Though a very positive activity, gardening exposes the gardener to a number of possible bodily injuries, therefore, using personal protective equipment (PPE) is always recommended. This woman was protecting her knee using a foam pad, upon which she could rest her weight; gloves that would guard against exposure to pesticides, abrasions, and insect bites, and jeans that would protect her against the sun’s rays, insect bites, and abrasions. It’s recommended that sunscreen be applied to skin exposed to the sun. A hat and sunglasses might also be recommended, depending upon the activity.
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