All the gear you need to stay safe and comfortable in the yard this season.
April 29, 2013
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Your backyard toolbox
Gardening is one of the healthiest outdoor activities you can do this spring and summer. It offers plenty of fresh air, sunshine (hello, vitamin D!), and moderate exerciseand, best of all, you end up with a tableful of fresh vegetables and herbs.
But you'll need the right tools to avoid strained back muscles, scratched hands, and other backyard nuisances. Our guide breaks down the eight items every backyard gardener should have, from
compression gloves to stand-up weeders.
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How handy: a cultivator, fork and trowel, each with an on-top-of-the-handle grip to keep your wrist in a neutral position.