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    29 Products That'll Help Solve A Bunch Of Your Gardening Problems

    It's time to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty. (Don't worry, there are also products that'll help you do the opposite if that's your type of garden.)

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    1. A bag of potting mix that's designed to be less prone to gnats so your precious plants don't fall victim to pesky buggers.

    Model pouring potting mix into a pot

    2. And speaking of bugs, a pack of disgustingly effective sticky traps that'll help you snag those pesky gnats that are terrorizing your herbs.

    3. Or a nontoxic disposable hanging fly trap if your garden is overrun by these buzzing pests. Once the bag is full, simply discard it!

    Reviewer photo of the bag, which is filled with flies

    4. A pack of food spikes for forgetful gardeners who can't remember the last time they fed their plants. Good thing these lil' guys will nourish your plants for up to two months continuously.

    Fingers pushing plant food spike into a pot

    5. A soil test kit because you can't expect a bountiful harvest without knowing more about the soil that's supposed to nurture your plants. This lil' hand-sized gadget will tell you your soil's moisture and pH levels as well as how much sun you're getting.

    6. An LED grow lamp with a built-in timer to solve the problem of your plants not getting enough light. Each one has three different lamp heads so you can customize how much light and what color light your plants receive.

    Reviewer photo of the lights showing the red, blue, and purple color options

    7. A basic tool set — this one comes with a two trowels and a hand rake — so you can till the soil, transplant small plants and flowers, and mix in fertilizer with ease. And that's just the tip of the iceberg in terms of what you can do with this set!

    The tool set, which come with ergonomic soft grip handles

    8. And a pair of breathable gloves that'll absorb moisture so your hands aren't sweaty.

    Hands wearing the gloves and using pruning shears

    9. A Seeding Square kit if you've struggled in the past with sowing your seeds at juuuust the right distance so they have room to thrive.

    The board, which has holes to tell you where to plant your seeds

    10. A back-saving gardening claw for both impatient gardeners who don't want to spend time digging 17 holes one by one as well as Type A gardeners who need their holes to be exactly the same distance apart.

    Hand using the green plastic rake tool to dig holes in soil

    11. A pair of garden gloves with claws because they're great for helping you dig holes or break up dirt clumps quickly.

    12. A bamboo mason bee house to encourage this buzzing pollinator to hang out in your garden — and fertilize your flowers, fruit and nut trees, and berry plants.

    The house, which is filled with pre-made tubes in which the bees can nest

    13. Or a butterfly garden grow kit for bringing these colorful creatures to your backyard to help ensure your plants pollinate and thrive.

    The kit

    14. A garden pollinator that'll do the same thing sans bees and butterfies if you're allergic to those black-and-yellow fellows or just plain hate them.

    The pollinator, which looks like a long wand that tapers at the end

    15. A hose timer if you've killed one too many plants because you forgot to turn on the sprinklers. This apparatus attaches to your hose, turning it into a sprinkler and allowing you to schedule watering sessions.

    The timer, which has an LED display screen and a dial to program when you want it to run

    16. A compact rotating compost bin for gardeners who want to recycle their yard waste or food scraps *and* enrich their soil.

    The compost bin open to show its contents

    17. A padded kneeler because the alternative is kneeling on the hard ground and dirtying your pants. This one even flips so you can convert it into a seat, plus it has a built-in bag to store your gardening tools and maybe a cold drink.

    Model kneeling on the pad while using a trowel

    18. A handle attachment to put less of a strain on your back when you're raking, shoveling, or sweeping in your garden. You can position it along the shaft of whatever tool you're using so you can stand up straighter instead of hunching over.

    The attachment, which has a handle grip, attached to a shovel

    19. An expandable wall gardening system so you can still realize your dreams of creating a garden even if you don't have a lot of space — or even a backyard. It has a built-in dripper mechanism (you have to hook up the planters to a hose) so you'll never have to ask yourself, "Did I water the plants today?"

    A reviewer photo of a row of planters attached to railing on a deck

    20. Or a modular garden bed kit made from recycled plastic that'll help you build a raised garden bed in no time. This'll come in handy because it allows you to expand your garden easily as your plants grow in size.

    The kit, which looks like giant Lego blocks

    21. A spray bottle if your plants aren't looking their best. A few spritzes every now and then can help remove dirt, dust, pests, and fungal spores from your plants' leaves. It also helps keep the leaves moist and shiny.

    The spray bottle, which is about the size of an air freshener spray

    22. Or a soil-free AeroGarden Harvest for gardeners who want fresh herbs picked straight from...their countertop. This hydroponic system removes most of the mess and stress of traditional gardening, plus it alerts you when it's time to water and feed your plants.

    The AeroGarden in white

    23. A stand-up weeder because the worst part of gardening is having to kneel for hours plucking weeds. My back hurts just thinking about it! Thankfully, this tool has four steel claws that grip weeds and roots so you can pull them out while standing.

    24. A pair of leaf scoops to ~re-leaf~ your knees and back when you're tidying up your garden. These are great for picking up leaves that fall after a heavy rain as well as cleaning up dead leaves in the fall.

    Model holding the scoops and transferring a large handful of leaves into a trash can

    25. A gardening journal so all your plant knowledge in one place. It's filled with gardening tips, as well as other useful tidbits like the best time to plant certain veggies, how to enrich your soil, and suggestions for fertilizing your crops.

    The cover

    26. A handheld sharpener that'll transform your dull shears into a tool that can actually cut instead something that just smushes the stems. You might be surprised how well your garden tools work once you sharpen them.

    The sharpener, which is U-shaped and has an easy-to-grip handle

    27. A Stab-A-Nut if the only thing that's preventing your garden from being 100% perfect is having to bend over and pick up nuts and sweet gum balls. Your back thanks you and your garden will look spiffy in a flash!

    The Stab-A-Nut, which has long teeth for picking up a lot of nuts at once

    28. Some Irish Spring soap for deterring the furry critters and pests from having a nibble in your vegetable garden. Seriously, cutting this soap into cubes and spreading it around your garden in mesh bags can ward off hungry wildlife as they hate they smell.

    The soap

    29. A set of personalized plant labels because you're the type of gardener to forget which herb is which. It's about ~thyme~ to make some ~sage~ decisions and get these markers.

    The brightly colored markers

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