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Take the guesswork out of planting bulbs and use the Hand Bulb Planter for perfect holes every time. $3.99; Canadian Tire
Planter’s Buddy is the seven-in-one tool that measures, cuts, plants, weeds and more. $17.99; Garant.
The Planter makes sowing seeds a breeze, and the die-cast zinc metal tip won’t rust. $14.99; Gardena.
The Combisystem Hand Trowel is made from high-quality steel, and won’t warp while planting or digging. $15.99; Gardena.
The traditional Japanese Weeding Knife uproots weeds, cuts bags and digs deep. $40; Design Within Reach 23 Try The Dibbler, with its sturdy handle for easy sowing. $4.99; Home Hardware.
The Hand Transplanter has a poly gel grip for comfy handling. $7.98; Garant.
The Wigan Garden Fork—made in England since 1780—is a classic. $30; Design Within Reach.
A classic trowel is our must-have for the season. Botanica 3" Trowel, $7.98; Garant.