Whether you’re a bona fide plant whisperer or it’s your first time sowing seeds, get things growing in your favor with this gardening gear.

galvanized metal traditional watering can
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Keep thirsty plants hydrated with this rust-resistant 1.8-Gallon Galvanized Metal Traditional Watering Can with a cool diamond design. $20, lowes.com

freesail shorty rain boots
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Freesail Shorty Rain Boots aren't just cute and ultra lightweight; they're hose-off-able, so the muck stays outside. $45, crocs.com

colourful gnome trio
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Let a Colourful Gnome Trio stand guard in your yard. Each little guy (you get orange, magenta and blue) is made of polyresin and is 8 inches tall. $30 for 3, brecks.com

bug motel
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This retro-look Bug Motel is a pollinator's paradise—expect bees, butterflies and other garden-friendly insects to move in to the slats and tubes. $47, uncommon​goods.com

synthetic leather utility garden gloves
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Hands down the cutest, most practical gloves around are Dig It's Synthetic Leather Utility Garden Gloves. Nonslip silicone dots provide excellent grip, and fingertips are reinforced for extra protection. $20, homedepot.com

hori hori knife trowel hybrid
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A gardener's version of the Swiss Army Knife, Fiskars' Hori Hori knife-trowel hybrid helps you plant bulbs, dig out weeds, cut roots and more. $25, homedepot.com

no 305 waist apron
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Digging in the dirt gets, well, dirty. Protect your clothes and keep tools handy with this sturdy canvas No. 305 Waist Apron. $55, artifactbags.com

satsumas plant stand
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Bring the outdoors inside with the ladder-style Satsumas Plant Stand. It's great for creating a countertop garden in a horizontally challenged kitchen, or give it a spot on a covered patio. $40, ikea.com for stores

demeter potting bench
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Scoop soil on the powder-coated steel Demeter Potting Bench by day, mix cocktails on it as the sun goes down. $100, gardeners.com

c series painted garden markers
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C Series Painted Garden Markers come in 12 colors and three lengths. Hit the metal labels with an engraver pen if you're fancy like that; for the rest of us a Sharpie will do just fine. From $23 for 25, metalgarden​markers.com