Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Five Lesser Known Tools Every Gardener Should Have

Nejiri Gama Hoe Found this at the Farmers Almanac Website“The right tool for the right job” is a good quote for anyone who knows what it is to labor at a task with the very wrong tool. This is certainly true for the seasoned gardener with a shed full of assorted hoes, rakes, hand trowels, and spades for every gardening occasion. And there are few things more exciting for a gardener than coming across a tool that just may make cultivating, weeding, or harvesting easier and more enjoyable. While the following five tools may not have a coveted place in your shed just yet, by the time you are through with the following list you may find yourself making room next to some of your old standbys for these lesser known, but must-have, tools.

Easy-Pouring Watering Can

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  1. That paper pot maker is interesting. I've been using paper towel rolls cut as rings to protect seedlings from cutworms, etc. - Margy

  2. Yes, I've been wanting a stirrup hoe. This may be the summer I try one out. First I have to find one. Good thing the internet is so easy to shop on because I haven't seen one in our local stores.



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