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Name: Hope Bee
San Francisco, CA (Zone 9b)
Mar 29, 2018 1:23 PM CST
Hi there,

I am a new homeowner and I have a established garden of 3000 sqft.
1000 sqft of the garden consists of Orange tree, Kiwi vine, and Loquat tree, roses, and hydrangea.
1500-2000 sqft of the garden is lawn.

What are the basic tools for a home gardener to have?
Please list them by the function**.

**Weeding (weeds like oxalis, dandilions entrenched widely in the lawn)
**Pruning (ficus, kiwi vine, orange tree, loquat tree, small bushes)
**Planting small to medium plants
**Cleaning (clearing the yard of leaves, twigs etc)

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Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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Mar 29, 2018 3:11 PM CST
What type of established garden? Please be specific.

Ah, I see that you have edited your original post to give information about your garden which leaves my post looking rather ridiculous.
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Name: Laurie b
Western Washington (Zone 7b)
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Apr 2, 2018 10:39 AM CST
A wheel barrel or wagon,
A round shovel, a rack or two. a hoe or weeding tool. hand shovels, hose and If you got only these it would get you thru a lot of chores, and you can add other things as you discover you need them.
Name: Hope Bee
San Francisco, CA (Zone 9b)
Apr 2, 2018 10:59 AM CST
Thanks for the response Laurie. Could you please list each of the tools by function?

Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
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Apr 2, 2018 11:34 AM CST
The tools Laurie suggested are quite multi-purpose.

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