7 Top-Rated Items to Buy from Amazon's Gardening Essentials Shop
Gardening is definitely having a moment while so many people are staying at home more because of the coronavirus pandemic. One of the best places to get everything you need for tending your plants (and even the plants themselves) is on Amazon. It actually has an entire digital shop dedicated to gardening, which is like an online garden center where you can buy plants, seeds, pots, tools, clothing, and more with the click of a button. Instead of lugging home a heavy bag of soil or a large container from the store, you can have them delivered right to your doorstep.
The Amazon shop is organized by category so that you can quickly navigate to the items you’re looking for. For instance, you can browse top-rated plants, seeds, and bulbs from the Pick Your Plants page, or you can stock up on shovels, trowels, and plant markers from the New Digs page. Whether you’re an expert or a novice, there’s something for everyone. To get you started, here are a few top-rated gardening essentials from Amazon’s shop to consider.
Classic Zinc Watering Can
This small watering can has a charming vintage look. It's just the right size (it holds about one quart) for toting around to water your houseplants. Plus it's cute enough that it can double as a piece of decor either inside or out in the garden, no need to hide it away in the shed.
Buy It: Esschert Design Zinc Watering Can, ($26.31)
Durable Knee Pads
Protect your joints while doing ground-level tasks like weeding or planting with these adjustable knee pads. The outer shell is moisture-resistant and thick enough to keep you comfortable even on hard surfaces like concrete. Simply use the straps to keep the pads snug around your knees.
Buy It: Fiskars Ultra Light Knee Pads, ($8.49)
Elevated Wooden Planter
This herb garden planter makes a beautiful addition to any outdoor space. It stands at ideal working height and has eight sections for growing a variety of tasty herbs or other small plants. It even comes with replaceable liners and has a lower storage shelf for spare tools.
Buy It: VegTrug 8 Pocket Herb Garden, ($124.88, originally $149.99)
Waterproof Garden Clogs
Along with tools, plants, and decor, Amazon’s gardening shop also has clothes and accessories, like these comfortable clogs. They’re made from recycled materials and are completely waterproof, so you can get to work without worrying about ruining your shoes. Plus, more than 1,400 shoppers have left them five-star reviews.
Buy It: Bloggers Premium Garden Clogs, ($29.99)
Sleek Cement Square Planter
A cement planter is sure to make your flowers and plants stand out against its neutral tone. You can use this 8-inch square one indoors or outside. Whether you style it on your front porch or in your living room, it will provide the perfect home for your plants.
Buy It: Classic Home and Garden Natural Cement Square Planter, ($24.99)
Stylish Hand Tool Set
This seven-piece tool set has everything you need to garden like a pro. It includes a trowel, a soil scoop, a weeder, a tine cultivator, a bulb planter, a dibbler, and a transplanter. All of the lightweight, stainless steel tools have wooden handles and leather straps so they can hang up for easy storage in your garden shed or garage.
Buy It: Burpee Complete Garden Tool Set, ($92.99)
Handy Gardening Tool Belt
A tool belt helps keep the essentials close at hand while working in your garden. This one has multiple pockets that can carry a variety of tools, as well as smaller items like label-marking pens. Secure it with the adjustable buckle, and you’ll be ready to get some serious gardening done.
Buy It: Esschert Design Garden Tool Belt, ($25.21)