Posts Tagged ‘shovel’

Cany anyone tell me how to sharpen my garden tools?

Monday, December 19th, 2011

I am looking for a way to sharpen garden tools (shovel, shears, loppers, lawnmower blade, ect). I have heard this is a good thing to do but am having a hard time finding any good sources of information. Thanks for any tips!

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    Do i need more Gardening Tools?

    Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

    I bought a hoe, rake, trowel, hand cultivator, and i have a shovel. Do i have to get a Garden Fork also or will that stuff suffice?

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      Advice on good tools for the garden?

      Monday, September 5th, 2011

      My grandpa had tools that really lasted through the years – some he only ever had to buy once. I’ve already bought several tools that I’ve already replaced because they were made badly.
      Anyone know of some good quality tools that are hard wearing and comfortable to use? I’m looking for small hand tools like a handfork and a shovel and a fork.

      I DON"T JUST WANT A LINK! I want names and YOUR personal experience with the tools and what you like and don’t like.

      Vote cheaters shouldn’t bother answering (you know who you are!) – I will be voting for the best answer.

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        Easy way to get soil ready for a vegetable garden?

        Sunday, September 4th, 2011

        I’ll have a 12′ x 4.5′ garden and need to get the soil ready. Our soil is largely clay. I’ve got compost, sand. mulch, and can get manure (though I think the compost is sufficient). I’ve got a good shovel and a Garden Claw and metal rake and other tools.

        Now I need suggestions on how to get the soil ready for the seeds I plan to plant in the next few days. Any procedures or links to easier ways to get the soil ready would be appreciated.

        Thanks.

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          Rittenhouse Stainless Steel Tools

          Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

          www.rittenhouse.ca Bruce shows us some of Rittenhouse’s finest garden tools. These stainless steel garden tools feature solid red oak handles and supurb stainless steel blades. With four different tools to choose from, you are sure to exactly what you need. Beautifully striking for groundbreaking ceremonies! For more information and pricing please go to our website at http

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            Basic Gardening Tools

            Thursday, August 4th, 2011

            Basic Gardening Tools – as part of the expert series by GeoBeats. First of all you need to have a good spade, a spade rather than a shovel, or a shovel that is not a scoop shovel, the kind you can dig with. You need to have a real garden rake, you ought to have a bamboo rake, and a hoe. You know, a spade and a hoe, and some muscles, to get out there. Pruning clippers, or some kind of clippers. Usually people need two, little ones for snipping off dead-heads and big clippers and pruners for the branches that you need to cut back. That is a whole other story, but its fun to cut things back, takes out all your frustration. You know, you can say, “Take that! And that!” What else would I have to have? I would like to have a pair of gloves, and then for weeds I kind of like those things that are called Hula Hoops that have a long handle because I do not get down on my knees as easy as I used to, and they have this blade so you can get the weeds right under the ground. If you have those, and a watering can, and a good hose, and a spray, and maybe one of those extenders you put on a hose that you can water baskets, that is pretty good. Those are really the essentials. Oh, a digging trowel! So you can get down and plant plants because most of the time you are on your knees when you are planting plants. So a real good trowel is nice and strong.

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              Is it offensive to be called a garden tool?

              Thursday, July 14th, 2011

              Everyone spells "ho" with an "e"
              Thus changing the insult from a whore, to a tool with a flat blade attached approximately at a right angle to a long handle, used for weeding, cultivating, and gardening.

              Should I start calling people a shovel?

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                Best priced place to buy basic gardening tools and plants?

                Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

                I live in California and am moving to a house that is already fairly landscaped, but I would like to plants a few other items like flowers, small decorative shrubs, small vegetable garden, etc. I really have no gardening tools and need to get some basics like shovel, rack, weeder, etc. I want to know that best place ( for the money) to purchase these items.

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                  How to build a Garden Tool Storage Bin for under $20 Holds 18 tools! Save Money and Room!

                  Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

                  Dad came up with a pretty good idea for storing all the garden tools he had floating around in his garage. First he purchased a used (empty) 50 gallon barrel from a local food processor for around . the barrel’s top is permanently sealed, but it has two large threaded holes in it. He cleaned out the residue from the original contents (molassas) using hot water and some dish soap. Using a 2 1/8″ hole saw, he drilled 14 more holes into the top (in addition to the two holes already in it) giving the top of the barrel a total of 16 useable holes. By pouring four gallons of 1.5″- round river rock through the 18 holes he gives the barrel enough weight and stability so that it won’t tip over with the tools in it, but still be easy to move around the garage. The only thing I didn’t show in the video was that I would drill some small drainage holes in the bottom of the barrel if I was going to store it outside. (This is why you want to use round river rock as it will not compact (like crushed rock) and will allow water drainage through the rock.) As long as the holes in the bottom of the barrel are smaller than the round rock it would allow water to drain, but not let the rocks fall out the bottom. Dad’s storing his tools inside so no need to drill drainage holes.

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                    Master Gardening Signature Series Garden Tools

                    Friday, June 10th, 2011

                    Master Gardening’s garden tools are durable, sturdy, and well made garden tools made from red oak and stainless steel. For more information or to purchase: www.mastergardening.com

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