Not of the garden variety: Gloves and hats
Before digging in this summer, make sure you have a quality pair of gardening gloves and a festive, UV-blocking hat to keep your hands and skin protected from the elements.
Mon, Jun 20 2011 at 9:00 AM
Happy Monday and welcome to the second installment of my new weekly summertime series, “Not of the garden variety," that's all about exceptional, agrarian-minded outdoor living accessories and odds and ends — items for in and around the garden that you won't find in the backyards of every Tom, Dick and Harry.
Like last week's kickoff post where I featured a few good, heirloom-quality hand tools
, this week's soil-centric post is less about the blissfully indolent side of outdoor living and more about the necessities for getting down and dirty in the garden bed (s). Below you'll find a few gardening gloves — many but not all, made from eco-friendly materials — to keep eager greenthumbs well protected. And since we're on the topic of protective garden garb, you'll also find a few hats to help shield the skin from the sun during marathon pruning and weeding sessions.
Do you have a preferred brand/variety of gardening gloves?
T7MO Organic Cotton w/ 3D Mesh Hat @ Tilley
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