All you have to do is Google the term “gardening gloves” to know that choosing a pair is no easy task. Do you really need those ones that extend all the way up to your elbows? Is that skin-tight pair meant for maximum dexterity going to provide enough protection? Should you embrace your inner Wolverine and opt for the set with literal claws attached to the fingertips (for digging, they say)?
So. Many. Questions.
Before you work yourself into a tizzy, know that there is no “one size fits all” glove that will meet every gardening function. There is, however, an ideal pair (or two) of gloves for you depending on your personal gardening style and what you plan to grow—and we’re here to help you find it.
Here, we’ve rounded up our top 10 garden gloves that are the best in their class for various gardening tasks.
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