Posts Tagged "garden tools"

New uses for old garden tools

When the gardens are dying down and winter is approaching for many of us we find ourselves doing those odd garden chores like sorting through garden tools. I tend to collect old garden tools. You never know when you might need a new handle for you favorite tool or a tool might break. But, many of us have too many tools. If you find yourself in this position you may get inspiration from these useful purposes for old tools: Garden Art! A...

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Time to sort clean and create with your garden tools

Its garden tool time! Time to sort through tools, make sure they are clean and decide what to do with extra tools. You only need a few tools but garden tools seem to build up and before long you have too many. At least that happens to me. So, this weekend I spent time sorting tools, making sure they were clean and hanging them up. And yes, I had extra tools. Confession time – it was more than a few. I just can’t turn down tools at sales,...

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How to Disinfect Gardening Tools

With the gardening season beginning for most of us it’s a good time to disinfect your garden tools. Dust, dirt and debris that sticks to your gardening tools will rust your tools and will also spread disease in your garden and to your plants.  photo credit: The Marmot To disinfect your tools first clean off the dirt with a clean cloth and remove any rust from the tool. Next mix one part bleach and nine parts water in a three gallon bucket....

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