Capper's Farmer Holiday Gift Guide 2017: For the Yard & Garden

By Capper's Farmer Editors

Here are a few awesome ideas for the gardeners and lawn enthusiasts on your gift-giving list.

personal tote

Garden Tote

Give the dedicated gardeners on your list a personalized Garden Tote to keep essential tools handy and ready at a moment’s notice. Made from durable cotton canvas, the tote features six external pockets for tools, seeds, and more, as well as three interior pockets, and has genuine leather suede handles for carrying. The tote measures 22 inches wide by 14 inches high by 14 inches deep, and can be embroidered with any monogram up to three letters.

WHERE TO BUY: Gifts.com



COMMENTS FROM THE CAPPER'S FARMER EDITORS:

  • Nice size.
  • Holds a lot of tools and gardening accessories.
  • Made well and looks great.
  • Personalization makes it an ideal gift for avid gardeners.

mini weeder and cultivator

Mini Weeder

The CobraHead “Mini” Weeder & Cultivator weeds, digs, cultivates, plants, and more. The time-proven blade design brakes up and plows almost any soil. The tool is 8¾ inches long, weighs just 5 ounces, and features a tempered steel blade.

WHERE TO BUY: Amazon



COMMENTS FROM THE CAPPER'S FARMER EDITORS:

  • Because of its small size, it fits easily in a garden tote or tool bag.
  • Great for weeding in small spaces, like between pavers and in raised beds.
  • Although compact and lightweight, this tool is tough on weeds.

garden basket

Multipurpose Garden Produce Basket

The Mod Hod, a Gardener’s Supply Co. exclusive, is a multipurpose garden produce basket that allows you to harvest and rinse your produce outdoors to avoid making a mess in the kitchen, or to stack and store your fresh vegetables indoors. The fold-out legs of the Mod Hod keep produce off the ground while you hose it off, and also allow everything to drip-dry before being taken inside. Up to three Mod Hods can be stacked for space-saving storage in the kitchen, pantry, mudroom, etc. The Mod Hod is made with long-lasting, easy-care polypropylene, and it simply needs to be rinsed off with a hose to be cleaned.

WHERE TO BUY: Gardener's Supply Co.

COMMENTS FROM THE CAPPER'S FARMER EDITORS:



  • Nice size for storing vegetables.
  • Love how they stack to save room.
  • Makes rinsing off fresh-picked veggies simple and less messy.
  • Made well, and the colors are great.

black and decker pole saw

Pole Saw

The Black & Decker LPP120 Cordless Pole Saw makes trimming taller trees and shrubs a breeze. It features a 20-volt Max Lithium-ion battery for long-lasting performance, and a shaft that extends easily to give you a useable length of 6½ feet or 10 feet, bringing cutting jobs up to 14 feet off the ground well into reach. At just a little over 6 pounds, the pole saw is simple to control, and the 8-inch cutting bar lets you easily power through branches up to 6 inches in diameter. When not in use, the saw disassembles to a more compact size, and it comes with a blade guard for safe handling.

WHERE TO BUY: Amazon

COMMENTS FROM THE CAPPER'S FARMER EDITORS:

  • Lightweight and easy to use.
  • Easy to assemble and disassemble.
  • Sturdy saw, even when the pole is extended to full range.
  • Cuts easily through tree limbs.
  • A must-have tool for any landowner.

loppers

Telescoping Ratchet Loppers

Make quick work of the most challenging pruning jobs with the Telescoping Ratchet Loppers, which feature anvil-style pruners, easy-to-adjust telescoping handles that extend from 28 inches to 40 inches, and a large ratcheting head with jaws that open up to 2½ inches wide. These loppers slice through tough, dry, woody branches with ease. A non-stick coating on the steel blade aids in smooth cutting and easy release, non-slip aluminum handles provide a firm grip, and a blade lock keeps the loppers safely closed when not in use.

WHERE TO BUY: Gardener’s Supply Co.

COMMENTS FROM THE CAPPER'S FARMER EDITORS:

  • Easy to use.
  • Extending the handles is simple.
  • Blade lock is a great safety feature.
  • Ratcheting action is fantastic.
  • Sharp blade cuts easily through branches.
  • Jaws opens to a nice size, making it possible to cut decent-size limbs by hand.
  • Very sturdy pair of loppers.

easy weed sprayer

Weed Sprayer

No one will deny that weeds are annoying, unsightly, and bothersome, but with the Blue Viper Precision Lawn and Garden Sprayer, they just got easier to deal with. The sprayer weighs only 3 pounds, features a 30-inch shaft with a 16-ounce tank, and runs on four AA batteries, which means you no longer have to stop spraying to pump. The sprayer can be used for continuous spray around sidewalks, fences, and patios; for spot spraying between plants in gardens and raised beds, with no overspray; for broadcast spraying, such as gravel driveways and walking paths; and for overhead spraying, like reaching eaves where wasps and other insects have built homes, all while standing on the ground. Simply fill the tank with your choice of weed killer, point the sprayer at the weeds, and press the button.

WHERE TO BUY: Blue Viper

COMMENTS FROM THE CAPPER'S FARMER EDITORS:

  • Lightweight and easy to use.
  • Uses less weed killer than traditional pump sprayers.
  • No stopping to pump, so the job gets done quicker.
  • Sprayer’s precision feature is fantastic.
  • Love being able to spray continuously, without having to stop and pump.
  • The sprayer is easy to use overhead to take care of wasp nests near the gutters.
  • Makes quick work of spraying along fence rows in the yard.

Find more gift ideas in our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide.




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