It’s easier to have one designated area to work all your magic. It will keep you from moving your supplies all over the garden and the mess contained to one place.
Tools you might need are: a trowel, shovel, pruners, snips, gloves and pots or containers. If the containers were previously used, be sure to clean them well with 1-part bleach to 10-parts water to get rid of any insects or diseases that might be lingering. The last thing you’ll need is the right kind of soil. Succulents and cactus, African violets, orchids and regular everyday plants all have different soil needs to thrive.