April showers bring May flowers, but only if your garden is well laid out first.
It’s finally warm enough to get the garden back up and running, which also means going back and forth between household items and the plant, trellis, bulb and flower stores.
For those who want to see if their thumbs are green but don’t have a lot of green space outside, check out our indoor gardening options with grow lights or fully equipped herb gardens that can thrive directly. on your kitchen counter.
For traditional gardeners who fancy putting on their gloves and digging in, we’ve got some cool new gadgets for you too, like mini outdoor greenhouses for your garden and beautiful, spacious flower beds for all. your favorite vegetables, fruits and flowers.
The best indoor gardening tools
Click & Grow the Smart Garden 9, $ 199.95
No natural light in your apartment? No problem.
Click and Grow has it all in its name, which makes it super easy to have your own herb, flower, or even a vegetable patch on your kitchen counter. First, insert the pods you want to grow, add water, then plug it in and the machine will do the rest.
The Little Garden ēdn, $ 199.95
Make your Apple-compatible smart home even smarter by growing your own herbs and never paying for them at the grocery store again.
Sold on the Apple website, the ēdn brand garden is powered by your home WiFi, fully equipped with a grow light and water notification system to make sure your herbs are properly hydrated, even in case of forgetting. This set includes 10 basil seed pods, but you can also purchase more in a variety of herbs and flowers.
BloomingTables entryway table, $ 249
Why confine your green space to the backyard when you could have flowering plants in any room of the house.
BloomingTables is just that; a flowery table or desk that makes it easy to keep houseplants, while saving valuable floor space. Instead of a planter on your floor or counter, the planter here is the desk or table, with a fully functional glass top you can work on or have morning coffee on. Water the plants as you would any others and don’t worry about overwatering, as there is a drain valve at the bottom to remove any excess.
4 Tier Portable Outdoor Indoor Mini Greenhouse with Steel Shelves, $ 52.99
Spring has arrived and it could bloom in your own garden.
Designed for small spaces, this greenhouse shelf is portable and can easily fit against a wall. The shelf comes with a plastic greenhouse liner to keep insects out of your grasses and maintain constant humidity to promote plant growth even during the change of seasons. Each shelf can hold up to 20 pounds, so load up on flowers, herbs and more and bring some greenery to your garden.
Indoor plants, prices vary
Once you’ve got everything sorted out in your space, it’s time to furnish it with plants that are perfect for interior decor.
Home Depot has it all, selling almost every type of houseplant, from large snake plants, beautiful peace lilies and the exotic bird of paradise, to name a few – a few. Most plants already come in beautiful pots, so you don’t have to bring your new houseplant home or buy more soil.
Double macrame hanger, $ 40
Make the most of this sunny corner of your home and stack your plants so they can bask in the light.
This Bloomscapes Macrame Double Hanger can hold two potted plants at a time, as long as they are between four and six inches in diameter. The planter itself hangs 51 inches long and can be securely attached at the top with the hanging loop.
14 Watt LED Indoor Table Plant Light Fixture, $ 54.97
If you don’t even have a dash of natural light, that shouldn’t stop you from having the indoor garden of your dreams.
Step inside this grow light from Home Depot. The lamp is available in white or black to match your kitchen, and the LED bulb comes with three grow settings perfect for a seedling, veg, and flowering plant.
The best outdoor gardening tools
Lettuce grow on the farm, $ 348 to $ 649
Lettuce makes delicious herbs and veggies grow this season, okay?
Lettuce Grow is listed in outdoor planters, but can also be used indoors, especially if you choose the smaller size of 12 or even 18 plants. The self-watering and self-fertilizing stand can hold up to 36 plants, with the largest farm stand being around six feet tall. There’s a page explaining how it works on their site for beginners, but the process is really as easy as planting the seeds, filling them with water, flipping a switch, and harvesting and pruning as needed.
RainStation 45 Gal. Recycled black rain barrel with diverter, $ 129
Rain, rain, don’t go right away.
Make the most of nature’s free fertilizer and keep your rain in this premium rain barrel with room for a beautiful plant on top. From Home Depot, the Black Barrel easily connects to your hose or drainpipe for reuse and water collects on your roof or drowning spout. Once full, just turn on the included faucet and use the water to hydrate your other plants around the house, wash your car, or have a water fight in the summer.
UKOKE Garden Tool Set, 12 Piece Aluminum Hand Tool Kit, $ 33.41
Have tools, go garden.
For those who need to start from scratch with their gardening tool belt, this kit is for you. Sold on Amazon, this set has everything you need to get started, aside from the dirt and the plants themselves. The 12-piece set includes high-quality aluminum tools, gardening gloves, spray bottle, waterproof apron and kneeling pad and tote to carry everything from the shed to the garden and backyard. back.
Dayanara Vinyl Lattice Panel Trellis, $ 64.99
This picture-perfect white trellis will instantly make your garden the envy of your neighbors, especially when your garden is growing around it.
From Wayfair, the Sol Outdoor Trellis stands 76 inches tall, meaning your vines and flowers will reach for the sky when they wrap around the poles. It is available in a beautiful white color as well as a light brown mocha to match the exterior of your home.
Planter with trellis and automatic watering tank, $ 129.95
He’s a planter. It is a trellis. It’s both!
Get the best two-for-one gardening with this bonus self-watering planter and trellis too. Sold at Plow and Hearth, the hybrid comes in white and dark brown and comes on wheels for easy mobility when plants need a little more sun or crave shade. The two gallon watering tank is ideal for the forgetful gardeners, as it has indicator levels for when you need to fill it.
Ketchum Fir Potting Bench, $ 136.99
Get your hands on your skin, not your deck.
From Wayfair, this potting bench is both stylish and functional, even for the most expert gardeners. The main level has a tub for your dirt that can be removed for a wash or covered with the attached PVC sheet to turn the entire top into a flat, usable surface. There are also two shelves, one at the top and one at the bottom to store potted plants, watering cans, tools, and whatever else you need for your potting and pruning session.
Kash wooden planter, $ 65.99
Want to plant but have pesky pets on the ground that prevent you from having an outdoor garden?
Elevate your garden, literally, with this wooden planter from Wayfair. The 48 inch planter stands 15 inches high and comes with pre-drilled holes and screws for easy assembly. Cedar wood is also pre-stained and treated for a weatherproof box, even during spring and summer storms.
Outdoor bulbs, prices vary
Now that your outdoor space is weeded and ready, it’s time to make some beautiful flowers.
If you’re looking for bulbs you can order online, look to Terrain, an online oasis for almost any type of bulb you could want for your garden. The photo shows pink, but they sell the entire rainbow of flowers, from orange tiger lilies to blue anemone bulbs.
Ukiber Plant Watering Can, $ 11.99
During the days when nature does not water the plants for you, this is the best thing to do.
The sleek watering can is sold on Amazon and is available in the above light blue color that screams spring, as well as a white version and a slate gray version. The canister holds 1.8 liters of water and also has a detachable spray nozzle to slide into the spout when watering different types of plants.
Gardener’s Tool Seat, $ 40
Take the strain off your knees and back when planting in your garden all day.
This chair from Uncommon Goods is a gardener’s dream, as it’s perfect for sitting in the hot summer sun while tending to your low-to-the-ground flower beds. The seat also has 21 slots for all your tools on the sides and then some.