10 Easy Pieces: Vegetable Brushes by

Issue 96 · Garden to Table · November 6, 2013

10 Easy Pieces: Vegetable Brushes

Issue 96 · Garden to Table · November 6, 2013

We all know there are certain vegetables you don't want to wash because they get all soggy and gross.  Here are ten vegetable brushes that can ensure you never ruin a mushroom again:

iris hantverk vegetable brush l Gardenista

Above: Designed by Lovisa Wattman for Iris Hantverk, a horsehair Pan/Vegetable Brush with an oiled birch handle is equally at home dusting dirt off your mushrooms or scrubbing pots; $25 from Ode to Things.

  wooden long handled vegetable brush l Gardenista

Above: A long-handled wooden Vegetable Brush with nylon bristles is dishwasher safe; available for $3.95 from Sur La Table.

wooden vegetable brush ring l Gardenista

Above: Made of bamboo with recycled natural plastic bristles, a Ring Vegetable Brush is $4.50 from Soap.

Mushroom vegetable brush Redecker l Gardenista

Above: A specialty brush. Soft bristles brush dirt off mushrooms without bruising them; the Redecker Mushroom Brush has a beechwood handle and is $9.95 from Sur La Table.

wood handle vegetable scrubbing brush l Gardenista

Above: In case you forget why you bought it, a Vegetable Brush with its name written on the handle will remind you every time you pick it up. From West Elm and made with synthetic fibers and beechwood, it's $8.

wood handled vegetable scrub brush l Gardenista

Above: And now for something completely different. If you'd prefer the German version, a Gemüsebürste Vegetable Brush is $8 AU from Est Australia.

round wood handle vegetable brush l Gardenista

Above: Handmade in Germany, a Round Vegetable Brush has natural tampico fiber bristles; $12 from Brook Farm General Store.

vegetable brush l Gardenista

Above: With soft nylon bristles suitable for scrubbing potatoes, a wood-handled Vegetable Brush is $3.95 from Crate and Barrel.

Mini Vegetable Brush l Gardenista

Above: A child-friendly Mini Vegetable Brush has coir bristles. Kids, clean those carrots. It's $3.95 from For Small Hands.

vegetable brush l Gardenista

Above: A Stainless Steel Palm Veggie Brush has nylon bristles and a "soft grip finger loop." It's $9.95 from Williams Sonoma.



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