You might need a spade to whack a mozzie with (that's mosquitoes or skeeters for those who don't know down-under slang)... you might find a garden fork handy to spear a spud with to pop on the barbie (barbeque).
And of course, you'll need garden tools to dig plant holes with.
Tools for gardening come in all shapes and sizes and are made from some pretty hi-tech materials these days.
All materials have pros and cons associated with them, but some tips on buying and maintaining garden tools will surely help you save time, money and effort.
The best thing to do is go into the market armed with information and make your own decisions about the garden tools that are specifically suited for you.
And remember, like any implement you are going to use frequently, the gardening tools you chose should work well for the purpose they are designed for and give you satisfaction every time you use them. So when purchasing:
Hang up your long handled tools if possible to avoid them becoming a tangle in the shed.
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