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Showers to Flowers: Save $20 on Miracle-Gro Soil, $123 off an Ames Lawn Cart

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Those April showers won't bring May flowers if you haven't planted anything! To help you get your flowers growing, we've rounded up the week's best gardening deals. Grab a Scotts fertilizer spreader for $10, save $123 on an Ames lawn cart, and get up to $20 off two bags of Miracle-Gro soil.

  1. Hose Reel CartSuncast Mobile Hose Reel Cart
    Store: Ace Hardware
    Price: $24.99 with store pick-up
    Lowest By: $5
    Expires: April 30

    Is It Worth It?: An improperly stored garden hose is a recipe for watery disaster, but no one likes to lug around a heavy hose after a long day of gardening. Post-watering hose storage is a snap with the Suncast Mobile Hose Reel Cart, available for just $25. You'll save $5 on this cart, which can hold up to 175 feet of 5/8" hose. It features an Easylink system to ensure a watertight connection between the hose reel and hose.

  2. Scotts Fertilizer SpreaderScotts Snap 15-lb. Broadcast Fertilizer Spreader
    Store: Lowe's
    Price: $10 with in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $20

    Is It Worth It?: If you've got a larger garden or lawn, a broadcast fertilizer spreader can help you quickly cover a lot of ground. The Scots Snap 15-lb. broadcast spreader uses Scotts Snap packs and sports an EdgeGuard to help direct the fertilizer dispersion. This Editors' Choice spreader is a $20 price low at $10.

    The price above is only available in select locations. If you're seeing this item for $10 at your local stores, please drop the ZIP code in the comments below!

  3. Ames Lawn CartAmes 4-Cubic Foot Lawn Cart
    Store: Home Depot
    Price: $19.88 with in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $123

    Is It Worth It?: Whether you're transporting clippings, bags of mulch, or soil, you'll save your back if you've got a lawn cart to do the heavy lifting. With stock varying by ZIP code, Home Depot offers the Ames 4-cubic foot lawn cart in Green for just $20. This Editors' Choice cart is a $123 price low and can carry up to 250 lbs. of material.

  4. Greenes Raised GardenGreenes Cedar Raised Garden Bed
    Store: Ace Hardware
    Price: $29.99 with in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $21

    Is It Worth It?: Starting a raised bed garden is an easy way to dodge some of a gardener's worst headaches. "Bad dirt is out, because you fill a raised bed with a customized soil-and-compost blend," according to Popular Mechanics. "Drainage is built into the bed walls, which hold the soil in place to keep erosion in check. Greater exposure to the sun warms the bed, which allows more plant diversity and extends the growing season." You can get started for just $30 with this Greenes Cedar Raised Garden Bed kit. That's a $21 savings on this 48x48x5" kit, which is stackable and expandable.

  5. Miracle-Gro Soil2 Bags of Miracle-Gro Soil
    Store: Scotts
    Discount: Up to $20 off via mail-in rebate
    Lowest By: $4
    Expires: June 30

    Is It Worth It?: Want to give your garden and a small business a helping hand? You can support your local independent hardware or gardening store and save $4 to $20 when you buy two bags of select Miracle-Gro Garden Soil and redeem this rebate offer from Scotts. That's a savings of at least $4, the best rebate we've seen on Miracle-Gro soil, and a clear Editors' Choice pick.

    Note that purchases from Lowe's, Home Depot, Kmart, Walmart, and other large chain stores don't qualify for this promotion.

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Marcy pens consumer news stories of all sorts, in addition to adding pithy prose to many of the roundups you see every day. Her work for DealNews has appeared on sites like Lifehacker, the Huffington Post, and MSN Money. She is by far the most metal member of the DealNews staff, and you can see why by following her on Twitter @ThatBonebright.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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