Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Garden Gift Ideas Are in Full Bloom for Holidays.

Byline: Digging In TRACEY FITZGIBBON For the Journal

Q. I'm looking for the perfect gift to give to the gardener in my life. Do you have any suggestions?

A. Oh my goodness. So many things to choose from. Here are a few suggestions that would make great choices for the gardener in your life.

Tools and the like are always good things. A really good pair of hand pruning shears would always be appreciated. Bizarre looking tools like the "Winged Weeder" or a "Hula Hoe," although hard to wrap, would be used year after year, making the ground easier to work and weed free. There are ergonomic rakes and hoes to ease some of the strain of gardening.

For protection, a hefty pair of garden gloves is essential. …

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