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06/07/2014 12:47 pm ET | Updated Jun 07, 2014

The 5 Tools Every Gardener Absolutely Needs (VIDEO)

Gloves? Check. Flowers? Check. Japanese hand tool? Um...

Yes, even the greenest thumbs and seemingly prepared gardening enthusiasts have been known to forget about the Japanese hand tool. But before any gardener starts digging holes for seedlings, it should definitely be added to the list of outdoor maintenance essentials. Then, of course, you can pick your plants and check out the video above to discover what else should be a staple in the garden shed.

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