To get a bounty of fresh flowers, veggies, and fruit, you have to put in a little (well, a lot) of elbow grease. These best-selling garden tools, ranging from tried-and-tested gloves to game-changing weed killers, will leave your yard looking its best. Whether you’re starting from scratch or are curious about the tools that other Amazon shoppers use to make their gardens grow, check out this list of top-rated picks before getting to work. Because your garden isn’t going to plant itself, ya know?

Leather Gardening Gloves

These long pruning gloves are made of premium goat grain, so sharp thorns won’t poke through. You can even take ’em beyond your garden: One reviewer wears them while brushing her long-haired Persian cat to avoid bites and scratches. 

What Reviewers Are Saying: “I feel like everyone who has a rose bush should have these gloves. In fact, I just bought two more pairs for my mom and my sister for Mother’s Day.”

Ohuhu Garden Kneeler and Seat

Say goodbye to aches and pains with this kneeling pad and garden seat. Perfect for gardeners with bad backs, this foldable seat comes with two sets of tool pouches, so you can hold all of your essentials right by your side.

What Reviewers Are Saying: “My husband is quite impressed with the design, durability and ease of use. He stated, ‘The Arthritis Foundation should jump on sharing this product.'” 

Fiskars Deluxe Stand-up Weeder

PSA: Weeding doesn’t have to bust your back. Instead, use this tool to claw up dandelions, thistles, and other invasive plants without bending over. To make weeding even less of a chore, use this tool after it rains. 

What Reviewers Are Saying: “It should come standard when you get a new house. My yard was full of weeds from the last owner, and I filled two buckets of weeds with this thing in 20 minutes. ” 

7-Piece Garden Tools Set

Give your entire toolkit an overhaul with this set of stainless steel tools, including pruning shears, trowel, transplant trowel, soil scoop, weeder, and cultivator. Plus, everything comes tucked inside a sleek black bag for easy transport.

What Reviewers Are Saying:“Well-made sturdy construction and all the tools for gardening you’d want. I’d buy it again … but I won’t have to because these will last.”

Reusable and Adjustable Gentle Plant Ties

Meet the best way to keep your plants — tomato vines, especially — secure and supported. After cutting these soft-sided ties to any desired length, they’ll manipulate your garden to grow just the way you want it too. 

What Reviewers Are Saying:“This stuff is amazing and every time I turn around, I find a new use for it. I even keep a roll in my car glove box!”

Read more: https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/gardening/g20875902/best-gardening-tools/