As May arrives, it's time to gear up and get your garden ready for the summer season. To help you achieve a beautiful and flourishing garden, we have compiled a list of essential garden tools from SJTools that will make your gardening tasks a breeze. 

Whether you are a seasoned gardener or just starting out, these tools are sure to keep your garden looking its best!

Digging Hoes

Digging hoes are an essential tool for every gardener, providing a quick and efficient way to break up soil and prepare planting beds. These versatile tools come in various sizes and designs to cater to different gardening needs. With a long handle and a sharp, flat blade, digging hoes allow you to effortlessly cut through soil, remove weeds and create furrows for planting. 

For example, the Silverline Digging Hoe is a great tool to invest in this summer. With its 1350mm length, it provides excellent leverage for digging and breaking up compacted soil. This sturdy and durable tool will make your planting and cultivating tasks much more manageable.


From clearing leaves and debris to levelling soil and spreading mulch, Rakes are versatile instruments that make light work of various tasks. Here at SJTools, we offer a variety of Rakes from top brands like Hilka, Draper and Roughneck for quality you can depend on for years to come.

With different rake designs available, such as leaf rakes, garden rakes and bow rakes, you can easily find the right tool for your specific needs. The long handles provide ample reach, making it easy to cover large areas without straining your back.

Pruning Secateurs

As we transition into the vibrant month of May, pruning secateurs emerge as an indispensable tool for gardeners looking to shape and maintain their plants with precision and care. These handheld cutting tools, also known as pruners or pruning shears, are designed to trim and prune branches, stems and foliage with ease. 

At SJtools, we offer a wide range of Secateurs, Loppers & Pruning tools to suit your needs. For example, the Draper Precision Curved Pruning Secateur is an excellent tool for the job. With its sharp and curved blades, it provides clean and precise cuts, ensuring the health and growth of your plants.

Hand & Garden Forks

As the blossoms of May bring new life to our gardens, hand forks prove to be essential companions for nurturing and cultivating our beloved plants. These compact and versatile gardening tools feature sturdy tines that allow for precise weeding, loosening soil and transplanting delicate seedlings with ease.

Whether you're aerating soil, breaking up compacted earth, or carefully dividing perennials, SJTools offer a variety of Hand Forks from a range of established brands, such as Hilka, Bulldog and Silverline for quality you can depend on for many seasons to come! 

For example, the Kent & Stowe Hand Border Fork is a fantastic tool for any gardener looking for a reliable and efficient gardening essential. This border fork is ideal for tasks such as digging, aerating, and loosening soil in tighter or more confined spaces, such as herbaceous borders or between plants.


These are just a few of the fantastic garden tools available from SJTools. As you prepare for the summer, consider investing in these essential tools to make your gardening tasks more efficient and enjoyable. Remember to take care of your tools by cleaning and storing them properly after each use, ensuring their longevity and effectiveness.

Happy gardening!

Post By Jasmin