Protecting your hands

Posted by Tn Nursery on 17th Sep 2014

No matter how you garden, you need always to keep your hands protected. Your hands are a precious tool in your garden, and the littlest mistakes can harm your skin and muscles. Gloves can protect you, and there are several kinds out there for all kinds of situations and jobs. Here are some great gardening gloves to try out in your garden! Leather gloves are probably one of the most long lasting types and will protect your hands during heavy lifting jobs and are very strong. They are also great to wear when pruning plants or flowers with thorns, repairing fencing in your garden area or for shoveling. The only negative is that they can become loose and bulky and might not fit like one wants them to. There are also cotton types that are good for those on a budget. 

They are inexpensive, and you can find these in almost any hardware store. These also allow for air to get in, and your hands do not get as hot. They are also good for jobs with digging in the dirt and planting. However, they are not waterproof and therefore will not be suitable for any job with water or other liquid substance. You can also use disposable gloves, even though their design was not geared towards outdoor work. They are handy for dealing with pesticides or other chemicals in your yard or garden, and you are done. There are also rubber gloves. They are waterproof and excellent for working in wet soil conditions or colder climates. They will protect your hands at the same time! When purchasing rubber ones, make sure they are designed for yard work rather than indoor things as the outdoor ones are more durable and long lasting. You can also buy stretchy gloves that will fit any person well and will not be loose at all. They are also waterproof and durable. They are also very comfortable. The choices don't matter, make sure they are exactly what you need!

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