The June 2013 O List: 12 Gardening Products We Think Are Just Great
If you enjoy spending your summers digging in the soil, you'll adore these unique items from this month's O List.
O, The Oprah Magazine |
May 29, 2013
Skirt + shorts = skort! This floral print number (you can unbutton the skirt portion to reveal the shorts) has comfy stretch side panels and comes with pockets for gardening tools and your cell phone.
Sleeveless Top, $32 | GardenGirlUSA.com
Garden Skort, $70 | GardenGirlUSA.com
Rose Gloves, $35 | GardenGirlUSA.com
Garden Scissors, $18 | GardenGirlUSA.com
These one-size-fits-all gloves scrub dirt off vegetables without removing the vitamins—and can be tossed into the dishwasher to be cleaned.
$15 per pair | Chefini.com
Made from beeswax sourced from local, sustainable, chemical-free hives, this lotion bar seals in moisture before gardening, protects from scrapes during, and nourishes skin afterward.
$24 | Worker-B.com
This rustic-looking ceramic planter lends a rambling-English-garden vibe to any patio.
$43 | Parpadi.com
At last an insect repellent you'll enjoy wearing. Essential oils of
rosemary, geranium, lemongrass, and citronella are blended with vitamin E
and glycerin for DEET-free protection.
$20 | MalinandGoetz.com
If you can't bring the dog to the garden, bring the garden to the dog with these durable washer-and-dryer-friendly squeak toys.
$40 for five | PetPlay.com
and tangy, with a fresh-from-the-garden taste, each varietal of these
organic blended heirloom tomatoes (use them as a base for soups and
sauces) is grown on a family farm in California. Like summer in a jar.
$10 each | BalakianFarms.com
Never lose your salad utensils again! Leaf-shaped and made from
recyclable plastic, this bowl has colorful servers that snap in. Just
add salad and toss.
$43 | TouchOfEurope.net
The handles of these shears extend to make pruning hard-to-reach
branches a cinch. Perfect for any gardener who isn't in the NBA.
$55 each | Amazon.com
Copper doesn't rust, can prevent bacterial growth, and may help promote beneficial microorganisms in the soil. These serious tools for serious gardeners only get better with age.
$68 each |
...a stainless steel basket! Here's a chic, rustproof place to dry hydrangeas, carry farmers' market finds, and haul produce from garden to house.
$205 | DWR.com
Meet Bogs's lightest garden boot yet. Built from flexible rubber, with antimicrobial odor protection, pull-on handles, and nonslip soles, they're good for everything from digging in the dirt to stormy weather.
$80 | BogsFootwear.com
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