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    23 Plant And Gardening Products From Amazon That People Actually Swear By

    Green thumbs and black thumbs welcome.

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    1. A set of geometric ceramic planters so you don't have to choose between art or plants for that bare wall — have the best of both worlds.

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    Promising review: "The pots look great, they're textured and the same sizes and colors as pictured. There is a small hole in the back for a nail to hang them to the wall. I hung them up in the same arrangement as advertised and it looks nice." —Dan

    Price: $50.99 (for six)

    2. A super functional elephant watering can that'll put its trunk to good use.

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    Promising review: "This elephant watering can is so unique! It was much bigger than I imagined it to be for the price. The plastic itself is nothing amazing, and the mold has a few marks and imperfections on it, but that does not stop it from being an awesome watering can!" —Christine M. Chenique

    Price: $7.86

    3. Or, a classic stainless steel watering can perfect for getting those hard-to-water spots.

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    Promising review: "This small stainless steel watering can is a truly stylish and quality constructed item. The can has a brushed satin finish and cleanly sealed spout, handle, and bottom joints. It feels good to hold and is great at getting into tight spaces, especially cactus plants. It has a super modern stylish design and is really well made. Would make a perfect gift for the person with a 'green thumb.'" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $29.20

    4. A "disgustingly effective" set of sticky-stake insect traps to prevent leaf damage and reproductive issues stemming from pesky gnats, thrips, and fruit flies.

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    Promising review: "Holy cow these suckers work! I'm so grossed out by the result, but at the same time I have a sick sense of satisfaction. I used these in my house plants that are breeding fungus gnats like crazy. I used them in conjunction with beneficial nematodes, and they definitely cut down on the number of gnats in our house. Unfortunately I added a new house plant, plus repotted one that had outgrown its prior home, and we are wrapped up in them again. I'm buying another package of sticky traps as soon as I finish this review!" —Megan

    Price: $5.14

    5. A three-row succulent display that'll make a perfect desk object.

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    Promising review: "Well constructed, pots are well made and the hole on the bottom is sufficient for drainage. The pots are shallow so they work best for smaller succulents that don't have a ton of roots. Overall super satisfied!" —Amazon Customer

    Price: $18.89 (planters available in pink and white).

    6. Or a free-standing plant shelving unit so you can make a proper display of your medium-to-large-sized plants.

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    Promising review: "The rack was exactly what we needed. I was afraid it might be too small, but all the plant shelves are generously sized and accommodate all of our pots with room to spare. Assembly was straight-forward. My wife and I had it put together in about 25 minutes." —Steven K

    Price: $56.99

    7. How Not to Kill Your Houseplant: Survival Tips for the Horticulturally Challenged, a book that'll boost your confidence in parenting 50 different types of popular houseplants.

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    Promising review: "Really great guide to houseplants. I am an experienced outdoor vegetable gardener, who has never had much success with houseplants. The only one I've ever been able to keep alive is, George, my un-killable Aspidistra (Iron Plant). Thanks to this book I now have a little forest of air cleaning plants, succulents, retro '70s plants (rubber plant, and Swiss cheese plant), and even two indoor banana trees — all healthy and happy. Even George is happier than ever, with new leaves. Thank you!" —Jo

    Price: $11.95

    8. A self-watering hanging planter for both indoor and outdoor use. I'm telling you: You can't mess it up this time — not with this planter.

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    Promising review: "Works great — no more overwatering my plant. Easy-to-see floating red stick indicating water level. Looks nice too. Well made using quality materials. I would definitely buy it again. Hung it in the bath area and looks really nice." —Dawn

    Price: $18.99+ (available in black, lime, gray, burgundy, and white).

    9. Or, a set of hand-blown glass plant waterers that'll make sure your plant children stay nice and hydrated, especially when you're out of town.

