Category Archives: Tools

Self watering planters: Worth the hype?


This summer I’m testing self-watering planters. In cards and gardening you should always play to your strong suit. My strong suit does not include watering. If the plants are in the ground, then Mother Nature assists with making sure my … Continue reading

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Garden tools: Let’s get some power!


Super excited about my new toys. Each year I spend the winter months deciding what I’m going to buy. Last year it was the mega hose reel. First I bought the pedestal version. It’s a swiveling turret design that can … Continue reading

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Finding the right shoes


Followers of my blog for the past two summers know that I have often lamented about the steep grade of our hill and the challenges it poses to gardening and me.  One of my biggest challenges is appropriate footwear. I … Continue reading

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Flame thrower


In the week after Christmas as DB and I were dismantling the tree, he asked if I received all the gifts I had hoped for – well, no. I had hinted, pretty heavily, that I wanted a fire wand. Sometimes … Continue reading

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