If you’re interested in gardening, you’ll need some basic tools. You can find most of this equipment at any local hardware store or home improvement store. Here are some of the most common garden equipment:
A spade is a tool used for digging. It has a flat blade on one side and a pointed blade on the other. The flat side is used for digging holes, while the pointed side is used for cutting roots.
The hoe is used to break up the soil, remove weeds and create rows. It can also be used to create furrows and ridges. The hoe is a tool that was first made in ancient times along with other implements such as spades, shovels and mattocks.
The hoe has an edge that’s flat on one side but curved on the opposite side so it will dig into soft ground while still leaving an impression in hard soil or rock when using this tool correctly!
A trowel is a gardening tool that you need to have in your arsenal. It’s used to dig up the soil, loosen it up and then move it around as you plant your seeds or plants.
It can be very helpful when planting bulbs and other small plants because they won’t grow if they have too much soil on them. You can also use it to make holes for stakes so that they don’t get lost easily when planting something new in your garden plot!
The best way to use an old trowel is by first cleaning it thoroughly before using it again; this ensures there aren’t any foreign objects stuck inside of its blade (like dirt). To clean an old trowel effectively: place some water into its blade by holding onto one end while pouring water from another container into its other end until all contents are gone…
The Hand Fork
The hand fork is used for digging and turning over soil, for breaking up soil and aerating it, for breaking up clumps of soil and roots. The hand fork has a wide blade that’s curved at its end so you can dig easily into hard ground without getting your fingers caught in the dirt.
It also has a long handle so you can hold it securely in one hand while using your other hand to guide where you want to dig with this tool!
The Garden Rake
The garden rake is a tool used to smooth the soil, level it out, remove leaves and debris, break up clumps of soil, rake in fertilizer and seeds.
The rakes are made from either metal or plastic materials. The metal rakes are heavier but more durable than their plastic counterparts because they’re stronger and more resistant to wear due to the material used for their construction.
Other Equipment for Gardening
- Wheelbarrow: This is a must-have item for any gardener. It allows you to carry heavy loads of soil and plants around your yard or garden, as well as transporting tools and supplies from one place to another.
- Watering can: A watering can is essential for watering plants in the summertime when it’s hot out. You’ll need this for filling pots with water before planting seeds or bulbs, plus it can be used later on after you’ve planted the seeds or bulbs so that they don’t die from lack of moisture (which happens quickly).
- Hose: A hose is useful if there aren’t any spigots available near where you want to water your plants—for example, if there are trees blocking access or if there’s no outdoor faucet nearby where you could use one instead! It also comes in handy during rainy days when all other methods won’t work because they’re either too hard/heavy/expensive…or just plain difficult (like taking off all my clothes every time I go outside).
Don’t forget to sharpen your tools.
Don’t forget to sharpen your tools. Sharpening is the process of removing metal from a tool, which makes it easier to cut, cut faster and last longer. There are three ways you can sharpen: using a sharpening stone or grinder, using a handy tool (like this one) or by hand with an old credit card—but we’ll focus on using the latter two.
It’s best to do this before beginning gardening so that you’re ready for anything! If you’re busy gardening when it comes time for sharpening tools after planting seeds into soil at home then don’t worry—you can always stop what you’re doing right away while still in possession of all your tools!
There are many different tools used in gardening, but remember that all of them need to be kept sharp. While you may not use every tool on this list, it’s important for you to have at least one of each so you can get the most out of your garden!