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    Promising review: "I have been trying to grow hydrangeas for years. I’ve killed every hydrangea I’ve brought home up until now. In fact these watering globes are the only thing keeping my hydrangeas alive and they’re flourishing! Also I killed a fiddle leaf fig tree, exchanged it for a new one and again this system is what’s making it flourish! I just check to make sure the bulbs aren’t empty and refill when needed. I’m using two outside and one indoor. Will definitely be buying more!" —T. Dhont

    Price: $14.95 (for three)

    10. An easy-to-use weeder tool that'll save your knees and back big time — instead of bending over, all you need to do is locate the center of the weed with the claw and tug.

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    Promising review: "Oh my god, I friggin' love this tool. I bought this on a whim given we bought our first house and know nothing about caring for a yard. Boy has it come in handy. Our new house had a ton of weeds in the front yard and this tool helped me get most of them out in no time. In fact, the process of yanking out the weed was strangely satisfying! I don't think anyone can say that weeding is fun but this tool made it as close to fun as you can get, especially when you see a long root along with the weed you pulled." —JG

    Price: $33.95

    11. Adjustable LED lights for when natural light isn't going to cut it for your indoor plants — particularly during the harsh winter months.

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    Promising review: "I haven't had it up very long, but there is already a difference in my plants. They were getting kind of pale. I love that you can aim the three lights all in different directions, and they can be dimmed if needed. I know now what my fellow plant loving friends will be receiving for Christmas." —Janice M. Miller

    Price: $18.99+ (available in 15, 30, and 600 watts)

    12. A soaker hose to snake through your garden for deep, evenly distributed watering of your veggies and plants year-round.

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    Promising review: "I installed this around my fruit trees and hooked it to a hose timer so when we go on vacation they will get their daily watering. It has a nice steady drip and so far the fruit trees are thriving. We live in the desert SW and when it's over 100 daily they need a good soak. I buried the hose just under the surface and mulched with rock to keep it shaded so that it will last longer. So far it is working great!" —b4dawn

    Price: $8.39+ (available in 25-, 50-, or 75-foot)

    13. A pack of fertilizer spikes can help your plants bounce back at the start of each season with some specially formulated micronutrients.

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    The sticks feed the plants for up to two months! (During spring and summer you'll want to replace them every 30 days.)

    Promising review: "I have several houseplants that had stopped flowering, so I put a few of these spikes in the pot (there are directions on the back of package for quantity), and approximately a month after using these spikes, my peace lily had three flowers on it, and my African violets plants all got several blooms on them! This worked wonders for my plants that don't flower also! I noticed that my ivy and cactus plants started growing faster, and they became more green and healthy looking. I am very happy with this product, and I will buy it again." —Elizabeth

    Price: $2.24 (for a pack of 48 spikes)

    14. A Seeding Square kit which'll help you sow seeds at just the right distance and spot weeds more easily.

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    Promising review: "Love this thing! I have been gardening for a while and this takes all of the guess work out of spacing. I used this for the first time this Spring using the planting chart/guide and it has worked out perfectly. I have had little to no weeds (I mean come on, you're gonna get some weeds). Planting per the Seed Square will for the most part choke out the weeds, while promoting growth for the plants. I even used this to plant growing plants and not just seeds. Just put the square on the ground used the stick to mark the spot and dug a hole where it was marked. Simple enough. Would highly recommend. Super easy!" —Jennifer Geisel

    Price: $25.95

    15. A pack of sprout pencils made of biodegradable components: Once you've used it all up, bury it in soil and watch it grow into a plant.

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    Promising review: "I bought these pencils originally as a gift, but after sharpening them, I ended up keeping them for myself. These pencils are circular in design, meaning once they are so small that you can no longer use them to write, they serve a new purpose as a plant. It’s a wonderful concept!" —Erica D. Medrano

    Price: $14.95 (for an eight-pack)

    16. A pair of mini pruners to make deadheading, trimming, and shaping as pain-free as possible.

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    Promising review: "These pruners are a fantastic value for the price. I have a pretty extensive terrace garden, and these pruners are perfect for everything from deadheading faded flowers to snipping stems and overeager morning glory vines. The pruners hold up very well, and they have a surprising degree of cutting power given their relatively small size. After two growing seasons of heavy use, they're functioning as well as they did the first time I used them. The edges have retained their sharp, hard quality." —JKI

