Just like any other hobby, it’s important to have the right tools to get the job done efficiently and safely. However, when it comes to gardening, often gardening gloves are overlooked or disregarded.
Gardening gloves are essential gardening tools that protect your hands from dirt, injuries, and bacterial infection. However, with so many options available in stores, you often find yourself in a bit of a quandary when choosing the right gardening gloves. Here are some tips to follow to help you choose the right pair for you.
Don’t settle for the cheapest option
There are very cheap gloves available at many stores and they’re tempting to choose because, well, they’re inexpensive. However, cheap gardening gloves generally aren’t durable and may wear out after just a couple of uses. Therefore, choose gloves that are of good quality which will last longer and are resistant to tearing easily.
Choose the right fit
Since gardening mostly involves using your hands, you would want gloves that fit you correctly. If the gloves are too small, your hands will feel too stiff and this will limit your range of motion to work comfortably.
On the other hand, if the gloves are too large, there is a high tendency for them to slip off your hands and this can increase the chances of injury especially when using a gardening tool. Use our fit chart to determine your size.
If you’re buying online and can’t try on gloves, here’s a few pointers to look for!
Look for waterproof gloves
Wet gardening gloves can be quite uncomfortable to garden with. Your best option would therefore be waterproof gloves which keep your hands insulated and protected.
If you regularly work with heavy objects, consider gardening gloves that have grips or no-slip pads on the palm and fingers.
If you’re looking to buy gardening gloves, check out Glovesales’ range of gardening gloves to suit all needs and preferences. We offer free shipping Australia-wide, no minimum order. For enquiries or quotes, send us a message.