Dig In

November 2008

Fall Must-haves for beautiful tulips come spring

Photo by John Lawton

Haws Heritage Watering Can

Endearingly nicknamed the Peter Rabbit, this English gardening staple packs a hard-working punch in an art-worthy package. $129.95; hawswateringcans.com

Peace of Mind Bulb Food

Replace traditional fertilizer with the organic version for all-natural results. $7.95; planetnatural.com

‘Carmine Parrot’ Tulip Bulbs

Experiment with a variety that blooms up to two weeks longer than typical tulips. $73 for fifty; brentandbeckysbulbs.com

Woman’s Work Gardening Gloves

Protect hands from the elements with suede pigskin gloves made for women, by women. $25 ; womanswork.com

Utility Canvas Quilted Vest

Keep your core cozy in a quilted canvas vest that’s soft to the touch but tough enough for working outside. $105; utilitycanvas.com

Fiskars Bulb Transplanter

Skip the spade in favor of a tool that does the dirty work for you. $4.99; fiskars.com

White Flower Farm Bulb Cage

This year, plant prized tulips in a bulb cage to keep critters at bay. $22.95; whiteflowerfarm.com