effort. It dispenses the product in a nice wide pattern, and it covers a large area. The dial makes it easy to adjust how much product you want to put out. This, for me, was a great purchase and well worth the money. I would not hesitate to buy this again."

$16.99 (Pack of 5)

Customer Rating: 4.6/5 stars, 56.4K ratings
Rave Review: "Awesome, sturdy, durable grow bags. This design helps the roots breathe easier and allows the dirt to dry properly. The package arrived quickly and just as described. I've already purchased another set since they were exactly what I was looking for."


Customer Rating: 4.6/5 stars, 59.3K ratings

Rave Review: "This little garden tool is perfect for precision pruning. I was surprised at the quality, given the price. In fact, I found it to be comparable to the name-brand pruner. The blades are very sharp, and the handle fits well in my hand. It might feel a bit small to a large person, but they worked well in my husband's average hand as well as in mine."

$51.99 $35.99

Customer Rating: 4.7/5 stars, 12.6K ratings
Rave Review: "I ordered this garden kneeler for my wife. She loves to plant flowers and grow her own vegetables, but lately, it has been getting difficult for her to get up after kneeling on the ground. This kneeler is the perfect solution. First off, it's built like a tank. It's made of heavy, sturdy metal but not too heavy to carry around. The seat is cushioned on its top and bottom, so it can be used either as a kneeler or a small chair. It comes with two tool pouches, one large and one small, each of which can be easily hung in the kneeler or chair configuration."


Customer Rating: 4.8/5 stars, 2.4K ratings
Rave Review: "We own a landscape company and have a massive 60' x 60' vegetable garden, and this tool is by far my favorite out of all the ones I've tried over the years. It's light, easy to maneuver and takes all the effort out of weeding those overgrown areas you've put off pulling all season. It's just as effective in the middle of a drought as it is the day after a long rain. Trust me, buy one for yourself and buy one as a gift for everyone you know. They'll thank you for it."

$119.99 $79.99

Customer Rating: 4.5/5 stars, 9.5K ratings
Rave Review: "I am in my 90th year and have trouble getting down to the ground and up again. Very frustrating. Now I can have my little veggie garden and enjoy gardening again. This planter is a godsend to the elderly and anyone who wants a raised bed. My plants and seeds are doing amazingly well. I did stain the box first and then put a weed block in before adding the garden soil. When I have the money, I will surely order another one. I am very happy and delighted with the results."

$10.99 (Pack of 2)

Customer Rating: 4.4/5 stars, 33.7K ratings
Rave Review: "This product is the first rooting hormone I've ever used, and I can confidentially say it'll remain the only one. I've used it on every propagation since I got it, and I'm still impressed by how quickly the cuttings take root. I no longer have to worry if my perfect little cuttings will make it or not, and it's a massive relief. I'll be ordering again soon."

$64.99 $59.99

Customer Rating: 4.8/5 stars, 7.1K ratings
Rave Review: "I doubted this shovel when I purchased it. Thought it was a gimmick. Having used it for a year, it is the toughest, most useful shovel I have ever owned. Slices through roots like a combo shovel-chain saw. I am hard on tools. The hardened steel teeth, tip, foot step and extra strong handle can handle anything. This is the real deal."

$18.10 $16.68

Customer Rating: 4.4/5 stars, 7.4K ratings
Rave Review: "This is a great watering can. The heavy-duty plastic is strong and durable. The handle is comfortable. Ergonomically, it's easy to pour and won't spill water. I could not be more pleased."


Customer Rating: 4.7/5 stars, 6.6K ratings
Rave Review: "I have been doing square foot gardening for many years — all the way back to Mel Bartholomew's original book and ETV show in the 1980s. This tool is well-thought in design, function and features. Wish I had this long ago. Makes planting a breeze. Maximizes production space, efficiency and time. Love this!"

$15.99 (Pack of 2)

Customer Rating: 4.7/5 stars, 44.3K ratings
Rave Review: "I recently purchased the Miracle-Gro Potting Mix, and I am extremely impressed with its quality and performance. The mix is a blend of peat moss, perlite and vermiculite, which provides the perfect balance of moisture retention and drainage for my indoor and outdoor plants. The mix is also enriched with Miracle-Gro plant food, which provides essential nutrients for the healthy growth of my plants."


Customer Rating: 4.6/5 stars, 4.6K ratings
Rave Review: "I was a bit nervous when ordering that these would be flimsy, but they are not. The tools are a perfect fit for big and small hands. My wife is 5'3" and I am 5'10" and both of us can grip and use the tools with ease. I use them primarily for my raised garden beds, and the lime green color makes it easy to find when one gets in the zone of gardening and forgets which bed I used the tools last. Definitely would recommend to others."


Customer Rating: 4.4/5 stars, 63.6K ratings
Rave Review: "I have a brown thumb when it comes to houseplants, either overwatering or underwatering, so I went without for several years in our new home. Then I got the itch again and purchased some. This meter makes it easy for me to check the soil for moisture levels. It slides in easily to give me a reading, making my life easier and greener."

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