Spend a couple of hours tending to your yard in stiff, old gardening gloves and you'll end up with more callouses on your hands than a teenage boy with unrestricted Web access. Designed by an orthopedic surgeon, the cabretta leather Bionic Elite Gardening Gloves feature just the right amount of padding while maximizing grip. Silicone on the thumb and fingertips provides an extra layer of protection against stick stabbings, and ventilated webbing prevents sweaty mitts. [$30; bionicgloves.com]
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