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The growing season may be winding down, but there’s still plenty to do in the garden before winter, including raking leaves and planting next spring’s bulbs. Here are tried-and-true tools (our absolute favorites!) that will help put your garden to bed -- for now.
This 49-inch-square garden tarp helps corral fallen leaves and other debris to make cleanup a breeze.
By Jenni Kayne, $125, ediblegardensla.com
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The hand-forged stainless-steel bulb shovel comes with a lifetime guarantee.
By Sneeboer, from $50, gardentoolcompany.com
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Take a Stand
Sturdy French-made waterproof boots are lined with faux fur to keep your feet toasty as the weather turns chilly.
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Brush It Off
Before you put away your pots, give them a good scouring with this dense, round brush.
By Nether Wallop Trading Company, $30, minnieandmoon.com
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Spray It On
Apply camellia oil after you clean your tools to prevent rust and corrosion.
$17 for 8.5 oz., hidatool.com
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Have a Seat
Easy to maneuver in tight places, the OneLeg rocking garden stool reduces back and knee strain.
By Susanne Schmidt, $69, backcarebasics.com
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Bag It Up
Make your own leaf mold (a rich, beneficial mulch of decomposed leaves) with biodegradable jute bags.
$25 for 3, garrettwade.com
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Rake It In
The delicate tines of this bamboo rake are gentle on moss and other ground covers.
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Designed by an orthopedist, these padded, elbow-length leather gloves are tough, comfortable, and machine-washable.
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Scrub It Off
After a day of playing in the dirt, wash your hands with this soothing exfoliator.
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