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Even if you enjoy gardening, there’s no denying that maintaining a garden can be a lot of work.
From the planning stage when you decide what to plant, to landscaping your garden and ordering seeds and equipment, to remembering to water and controlling weeds and pests, a garden is definitely an affair of the heart.
If you’ve never had a garden before, or just want to make this planting season a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular lawn and garden tools on Amazon. From seeds to gardening tools, planter boxes, watering stakes and more, take a look below at 10 highly rated lawn and garden items that are popular with Amazon buyers.
The Survival Vegetable Seeds Garden Kit is currently under $40 and contains 35 easy-to-grow vegetables and over 16,000 seeds. The pack includes lettuce, beets, carrots, onions, squash, zucchini, tomatoes, peppers, broccoli, peas, beans and more.
The seed varieties have been selected by a gardener to be suitable for most growing conditions, making them ideal for both novice and experienced gardeners. With more than 2,500 reviews on Amazon, this seed kit has an overall score of 4.7 stars out of 5. A whopping 83% of customers gave the seeds a five star rating, with many saying they worked well and resulted in healthy plants.
This nine-piece Naye gardening tool set includes a tote bag, secateurs, garden trowel, planter, weeder, hand fork, hand rake, knee pad and gardening gloves. The hand tools are made from solid aluminum and promise to be rustproof. The set is currently $36, but you can clip a coupon before ordering, which will bump the price up to $34.
The set has over 1,000 reviews on Amazon, with 83% of customers giving it a perfect five stars. Positive reviews say the set appears to be well made, has everything they need and some have given it away. While it would be great for a beginner to make gardening easier, the set is packed with tools that even a seasoned gardener would need, plus the bag to keep them all together.
This premium square sowing tool set will help you disperse the seeds so that the plants in your garden emerge straight and tidy. Planting seeds with the optimal distance between them allows you to grow an even larger crop in a small garden and makes it easier to spot weeds, saving you time.
Priced at $27, happy reviewers on Amazon say it takes the guesswork out of planting, and many claim they bought it years ago and continue to use the Seeding Square every spring. It has an impressive overall rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from more than 3,300 reviews.
This Fiskars garden trowel is ideal for digging when planting or removing plants. Its handle is ergonomically designed to reduce hand and wrist fatigue, and the blade itself should cut through tough turf. The hand trowel has 4,000 reviews with an overall rating of 4.8 stars out of 5 on Amazon. Priced at $7.84 before discounts, reviewers say it’s well made, convenient to use, easy to grip, and long lasting.
It’s important to note that some reviewers mention that the trowel comes with a label saying you should wash your hands after use as you may be exposed to chemicals or lead while using it. So you might want to wear gloves, although washing your hands afterwards digging in the dirt is always a good idea.
While a hose works great if you’re watering your entire yard, this 1-gallon watering can comes in handy when your job is a little smaller.
Priced at just under $16, the watering can is made of high-quality plastic and has a long-handled spout design that helps direct water precisely to the root of each plant without fear of overwatering. Reviewers gave it an overall score of 4.7 stars out of 5, saying it’s the perfect size, easy to hold, and holds plenty of water. It works especially well for potted flowers that you have scattered around your space.
This ProPlugger 5-in-1 lawn and garden tool functions as a bulb planter, weeder, sod tamper, annual planter and soil sampler so you can manage your garden like a pro. It allows you to plant from a standing position, which protects your back and knees, and it also has a comfortable handle for those with mild arthritis.
Regular price is $45, currently it’s on sale for $40. With thousands of reviews, it has an overall rating of 4.6 stars out of 5, with reviewers saying it’s easy to use, hard-wearing, and makes planting easier.
If you want to create an herb garden instead of a full vegetable garden, this VegTrug herb garden has eight pockets so you can plant eight different herbs and keep them separate. It’s easy to assemble and stands 33 inches off the ground, so most people don’t have to compromise their posture to pick herbs.
Crafted from durable cedar wood, it is ideal for a small garden, patio or balcony. Priced at $150, it comes with preformed replaceable liners, an impressive overall rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 from more than 1,300 Amazon users. Customers say it was easy to assemble and move, looks great and is the perfect height.
If you’re looking to add some color to your garden instead of just growing vegetables, grow 15+ sunflower varieties with this pack of 1,000+ seeds. Flowers in the pack include Autumn Beauty, Velvet Queen, Lemon Queen, Red Sun, Evening Colors and more. They grow to varying heights from 1 to 7 feet, with colors of red, yellow, and orange.
Reviewers on Amazon say the seed packets are great value at $12, turn into beautiful flowers, and are easy to grow. Several reviewers say they started seeing growth in as little as three days, with some saying they started growing in as little as two days.
If you don’t have a yard big enough for a large garden, a raised bed is your best bet. This 12.7 gallon raised bed from Keter features a water level gauge and drain plug so you can control how much water the plants are getting. A smart irrigation system also promises to keep the soil at optimal moisture levels.
Priced at $120, it has an average score of 4.5 stars out of 5 from more than 1,800 users. Positive reviews say it’s easy to assemble and well suited for an herb garden and planting tomatoes on a porch or patio.
This $12 bulb planter from Edward Tools is an easy way to grow tulips, daffodils, and other flower bulbs at a great price. It is made of reinforced steel and features an adjustable handle hinge, bottom release and depth marker. It works by simply pushing it into the ground and pulling up the earth.
Backed by a lifetime guarantee, reviewers say it performs as promised, is well made, easy to use, and works with clay soil. With nearly 3,000 reviews, it had an overall rating of 4.4 stars out of 5 at the time of publication.