24 Great Buys For Gardeners

As we undertake the final flurry of activity in the garden for the year, these are the outdoor accessories we’ll be digging deep for.

The garden has seen us through a lot over the past couple of years. It has served as distraction, inspiration and as a place of solace. Now, as we prepare the soil and ourselves for the autumn and winter ahead, it feels less like goodbye, more au revoir. For as much as the spring, autumn too feels hopeful in the garden, not least since, as we enjoy the final flourishes of glorious colour , so too do we sow the seeds of renewal for nature’s reawakening in a few short months. And as we get our hands pleasurably soil-encrusted, these are the items on our wishlists, both for now, and for the spring.

By Nancy Alsop
September 2021

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Petersham Nurseries

Kappe Trowel With Cherry Handle, £55

Rowen & Wren

Thrapsano Pots, from £38


Square Victorian Cloche, £125.99

Sophie Conran

Small Buttermilk Harvesting Basket, £17.95

Sarah Raven

Cockerel String Dispenser, £32.95

Paw Pots

Medium Shapes Pot, £35

Risdon & Risdon

Gardening Apron in Canvas Twill, £145

Sophie Conran

Grey Ticking Gardener's Tool Bag, £29.95


Large Omnioutil Storage Bucket in Green, £42

AG Hendy

Flower Pot Brush, £14.50


Workwear Jacket, €165

The Norfolk Carrier Company

Gardener’s Half Apron, £38.50


Steel Watering Can, £8

Rowen & Wren

Handwoven Willow Obelisk, £72

Labour & Wait

Hand Trowel, £22

Objects of Use

Porch And Boot Brooms, £45 - £49

Sarah Raven

Irish Socks, £12.95

Labour & Wait

Rubber Bucket, £15

Objects of Use

Kado Snips, £29

Sarah Raven

Edging Hoops, Set of 6, £69.95

Le Chameau

Shooting Socks, £45

Rowen & Wren

Lidney Sussex Trug


Women's Original Forests Tall Wellington Boots, £115

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