Getting dressed for a day of gardening often involves throwing on your rattiest old clothes and hiking up a pair of white socks to keep the ticks at bay—it is rarely a time for considered dressing. However, as any pro will tell you, the right gear can make a day of pruning or weeding go more smoothly, and if it happens to be stylish, all the better.
Recently, we reached out to some trusted garden pros for their favorite garden accessories. Here are their picks:
The Ultimate Chore Coat
The Chic Wide Brimmed Hat
The Fancy French Toolbelt
The Warm Winter Boot
The Plant-Dyed Scarf
The Fits-Like-a-Glove Gloves
The Classic Carpenter Jeans
The Sustainable Garden Clogs
The Handy Tool Pouch
The Affordable Linen Shirt
The True-to-Life Sunglasses
The Perfect Work Pants
The Pedigreed Smock
The All-Natural Rain Hat
The Day-to-Night Workwear
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Frequently asked questions
What are some fashion accessories for gardening?
Some fashion accessories for gardening include stylish garden hats, garden gloves in trendy colors or patterns, garden aprons with pockets, and gardening clogs or shoes with floral designs.
Are there any specific recommendations for garden hats?
For garden hats, it's best to choose wide-brimmed hats with UPF (ultraviolet protection factor) to protect your face and neck from the sun. Look for hats made from breathable materials like straw, cotton, or linen for added comfort.
What should I consider when selecting garden gloves?
When selecting garden gloves, consider the level of protection needed for different gardening tasks. Opt for gloves with reinforced fingertips or thorn-proof materials when dealing with prickly plants. Additionally, choose gloves that fit well and provide dexterity for better grip and control.
Are there any stylish garden aprons?
Yes, there are stylish garden aprons available. Look for aprons made from durable and water-resistant materials like canvas or waxed cotton. Choose aprons with multiple pockets to conveniently carry gardening tools, seeds, or even your phone.
What are some fashionable choices for gardening footwear?
For fashionable gardening footwear, consider clogs or shoes with floral designs or colorful patterns. Look for options made from waterproof materials like rubber or neoprene for easy cleaning and protection against mud and water.