Best Gloves for Weeding 2021

Wednesday, 17 March 2021  |  Sean

With summer on the way it's time to get back out into the garden, but with an unkept garden it means that you'll have to fight your way through weeds first. To do this, you need a sturdy pair of gardening gloves that can tackle nettles, thorns and shrubbery. We've created this handy guide, helping you to find the Best Weeding Gloves available for you this summer.

A good pair of weeding gloves can help you get started in the garden
A good pair of weeding gloves can help you get started in the garden

How to Find Your Perfect Weeding Gloves

To find the ideal weeding gloves for you, you can either click on the below point to head on down to the gloves of your choice, or you can scroll down and view all of the gloves in full. Our top picks are:


Best All-Round Weeding Gloves

Winner: Briers Ultimate Golden leather Gardening Gloves

Briers Ultimate Golden Leather Gardening Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Durable leather gardening gloves with high dexterity
 Ideal for handling weeds, shrubbery, twigs, bushes and more
 Reinforced palms and keystone thumb for extra protection
 Designed to provide superior comfort thanks to soft inner lining

Perfect For...

 All types of weeding with thorns, nettles and sharp shrubbery risk

Not the Best For...

 Use in wet weather (See our solution)
 Use in cold weather (See our solution)
 Wrist protection (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Briers Ultimate Golden Leather Gardening Gloves are our top weeding gloves, with a reinforced palm and keystone thumb combining to offer the dexterity and protection needed for handling nettles, thorns and large amounts of weeds. 


Best High Comfort Gardening Gloves for Weeding

Winner: Clip Glove Leather-Palm Soft and Supple Gardening Gloves

Clip Glove Leather-Palm Soft and Supple Gardening Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Reinforced leather knuckle pad for handling irritable thorns
 Includes a glove clip for hanging together, hanging on a washing line and more
 Goatskin leather palm offers a good level of mechanical protection
 Neoprene cuff prevents movement while using wheelbarrows, spades and more

Perfect For...

 Hot summer weeding, using tools and more

Not the Best For...

 Use in wet weather (See our solution)
 Use in cold weather (See our solution)
 High dexterity work (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Clip Glove Leather-Palm Soft and Supple Gardening Gloves use an innovative glove clip that allows you to hang the gloves together in your garden, on your washing line or in your shed or garage. The gloves feature a hook and loop closure for a secure fit, and feature a comfortable interior for all day long gardening.


Best Weeding Gloves with High Dexterity

Winner: Briers Green and Black Bamboo Gardening Gloves

Briers Green and Black Bamboo Gardening Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Provide the dexterity needed for getting a proper hold on stubborn weeds
 Nylon and bamboo lining protects the hands against irritable weeds
 Use a longer cuff for protecting the wrist when submerging hands in weeds
 Good grip for ensuring that you can pull our weeds with ease

Perfect For...

 Perfect for getting a proper hold on stubborn weeds

Not the Best For...

 Use in wet weather (See our solution)
 Use in cold weather (See our solution)
 High risk thorns (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The Briers Green and Black Bamboo Gardening Gloves offer the dexterity, grip and sensitivity needed to grab those stubborn weeds with ease, while a bamboo lining can protect against more irritable weeds and smaller thorns.


Best Weeding Gloves with Thorn Protection

Winner: HexArmor ThornArmor 3092 Gardening and Landscaping Gloves

HexArmor ThornArmor 3092 Gardening and Landscaping Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Cut and puncture resistant with three layers of SuperFabric
 Ideal for professional and amateur gardening tasks
 Offer enough grip and flexibility for grabbing tools, equipment and materials
 Ideal for grabbing thorns and more

Perfect For...

 Professional and amateur weeding with sharp thorns

Not the Best For...

 Use in wet weather (See our solution)
 Use in cold weather (See our solution)
 Wrist protection (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: The HexArmor ThornArmor 3092 Gardening Gloves are some of our most popular weeding gloves, with exceptional thorn protection on the palms supported by impressive dexterity, breathability and comfort.


Best Weeding Gloves with Wrist Protection

Winner: Towa ActivGrip Lite TOW397 Latex-Coated Gloves

Towa ActivGrip TOW397 Latex-Coated Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Include an extra long wrist for submerging hands in weeds
 Includes a double coating on the palms for extra weed protection
 Good fingertip dexterity for handling shrubbery and stalks
 Tough design can handle pretty much anything your garden throws at them

Perfect For...

 Submerging the hands in lots of weeds

Not the Best For...

 High thorn risk gardening (See our solution)
 Cold weather work (See our solution)
 Wet work (See our solution)

Editor's View: The Towa ActiveGrip Lite Gloves feature extra long wrists for submerging the hands in weeds, while a double latex coating means that you can handle sharp and irritable weeds without risk to your palms.


Best Waterproof Gloves for Weeding

Winner: Skytec Argon Waterproof Thermal Gloves

Skytec Argon Waterproof Thermal Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Waterproof lining ideal for use in wet chilly weather
 Includes a thermal lining for cold and wintry tasks
 Highly grippy for pulling out weeds and more
 Good mechanical protection to ensure glove longevity 

Perfect For...

 Weeding in cold and wet weather

Not the Best For...

 Wrist protection (See our solution)
 High thorn risk (See our solution)
 High dexterity weeding (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: Our second to last gloves are the Skytec Argon Waterproof Thermal Gloves which offer a combination of thermal and waterproof protection for weeding in wet chilly weather, while good grip allows you to handle weeds without slipping.


Best Thermal Gloves for Weeding

Winner: Towa PowerGrab Thermo W TOW348 Two-Layer Thermal-Lined Gloves

Towa PowerGrab Thermo W TOW348 Two-Layer Thermal-Lined Gloves

Why We Love Them...

 Thermal lining is ideal for use in sub zero and winter work
 Designed to offer maximum grip for handling frozen weeds
 Includes two liner layers for keeping the hands warm
 Double latex coating allows you to handle sharper weeds

Perfect For...

 Weeding in freezing weather

Not the Best For...

 High thorn risk work (See our solution)
 Use in wet weather (See our solution)
 Wrist and lower arm protection (See our solution)

Editor's Verdict: Finally, the Towa PowerGrab Thermo W TOW348 Two-Layer Thermal Gloves use a double latex lining to provide superior warmth during work, while high dexterity allows you to grapple weeds with ease.

View the Full Range

If you haven't found what you are looking for here, then don't worry as we have a full range of Gardening Gloves on our website. Alternatively, you can view our range of Weeding Gloves to find more gloves that are well suited to weeding.

If you have any questions, or anything to add, please let us know in the comments below.