Ah, the humble and trusty wheelbarrow. A great tool to rely on for gardening. It can carry: Supplies Tools Compost Debris To and from your garden with ease. It is a must-have for any keen gardener. The thing about the modest wheelbarrow is that it has been around for centuries. The ancient Europeans and Chinese were using them! Naturally, there are many types for you to choose from. This includes plastic wheelbarrows.