It’s spring. Quick! Get your trowel, pruners, rake, gloves, and shears. Missing something? Luckily, there’s Amazon Prime with its unreal delivery times and an ever-growing selection of well-designed goods. As it turns out, Amazon stocks some of our all-time favorite gardening tools from the likes of UK brand Burgon & Ball, Klein Tools, Opinel—and even some tools that are made in Japan. Here’s our list, all shipping with Prime.
N.B.: For more well-designed goods you’d be surprised to find on Amazon, see our posts on Remodelista
The Instant Kitchen Kit: 20 Remodelista Favorites on Amazon Prime and Add to Cart: 15 Japanese Design Essentials Found on Amazon Prime. Above: British designer Sophie Conran (daughter of Terence) designed the Sophie Conran Hand Pruners with stainless steel blades and a brass lock. They’re $55.95 available on Amazon Prime. Above: The Japanese Hori Hori Tool made of stainless steel by Nisaku/Tomita is $24.19 on Amazon Prime and comes with a California-made leather holster. It was featured in our list The Gardenista 100: Best Hand Tools. Above: The 63-Inch Adjustable Garden Leaf Rake has an expandable head that goes from 8 to 23 inches; $29.95 on Amazon Prime. Above: The French Opinel Mushroom Knife with Beechwood Handle is $27.19 on Amazon Prime. Also on Amazon is a host of other Opinel knives for picnicking and cooking with, many of them available with Prime. Above: The Okatsune Professional Snips No. 207 are designed for pruning pine trees but can be used for a wide variety of pruning tasks. They’re made in Japan and are $30.55 on Amazon Prime. Above: Another style by designer Sophie Conran, the Compost Scoop with a stainless steel head and beechwood handle helps to keep compost (or soil) contained within the scoop while in use; $49.99 on Amazon Prime. Above: The Japanese Okatsune Precision Hedge Shears are ideal for clipping yew and boxwood hedges and are 22 inches long; $68.70 on Amazon Prime.