Posted: 09/08/2013 at 20:26
I have a selection of different prs to protect my nails, having nice nails came before my interest in gardening and a manicure becomes an expensive waste if the following day your varnish gets chipped or you break a nail after a day in the garden .
I have a strong rubber builders pr if doing anything heavy like moving flags or shifting gravel, also handy if cutting down brambles or anything prickly - haven't had cause to wear them for a while. A green wooly pr with rubber grips on the palms if using big garden tools, like fork, spade, rake etc..They're handy when the weathers cold too and a couple of washable thinner prs when using hand tools, potting up or planting out. They're also handy when delving into spud bags and are probably used the most.
I think a good pr should fit your hand well, give protection and allow you to do the task in hand which might mean having a few different prs..