    Price: $9.95 for the uncoated blades, or $7 for the non-stick blades

    17. A pair of breathable bamboo gloves that'll be comfortable no matter the season.

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    Promising review: "Snug fit, very dextrous. I feel very protected from wet soil and yard debris (probably not thorns — haven't pushed it). I really love these gloves for gardening and even for light construction, like sanding wood. Grip's really good and helps me get my hands dirty when I don't really feel like it. No need for a nail brush after gardening with these gloves." —Delayed Gratification

    Price: $9.97 (available in sizes small-XXL; many reviewers report that the gloves run small, so you may want to order a size or two up)

    18. A ceramic holder that'll give you a ~hand~ with your new favorite child.

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    Promising review: "This item came fast and was in great shape. Perfect for a desk or a quiet space. Yes, it's small but that's what I wanted." —beamrat

    Price: $6.99 (or three for $11.99)

    19. A humidity monitor with over one thousand reviews and a nearly perfect 5-star rating on Amazon.

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    To determine whether or not you should invest in a humidifier for your plants, you'll want to first identify the levels in your room. Our pick: This intuitive monitor with a 4'' LCD display perfect for displaying on a tabletop, mounting on a wall, or against a magnetic surface.

    Promising review: "We loved the size and the fact that we can see the readings from across the room. It has magnets so can be mounted on the refrigerator. It also has a back light for viewing in the dark...brilliant. We monitor humidity in our house and have found this item to be very useful." —C. Hall

    Price: $14.99

    20. A 6-pack of refillable glass spray bottles for misting your tropical plants.

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    Promising review: "These spray bottles are working great for watering my succulents. I have not tested them with anything but water, at this point. The wider, misting spray setting is great for wide, shallow pots with a lot of exposed soil. The narrowing, more targeted stream is great for watering between stems so I don't get the leaves wet. So far they are holding up, and they look nice in my home." —Stasya

    Price: $9.98 (for two)

    21. A customizable triflora hanging planter to give your plants a perfect window seat.

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    You can slide the ropes on the rod to adjust the placement of the hanging planters!

    Promising review: "I like this simple hanging planter. It is ideal for the herbs I'll be growing in a south-facing window of my home. It isn't the most sturdy construction but I think it is certainly sturdy enough. I like the soft rope, the shape of the metal hangers and the white holders. It's a very nice and clean look!" —Stephanie Sullivan

    Price: $50

    22. A mini tool kit — which includes a watering bottle, cleaning brush, bucket shovel, shovel rake spade, wooden handle, pail shovel, scissors, transplanting tools, and tweezers — to ensure a safe trip to your succulent's new home.

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    The 13-piece set includes: a watering bottle, cleaning brush, three succulent tools (shovel rake spade), two transplanting tools, an air dust blower, a bucket shovel, a pair of scissors, two tweezers, and a pail shovel.

    Promising review: "This whole toolset has come in handy many times especially when I’m trying to maneuver around a large leaf plant in a small pot and I need the small tools to help get in there and work! Now that I have the set I don’t know what I would do without it. I use almost all the tools in it regularly with my indoor pots. I definitely recommend this to anyone thinking about it getting it or that does indoor gardening!" —jo

    Price: $10.29

    23. A simple and accessibly priced hanging planter, if you're not totally into the macrame trend.

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    Promising review: "Already had tons of compliments. It's easy to hang and absolutely makes the room. So unusual, chic, modern, with just enough rustic. I'm obsessed." —Marleine

    Price: $30

    24. And a humidifier that'll go undercover as a cactus while helping your plants recover from the dry winter temps.

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    Promising review: "This humidifier is absolutely adorable. I purchased it to put near my houseplants that needed some extra humidity. It looks adorable near them and I can already see a difference in my plants after just a weeks worth of turning it on once a day. It's relatively easy to use — to start, I soaked the cotton as recommended before putting it into the machine. I then filled it with water, turned it on, and could see the mist coming out. It does have a good size water basin for its size." —MeganFromLV

    Price: $13.89

    Some reviews in this post have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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