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Garden Weasel Flower Bed, Lawn & Garden Maintenance

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

Quick how-to on maintaining your flower bed or vegetable garden using Garden Weasel’s innovative line of gardening tools, such as our Original Garden Weasel, the Garden Weasel Garden Claw, Garden Weasel Weed Ball, and the Garden Weasel Step n Twist.

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    Leatherman MUT – Pruning in the Garden

    Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

    A task that had needed to be done for a while now was to prune the lower limbs from a small pine tree in my garden. Over that last year or so the lower branches seem to have dried up quite alot. Having had experience of a similar bush being set on fire in my garden I did not what this one to go the same way whether it was deliberate or not. I decided to use the saw blade of my Leatherman MUT EOD to show the versatility of the tool. As I though the Leatherman MUT performed great and given the size of the branches which were no thicker than 1.5 inch it proved more than capable. Clearly larger saws perform this task of pruning better but it goes to show that multi-tools and in particular Leatherman’s are a great addition to even a gardeners tool kit.

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      Gardena: Quality Garden Tools

      Monday, August 8th, 2011

      See how Gardena’s rigorousy quality tests ensure you get the best products. Visit www.powerequipmentdiscounters.com.au

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        Best Square Foot Raised Bed Gardening Tool for Just One Cent

        Saturday, August 6th, 2011

        John from www.growingyourgreens.com shares with you his favorite square foot raised bed gardening tool that you can purchase for only one penny (for a limited time). After watching this video you will learn why this gardening tool is critical for your success if you are growing the square foot raised bed gardening method made popular by Mel Bartholomew.

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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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            Japanese house # 9

            Sunday, July 31st, 2011

            Yard work and the installation of a Japanese door intercom or door phone as they say. 20000 yen for the unit and its got a camera and night lights with a big color screen inside. 8000 yen more for the wire and stuff to install it. I cleared the overgrown front yard and then dug a ditch and ran the cables for the camera. I had my first experience working with Japanese PVC conduit and it was a breeze. These things are awesome! It will save a snapshot of the person who rang the doorbell when you are not home and it has led lights to illuminate the person at night. It has an adjustable camera and it can be integrated with your home phone and smoke detectors etc. With some units you can get an extra handset like a phone but it has a screen on it so you can carry it with you around the house and not miss a delivery or friend stopping by. Panasonic VL-SV31KL kit VL-MV30K video unit VL-V520L camera

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              Tomahawk Combat Axe / Machete

              Sunday, July 10th, 2011

              Two products i bought from Budk.com both products were under and work great. I think they would make great back ups. www.unitedcutlery.com

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                Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

                Muller’s Smart Carts’ new garden tool bag

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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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                    Horticultural Society of Pakistan’s Flower Show 2009 (Part 3 of 4)

                    Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

                    Every year in either late February or early March, the Horticultural Society of Pakistan organizes a mega flower show in Karachi (the largest city of Pakistan). So this here is my first ever try at making a long video of it! Venue is of course DHA’s seaview beach park. I unfortunately could not capture the gardening tools which were on display, as my camera’s battery ran out of juice. But everything else was recorded. This is the 3rd of 4 videos. I regrettably had to split the video in 4 parts, because the original file was too large to upload here. However the full version can be see on Vimeo (in much better resolution). www.vimeo.com

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